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2017 National Dance Awards – Announcement of Nominations

The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 18th National Dance Awards…

Scottish Dance Theatre in Botis Seva’s TuTuMucky.© Brian Hartley. (Click image for larger version)

Scottish Dance Theatre – TuTuMucky, Dreamers – London

★★★✰✰   Both are bold, engaging commissions – always welcome from a regional UK dance troupe.

Michaela Burns, Yu Kondo Reigen, Chin-chin Hsu and Kristen Bell in Alone Together.© Julie Schuchard. (Click image for larger version)

LEVYdance – Alone Together – San Francisco

★★★✰✰   As her opening salvo on these shores, Alone Together introduced Garance Marneur as an artist of exceptional skill and polish, to a level that’s unexpected…

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Programme for British Dance Edition 2016 announced

British Dance Edition (BDE), has announced its programme of performances for the 2016 showcase which is taking place in Wales for the first time – 15 – 18 March 2016.

zero visibility corp. in ...it's only a rehearsal.© Eric Berg. (Click image for larger version)

zero visibility corp. – …it’s only a rehearsal – London

…it’s only a rehearsal first appeared over a decade ago and has since become Ina Christel Johannessen’s international calling card…

Scottish Dance Theatre in Yama.© Brian Hartley/Stillmotion. (Click image for larger version)

Scottish Dance Theatre – Yama, Kingdom – Edinburgh

There’s a thread connecting the elemental ancient to the here and now, trailing slowly but firmly through Scottish Dance Theatre’s double bill of new works.

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2013 National Dance Awards – Winners Announced

The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2013 took place today in London at The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre.

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Dance Odysseys at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival – 4 days of total dance immersion with Scottish Ballet and others…

Dance Odysseys at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival with reviews on 20 dance works by Scottish Ballet, Scottish Dance Theatre, Gelabert Azzopardi Companyia de Dansa, James Cousins and Rosie Kay. Also thoughts on 4 rare films and links to much video material and many other reviews. It’s big!

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Bricolage Dance Movement and Friends – Story of a Night Pianist bill – London

Seeing dancers dance up close is a very good thing says Bruce Marriott. So is following them around the East End in a ghostly Victorian world…

Weston Krukow, Annali Rose and James Gilmer in Amy Seiwert's The Devil Ties My Tongue.© David DeSilva. (Click image for larger version)

Amy Seiwert’s Imagery – Sketch 3 – San Francisco

Amy Seiwert’s Sketch series is about dancers taking risks. Aimée Tsao caught up with Sketch 3 and works by Seiwert, Marc Brew and Val Caniparoli…

Scottish Ballet at 2013 Edinburgh Festival – work from 14 choreographers

Press Release 12 March 2013 SCOTTISH BALLET presents DANCE ODYSSEYS Edinburgh International Festival Festival Theatre Edinburgh Friday 16 – Monday 19 August 2013 Scottish Ballet invites Edinburgh International Festival audiences to experience dance…

Scottish Dance Theatre's Winter Again.© Maria Falconer. (Click image for larger version)

Scottish Dance Theatre – Second Coming, Winter Again – London

There is a mysterious exoticism in Scottish Dance Theatre’s delivery of work by two innovative choreographers (one hails from LA, the other from Norway) whose work is largely unknown in the UK.

Lost Dog in Home for Broken Turns.© Rob Hogeslag. (Click image for larger version)

Lost Dog – It Needs Horses, Home for Broken Turns – London

This is a work that is dark and deep, like a bottomless black pool requiring forensic exploration.

Scottish Dance Theatre – Pavlova’s Dogs quad bill – London

There is a refreshing honesty and endeavour to Scottish Dance Theatre, which this programme – surely crying out to be sub-titled ‘Love & Dogs’ – showcased splendidly.

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