parler femme

Are you a photographer looking to develop your dance photography skills?

Join us this Autumn for an opportunity to capture live performance images with exclusive access to our production.

 parler femme

a Tala Lee-Turton Production.

Photography Development Days – generally taking place the day before the performances.

5th November at Production Park, Wakefield.

7th and 8th November at Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

11th November at The Playhouse, Sheffield Theatres

15th November at Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley.

Our Photography Development Days provide you with a behind the scenes opportunity to observe the creative team rehearsing their newest production and capture images representative of the work.


About Tala Lee-Turton Productions – based in South Yorkshire, we produce an ambitious portfolio of live, screen and immersive dance experiences,  that challenge social and cultural boundaries, built by a network of diverse, self-sufficient and empowered creatives. Our vision is for a world receptive to culturally and socially disruptive creative voices.

About parler femme – parler femme is a dance-based triple bill celebrating innovative and inspiring stories about women, experienced through live performance, screen and immersive technologies. It is being shown at theatres in Barnsley, Wakefield, Sheffield and Leeds in Autumn 2023.


Photography Development Days schedule (subject to change).

Observe the tech rehearsal in Bsley/Wfield/Leeds 2:30 – 5:30 or Sheffield 12:30-3:30.

Ringfenced time to shoot Act II premiere of Here Lies and Act III No Time Like The Present. 

Join the Q & A at the end of the rehearsal with the Creative Team.

Select up to 30 of your images for sign off by Tala Lee-Turton Productions.

Technical support for up to 10 images for public use with full credits for parler femme.


What does it cost?

£200 per photographer including technical support to sign off images.

In signing up to our Photography Development Day, you are not only developing your skills, you are also making a contribution to our production, helping us to make it a reality alongside public funding from Arts Council England.

Let’s talk more about how we can make this happen!

Contact us via our contact page or at

Dancer seated back to back with a musician playing the Iranian ghaychak. Dancer has arms crossed in a balletic movement, wearing a cream dress and hair in french plaits. The musician wears beige trousers and a cream lace top and has dark, long curly hair worn loose.
Dancer and cellist sat back to back on a wooden box - cellist facing forward and playing soulfully, dancer sat to the side staring forwards into the distance.
Close up of seated dancer, wearing a cream dress and hair in french plaits, looking into the distance, sat next to a cellist, with long dark curly hair, worn loose, playing soulfully.


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