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Mark Bruce Company: Macbeth – Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Choreographer and Director: Mark Bruce Reviewer: Scott Matthewman It is a coincidence of weather that walking to a dance version of Macbeth at Wilton’s Music Hall during the “Best from the East” cold spell makes one empathise about how it may feel to trudge across a blasted Highland heath, the cold wind biting at one’s extremities. One can only imagine ...

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The Odyssey – Circomedia, Bristol

Original Writer: Homer Director: Mark Bruce Reviewer: Chris Oldham   Homer’s poem The Odyssey is brought to bloody, brutal life in Mark Bruce Company’s modern interpretation, currently playing at Bristol’s Circomedia. It’s a fitting venue given the production’s leanings towards the subversive and riotous workings of the underworld. Told solely through music and dance ranging from contemporary to ballet, it’s ...

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Mark Bruce’s Dracula – Bristol Old Vic

Writer: Bram Stoker Director and Choreographer: Mark Bruce Reviewer: Madelaine Bowman Adapted from Bram Stoker’s horror novel of the same name, Mark Bruce’s Dracula is a superbly Gothic piece of dance theatre, performed with utmost fluidity and technical skill. The most famous vampire stories in the world, Dracula is a tale of forbidden love and sexual desire, originally told in ...

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Dracula – Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Director and choreographer: Mark Bruce Reviewer: Natalie Barker [rating:4] As Halloween approaches, nothing could make for a scarier or more atmospheric evening’s entertainment than this theatrical dance version of Dracula in the spook-tacular Wilton’s Music Hall. And it’s something to really sink one’s teeth into – the Mark Bruce Company gives the audience a lot more than set piece dances ...

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Made In Heaven: Mark Bruce Company – Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Reviewer: Chantal Guevara [rating:3.5] When most people think of dance theatre, they probably think of the likes of family-friendly dance theatre such as Matthew Bourne or Jasmin Vardimon. Possibly even the experimental dance theatre which Laban students and graduates seem to excel at – yet none of this even comes close to the worlds created by Mark Bruce, whose Made ...

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Made in Heaven – Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writer, Director &Choreographer: Mark Bruce Reviewer: Shane Morgan [Rating: 3.5] Everybody has their own idea of what heaven and hell are. The feeling, look and sound of your own personal heaven is so precious that holding onto it really is a matter of life and death. These stakes are on full display in Mark Bruce’s latest creation that headlines this ...

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