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O Snap at the Unicorn Theatre

O Snap at the Unicorn Theatre

O Snap, a co-production of Het Lab Utrecht, tanzhaus NRW and supported by Take-Off: Junger Tanz Dusseldorf and Grand Theatre/Jonge Harten Theaterfestival Groningen is set to run from 22-23 May at the Unicorn Theatre in London. Aimed at participants aged 13 and above, O Snap is a dance performance about finding your own identity in [...]

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Nicky McGinty: At The OM Yoga Show

OM Yoga Show 2014

Nicky McGinty, professional dancer and choreographer, is the pinnacle of Ballet Yoga, set to be presented at the OM Yoga Show and MBS Experience in Manchester from 10-11 May. In a unique fusion of Contemporary Ballet and Vinyasa yoga, the techniques are combined to create enormous strength, flexibility, fat burning, co-ordination and great posture. When [...]

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Relaxed Matilda

Matilda the Musical

West End musical Matilda will hold a relaxed performance of its hit production in the summer. It will be aimed at audiences with autism and learning difficulties, and the Royal Shakespeare Company, which produces the show, has been working with the National Autistic Society. The performance will be held on 15 June. The show has [...]

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Get Scotland Dancing!

Get Scotland Dancing

More than 250 arts organisations are taking part in Get Scotland Dancing, part of the four-year legacy culture programme for Glasgow 2014 aimed at getting more people of Scotland up on their feet and moving to music. As a country which has a high level of obesity, the Get Scotland Dancing campaign is a fantastic [...]

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Darcey at the Royal Ballet School

Darcey Bussell

Ex-prima ballerina and Royal Academy of Dance President Darcey Bussell’s career will be displayed in the form of memorabilia at the Royal Ballet School’s museum in west London this summer. The free exhibition will feature photographs and costumes from Bussell’s personal collection, including her Princess Rose costume from Kenneth MacMillan’s 1989 production The Prince of [...]

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The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season

The Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has recently been announced. It will include three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical) including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November, alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and a work by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s [...]

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Boris Eifman: Russia’s Gem

Boris Eifman

Renowned choreographer, and Artistic Director of Eifman Ballet for over 37 years, Boris Eifman talks about his latest work shown at London’s Coliseum… Mr Eifman, how did it all begin? Dancing first began in my mother’s tummy when I began making my first moves! I always new I should be a dancer – I went [...]

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OM Yoga Show 2014

OM Yoga Show 2014

As two separate techniques, it is clear that ballet and yoga compliment each other perfectly. As a result, Ballet Yoga is a unique combination of contemporary ballet and Vinyasa yoga positions, working together to create strength, flexibility, fat burning, coordination and an improved posture, in addition to lightness, balance, agility and expression for an inspiring [...]

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Mamma Mia! Celebrates 15 Years!

Mamma Mia!

On 6 April, the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrated its 15th birthday in London’s West End. Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, stars of iconic band group ABBA who have rarely performed together since the four disbanded in 1982, then joined the cast of MAMMA MIA! in a musical finale at this year’s Olivier [...]

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Ieva Kuniskis: contemporary culture

Ieva Kuniskis

Ieva Kuniskis is an emerging choreographer from Lithuania currently living and working in London. She makes physical theatre work that draws on her heritage, theatre and the folklore tradition of storytelling. She makes dance for stage, film and sited performance. A double bill of her work is at Blue Elephant Theatre 7-9 May. When did [...]

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