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George Williamson’s Embrace is the first product of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s commissioning programme for new works, Ballet Now. It makes for a
Kenneth MacMillan was a choreographer who truly knew how to express emotion. This was particularly evident in his pas de deux, and
An achingly profound and lasting poignancy: Akram Khan's last solo show is a moving exploration of WWI.
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Known for its athletic, high-impact style, Motionhouse gets to grips with the modern world – literally, with dancers moving across buildings and
Formosa, the title of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre’s latest work to premiere in the UK, comes from the name Portuguese sailors first
Terra Firma, the current tour from National Dance Company Wales, features three bold and individually distinctive works, proving that this is one
In the First World War, 60,000 soldiers of undivided India died serving the British Army. Their sacrifice for the British Empire, at
Between comedy and seriousness: the Manchester-based dance company celebrates its tenth birthday.
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Fairy lights hang from the ceiling. In the foreground a woman is stretched out, her legs spread-eagled. Behind her, bare chested men
Windrush: Movement of the People is the timely new full length work by Phoenix Dance Theatre. Choreographed by artistic director Sharon Watson,
Powerful and poignant: Maresa von Stockert's return to indoor staging is a compelling study of interaction and experience.
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Yasmeen Godder’s new creation for Candoco Dance Company, Face In, is one of the final works programmed by the company’s former artistic
During a week in which one Canadian ballet company announce a programme of work choreographed solely by men on, quote, the “subject
Resolution is the Place’s annual festival for dance. Open to artists at any stage of their career and with a focus on
A freshness within his signature style: this Joss Arnott trio concludes with a compelling new piece.
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Ben Wright and Charlotte Darbyshire are shaping their vision for Candoco Dance Company – and their first season as artistic co-directors –
There are a surprisingly large number of ways to water a plant. For former tightrope-walker Nacho Flores, the solution is more complex
Glitter balls, sequins and lame jokes. Strictly Come Dancing is now in its 11th year, it has a formula that works and
Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort is a succinct, sexually charged work – particularly for 1946 when it premiered. From
In the Winter Palace Theatre, a Russian-inspired space at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland, Cinderella is taking to the ice. Running at under
A throttled wail reverberates through the darkness. The sound morphs into a rich, melodic chant and finally, as solo performer Dorothee Munyaneza
Winter is coming: Joan Clevillé Dance's second full-length show heads north on a journey of discovery.
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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