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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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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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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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26 February

Viviana Durante Company celebrates the modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan in a triple bill called Isadora Now, including her Dance of the Furies from 1911.

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19 October

Boy Blue came to perform at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls as part of the 2019 London Dance Umbrella festival.

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19 October

Mythili Prakash, a US-based Indian dancer, was invited to perform at London’s 2019 Dance Umbrella festival. Last year, she was commissioned through Dance Umbrella’s Four by Four project.

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06 October

Following the September run of Akram Khan’s Giselle on the English National Ballet, Dada Masilo brings her own version of the classic ballet to Sadler’s Wells in London. Her captivating 70-minute dance sets Giselle in a South African village and will spend nearly a month touring the UK – thanks to the Dance Consortium. The […]

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02 October

Director and choreographer Omari Carter founded The Motion Dance Collective (The MDC), a screendance production company, in 2011. Carter’s award-winning company creates innovative, thought-provoking narratives and has shown work at more than 40 film festivals in the UK and abroad. In addition to producing screendance pieces, The MDC also focuses on educating artists about capturing […]

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01 October

London is home to a large and varied dance scene. You can find all sorts of dance shows, dance lessons – and even dance auditions, if you know where to look. For more than a decade, LondonDance.com provided a useful online forum for the London dance community. Unfortunately, the website has ceased to update on […]

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21 September

The Caribbean Carnival Extravaganza aims to bring a celebratory atmosphere to the theatre with a vibrant music and dance show. Unfortunately, you can’t expect balmy and breezy weather like you’d find in the tropics, but the performance brings a bit of sunshine to the stage (which makes sense with Sonny Blacks as the producer… Get […]

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19 September

Three very different dance performances of Giselle are showing in London this autumn. Akram Khan’s modern interpretation, infused with Indian dance, is followed by Dada Masilo’s contemporary choreography with a dose of traditional Tswana dance from Africa – and a classical performance by the Birmingham Royal Ballet. The first to London, Akram Khan’s Giselle, catapults […]

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17 September

London is a fantastic city, made more exciting by its willingness to embrace and promote a variety of cultural arts. Distance-wise, London sits more than 4,000 miles away from the sunny, double island nation of Trinidad and Tobago; but the city will soon get to experience Sonny Blacks’ stage production of Carnival, titled Caribbean Carnival […]

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