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  1. Interview: Naomi Tadevossian - 'It definitely is fun, hurtling and sliding down the set, but it’s also as scary as it looks.'

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    We talk to Naomi Tadevossian, a dancer with Motionhouse, about performing with the groundbreaking curved set from Scattered.  Continue Reading

  2. Mulan, Hong Kong Dance Company

    Review: Hong Kong Dance Company - Mulan - Southbank Centre

    Jobeda Khanum , Saturday 15 April 2017 — Performance: 15 April 2017

    Witnessing a clear story telling prowess, I welcome the opportunity to see more of this collaboration that also asks the audience to think beyond classic European dance and dance theatre, to see the nurturing mix… Continue Reading

  3. Photo: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2017/crystal-pite-and-jonathon-young-betroffenheit/gallery

    Review: Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young - Betroffenheit - Sadler’s Wells

    Samantha Whitaker , Thursday 13 April 2017 — Performance: Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 April

    Betroffenheit is a masterpiece. Theatre, dance, spoken word, song, set design (by Jay Gower Taylor), soundscape (by Owen Belton, Alessandro Juliani and Meg Roe), costumes (by Nancy Bryant), lighting (by Tom Visse… Continue Reading

  4. Requiem for Aleppo 
Photo: www.requiemforaleppo.com

    News: Requiem for Aleppo

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    “The urge to express physically what I felt was very strong” Mabana explains, “I hope to convey a sense of humility through the choreography and a strong sense that we are all in this together. … Continue Reading

  5. Photo: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/118517-legend-mulan-2017?gclid=CN-d5LPBktMCFRATGwodQWoJNg

    News: Meet The Dancer - Pan Linguan

    Monday 10 April 2017

    I didn’t actively decide to be a dancer, it felt more like a calling, almost like my destiny. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t stop until I have given my best and reached my goal. I think it&r… Continue Reading

  6. News: Dance Workshop - Carmel Köster and Rene Köster

    Friday 7 April 2017

    Vogue, as it was first named after the magazine, can be traced back to Harlem, but even before that "it originated from prisons where inmates would sneak in Vogue magazines to re-create this fantasy for glam… Continue Reading

  7. Photo: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2017/matthew-bournes-early-adventures/gallery

    Review: New Adventures — Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures - Sadler's Wells

    Ka Bradley , Friday 7 April 2017 — Performance: 3 - 8 Apr

    Droll, daft and delightful, as pat and fun as triplet alliteration, Early Adventures provides the guffaws we so need, and is a cheering example of work from a choreographer understandably beloved. Continue Reading

  8. Review: Wild Card - Dan Daw

    , Thursday 6 April 2017 — Performance: Thursday 30 and Friday 31 March

    Technically, it’s a brilliant performance as she funnels her body from broad strapping body builder into a narrow slithering Medusa. Her physical change is so swift, there’s barely time to register ju… Continue Reading

  9. Photo: www.42ndstreetmusical.co.uk/

    Review: 42nd Street Musical - Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Siobhan Murphy, Thursday 6 April 2017 — Performance: 4 April to 14 October 2017

    There’s nothing subtle about 42nd Street – this is musical theatre on the grandest of scales, putting the “ooh-ah” into spectacular. Mark Bramble’s adaptation of the 1933 hit film, c… Continue Reading

  10. Interview: Malik Nashad Sharpe Q&A

    Thursday 6 April 2017

    Malik Nashad Sharpe is a London based choreographer hailing from New York. His festival Joy and Dissent-A Festival Of Cultural Activism- is co-curated alongside Hackney Showroom’s artistic directors and end… Continue Reading

  11. News: Get Creative Weekend 2017 – dance workshops

    Wednesday 5 April 2017

    Discover a range of dance workshops across London as part of the Get Creative weekend.  Continue Reading

  12. Photo: www.dancewest.co.uk

    News: Dance West announces Choreographers for Ignition festival 2017

    Monday 3 April 2017

    After a nationwide search, DanceWest has announced the seven recipients of their bursaries which includes artists from a Kathak, Contemporary, Neo-classical and Dance-Theatre background.  Continue Reading

  13. Steven McRae and Sarah Lamb in ‘Rubies’ from Jewels, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2013

    Review: THE ROYAL BALLET - JEWELS

    Naomi Cockshutt, Monday 3 April 2017 — Performance: 3 - 21 April

    Created in response to his visit to the Fifth Avenue jewellers Van Cleef & Arpels, the Russian-American choreographer’s plotless ballet presents three distinctive works, each representing a jewel motif;… Continue Reading

  14. Pilobolus: shadow dance production :'Shadowland'
Photo credit: Emmanuel Donny

    News: 2107 HONOURING DANCE AT THE OLIVIERS

    Monday 3 April 2017

    Theatre comes in many forms, but not many can be quite as universally poignant as the world-class dance productions performed in and around London. And it’s the achievement of such sheer quality that the Ol… Continue Reading

  15. ELD Ideas Summit 2016. Photo: Jeremy Freedman.

    Review: 2017 Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit, East London Dance, Stratford Circus

    Rachel Nouchi, Saturday 1 April 2017 — Performance: 31 March 2017

    The Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit is an annual event offering artists, producers, venues and organisations from East London and beyond the opportunity to share and exchange enterprising ideas in dance. Continue Reading

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