Press 2020

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Leading the pack is the brilliant Dance Umbrella”

The Guardian, October 2019

London’s funnest, most accessible dance festival”

Time Out, October 2019

“Everyone’s favourite terpsichorean brolly”

The Telegraph September, 2019

Never let it be said that Dance Umbrella is ever staid or predictable

Culture Whisper August 2019

“And there is plenty of room for bright ideas and risky endeavours. The annual modern dance festival, Dance Umbrella, gives all comers a go”
Sunday Express 2019 Dance Round Up

“London’s Dance Umbrella festival has a knack for programming artists who seem to inhabit genres of their own, like Le Patin Libre’s contemporary ice-skating and the Greek choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou’s distinctive stripped-back dance-theatre.”
The Guardian 2018


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Press Statement – Dance Umbrella 2020 festival cancellation
Press Release – Dance Umbrella – 7 April 2020 Announcement – Executive Director, Tania Wilmer