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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Companies I would like to see in 2018:NB: this list is entirely speculative and wishful thinking - not based on announced dates or touring schedules (for the most part). Will update as the year progresses.Hofesh Shechter Company (UK) (I already have...

My annual list of companies that miss Manchester from their touring. Just for information.BalletBoyz - the 'Boyz brought their Life tour to The Lowry in 2017 but not their Fourteen Days tour - twice in one year would have been unlikely in any case. T...

Rambert2

on Dec 15, 2017

Rambert2Rambert2 brings together ten dancers with outstanding ability, creativity and individuality, to form a second Rambert ensemble.Rambert2 will perform work by top international choreographers Rafael Bonachela, Sharon Eyal, Ohad N...

There was a point this year if I wondered if I was going to see anything truly amazing (in the north west, at any rate). Unexpectedly, the second half of the year didn't disappoint, with an especially-packed October-November.The world of dance in the...

The 18th National Dance Awards Announcement of NominationsThe Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 18th National Dance Awards, which are as follows:  DANCING TIMES AW...

Making Contact

on Nov 16, 2017

CONTACT ANNOUNCES CITY-WIDE PERFORMANCE PROGRAMME AS BUILDING TRANSFORMATION GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT.Contact will close the doors of its iconic Oxford Road building at the end of December 2017 ahead of a major £6.75 million capital redevelopment. Duri...

The Rites of SpringVaslav Nijinsky (1913)Léonide Massine (1920)Lester Horton (1937)Mary Wigman (1957)Maurice Béjart (1959)Kenneth MacMillan (1962)Natalia Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasiliev (1965)Glen Tetley (1974)Pina Bausch (1975)Martha Graham (1984)...