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Dance

From ballet to physical theatre, some of the most powerful performances are all about movement. We’re not experts in dance by any means, but we’re always willing to give it a go and you’ll find our honest and unpretentious opinions here.

Out – Underbelly @ Edinburgh Fringe – Review

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Pros: Great music and sound, riveting movement, a lot of vitamin C Cons: More guidance about context before the show would have enhanced the experience. We filed into the space as two performers (one male, one female) danced beside each other to the kind of insistent Dancehall beat that tempts surreptitious chair-dancing. Both were dressed the same, in clothes that hid nothing: fishnet body stockings, matching trainers, tiny nipple shields. Naked equals. The atmosphere was intimate but inward-looking, devoid of ...

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Escape 2 , Blue Elephant Theatre – Review

Escape2 - Review - Blue Elephany

Pros: Preternaturally strong aerialists are a joy to watch. Cons: Amateur production values and a lack of clear concept. I was curious and excited about this little venue – sometimes the most unassuming places are the best finds. When I arrived I was warmly greeted by the artistic directors and shown upstairs to the bar. It was a pleasant, light space, with tables and chairs, sofas, and over to one side, what looked to be a very nice piano sleeping ...

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