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DANCE

The Nutcracker, with its sense of childhood wonderment, magic at midnight and corps of shimmering snowflakes, is the Christmas staple of the ballet world....

Christopher Hampson's Cinderella, choreographed to Prokofiev's score, remains a sumptuous seasonal delight in Scottish Ballet's revival of its 2015 production. Hampson uses a rose motif...

There isn’t a wasted step in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. It’s been more than 20 years since Bourne’s brawny male birds first graced the...

Dystopian Dream is an ambitious theatrical setting of Nitin Sawhney’s 2015 album, choreographed and performed by dance duo Honji Wang and Sebastien Ramirez, who...

If only there was a sense of rage in Alastair Marriott’s new one act ballet The Unknown Soldier, which opens the latest triple bill...

Originating around the ninth century in Persia, the story of Layla and Majnun was described by George Gordon, Lord Byron as “the Romeo and...

With the help of four participants (some of whom have never performed professionally before), Scottee is staging a fat rebellion. It’s a forum and...

Rambert2 has arrived. Made up of 13 newly-graduated dancers from around the world, Rambert’s new junior company is a blazingly talented troupe who take...

First performed in St Petersburg in 1877, Marius Petipa’s La Bayadere is a grand Imperial classic set to broadly danceable tunes by Ludwig Minkus. The...

The audience are gathered inside an inflatable semi-transparent tent, somewhere between a greenhouse (it’s hot) and an enormous chrysalis. White mesh moulds of body...

Quiet it may be, but William Forsythe’s latest evening of dance at Sadler’s Wells resounds with an extraordinary cerebral and imaginative force. By paring...

Carlos Acosta may have retired from classical ballet but he is still restlessly inventive. Following the disappointing debut of his dance version of Carmen at...
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