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TORO: Beauty & the Bull – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographer: Carlos Pons Guerra Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood For one evening at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, DeNada Dance Theatre presented Carlos Pons Guerra’s TORO: Beauty & the Bull. The intriguing dance production is dark and has a contemporary retake on the popular fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Act one opens with The Girl (Emma Walker) who works as a ...

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Ballet Black Triple Bill – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Ballet Black (C) Bill Cooper

Founder &Artistic Director: Cassa Pancho MBE Music: Steve Reich, Dustin O’ Halloran, Kurt Weill Choreographer: Arthur Pita, Christopher Marney, Christopher Hampson Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Founded in 2001 by Cassa Pancho with the intention of providing a platform for dancers of black and Asian origin, Ballet Black has become much more than this, carving out a niche for themselves. As a ...

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Phoenix @ Home – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographers: Darshan Singh Bhuller, Carman Vezquez Marfil, Natalie Alleston and Marie Mence, Antonio Borriello, Edward Lynch and Sharon Watson. Reviewer: Laura Hibbert Marking their 35thanniversary, Phoenix Dance Theatre Company present an inspiring and brilliantly put together programme; created and performed by a multitude of Phoenix Company members from over the years. Phoenix @ Home includes excerpts from Phoenix’s repertoire of ...

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Ballet Central 2016 Tour – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Director: Sara Matthews Choreography: Christopher Gable CBE, Leanne King, Sharon Watson, Sara Matthews, Marius Petipa, Christopher Marney Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Ballet Central's tour for final year students at the Central School of Ballet provides a showcase for the trainee dancers' talents, offering the experience of working in theatres with full-scale costumes and lighting in a professional capacity. As the only ...

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National Dance Company Wales: Mixed Programme – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Music: Maurice Ravel, Arvo Pärt, Mikael Karlsson Choreography: Johan Inger, Lee Johnston, Alexander Ekman Reviewer: Rich Jevons This action-packed evening of cutting-edge dance begins with Johan Inger’s ‘Walking Mad’ which immediately breaks down the fourth wall as a dancer emerges from the back of the auditorium’s raised seating to take his place on the stage to sounds of birdsong and ...

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Opera Appetizers – The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Director: Jane Anthony Musical Director: John Longstaff Music: Georges Bizet, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart &Otto Nicolai Pianist: Ewan Gilford Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4] In a bid to promote opera in the local Yorkshire area, the non-profit company Young Opera Venture are currently touring with a cast of fresh and exciting new voices. With the majority of the cast having either ...

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Piano Recital – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Pianist: Grant Green, Northern Ballet Ensemble Composers: Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, Claude Debussy, Franz Lizst and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4] In what might be described as an overture to a new series of musical recitals by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia, Grant Green, the company pianist performed a programme of well-known pieces ranging from classical to ...

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