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Shobana Jeyasingh wants to make it clear that the world premiere of her Bayadère – The Ninth Life at Salford’s Lowry this week is not simply another version of Marius Petipa’s famous classical ballet La Bayadère.Read the full story..
Boris Charmatz is not a conventional choreographer. In fact, he ‘choreographed’ very little of his latest work, 10000 Gestures.Read the full story..
It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.Read the full story..
Everyone has heard of the Battle of the Somme, the battle which symbolises the horrors of warfare in the First World War.Read the full story..
There was a celebratory feel about the opening night of Triple Bill 2016 at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.Read the full story..
“It promises to challenge the idea of what stories can be told through dance,” says Northern Ballet’s artistic director David Nixon.Read the full story..
Tree Of Codes is one of those ‘wild card’ yet brilliantly successful shows that Manchester International Festival has made a bit of a specialty of miraculously pulling off over the years.Read the full story..
“Make sure you ask him about Swan Lake,” says my Editor ahead of my interview with choreographer Matthew Bourne. “I saw Swan Lake at the Palace Theatre in 1996 and was mesmerised.”Read the full story..
Although this preview of HOME’s Theatre One space was clearly billed as Hofesh Shechter & Friends, some of the audience were sufficiently intimidated by the promise from said friends, 72% Morrissey (and, no, this three-piece instrumental group didn’t explain what the name is all about) “of playing the heaviest and most unsettling music they could muster” in the second half of the night that they either didn’t return or left pretty hurriedly as the aural onslaught raged on.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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