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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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’...

Death of the dance dictators: ballet in the wake of #MeTooWith its culture of discipline, control and pecking orders, the dance world has always been plagued by claims of bullying and sexual exploitation. But old hierarchies are being challenged.Judi...

Music and Movement

on Jun 27, 2018

Two dance companies have now announced collaborative projects with opera companies to appear at The Lowry.National Dance Company Wales and Music Theatre Wales with  London Sinfonietta and EXAUDI in a new production of Pascal Dusapin's 2009...

Updated: 5 June 2018London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced plans for a £1.1bn new cultural centre inside Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.The scheme, which is receiving £385m from the mayor and a further £151m from the government, was formerly known as...