Same Same...But Different!

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Image credit: Simon Richardson

It’s a cold and cloudy morning here at Sonia Sabri company! We can’t start the day here without a coffee… can anyone?

Anyway, I’ve been hearing an intriguing sound through the office door for a few weeks now and needed an excuse to see what’s been going on recently in the studio. I very kindly offered to make the office some coffees and finally, I had the chance to step into the dance studio to flick the kettle on and… WOW!

Three amazing young dancers leap around the room to a wild rhythm, surrounded by colour and energy. A thought-provoking story is encased in movement. Their passion and enthusiasm for the piece is so exciting! Admittedly, I had to re-boil the kettle after I’d remembered what I was doing…

‘Same Same…But Different’ is a new family show, bringing together Sue Buckmaster, artistic director of Theatre Rites and our very own Artistic Director Sonia Sabri. The show uses live music, spoken word, Kathak, contemporary dance and physical theatre to explore themes of identity, difference and belonging.  The show will tour from February 2019 and is aimed at ages 5+ and their adults.

Catch the performance at Birmingham Hippodrome from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd February 2019! For more information about ‘Same Same…But Different’ and performances, visit: https://www.birminghamhippodrome.com/calendar/same-same-but-different/
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Winter Weekend Kathak Camp!

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Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th December 2018


Image credit: Pulkit Sharma

Christmas is fast approaching and we’ve not even started our Christmas shopping here at Sonia Sabri Company due to our extremely busy schedule! Does Santa do click and collect?

As part of our winter programme here at Sonia Sabri Company, we’re thrilled to be again running Kathak Camp! Back by popular demand, Kathak camp will run over the weekend of the 15th and 16th December, and welcomes all backgrounds, cultures and ages. Participants are required to have a minimum of two years experience in Kathak dance.

Image credit: Simon Richardson

Lead by our unbelievably talented Sonia Sabri, Kathak camp is a brilliant opportunity to be surrounded in beautiful rhythm, music and movement, as well as the chance to refine your current dance skills and connect with other emerging artists. At a time of thinking about others, why not do something for yourself? We’re looking forward to an intense weekend of fun and creativity- see you there! 

For more information, please contact Mel Lewis via email: mel@ssco.org.uk or telephone: 0121 622 3135.




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AKAAR - Tickets still available for SSCo's showcase extravaganza at mac Birmingham on Sunday 7th October 2018

Regional artists are set to wow audiences with their outstanding performances of music and dance.
Akaar presents some of the amazing talents Artistic Director, Sonia Sabri and Musical Director, Sarvar Sabri have nurtured through their dedicated teaching and guidance. In addition, Akaar showcases guest artists from the region and students from local groups and communities, and together the performers promise an evening of wonder and passion.

To book tickets contact 
the mac Birmingham on 0121 446 3232 or 









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