Reviewer: Jo Beggs How is it that, in the enlightened 21stcentury, the infantilism of women still seems reasonably acceptable for our screens, billboards and catwalks? Is the idea of the little girl lost so embedded in our patriarchal society that we’ve forgotten to question it? Katy Dye hasn’t, and it’s the starting point forBaby Face, a short, punchy piece of ...Read More »
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Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Turn 2017 – a night of new northern dance - is Manchester’s grassroots microfestival of local dance artists and dance makers showing excerpts and works in progress, presented by Word of Warning, Contact, Dance Manchester and Manchester Dance Consortium. Turn returns for its ninth year with a slightly different format in that all the dance work is ...Read More »
Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Turn - presented by Word of Warning, Contact and Dance Manchester - is the eighth annual micro festival of new north west dance, celebrating five years at Contact in 2016. Performed across two evenings, Turn presents a diverse range of new work and work in progress from north west-based dance makers and artists. As Manchester is rich ...Read More »
Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Kim Noble’s You’re Not Alone is part of the SICK! Festival, in association with Word of Warning, Contact and In Between Time. SICK! Festival and SICK! Lab confronts the physical, mental and social challenges of life and death. This show does this through the lens of comedy - after a fashion. Kim Noble is an award-winning video ...Read More »
Writer: Michael Pinchbeck &The Debutants Director: Michael Pinchbeck Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:3.0] The Beginning is the second in Michael Pinchbeck’s trilogy of works inspired by Shakespearean stage directions. 2011s The End celebrated perhaps the best known of them all – The Winter’s Tale’s ‘Exit pursued by a bear’. The Beginning takes A Midsummer Night’s Dream as its starting point, seen ...Read More »
Writer and Performer: Lowri Evans Reviewer: Jo Beggs [rating:3] It’s Lowri’s thirtieth birthday and she’s celebrating it by bearing her soul to a room full of people. It’s a friendly bunch though, turned out in good numbers to share an hour in the company of this Manchester visual/performance artist’s first “feature length solo show”. The Secret Life of You and ...Read More »