Where is our place? What happens when we have nothing left to hold on to? Do we remain? These are the questions asked by new dance work Living Here? which runs as part of the VAULT Festival later this spring. Book your tickets now!
Saint Petersburg Ballet delivers exactly what you’re wanting from this production. A seasonal treat, a well formed and rehearsed ballet, and two hours of pure entertainment.
The Red Shoes is an absolute tour-de-force, and the perfect example of how to make dance (and ballet, in particular) accessible and engaging to a wider audience. It’s an absolute treat.
The Lost Thing is a great example of how to bring young people into the world of live theatre and continue to nurture their minds with acceptance and collaboration.
Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes returns to Sadler’s Wells three years after it first premiered – and while the score and dance remain exquisite, there is a depth to this ballet that has only matured over time.
This new revival of Matthew Bourne’s romantic and dramatic take on the 1948 film The Red Shows is beautiful to watch unfold.
Coppélia may be the nearest classical ballet comes to pantomime and as a choice alternative to the usual slew of Nutcrackers and Sleeping Beauties, this one is a tuneful and comic delight.
The dancers of Northern Ballet interpret the adventure of Little Red Riding Hood simply and dramatically with excellent portrayals of the characters.
There were wins for Sheffield Theatres’ Life Of Pi at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards, revealed at London’s Guildhall.
The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by world renowned and Olivier Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear.
A new musical exploring mental health issues and recovery following child sexual abuse will receive its London premiere this autumn. Dissociated, written by psychotherapist Dave Bain and produced by Skitzoid Productions, runs at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden for two weeks only from 15 to 26 October 2019. Time to get booking!
A rare foray into the world of dance saw me catch the highly atmospheric Outwitting the Devil from the Akram Khan Company and Heartbeat of Home at the Piccadilly Theatre.
“Come and see those dancing feet” is famously the tagline of 42nd Street, yet it really should be the tagline of Heartbeat of Home, which opened to rapturous applause at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Brilliantly bolstered and boosted, Stanton Welch’s new Sylvia enlivens and enhances the 1876 original for an evening of pure theatrical enchantment.
The rhythms of TS Crew’s bounding, twisting, spinning bodies in Along are timed to perfection with the music, whether boy-band synchronised or splitting into physical polyphony.
A central feature of Matt Franco’s solo piece Alpha Who? is panoramic scenography that responds to the performer. Learn more about this how this “painting in movement” is created, check out our gallery of stunning photos – and then experience it live at Camden Fringe, where the production runs at the Cockpit Theatre from 7 to 9 August only. Time to get booking!
Alpha Who?, created and performed by Matt Franco, explores what it means to be a man today at this year’s Camden Fringe, where it runs for three performances only from 7 to 9 August 2019 at London’s Cockpit Theatre. Time to get booking!
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Columbian performer and Royal Ballet principal Fernando Montano on what moved him to create an evening of performance supporting the Marine Conservation Society, shooting incredible underwater images and an unsung hero of British theatre. Read the interview then book your tickets for Fernando Montano and Friends – Dance for the Sea.
“To be completely honest – it was a total gamble!” Studio 3 Arts Artistic Director Liza Vallance is completely honest about launching East London fringe festival Clout! last year. But it was a gamble that paid off, as Clout returns this July for another season of extraordinary theatre. Read what she told us, then get booking!