Methods of Dance

Blog URL:http://methodsofdance.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Dance, Physical Theatre, Contemporary Ballet, Street Dance
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Manchester

News and reviews from a fortysomething gay man in Manchester who likes contemporary dance, ballet and physical theatre. Go figure.



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Photo: Camilla GreenwwellThey brought him in as caretaker and now he's in charge. Benoit Swan Pouffer is confirmed as Artistic Director at Rambert and is making all the right noises. I think Rambert have been stodgy and complacent for too long (...

The Best of 2018 (in no particular order)Grand Finale - Hofesh Shechter Company | HOMEI make no secret of loving the work of Hofesh Shechter. I saw Grand Finale four times in 2018 and never tired of a single moment of it. His best, most complete work...

Jennie Lee, Baroness Lee of AsheridgeThe creative industries are a boon for the country – they deserve a culture minister who has a passion for them Hannah Jane Parkinson in the Guardian on a decade of Tory contempt for arts and culture.

Looking at the nominations for the 19th National Dance Awards I am struck by a number of things.Firstly - and this is far from a new observation as regular readers will note - is how utterly irrelevant Manchester is in terms of the national danc...

The 19th National Dance AwardsAnnouncement of NominationsThe Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 19th National Dance Awards, which are as follows:  DANCING TIMES AWARD FO...

The nominations for the 2018 BroadwayWorld UK Awards are out (and may have been for some time).I only actually became aware of the awards because Northern Ballet are actively promoting their nomination for The Little Mermaid in the category belo...

When I query companies on whether they are touring to Manchester/Salford - this is usually via social media and usually after they have published a touring schedule that misses the city - the standard responses are either something along the lines of...