Hofesh Shechter

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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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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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Patter of tiny feet: dancers on leaping into motherhood
Juggling babies and a job is always difficult – what are the particular pressures for performers and how is the industry taking steps to improve?

Lyndsey Winship

03, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Devastating, unviable, admin overload: UK stage companies count cost of Brexit
New visa rules, taxes and transport restrictions are some of the hurdles British dance and theatre organisations must now overcome to tour Europe

David Jays

24, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The week in dance: Vandekeybus / Rambert, Draw from Within; Hofesh Shechter – review
Wim Vandekeybus lets Rambert loose in a nightmare, while Shechter’s solo piece has a timely sense of constriction

Sarah Crompton

04, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'The thirst and drive is there': a leap forward for British dance schools
Conservatoires adapted quickly to our new normal. What sort of industry will students graduate into – and how far have we come since UK-trained dancers were said to be ‘outclassed’?

Lyndsey Winship

08, Jul, 2020 @3:30 PM

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On my radar: Hofesh Shechter's cultural highlights
The Israeli-born choreographer and dancer on Netflix series Unorthodox, the joy of board games – and banana pancakes

Hofesh Shechter

02, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

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'I need to get as much done as possible – I've had cancer': culture during coronavirus
George Condo has made drawings inspired by social distancing: Tansy Davies wants to make a shamanic land opera. We conclude our series on artists’ responses to lockdown

Interviews by Lyndsey Winship, Tim Jonze, Imogen Tilden, and Arifa Akbar

16, Apr, 2020 @7:47 AM

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Clowns review – a blast of bloodlust from the brilliant Hofesh Shechter
Shechter’s work begins in Regency-esque civility and ends in an orgy of highly choreographed violence

Lyndsey Winship

15, Apr, 2020 @11:02 AM

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Star debuts and happy returns: theatre, dance and comedy in 2020
Tom Stoppard gets personal, Cush Jumbo does Hamlet, Hollywood names bring everything from tragedy to comedy … plus dance confronts shame and there’s standup open heart surgery

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

02, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The best dance of the 21st century
Ferocious flamenco, bittersweet ballet and a harrowing masterpiece are among the greatest dance creations of our age

18, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Rambert: McGregor/ Motin/ Shechter review – back to the future
A new work by Marion Motin holds its own alongside two old favourites in this Rambert triple bill

Sarah Crompton

19, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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