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Sarasota Ballet – Digital Program 3: work by Darrell, Wright, Walsh, Wheeldon, Bourne & MacMillan

★★★★✰   Program 3 features all-British choreographers: Peter Wright, Peter Darrell, Christopher Wheeldon, Matthew Bourne and Kenneth MacMillan. The exception is a solo by American Dominic Walsh, created for his own contemporary dance company. ...Some of the selections are probably unfamiliar to American audiences, as well as to British ballet fans of a younger vintage.

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Scottish Ballet – The Secret Theatre – streaming from Glasgow

★★★★★   Scottish Ballet have come up with a delightfully life-affirming present to blow away the Covid blues this Christmas. It's not a film of an existing ballet, as we usually see at this time of year, but a ballet feature film - something made just for the camera and in which the camera is choreographed into the action. The result is a huge success...

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Lost Dog / Ben Duke – In a Nutshell

★★★★✰   Lost Dog’s short film, streamed for free by The Place Online was made at the beginning of lockdown and is a eulogy to live performance before the pandemic but also a rumination on life without human contact.

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