Read our interview with Dr Gillie Kleiman, who alongside her artistic practice, is Head of Higher Education at Dance City in Newcastle. We talk to Gillie about Dance City’s BA course redesign and the threats facing dance education today.
Feminism, gender, horror, queer culture and sexuality take centre stage in Fest en Fest 2022.
Words by Stella Rousham. Three bodies lie dormant and heavy on stage. A thick smoke engulfing them, concealing their faces and identities. The fourth body weaves their way through the figures, their upper body hunched […]
Words by Hannah Draper. Industrial techno is blaring through the curtain that separates the performance area from the bar when the performance starts. The audience mills in, standing around Dykegeist choreographer Eve Stainton who is […]
Words by Paula Riofrio The lighting sculpts the stage as it is revealed before our eyes. The dancers become a sensuous spell that tells of the time of Tristan and Isolde. Tristan lies across a […]
Words by Giordana Patumi. Known for being the youngest ever creator to have directed the 2004 Olympic Games ceremonies in Athens and for being the first artist to create a full-length work for Tanztheater Wuppertal […]
Words by Giordana Patumi. What remains today of a choreographic work considered a milestone in the history of Western dance at the beginning of the 20th century? In what forms and in what bodies has […]
Words by Stella Rousham. ‘The Ballets Russes’, ‘Nijinsky’, and ‘Diaghilev’ are all names that those with passions for ballet and dance history will be well aware of. ‘Ida Rubinstein’ – perhaps less so. The Western […]
Words by Inês Carvalho. It was still early morning in Rio de Janeiro when I joined the videocall from this side of the Atlantic. I was particularly excited about this conversation. Why? Because I knew Lia […]
Words by Giordana Patumi. For the sixty-fourth edition of the Festival dei Due Mondi, in Spoleto (Italy), dance is the protagonist of the last weekend of the Festival. Friday July 9 at the Teatro Caio […]