Category Archives: Dance

Dangerous Liaisons by Sedos

As a long-time fan of SEDOS, I was excited to be able to attend the first night of their first full dance production and intrigued to see how Dangerous Liaisons could possibly be adapted for this medium. Rest assured, my expectations were exceeded on both counts as the evening unfolded into a masterclass of dramatic contemporary dance which fully captured

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A Simple Space at the Underbelly

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“A Simple Space” the creation of Gravity and Other Myths was a delight indeed and I highly recommend catching this production. A neat cast of seven plus musician, this is a very low key, cool circus experience. This internationally renowned circus was formed in Adelaide in 2009 and is very contemporary with the focus on human connection and team work. On

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Tap Dogs on Tour

The Tap Dogs Are Back In Town Since their debut back in 2010, Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs has toured some of the world’s biggest cities, including Cape Town, Johannesburg and Shanghai, and this October, they will be returning to London in a limited run at The Peacock Theatre, Saddlers Wells. As a tap dancing fanatic, Adam Garcia has always been

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Circa’s Peep Show

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Circa’s Peep Show as part of the Underbelly Festival. Peep Show is Circa’s latest extraordinary show to hit London. Whilst the performers are all Circus trained it is so much more than a traditional circus, in fact I would go so far as to tell anyone going to see it to expel all notions of what a circus is prior

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Cinderella by Matthew Bourne

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Cinderella by Matthew Bourne Matthew Bourne is known for challenging the traditional story via his choreography and his latest production of Cinderella is no different. With music by Prokofiev, Cinderella is now set during the Second World War in London. Our prince of the story becomes a dashing war time hero, a pilot united with Cinderella at a ball in

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Giselle…At the Ballet

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At the Ballet…..Giselle Before I start let me make it clear from the start I do not profess to be a ballet expert nor someone that attends the ballet regularly so this review is written from the point of view of a regular theatre attendee and about the experience rather than the technical proficiency of the dancers. This production of

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Baila Brazil

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Baila Brazil at the Southbank Centre I attended Baila Brazil at the Southbank Centre on Thursday 6th August 2015 with a lovely bunch of fellow ‘LDNTheatreBloggers.’ This is a dance production by the company named Cia de Danca Bale de Rua (street ballet) who dance a fusion of samba, capoeira, funk and breakdancing along with live percussion and singing. The

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