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Preview: Alternative LDIF20: 29 April – 16 May 2020, Online

Forever onwards Does a mere global pandemic bring everything to a grinding halt? Of course not. Unperturbed by having to cancel Leicester’s annual Let’s Dance International Frontiers festival because of COVID-19, Pawlet Brookes, the Artistic Director and CEO of Serendipity … Continue reading

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Preview: Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre – Chopiniana/Scheherazade: London Coliseum, 17 November 2019

If you go down to the woods today If you like your ballet full of harem pants and sylphs, then the snappily-titled Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre’s UK debut performance may be just the thing for you. … Continue reading

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Preview: Ivan Putrov presents Against the Stream: London Coliseum, 7 April 2019

It’s all going swimmingly Ex-Royal Ballet star turned impresario who’s gained something of a reputation for excellence with his Men in Motion shows, Ivan Putrov has put together a very special one-off performance at the London Coliseum on 7 April … Continue reading

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Preview: China National Peking Opera Company: UK Tour, 13-22 November 2015

A Chinese Operation For the first time in 10 years the UK will be able to enjoy the opportunity to watch the China National Peking Opera Company. Both Sadler’s Wells in London and the Liverpool Echo Arena will be presenting the … Continue reading

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Preview: Royal New Zealand Ballet: UK Tour 2015, 27 Oct – 21 Nov 2015

Full of juice Hot on the heels of the All Blacks conquering the world at Twickenham, New Zealand has sent another of its cultural exports over to the UK. The excellent Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) are returning to these shores to … Continue reading

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Preview: NEBT – Dancing For Nepal: St James Theatre, London, 20-22 August 2015

Dancing For Nepal New English Ballet Theatre (NEBT) and special guests are to present Dancing For Nepal, four special performances at London’s St James Theatre in August to raise funds for the Nepal earthquake relief effort. This unique show features … Continue reading

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Preview: Irina Kolesnikova – Swan Lake & La Bayadere: London Coliseum, 13-23 August 2015

The dancing Irina Back on the stage after taking time away to give birth to a daughter, Irina Kolesnikova returns to London in August 2015 with the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre. Taking no prisoners she’s undertaking a mammoth run of … Continue reading

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Preview: Northen Ballet – Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile: Richmond Theatre, 9-10 June 2015

A bit of Butterfly flutters muttering by Leeds-based Northern Ballet is not only one of the UK’s finest ballet companies but also one of the world’s – in 2014 they won Best Company at the European Taglioni Ballet Awards. They’ve … Continue reading

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Preview: Matthew Bourne – The Car Man: New Wimbledon Theatre, 21-25 April 2015

No smoking One of Matthew Bourne’s great calling cards is the way he takes a well-known story, gives it a whopping big shake and then twists it into something uniquely his. The Car Man is no exception. Based on Bizet’s … Continue reading

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Preview: Diana Vishneva – On the Edge: London Coliseum, 14-18 April 2015

April showers One of ballet’s great artists is coming to London’s Coliseum in April to show off her considerable talents. Diana Vishneva, Principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet and American Ballet Theatre is presenting On the Edge, a programme of … Continue reading

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