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Latitude 2019 – Friday night tunes and Saturday morning Waterfront idyll

Headlining Friday night is George Ezra. With his sunny demeanour and catchy tunes, he wows his young audience through the patters of the rain. Like a 21st-century Rick Astley with splashes of Johnny Cash and Talking Heads, his sing-along ditties rock the crowd as this English summer evening continues.  “This is one I sing on karaoke after four pints on ...

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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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Latitude Festival 2017 – Sisters Grimm: Voices of The Amazon

Director: Pietra Mello-Pittman Choreographer: Helen Pickett Musical Director: Rob Barron Reviewer: Nicole Evans Billed as a Brazillian-fused contemporary dance piece intertwined with ballet and capoeira, Sisters Grimm’s Voices of the Amazon tells the tale of the love between two water-spirit sisters who live beneath the deep waters of the Amazon river. When one becomes ill, the other ventures above ground in search of ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Sadler’s Wells Presents – Richard Alston Dance Company

Nomadic - Richard Alston Dance Company

Choreographer: Ajani Johnson-Goffe, Richard Alston,Martin Lawrance Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans   After recruiting for volunteers for their Public Class shortly before their performances, The Richard Alston Dance Company, presented by Sadler’s Wells, return to The Waterfront Stage to present extracts of some of their own work. First up is Stronghold II, an intense 15 minutes of water-tight ...

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LATITUDE 2016: New English Ballet Theatre – Wundarra, Lonesome Gun and Mad Women

New English Ballet Theatre

Choreographers: Kristen McNally &Daniela Cardim Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans It is the turn of the New English Ballet Theatre to take their place on the Sadler’s Wells’ Waterfront stage at Latitude. Selling themselves on their inclusion and promotion of female choreographers, they present three pieces in an attempt to showcase their talents. The first, Lonesome Gun; a ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Elle And The Pocket Belles

Artist(s): Elle And The Pocket Belles Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Glen Pearce Latitude has never shyed away from musical variety. Alongside the expected festival music line up, Festival Republic’s programmers have always thrown in more unexpected, but equally welcome, musical acts. With the sound of Garage Pop in the background, a Vintage Swing quintet may seem an unlikely crowd ...

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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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