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Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Artistic Director: Tory Dobrin Ballet Master: Raffaele Morra Reviewer: Dominic Corr Dance Consortium brings Edinburgh precisely what it adores – something intelligent, fabulous and unique. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is an all-male drag ballet troupe who seek to showcase their technical prowess in dance, whilst lampooning the traditional romanticism of ballet. The true measure of high-quality parody is ...

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Ballet British Columbia – The Alhambra, Bradford

Music: Dirk P Haubrich, Johannes Brahms, Ori Lichtik Artistic Director: Emily Molnar Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Dance Consortium is presenting Ballet British Columbia who are embarking on their first ever UK tour including a stop at Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre.  Following their successful performances at the 2016 Birmingham International Dance Festival, the opportunity for a tour arose.  The company is reputed for ...

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Ballet British Columbia – The Lowry, Salford

Choreographers: Emily Molnar, Crystal Pite, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar Reviewer: Jo Beggs Ballet British Columbia isn’t a company on most British dance audience’s radar. In fact, despite the company being over 30 years old, this is their first time in the UK. In partnership with Dance Consortium, the Canadian company are undertaking an extensive UK tour, from Edinburgh to ...

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M¡longa – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

group of male and female dancers in hold dancing tango

M¡longa, the music of tango, the place where it is danced, a tango event. This evening is dedicated to one of the most vital genres of dance, from its roots in Argentina to a more contemporary flair. With seventeen performers, including live music, Dance Consortium seek to provide Tango for the 21st Century. No overarching narrative is present. Instead, performances ...

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Danza Contemporánea de Cuba – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Director: Miguel A Iglesias Reviewer: Barbara Michaels   If you are expecting salsa and samba rhythms á la Strictly – forget it.  But hot, hot, hot – yes! This is the country that gave birth to Carlos Acosta, remember, so it’s hardly surprising that Danza Contemporánea de Cuba dance fast, dance fun, dance tears, and all with an expertise that ...

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Danza Contemporanea De Cuba – The Lowry, Salford

Danza Contemporánea de Cuba in Matri -Etnocentra -Foreground Iosmaly Ordoñez

Choreographers: Annabelle López Ochoa, Theo Clinkard, George Céspedes Reviewer: Jo Beggs Choreographer Annabelle López Ochoa describes the dancers of Danza Contemporanea De Cuba as “strong and abundant with energy…very generous and high powered dancers which is common for them – quite uncommon in the rest of the world…they dance like to last time they are going to dance”. All of ...

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Sutra – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Director and Choreographer: Sidi Larbi Cherkaqui Composer: Szymon Brzoska Reviewer: Marina Spark [rating: 4]   Sutra at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth is a joint collaboration between Dance Consortium and Sadler’s Wells. This nationally touring production is phenomenal to behold. Sutra sees warrior monks from the Shaolin Temple, situated in the Henan Province of China, perform Kung-Fu and Tai Chi sequences ...

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Danza Contemporanea de Cuba – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Miguel A Iglesias Choreographers: George Céspedes, Kenneth Kvarnström, Itzik Galili Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Well, you are certainly not going to get sunshine the way this summer is panning out but you will most definitely get that warm, fuzzy feeling you so cherish from Danza Contemporanea de Cuba at Milton Keynes theatre tonight and tomorrow! Dance Consortium, a group ...

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