To create highly original dance theatre productions under the artistic direction of Arthur Pita, focusing on a collaborative and open process leading to work that is individual and unique.

Arthur Pita 'Mischief'

Production Highlights

Commissioned by Sadler’s Wells and Dance Touring Partnership, Theatre-Rites & Arthur Pita make MISCHIEF, an enormously playful collage of movement, music and visual arts designed to delight the whole family.
Premier, 29 September 2007 Warwick Arts Centre followed by a UK tour Award, TMA Theatre Award for Achievement in Dance 2008

'CAMP' Chor: Arthur Pita

BUGGER a fairy tale (2003)
BUGGER a fairy tale is a duet for Arthur Pita and Jose Tirado set against the back drop of a Swiss mountain. The two men meet and fall in love when one rescues the other and their affair is revealed through several passionate dances. However, this fairy tale has no happy ending and one is left bleeding.

Snow White in Black (2006)
Shards of an exploded boudoir mirror stick into a snowy landscape – catwalk meets high religious images of death.
Snow White in Black received a 2006 Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Modern Repertoire for Phoenix Dance Theatre a co-commission with Sadler’s Wells

'Snow White in Black' for Phoenix Dance Theatre. Chor: Arthur Pita

Review Extracts

“But as an artist of darkest humour … his individual and imaginative language sets him as an innovative creative force in the dance world.” Ian Palmer

Permanent Staff
Artistic Director: Arthur Pita
Producer: Lucie Conrad


Photo credits:
Top: Mischief. Choreographer: Arthur Pita
Middle: CAMP Choreographer: Arthur Pita
Bottom: Snow White in Black for Phoenix Dance Theatre. Choreographer: Arthur Pita

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