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Whiteout – Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

barrowland ballet whiteout

Choreographer: Natasha Gilmore Reviewer: David Doyle Exploring bi-racial relationships, Whiteout, by Barrowland Ballet, is a pulsating and tender look at the complexities of relationships, race, and their intersection. Inspired by her own personal experiences from her marriage and as a mother, Natasha Gilmore’s choreography explodes on the stageand demonstrates why Barrowland Ballet is one of Scotland's most successful contemporary dance ...

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Shanghai Ballet: Echoes of Eternity – London Coliseum

Choreographer:Patrick de Bana Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Love and war have often gone hand in hand, and the choices a monarch makes can easily lead to their downfall. Picking the wrong person can be a disastrous policy especially if it leads to divisions at Court, growing discontent and disruption of the political status quo. Echoes of Eternity is a contemporary take ...

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Tape – Zoo, Edinburgh

Reviewer: David Doyle Tape is a new piece of performance art from the University of Central Oklahoma that incorporates visual art, music, dance, and theatre. The show aims to present the birth of a pop-culture Frankenstein and explore the creative process from inception to cessation. The show itself consists of one performer, with tape on his face, lip-syncing and dancing ...

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That’s Entertainment – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thats Entertainment cast

Director and Choreographer: Emma Rogers Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Anybody watching an ITV talent show will, at some point, have heard Simon Cowell or any one of the other interchangeable judges decry some performance as "a bit cruise ship". Quite apart from the suspicion that none of those judges have ever set foot on a cruise ship, let alone made the ...

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That’s Entertainment – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Thats Entertainment cast

Director and Choreographer: Emma Rogers Reviewer: Clare White That’s Entertainment is billed as a song and dance extravaganza, showcasing some of Hollywood’s greatest stage and screen hits from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. From the producers of Puttin’ on the Ritz, it is a dazzling production full of energy, glitz and glamour, featuring timeless tunes by legendary composers including Rodgers ...

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LATITUDE 2016: National Youth Dance Company – In-Nocentes

National Youth Dance Company in In nocentes

Choreographer:Michael Keegan-Dolan Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans Arriving on stage shortly after The Richard Alston Dance Company, who have just won the audience over, The National Youth Dance Company have a lot to live up to while closing proceedings on The Waterfront Stage for Sadler's Wells. Performing a full-length version of their work, In-Nocentes - a piece exploring ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Sadler’s Wells Presents – Richard Alston Dance Company

Nomadic - Richard Alston Dance Company

Choreographer: Ajani Johnson-Goffe, Richard Alston,Martin Lawrance Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans   After recruiting for volunteers for their Public Class shortly before their performances, The Richard Alston Dance Company, presented by Sadler's Wells, return to The Waterfront Stage to present extracts of some of their own work. First up is Stronghold II, an intense 15 minutes of water-tight ...

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LATITUDE 2016: New English Ballet Theatre – Wundarra, Lonesome Gun and Mad Women

New English Ballet Theatre

Choreographers: Kristen McNally &Daniela Cardim Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans It is the turn of the New English Ballet Theatre to take their place on the Sadler's Wells' Waterfront stage at Latitude. Selling themselves on their inclusion and promotion of female choreographers, they present three pieces in an attempt to showcase their talents. The first, Lonesome Gun; a ...

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