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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The Rite of Spring offers a new interpretation of Igor Stravinsky’s iconic ballet, from China’s leading choreographer and dancer Yang Liping. Liping blends Chinese folk dance with contemporary choreography, and takes inspiration from Chinese symb...

Rome (Paris Fitzpatrick) & Juliet (Cordelia Braithwaite). Photo: Johan PerssonNew Adventures is delighted to announce the world premiere of Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet opening at Curve, Leicester on Monday 13 May 2019, as part of a UK tour...

A specially filmed performance of Hofesh Shechter's Clowns - filmed at the Tivoli Ballroom in London and directed by Hofesh himself - has been shown on BBC2 as part of the Performance Live strand.This 30 minute piece was created for NDT2 and now form...

Paul Taylor 1930 -2018Paul Taylor -  one of last living members of the third generation of America's modern dance artists - has died at the age of 88.He began his career relatively late in 1953. In 1954 he assembled a small company of dance...

Company Chameleon are delighted to present a trio of FREE pop-up dance performances in their home city of Manchester, and the UK premiere of 'magnetic' short dance piece, Amaranthine.Gripping and raw, Amaranthine is a highly physical and fast paced m...

Sir Anton Dolin (27 July 1904 – 25 November 1983) was an English ballet dancer and choreographer.He trained at Serafina Astafieva's school at The Pheasantry in London's King's Road. He joined Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921, was a pr...

Choreographer Mark Morris, hailed as the “the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical,” (New York Times) returns to the UK with Pepperland, a unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’...