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National Youth Dance Company: Used to be Blonde – Sadler’s Wells, London

Artistic Director and Choreographer: Sharon Eyal Reviewer: Scott Matthewman NYDC’s remit is to create innovative and influential dance, bringing together young dance talent from across England. Under the direction of their 2017-18guest artistic director, Israeli choreographer Sharon Eyal, Used to be Blonde brings together 41 dancers, most aged from 16 to 18, to form an hour-long piece of pulsing dance. Driven ...

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FEATURE: Latitude 2017 – Bigger and better than ever

Now in its 12th year, Latitude Festival returned to Henham Park over the weekend to present its 2017 offerings to an eager, now larger than ever, crowd. With three consecutive festivals under her belt and now feeling somewhat like a veteran, NICOLE EVANS rounds up her Latitude 2017 experience.  The excitement of returning to Latitude sets in well before the date for me, ...

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Latitude Festival 2017 – National Youth Dance Company: Tarantiseismic

Reviewer: Nicole Evans Having seen the superb array of talents National Youth Dance Company has had to offer a Latitude audience for the previous two years, expectations for their return are high. This year bringing Tarantiseismic, created by guest Artistic Director Damien Jalet, the 40-strong company take to the Waterfront stage en-masse, completely dressed in white, and prepare for the ...

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FEATURE: Nicole Evans – One week on from Latitude 2016

The sheep may now have returned to their normal colours and can wander the pastures of Henham Park in peace and quiet, but the memories of Latitude 2016 still live on. After a week to recover from a hectic four days, The Reviews Hub's Nicole Evans reflects on her Latitude Festival experience.   After leaving last year's Latitude Festival as ...

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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 2015: Festival Round-Up #2

Nicole Evans offers her take on Latitude 2015. Although I am no stranger to festivals in general, Latitude was a new one for me and I wasn't sure exactly what to expect, just that 'More than just a music festival' intrigued me enough to be very certain I wanted to find out. With lack of a plus one, and the ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Framed

Artist(s): Sadler's Wells -National Youth Dance Company Choreographer:Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans Having had a great presence at this year's festival, Sadler's Wells wraps up its offerings on The Waterfront Stage by presenting the National Youth Dance Company and their performance of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Framed. With 30 dancers on stage some carnage regarding space ...

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