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02 October

There’s a reason why Riverdance is synonymous with Irish dance, the whole world over. Now, the rhythm of Riverdance once again strikes the stage (literally), sounding with a renewed vigour.

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18 June

British choreographer Christopher Wheelan’s latest creation ‘The Two of Us’ opens the show, a piece for two dancers set to four songs by singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.

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31 May

As the pandemic gradually forced dance off stage and online, dance lovers like myself have found great comfort watching performances in the digital world.

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10 March

In today’s mainstream society, Irish dance is almost still synonymous with images of Riverdance, which hit the scene in 1995. But it’s safe to say that historically, the majority of Irish dancing scarcely resembled the popular on-stage spectacle (and the subsequent flashy choreography of Michael Flatley in his gruesome Celtic Tiger show). Quick-footed Irish dance […]

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11 October

Although Porto is smaller than Lisbon, you will be surprised by the wide range of activities that you can find here in the north of Portugal. This is the city where the Douro River meets the Atlantic Ocean – and the perfect place to enjoy the sun at the beach or at one of the […]

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09 August

The exuberant Flamenco Dance Museum show in Seville features many different types of flamenco in a one-hour performance of music and dance.

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06 July

When a large pair of fuschia lips appear on screen and utter a techno-like “There’s no place like home,” you know you can’t expect a traditional Irish dancing show. Irish dance legend Michael Flatley has choreographed and/ or produced shows that have grown progressively glitzier from his breakout Riverdance sensation to Lord of the Dance […]

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13 June

Streaming dance shows from the comfort of home has been tiding us over, while the theaters remain shut. But while cameramen often skillfully capture choreography on film, there’s a distinct difference between dance that is preserved in a recording and that which is created specifically for a recording in a screendance format. Balletboyz Romeo and Juliet […]

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28 May

The Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen capped off the company’s 50th anniversary season from December 2019. Choreographed by Christopher Hampson with set designs by the award-winning Lez Brotherston, this imaginative two-act ballet is perfect for families. The 90-minute wintry Snow Queen ballet (sans intervals) loosely follows Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, Snow Queen – which also inspired the hit movie, […]

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18 May

Swans are semi-regularly represented by ballet dancers; bugs – not so much. However, the Royal Opera House has presented a version of Franz Kafka’s greatest literary work. With just seven cast members, Arthur Pita’s The Metamorphosis ballet was first shown in the Royal Opera House’s intimate Linbury Studio Theatre (2011). The dance theater production won a […]

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18 May

Gaga is a distinctive style of modern dance, created by Ohad Naharin of Israel’s famed Batsheva Dance Company. Normally the methodology is taught by instructors in person, but in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Gaga dance instruction has gone digital. The company streams multiple classes live each day from both Tel Aviv an New […]

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14 April

You might be stuck at home in lockdown, but with the power of the internet, almost anything is possible. So, take a much-needed break from the news, pause your playlist of cute cat videos and join us on a digital dance journey around the world. Our dance passport challenge brings you to six different countries, […]

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