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 Illuminate – Manchester Central Library 

Artistic Direction: Kevin Edward Turner Choreography: Kevin Edward Turner, Anthony Missen Musical Direction: Miguel Marin Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Illuminate is a site-specific promenade dance performance created by Manchester dance company Company Chameleon and commissioned by Manchester Central Library for their Library Live cultural events programme. Illuminate explores seven themes or plot-lines that have underpinned literature through the centuries, in an ...

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Company Chameleon: Witness – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Kevin Edward Turner and Anthony Missen Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Company Chameleon - now only one year from celebrating their tenth anniversary - are one of the UK’s leading independent dance companies: they are Manchester’s very own leading dance company. Their latest show, now ending a short tour at The Lowry, is Witness – a double bill of Words Unspoken ...

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Dancing Partners – The Lowry, Salford

Dancing Partners - The Lowry

Choreography: Thomas Noone, Anthony Missen and Mauro Astolfi Reviewer: Dave Cunningham   Dancing Partners is a collection of short pieces from four European dance companies. This raises the intriguing issue of whether the nationality of the company is apparent in the style of dance. Based upon tonight’s show this is not the case; the music for the Spanish Thomas Noone ...

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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: Beauty Of The Beast

Artist(s): Company Chameleon Choreographer: Anthony Missen Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans Beauty Of The Beast is a new full-length work by Company Chameleon that aims to peel back and explore the many faces of man and male group dynamics. Covering common emotional ground such as strength, violence, camaraderie and vulnerability, it attempts to present each subject matter both ...

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LATITUDE LOWDOWN: Company Chameleon

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A dance theatre show that is an exploration of male group behaviour Is this your first visit to the Latitude Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Peculiarity of performing on a waterside stage and camping How has the show developed on the way ...

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Company Chameleon: Beauty of the Beast – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Directors: Anthony Missen &Kevin Edward Turner Choreography: Anthony Missen Original Music: Miguel Marin &Kevin Lennon Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Company Chameleon - already Manchester's best-loved and established dance company - continues to go from strength to strength. After years as a duo, becoming an ACE portfolio company has allowed them to further expand their artistic reach. Their new show, Beauty ...

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Dancing Partners – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Thomas Noone, Anthony Missen &Kevin Edward Turner Music: Jim Pinchen, Savath + Savalas, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Gjallarhorn Reviewer: Peter Jacobs   Dancing Partners is billed as an international triple bill of dance and brings together Barcelona-based (although British born) Thomas Noone Dance Company, Manchester's Company Chameleon and Sweden's Norrdans. Thomas Noone's Brutal Love Poems, for his own company, is a ...

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