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Giselle review – Ballet Ireland bring out the Hammer horror in a romantic classic
Choreographer Ludovic Ondiviela reworks the 19th-century ballet into a contemporary glide down love’s slippery slope

Alice Bain

06, Aug, 2018 @3:00 AM

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Nederlands Dans Theater review – reach for the moon
Pairs of dancers push together and pull apart in this thrilling triple bill from choreographers Sol León, Paul Lightfoot and Gabriela Carrizo

Alice Bain

22, Aug, 2017 @12:53 PM

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Scottish Ballet at Edinburgh festival review – striking gatherings of apostles and insects
A choreographed spin on The Last Supper proved an intense exploration of male community, while a piece revolving around swarm intelligence had a fluid buzz

Alice Bain

19, Aug, 2016 @10:51 AM

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Edinburgh festival: Monumental five-star review – a thunderous dance dystopia
This exhilarating collaboration between post-rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor and dance company the Holy Body Tattoo lives up to its title

Alice Bain

09, Aug, 2016 @3:18 PM

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Scottish Dance Theatre review – menace and eroticism in inventive double bill
From Anton Lachky’s cartoonish Dreamers to Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar’s sensual Process Day, this talented company puts on a powerful performance

Alice Bain

18, Feb, 2016 @2:26 PM

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Scottish Ballet: Cinderella review – sumptuous and spellbinding
Bethany Kingsley-Garner brings charm to the title role in this elegantly playful production

Alice Bain

07, Dec, 2015 @1:09 PM

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Ballett Zurich at Edinburgh festival review – poetry in motion
A virtuosic, seductive double bill by Wayne McGregor and Christian Spuck – set to music by Max Richter and recitals of Shakespeare’s sonnets

Alice Bain

28, Aug, 2015 @11:40 AM

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Whiteout review – Barrowland Ballet bring a thrillingly muscular energy
At the Dance International Glasgow festival, Natasha Gilmore’s piece is performed to a pulsing composition by Luke Sutherland

Alice Bain

01, May, 2015 @4:31 PM

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Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker review – a beautiful moonlit experience
Tchaikovsky’s make-believe kingdoms shimmer with considerable fairy cool in a sophisticated and elegant production, writes Alice Bain

Alice Bain

15, Dec, 2014 @2:00 PM

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Mark Morris review – joyful fluency from New York
The European premiere of Morris’s latest, Words, displayed all his trademark poise, while four more persuasive pieces got the audience fired up, writes Alice Bain

Alice Bain

30, Oct, 2014 @4:08 PM

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Scottish Ballet: The Crucible/Ten Poems review – dance of the dead and the ‘demons’
A lovingly crafted celebration of Richard Burton reading Dylan Thomas is paired with a brave edit of Miller’s monumental drama, writes Alice Bain

Alice Bain

28, Sep, 2014 @2:35 PM

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Paco Peña review – an intimate and fiery flamenco tribute to Lorca

Spanish guitar virtuoso Peña leads a band of musicians and dancers in a dazzling show honouring the murdered writer, writes Alice Bain

Alice Bain

28, Aug, 2014 @1:30 PM

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