Reviews

Engaging with performances, where possible, will help establish your taste in choreography as well as sparking interest in specific companies’ work. Here I offer snapshot opinions on recent productions I have seen, reviewing both high profile performances and those on the fringes of the contemporary scene. All views are my own and are shared to provide insight into my personal experience. 

(R)Evolution – Actual Size Dance Company

(R)Evolution – Actual Size Dance Company

← Back to reviewsVenue: Vimeo (online) Date: 7 August 2021 Ticket price: Free A site specific exploration on the influences of our landscape, strength of group cohesion and the process of reflection. Actual Size Dance Company is the University of Surrey's student-led...

BLKDOG – Far From The Norm

BLKDOG – Far From The Norm

← Back to reviewsVenue: Sadler’s Wells & BBC Arts, Dancing Nation (online) Date: 5 February 2021 Ticket price: Free Choreographic prowess and bold execution combine to offer a dark yet relatable examination of the self. In February 2021 Sadler’s Wells and BBC Arts...

MOVE – Netflix Documentary Series

MOVE – Netflix Documentary Series

← Back to reviewsVenue: Streamed via Netflix  Date: 23 November 2020 Ticket price: Netflix monthly subscriptionAn intimate and inspiring look at the diversity and power of contemporary artists around the world.Netflix presents MOVE, a five-part documentary series...

Essence – Buried Thunder

Essence – Buried Thunder

← Back to reviewsVenue: Eko (digital viewing) Date: 8 April 2021 Ticket price: Pay What You FeelAstrological semiotics motivate discussions around identity and relationships as the audience carve out a digital journey.I was lucky enough to be invited to the community...

In A Nutshell – Lost Dog

In A Nutshell – Lost Dog

← Back to reviewsVenue: The Place (digital viewing) Date: 8 October 2020 Ticket price: FreeAn anxious monologue from the future, retelling theatre’s seemingly forgotten past.Between September and October 2020, The Place offered free viewings of Lost Dog’s...

Draw From Within – Rambert

Draw From Within – Rambert

← Back to reviewsVenue: Rambert Home Studio (digital viewing) Date: 26 September 2020 Ticket price: £10 In a creation for the camera, audiences are led on an enticing, yet uneasy, journey through a modern nightmare. In my sitting room, lights off, pyjamas on, I...

Park – Jasmin Vardimon Company

Park – Jasmin Vardimon Company

← Back to reviewsVenue: Vimeo (digital viewing) Date: 12 September 2020 Ticket price: Free A punchy symbiosis between theatre and dance that addresses community values and social behaviour. Streaming for two days only, I jumped at the opportunity to re-visit Jasmin...

Message In A Bottle – ZooNation

Message In A Bottle – ZooNation

← Back to reviewsVenue: The Peacock Theatre, London Date: 10 March 2020 Ticket price: £10 (Sadler’s Wells Barclays Dance Pass) A thought-provoking interpretation of love, loss and entrapment, with displays of sprightly skill from the talented ensemble. Message in a...

Blake Works I – William Forsthye

Blake Works I – William Forsthye

← Back to reviewsVenue: Opéra national de Paris, Paris Date: 19 September 2019 Ticket price: 10€A pulsating modern ballet that sets the traditional form within an accessible framework for new audiences.My evening was set against the beautiful architecture and grand...