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BWW Interview: Sisters Grimm

Composer Ella Spira and choreographer Pietra Mello-Pittman on new dance musical Voices of the Amazon. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here Advertisements

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Tomorrow’s World

Three experts in studying the future share their wisdom. Read my full Oryx magazine article here

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Strictly’s newbies and the same-sex debate

My articles in the October issue of the new Dancing Times magazine, out now: Strictly Speaking The class of 2015 assessed, from ringers and dark horses to marmite celebs and comedy acts. Stepping Out Is it time for a same-sex couple on Strictly? New in the Dance … Continue reading

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Baila Brazil, Royal Festival Hall

As we hunt for renewable energy sources, has anyone considered Balé de Rua? The hard-working company maintain their feverishly frenetic motion throughout an ambitious 85-minute show that – in line with the social conscience of co-directors/choreographers Marco Antonio Garcia and … Continue reading

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Come Dancing, retirement, Baila Brazil and EuroGames

My articles in the September issue of Dance Today, out now: So long, farewell Former champions talk retirement and life after competition Come Dancing remembered The rise and fall of Strictly‘s iconic BBC predecessor Q&A: Rachid Malki The Swedish pro on leaving the floor and new opportunities Barnstormin’ … Continue reading

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Fusion confusion

Proving Strictly is for life, not just for Christmas, new Brazilian stage show Brazouka is a collaboration between an ex-judge and ex-contestant. Writer Pamela Stephenson-Connolly discovered novel form lambazouk and the rags-to-riches tale of leading advocate Braz dos Santos, and, together … Continue reading

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Fusion confusion and a message from Obama

My articles in the October issue of Dance Today, out now: Fusion confusion New show Brazouka‘s combination of hard-luck narrative and sunny sensuality baffles Stepping Out The Cleveland Gay Games featured American dances and a special message from President Obama New in the Dance Today section: Sign language A new project … Continue reading

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Feminist comedy, the Bard reborn and a must-see arts venue

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Feminist stand-up Bridget Christie headlines Winchester Comedy Festival The hottest shows come to ODEON cinemas Propeller’s innovative retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sizzling double bill of Brazilian dance Sensational new arts centre Hauser & Wirth Somerset … Continue reading

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Fringe benefits

From sexy samba and surreal circus to fiery flamenco and comic tapping, don’t miss our dance highlights at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe and International Festival. Read my full Dance Today article here

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