★★★★✰ This is a thoughtful and nuanced depiction of how complex and fraught identity can be in Britain today, put across with meaty, muscular force by two charismatic performers.
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★★★✰✰ Redd is another bold exploration of the storytelling potential of hip-hop dance, which succeeds in showing that beyond the crowd-pleasing tricks, this form can mine powerful, complex, gutsy emotions.
★★★★✰ Directed by Kenrick ‘H20’ Sandy and Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante, the return to the Barbican of Blak Whyte Gray, is again a triumph.
★★★✰✰ The annual celebration of all things Boy Blue fielded 138 dancers this year – Kenrick Sandy and Michael Asante’s company is one that can wow you through sheer force of numbers alone.
★★★✰✰ What to take away from this evening? It seemed odd to present sampling as something that needed explaining – but maybe that’s me showing my age.
The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 18th National Dance Awards...
The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2016 were presented today at a ceremony in London, hosted by Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy MBE and Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante, the creative team behind the highly successful dance company, Boy Blue Entertainment.
★★★✰✰ As with all such showcase events, where every last member needs his or her moment on stage, it was an enthusiastic if somewhat ramshackle affair.
The longest and most technically ambitious performance work created by the company to date, it’s an adrenaline-fuelled collision of thunderous beats, physical feats and striking visuals...