Dance

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Secret Things/Everyone Keeps Me review – Pam Tanowitz’s steps cast a spell
The American choreographer showcases three works with the Royal Ballet, the newest of which examines the idealism and corporeality of womanhood

Sanjoy Roy

05, Feb, 2023 @5:02 PM

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The best theatre to stream this month: The Boy With Two Hearts, Punchdrunk and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Billy Crystal’s musical about a fading comedian, a female Faustus and a revival of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate

Chris Wiegand

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Out of the spotlight: seven of dance’s hottest hidden talents
From costume and lighting designers to composers and producers, here are some of the dynamos bringing breathtaking dance shows to the stage

Lyndsey Winship

31, Jan, 2023 @9:25 AM

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Famous blue leotard: the Leonard Cohen dance show the singer never lived to see
The gravel-throated legend gave his blessing to a show set to his greatest songs, but died before rehearsals began. As Dance Me hits the UK, its performers describe feeling his presence on stage

Lyndsey Winship

30, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Acosta Danza: Spectrum; Julie Cunningham: How Did We Get Here? – review
Big personalities shine out in the Cuban company’s celebratory show. And Mel C holds her own in Cunningham’s opaque new work

Sarah Crompton

28, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Violence can’t stop dance’: how dance halls became a refuge to the Asian community
Middle-aged and elderly immigrants come to the studios for exercise, socializing and to meet new friends

Claire Wang in Monterey Park, California

28, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Summer in the City: your ultimate what’s on guide to the best events and things to do in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and across Australia
We’ve handpicked the most unmissable arts, festivals and gigs in every capital city through December, January and February – and we’ll update it regularly

Steph Harmon, Sian Cain, Michael Sun, Janine Israel, Elissa Blake, Tim Byrne, Walter Marsh, Anna McGahan, Sarah Aitken, Rosamund Brennan and Carmen Ansaldo

25, Jan, 2023 @10:09 PM

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Gwenno, quarry raves and the punks of Penzance: inside the Cornish music explosion
A buzzy new venue is spearheading a south-western musical renaissance, with hundreds of people dancing in the streets after a booming club night. Our writer hits the floor for the Cornish conga

Oliver Berry

24, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Acosta Danza: Spectrum review – passion and power
From hints of jazz and vaudeville to a magical Nijinsky-inspired duet, it’s a pleasure to watch these dancers perform

Lyndsey Winship

24, Jan, 2023 @11:32 AM

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‘I want my dance to feel like The Sopranos’: how Holly Blakey became choreographer to the stars
She has created routines for Florence Welch and Rosalía, and once turned Coldplay into chimps. Next comes a swansong for her rootin’-tootin’ show upending masculine stereotypes

Lyndsey Winship

23, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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The Games We Play review – an absorbing mix of juggling, dance and philosophy
Gandini Juggling’s multifaceted show delves into the history of the art form while keeping several other balls in the air

Lyndsey Winship

22, Jan, 2023 @11:48 AM

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The Sleeping Beauty review – a vintage production rises and shines
It’s unapologetically retro, and there’s no story, but the Royal Ballet’s latest revival of Petipa’s intricate masterpiece casts its spell

Sarah Crompton

22, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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