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James Wilton Dance: Leviathan – Contact, Manchester

A group of dancers silhouetted through smoke

Choreography: James Wilton Reviewer: Peter Jacobs James Wilton Dance’s Leviathan aspires to greatness, loosely inspired by one of the Great American Novels of the Nineteenth Century – Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. In the novel, Captain Ahab becomes obsessed with capturing a white whale, ‘a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea itself, yet serene and beautiful beyond all imagining’.  ...

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Leviathan – The House, Plymouth

Choreographer / Director: James Wilton Reviewer: Helen Tope Inspired by Herman Melville’s epic novel Moby Dick, Leviathan is choreographer James Wilton’s latest production. Having established a company with a reputation for daring, energetic pieces (blending athleticism with contemporary dance), James Wilton Dance takes on a larger narrative this time; exploring themes such as Man vs. Nature, isolation, and the psychology ...

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