April 2010

  1. Gauri Sharma Tripathi Q&A

    Tuesday 6 April 2010

    Gauri Sharma Tripathi is one the UK’s leading Kathak artists. Her work is deeply grounded in the classical South Asian dance form, to which she brings a unique, contemporary relevance. Taking India and it… Continue Reading

  2. 'Kontakthof' over 14 cast above, over 60 below.

    Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch - Kontakthof at Barbican Theatre

    Lise Smith, Tuesday 6 April 2010 — Performance: 1 - 4 April 2010

    Reviewed: 1 & 2 April Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof, touring in memorial to the great German choreographer who died last year, is a work of contradictions. It has been called “minimalist”, owing… Continue Reading

  3. Dance Vote2010

    Dance Vote 2010

    Tuesday 6 April 2010

    As Thursday 6 May is officially confirmed as the date for the next election, leading dance theatres, companies and organisations are launching a campaign to raise awareness of dance activity throughout the count… Continue Reading

  4. Slanjayvah Danza in Cloud Dance Festival (Saturday performance) at Pleasance Theatre

    Carol Lee, Monday 5 April 2010 — Performance: Trouble & Desire

    Slanjayvah Danza’s Blind Passion – Live Cut was back by popular demand, and it’s not hard to see why it’s so popular – Jenni Wren’s choreography is performed by dancers who gr… Continue Reading

  5. Slanjayvah Danza in Resolution! 2010 at The Place, London

    Carol Lee, Monday 5 April 2010 — Performance: February 2010

    Powerful and seductive Slanjayvah Danza’s Blind Passion is quite literally that; a fiery display of intricate Tango and Contemporary acrobatics, danced blindfolded by skilled performers and choreographers,… Continue Reading

  6. Slanjayvah Danza in Blind Passion - Live Cut at Cloud Dance Festival

    Carol Lee, Monday 5 April 2010 — Performance: Trouble & Desire, Sunday performance, March 2010

    Last seen at CDF’s Parade in 2009, Slanjayvah Danza brings us Blind Passion, a duet daring in more ways than one. Beginning with smooth, tango-inspired moves, sometimes rotated around the body or onto the … Continue Reading

  7. Dance3 in London, three contemporary triple bills. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Dance 3 at Stratford Circus

    Sam Gauntlett, Thursday 1 April 2010 — Performance: march 2010

    Dance3 is presenting bite-sized chunks of experimental works in triple bills at three dance locations across London – as well as around the UK. The initiative, to support a new wave of choreographers in th… Continue Reading

  8. Ballet Nacional de Cuba 'Swan Lake' 30 March - 4 April, London Coliseum

    Ballet Nacional De Cuba in Swan Lake at London Coliseum

    Graham Watts, Thursday 1 April 2010 — Performance: 30 Mar - 4 Apr 2010

    Reviewed: 30 March 2010 I was once served a Mojito in a posh Havana hotel by a waiter who told me that he’d qualified as a surgeon but earned less in a month than the price of the drink I’d just cons… Continue Reading


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