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Kenneth MacMillan is known as a master storyteller. But even a plotless one-act ballet like Concerto shows how skilled a choreographer the
Dance Umbrella, London’s annual festival of dance, sees performances taking place across the city in theatres, small arts venues and outdoor spaces.
"Led by feeling and emotion": Rachel Elderkin admires Bawren Tavaziva's richly expressive and highly personal new show at Sadler's Wells.
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The Dance Umbrella festival returns to London this month to ‘celebrate 21st-century choreography’, with performances at some unusual venues, from Battersea Power
Four choreographers and 14 days for each to create a work. The concept behind BalletBoyz latest programme is straightforward enough – the
"The strength of this programme lies in the works that present something fresh and exciting": Rachel Elderkin reviews Carlos Acosta's new dance company.
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It’s been 30 years since the Royal Ballet last performed in Hull but in that period the city has been making its
Current news is dominated by the plight of people forced to leave their home countries, to flee from war and abandon their
The Kingdom of the Shades, in Act III of La Bayadere, is one of classical ballet’s most famous corps scenes. In the
From samba-inspired workshops to dancing naked: Rachel Elderkin reviews a selection of the dance line up at Wilderness 2017.
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Rachel Elderkin talks us through the dance shows being performed at this year's Wilderness festival.
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The bodies of three horses lie in a pile on the stage. Nine performers – eight men, one woman – stand over
Lively and refreshing: Rachel Elderkin reviews the New English Ballet Theatre performing The Four Seasons and Other Modern Ballets.
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Eight minutes is the time it takes for a photon – the fundamental particle of visible light – to travel from the
Richard Alston Dance Company’s latest programme sees the return of Alston’s 2004 work Gypsy Mixture alongside the recently created Chacony – but
Created in 2001, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s Rain has become one of her signature works. It’s set to Steve Reich’s Music for
John Boyne’s 2006 novel, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, about a young boy’s experiences in a concentration camp, met with criticism
Choreographer, sound and visual artist Darren Johnston aims to create immersive environments for his audience. As such, he has developed a virtual
As night falls, a group of people gather under the concrete roof of a site near an east London car park. Come
Choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is well known for his collaborative approach to dance and ongoing explorations of various styles. For Milonga, first
This rousing mixed bill from the Royal Ballet opens with William Forsythe’s notoriously demanding work The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude. From the
We are handed a small black envelope and asked to place any timekeeping devices inside – this includes phones. In silence we
Jose Agudo initially performed as a flamenco dancer before training in contemporary and Kathak dance. Silk Road, the first full length production
An space for imaginations to wander: James Thierree's surreal dance show is full of delights and enchantment.
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Motionhouse makes highly physical and daring dance work, often performed outdoors. The set always plays a major role in the company’s work,
Ear plugs are being offered to the audience on the way in. Brewband, part gig, part dance piece, is the work of
A series of hunched forms are draped in grey cloaks. They look like a landscape. A palpable tension runs through the figures
Rosie Kay is known for the extensive research she conducts for her projects. Previous piece 5 Soldiers saw her dancers undertake training
Dance company Aracaladanza has been a regular part of the Sadler’s Wells family weekend since 2008. The two-day event sees the building
Men and Girls Dance is undoubtedly a provocative title. But then this is a piece designed to challenge the preconceptions of its
Adrenalin-fuelled, beguiling, and vaguely Dionyisian: Rebecca Elderkin is frustrated by 2Faced Dance's uneven triple-bill.
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