TURN 2017

Micro-Festival of Dance

All the energy of this annual whirlwind of new northern dance condensed.
Twelve works, twelve articulations of human expression.
One extraordinary night of dance.

Now that it’s over, read the TURN reviews…

Afronalysis: “Turn has been one of the highlights of my arts calendar so far this year.” Read more

The Reviews Hub: “Turn continues to give a much-needed and essential glimpse into the depth of work, talent and energy within the region. It is Manchester’s significant dance showcase…” Read more


In a new format, our ninth annual platform for dancers + dance-makers saw a single night of short new dance works by…

Ane Iselin Brogeland | Born + Bred Dance Theatre | Coalesce Dance | Giorgio de Carolis | Jo Cork | Kapow Dance | Matrafisc Dance | Meraki Collective | Peter Groom Dance Theatre | Rebekka Platt | The inFamous Five

What people have said about Turn

★★★★ …a significant event in the annual calendar for audiences and creatives.
The Reviews Hub, 2016

Leaving feeling inspired… Eclectic, brilliant, vibrant.
Fantastic combination of diverse performers… entertaining & engaging.
Enjoyed the eclectic mix. A good way to sample dance, especially if you haven’t seen a lot before.
Great to see creative innovative new local work. Really good vibe.
Audience Feedback from 2016/15/ 14/13


Turn 2017 is co-produced by hÅb, Contact, Dance Manchester & Manchester Dance Consortium; supported using public funding by Arts Council England; funded by Manchester City Council.