The Language of Dance

At the start of March,  BBC Radio 3’s The Verb had a really interesting discussion about The Language of Dance. Hosted by Ian McMillan he had conversation with  Ismene Brown, a dance critic who’s written for the Spectator and the Telegraph,  poet Scott Thurston, the writer and performer Nathan Walker and Maria Ferguson a spoken word… Continue reading The Language of Dance

Review: Keep Dancing @ Theatre Royal, Newcastle

I’ve  always fancied myself as the next Darcey Bussell or Len Goodman and for one night only I got to experience what it is like to be a Strictly Come Dancing judge. Minus the paddles and scoring it was almost like being a judge on the BBC hit dancing programme. Keep Dancing is a new… Continue reading Review: Keep Dancing @ Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Review: Savages @ Queens Hall,Hexham

When you think of Savages, what comes to your mind?  Well whatever it is I’m sure Anthony Lo-Giudice has portrayed it all in a dance performance.     Choreographed by Lo-Giudice Dance, LGD have brought a new level of  intensity and drama to a dance piece.  Taking stories from Scandinavian Runes and ancient savages, the piece brings… Continue reading Review: Savages @ Queens Hall,Hexham

Review: VERVE @ Queens Hall, Hexham

It’s interesting to see how the language of dance can be translated in so many ways. The choreographer can create a dance piece with an intention of how they want the audience to see it but that doesn’t mean that is how the audience experience it the same way. Northern School of Contemporary Dance presented… Continue reading Review: VERVE @ Queens Hall, Hexham