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‘Bam! Incredible energy’ – how a group of performers with learning disabilities are changing dance
For 30 years, pioneering company Corali has subverted audience expectations. Now it’s helping queer-dance duo Thick & Tight with a work about poet Edith Sitwell

Lyndsey Winship

13, Jan, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Gandini Juggling: Life review – Merce Cunningham tribute is a little gem
Combining juggling and contemporary dance, this is a complex and accomplished homage to the late choreographer

Lyndsey Winship

13, Jan, 2022 @11:06 AM

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A 10-year triumph: how Tamara Rojo transformed English National Ballet
The dancer, choreographer and artistic director has shown great ambition and had an astonishing impact at the company

Lyndsey Winship

12, Jan, 2022 @1:09 PM

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Raymonda reborn: Tamara Rojo on ditching the sexism, Arab stereotypes, and 32 one-legged jumps
The ENB director has pulled the story forward to the Crimean war, given the female lead a strong new character based on Florence Nightingale – and adapted the choreography for today’s more slender dancers

Lyndsey Winship

04, Jan, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Theatre, dance and comedy to book in 2022 – from Alan Partridge to Tennessee Williams
Amy Adams makes her West End debut, immersive dance confronts mental health and Steve Coogan’s alter ego embarks on a rare live UK tour

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

27, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The best theatre, comedy and dance of 2021
It was a year of revivals in every sense, as venues threw open their doors again. From fresh takes on classics to blazing new talents and shows that captured the current moment, our critics pick their favourites of the year

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

18, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! review – a pink, chewy fizz of a show
Bourne’s reworked version has a darker edge but it’s still full of wit, energy and colour, with a sensuous thrill

Lyndsey Winship

16, Dec, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Romeo & Juliet review – Sergei Polunin in swashbuckling form
Choreographed by Johan Kobborg, this is an often overblown show but has a divine turn from Alina Cojocaru

Lyndsey Winship

02, Dec, 2021 @11:40 AM

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‘I tell myself: You’re a penis’: Sergei Polunin on drugs, bad tweets – and his Putin chest tattoo
He walked out of the Royal Ballet and went off the rails. But the bad boy of ballet is now a father with a responsible a new attitude – and he’s even dancing Romeo and Juliet

Lyndsey Winship

30, Nov, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Outwitting the Devil review – Akram Khan’s dancers defy all limits
The plot of this reworked Gilgamesh myth may be near-impossible to follow – but its dazzling performers are hard to resist

Lyndsey Winship

25, Nov, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Fishnets, French kisses and fireworks: inside Moulin Rouge! The Musical
After winning 10 Tony awards on Broadway, an adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s high-kicking, pop song-mashing film hits both the West End and Melbourne. Its creators draw back the red velvet curtain …

Lyndsey Winship

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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La Clique review – intimate alt cabaret full of giddy thrills
From a sword-swallowing fire-breather to high-risk rollerskaters and the Incredible Hula Boy, this is sexy, edgy, head-exploding stuff

Lyndsey Winship

19, Nov, 2021 @11:54 AM

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