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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Rosemary Butcher was an icon of New British Dance: a movement of dancers and new choreographers inspired by new dance emerging in the United States who broke away from the existing classical dance establishment to create a new kind of dance unfettere...

Robin Howard CBE“Don’t stop now” was Marie Rambert’s plea to Robin Howard after he had financed the visit of Martha Graham Company to the Edinburgh Festival in 1963.It was advice that he took to heart. For the rest of his life he devoted his...

GiselleEnglish National BalletChoreographed by Akram KhanWorld premiereIn a very special addition to the biennial Festival programme, the world premiere of Akram Khan’sGiselle will take place in Manchester in 2016. A co-production between ...

32 RUE VANDENBRANDEN

on May 25, 2016

32 RUE VANDENBRANDEN PEEPING TOMI'm not sure when I first became aware of the work of Peeping Tom, maybe after 32 Rue Vandenbranden won an Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production in 2015 - but maybe even before that.In any case, I...

MayCasanova- northern ballet - The Lowry - 3-6 MayThe northern ballet have finally jumped ship from the Palace Theatre/Opera House to The Lowry. No idea if this is a permanent situation but it brings good and bad points: The Lowry theatre - pres...

The Casement Project

on May 16, 2016

The Casement Project for DRAFF from José Miguel Jiménez on Vimeo.The Casement Project is a choreography of bodies and ideas that takes place across multiple platforms and national boundaries. It dances with the queer body of British knight, Irish r...

New Work 2016 WORLD PREMIÈREBarbican, London 6 - 15 October 2016TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY 16 MAYAwarded an honour by the Queen for ‘services to dance’ in 2014, Michael Clark staggered somewhat bemused out of Buckingham Palace into an extended perio...