New Adventures Choreographer Award: Showcase

Sadler's Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London
New Adventures Choreographer Award: Showcase - James Cousins

An evening of three premieres from, James Cousins, the winner of the inaugural New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA).

There We Have Been takes inspiration from the troubled relationships portrayed in Murakami's best selling novel, Norwegian Wood. Presenting a daringly intimate glimpse into a secluded world of fragile dependency, this touching duet sees the two performers intensely folding, wrapping and balancing, with the female character barely ever touching the floor.

Everything And Nothing is a dynamic collaboration between James Cousins, lighting designer Lee Curran and set designer Colin Falconer. Through the magnifying glass of the quantum world this production is performed to an original score fusing electronic and classical sound worlds by composer Seymour Milton.

NACA runner-up Tom Jackson Greaves premieres Vanity Fowl, which observes one man’s journey from grace to disgrace.

About the show
  • Age Suitability: All
  • Genre: Dance
  • Duration: 1h10
  • Opening Night:
  • Closing night:

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Sadler's Wells
Rosebery Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC1R 4TN

  • Nearest tube: Angel (250m)
  • Nearest bus: 19, 38, 341, 171a (Bus stop outside theatre) Sadler’s Wells Express Bus to Farringdon, Waterloo and Victoria stations only leaves 8 mins after each evening performance.
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  • Parking:

    Car Park behind theatre – free space for disabled patrons – please book in advance.

  • Air Conditioned: Yes

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  • How to book: TEL 0844 871 0090 MINICOM 020 7863 8105 FAX 020 7863 8199 WEB (information only) EMAIL (enquiries only)
  • Telephones: 2 accessible phonecard phones by main entrance.
  • Discounts: Discounts available for all disabled theatregoers who join the Access For All scheme. For more information call or write using the above details or email
  • Limited mobility: Rows J and K in the Stalls and aisle seats have the most leg room.
  • Access description: No steps through entrance on Rosebery Avenue into foyer through automatic doors. Textured flooring to Box Office straight ahead with lowered counters and induction loop. Information monitors above Box Office. Steps have handrails and highlights. Lifts to all levels on right hand side of foyer, or 42 steps to 1st Circle, 63 to 2nd Circle. Signage raised and repeated at wheelchair accessible height. Voice announcements, Braille signage and monitor in lifts.
  • Hearing impaired: Infra-red system with 15 headsets – please book. Avoid back of Stalls. Collect headsets from shop. Deposit required.
  • Guide dogs policy: Guide dogs allowed into auditorium (aisle seats are best) and staff available to dog-sit.
  • Wheelchairs: 15 spaces for wheelchair users in rows J–K of Stalls and in Stalls side gallery. 6 spaces at 1st Circle – take the lift from the foyer (to right of entrance). Companions can sit next to you or nearby depending on how many of the spaces have been booked.
  • Toilets: Men and women’s on 1st Circle and 2nd Circle levels, men’s in basement and women’s on mezzanine. Some toilets have large cubicles with grip rails.
  • Disabled toilets: 5 adapted toilets by right-hand entrance to Stalls, by lifts to 1st Circle and 2nd Circle, at basement and mezzanine levels.
  • Bars: Bars at Stalls, 1st Circle and 2nd Circle levels all have moveable seats and tables and accessible counters.