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DANCE

Richard Alston’s distinctive style contains within it an echo of the early days of UK modern dance, but also a choreographic voice that has been...

Northern Ballet celebrates its 50th anniversary in boldly adventurous style with a new narrative work by company-reared choreographer Kenneth Tindall. Geisha is a carefully...

Given recent controversies at the Royal Ballet, it’s hard to be totally transported by this revival of his 2018 Swan Lake. Nevertheless, it’s a...

Greek tragedy, as performer Solène Weinachter points out, is full of bodies – dead ones, yes, but also the many that populate both stage...

Mark Bruce’s Return to Heaven is more shlock than genuine horror. Bruce is practised in murky dread – his dance-theatre take on Macbeth was...

Choreographer Crystal Pite and writer Jonathon Young’s first collaboration, Betroffenheit, hatched a new kind of theatrical/dance language. The soundtrack propelling the dance was not...

Viviana Durante’s all-female company is purpose-built for this triple-bill tribute to the "mother of modern dance". The revival of two short pieces and a newly...

Alina Cojocaru’s curated programme is, as the saying goes, a game of two halves. Pre-interval, a selection of three contemplative, tender works by contemporary...

This collaboration between Kate Prince’s hip-hop dance company ZooNation and singer-songwriter Sting is as successful as it is surprising. The judicious selection of songs...

It’s a brave choice to make a ballet about Jacqueline du Pré. Cathy Marston’s first work for the Covent Garden main stage succeeds in...

Pina Bausch made this groundbreaking work in 1977. By deconstructing formal dance structures, applying abandoned theatricality and asking performers to excavate and expose their...

Politically, the time is out of joint in Ireland. Elections and assemblies, tariffs and trade deals, boundaries, borders and Brexit provide the motivation and...
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