Dance

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Motionhouse: Nobody review – keep your eyes glued to this incredible ensemble
Forget about the plot and lose yourself in this dance-circus show whose dizzying performers cast gravity aside

Kate Wyver

23, Sep, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Ballerina Erina Takahashi: ‘I didn’t think I would have this challenge at this age’
ENB’s lead principal has seen ballet grow better, bolder and kinder over 25 years. Now she is taking on Akram Khan’s version of Frankenstein

Lyndsey Winship

21, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Sung Im Her: W.A.Y review – what a trip!
The Korean choreographer’s all-female re-working of this 2019 piece builds patterns and variations to an ecstatic finale

Sanjoy Roy

19, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Hofesh Shechter Company: Double Murder review – never less than compelling
Shechter’s heartfelt response to the pandemic, The Fix, is shaded by his 2016 work Clowns, both performed with spectacular commitment

Sarah Crompton

19, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Note to Self review – transfixing journey through a failing memory
The new livestreamed production from Rambert2 is a sensual but unnerving, Twin Peaks-y show with a compelling central performance, about a woman with dementia

Lyndsey Winship

17, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Double Murder review – ghoulish and gripping with hippy hugs
Hofesh Shechter presents two contrasting pieces: Clowns, which lambasts our seeming indifference to violence, and a tender antidote called The Fix

Sanjoy Roy

16, Sep, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Romeo + Juliet review – glistens with potential
Magical movement is weighed down by plot as the Rosie Kay Dance Company graft Shakespeare on to modern Midlands life

Sarah Crompton

12, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Wings Around Dundee review – dive into the city’s uncomfortable past
John McCann’s imaginative play follows its characters’ search for answers to tough questions during lockdown – watched over by a pair of very unusual seagulls

Mark Fisher

10, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Pink Lemonade review – a lewd, jubilant induction to the queer black body
Humiliation meets humour as Mika Onyx Johnson tells of his hard-won transformation through rap, storytelling and dance

Claire Armitstead

10, Sep, 2021 @10:16 AM

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Demon twins and sci-fi raves at Galway’s gobsmacking arts fest
With theatre for an audience of one, a whirlwind set of Kevin Barry stories and sparky songs, the Irish festival returns in fine form

Helen Meany

09, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Pavel Kolesnikov, the pianist making ‘a palace of sound built by your own imagination’
The Russian star brings his take on Bach’s Goldberg Variations to the Proms, having recently torn the piece apart with choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. He explains his new, ‘tree-like’ twist

Erica Jeal

09, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Romeo + Juliet review – an intense rush of love and hate
Taking elements of contemporary, hip-hop, classical Indian and streetdance, Rosie Kay’s version of Shakespeare has a clamour of activity and ideas

Sanjoy Roy

09, Sep, 2021 @10:02 AM

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