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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.

Belonging(s), Kings House (Brighton Festival) – Review

Belonging(s)

Pros: Great work from the props and production people and a real cryptic puzzle to solve. Cons: Over-long. Cold. Belonging(s), from Tilted Productions, is a big, ambitious and clever promenade dance show. It starts underground and ends on the beach, looking out to sea. It has nine performers at its heart, but incorporates more than twenty local participants who duck in and out of the action. It takes two objects, the vinyl record and the cardboard box, brings out every one ...

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Bridging the Void, Rich Mix – Review

Credit: Josh Tomalin

Pros: The production features exciting, high energy movement set to visually arresting video footage. Cons: The large audience often blocks the three dancers from view and at times the live dancing and pre-recorded footage does not feel fully integrated. Bridging the Void is a dance, film and music production with choreography by Rachel Johnson. The production combines live dance with original music and footage of a sunrise over Primrose Hill, which is projected onto the back wall of the venue. ...

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