News: WEEKLY DANCE GUIDE 21 MAY 2018

Friday 18 May 2018

Monday

Senior Swans happens every Monday at East London Dance. Taught by professional ballerina Shardae-Rose Angel (Royal Ballet/Central School of Ballet Hons) Described as a friendly, social class for anyone over the age of 50, regardless of your level of dance experience.

Tuesday

Known by only one name, Namron is one of the most celebrated dancers in British contemporary dance, having worked with pioneering choreographers such as Robert Cohan, Alvin Ailey, Siobhan Davies and Richard Alston. Listen to him talk about his illustrious career spanning 50 years at The Place.

Wednesday

Two dancers struggle to find their place in the world. A little robot that listens to the name ‘Macheba’ scans their memories and projects their feelings on stage. Dance and robotics unite in Solo for Two, the new dance work by Jean Abreu at the Southbank Centre.

Thursday

Student Choreographic Showcase at Rambert

See the next generation of dancers in the making at the Student Choreographic Showcase at Rambert, this event provides an opportunity to see original work by young choreographers and dancers who will go on to redefine their industry.

Friday

Your last chance to see Akram Khan’s Giselle on the big screen with screenings on at the Crouch End and Stratford Picturehouses. Worth seeing this masterpiece of 21st-century dance from English National Ballet with Tamara Rojo, dancing the role of Giselle

Saturday

Rambert’s new piece, Life is a Dream has its premiere at Sadler’s Wells this week. Created by the award-winning Danish choreographer, Kim Brandstrup, this new work is a retelling of the 17th-century play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca which has surprising relevance today.

Sunday

Cahoot

If you fancy dancing the long weekend away, then Cahoots are hosting their Bank Holiday Swing Dance Sunday Special! Learn some 1940s Swing dancing, alongside a live band, a disc jockey, and an after party complete with martinis!

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