This season we are presenting SIX full length performances Made In the North East (MINE) with support from Dance City. This is the biggest season of MINE works we’ve ever presented and we think it’s worth celebrating with this fantastic offer.

When you book all six MINE shows the bundle price is £39, saving up to £26 on the full price tickets.

If you can’t make any of the performances, pay it forward by returning that ticket and we’ll offer it for free to a Dance City Training Academy student.


FamiliarFamiliar – Gillie Kleiman & Greg Wohead
A twinset of performances from two critically acclaimed artists
Thursday 12 March, 7.30pm

Familiar is a twinset of performances on significant otherness. One authored by Kleiman and performed by Wohead, the other authored by Wohead and performed by Kleiman, the two are twisted together with the help of story, song and spit.
Set amongst an original design by celebrated artist Tim Spooner, the works in Familiar play out what it means to be companions, where we think we know everything about each other whilst facing the fact that we can’t.

This is a new evening of performance by two critically acclaimed artists, collaborating for the first time. This performance will be BSL interpreted. Find out more and book here. 



What Songs May DoWhat Songs May Do – Rendez-vous Dance
An inclusive dance piece that celebrates love
Thursday 7 May, 7.30pm (pre-show community performance from 7pm)

What songs may do… is the highly anticipated first fullevening production by award-winning choreographer and former National Dance Company Wales dancer: Mathieu Geffré. This duet tells the story of a gay couple attending the concert Nina Simone gave at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1976.

This is an invitation to experience Simone’s concert through the dancers’ emotional and physical journey amongst a cast of 15 local community members. Poetic, passionate, physical and emotional, What songs may do… is an inclusive dance piece that celebrates love in all its diversity.

Find out more and book here. 


Double Bill

Double Bill – The Collective
A double bill from Dance City’s brand new postgraduate company
Saturday 16 May, 7.30pm

The Collective is a brand new touring, postgraduate company based at Dance City. This dynamic new company will be performing two works made especially for them by some of the most exciting and relevant physical theatre companies of today, including Lost Dog and Mischief Company.

Find out more and book here. 



SuitcasesSuitcases – Hit The Ground Running Dance Theatre Company
A moving exploration of the people behind the Willard Asylum suitcases
Saturday 23 May, 7.30pm

In 1995, The Willard Asylum, New York, closed its doors after a century of treating those deemed unfit for civilized society. Discovered in an attic, the suitcases of 427 Willard patients were found. Beautifully preserved epitaphs to a few of those who lived and died at the Willard asylum and a poignant remembrance of the lives they left outside.

Drawing inspiration from four of the suitcases found, Hit The Ground Running’s new theatrical performance is a moving exploration of the people behind the suitcases and plays homage to innocent lives lived and lost to mental illness. Find out more and book here. 



Behind the face of a rock

Behind the Face of a Rock, Throwing Stones – Surface Area Dance Theatre
Language, sensation, contemplation and physical expression through movement
Saturday 6 June, 7.30pm

Language, sensation, contemplation, physical expression through movement and wearable technology are all themes explored in this piece.

As a collective of hearing and Deaf artists, the group begin to physically interpret the proposition of using the entire body as a listening instrument, capable of feeling, touching and seeing the colours and textures of sound.

Find out more and book here. 


HEDGEHEDGE – The D Project
A playful and engaging family show for children aged 4+
Saturday 20 June, 1.30pm & 4.30pm

Meet a hedgehog waking up from hibernation…and everything is not as it once was. Welcome to a story about bravery and adventure, in a world that is ever changing. Get involved, get attached, and see the world through tiny eyes!

HEDGE draws in children and adults, combines the magic of dance and puppetry to create a playful, friendly atmospheric performance space for young ones, where they will be encouraged to explore their surroundings and be taken on the hedgehog’s story as it discovers how to be brave.

Find out more and book here. 


Simply add all six performances to your basket online and the offer will be automatically applied at checkout, or give the Ticket Office a call on 0191 261 0505. You can search our full range of professional performances here.