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Voodoo enthralls at The Old Market – review

As part of South East Dance’s micro-festival, Undisciplined, Voodoo comes to being as a collaboration between South East Dance and Project O. Project O brings artists Alexandrina Hemsley and Jamila…

Trial & error: Sex, sass and foolishness through dance

For the concluding show of South East Dance’s micro-festival, Double Bill brings two short performances to The Old Market’s stage: Comebacks I thought of later by Eleanor Sikorski and Ode…

An evening with Candoco Dance Company – review

Last week at the Attenborough Centre, the phenomenally unique and refreshing dance company Candoco brought to the stage a double bill of performances exploring identity, community and communication. What strikes…

Talking disability, identity and inclusion through dance – Candoco preview

Candoco are a company of disabled and non-disabled dancers who, for the past 25 years, have challenged ideas about what dance can be and who gets to be a part…

Voodoo preview

“ science fiction that addresses the desire, confusion and responsibility felt as individuals, who are also symbols of many long-persecuted people.” (Quoted from Alexandrina Hemsley and Jamila Johnson-Small) Voodoo is…

“A moving symbol of cooperation and humanity” – COAL review

“This is not a show. It’s something else”, we’re told. Gary Clarke’s dance performance of the life and decline of Britain’s mining communities is certainly something else. ‘Do you want…

Ballet British Columbia review

Ballet British Columbia is Canada’s leading contemporary dance company. They are renowned for their edgy performances, and sharp choreography. No doubt the choreographers had put a lot of effort, thought…

If We Go On

‘The dark stretches before us. There are people waiting. We would like to show you something, but we are not sure how. We are going to tell you what it…