Danse Élargie 2018: big opportunities, bigger ambition
Beatboxing, b-boys, a beach and a balloon enlarge our concept of ‘dance’ in the fifth edition of the multi-disciplinary choreographic competition
Potsdamer Tanztageor: 3 × 3 = 8
When does 3 × 3 = 8? When our three reviewers go to three performances each at Berlin’s 2018 Potsdamer Tanztage festival
Bausch rebooted: Veza Fernández’s Wenn Auge Mund Wird
Vienna-based Veza Fernández refracts Bauschian Tanztheater through a contemporary prism
Dance+: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Dancing home alone before going out to do what vampires do. Ka Bradley on a moment of dance in the movie A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
Pietro Marullo’s WRECK: survival of the fittest in the age of austerity?
Pietro Marullo’s ‘elastic performance’ is a staging of the struggle to survive in a precarious environment – and an example of it.
Oona Doherty: Hope Hunt and the Ascension into Lazarus
A riveting portrait of the disadvantaged white male that meshes beauty with damnation
Florentina Holzinger: Apollon
Dance gets down and dirty – but is it worth the gross-out?
Katerina Andreou: BSTRD
Can a solo dance piece create, on stage, that much needed room of one’s own?
Timothy and the Things: Hunting (Vadászat)
Three men hunting – but for what, for whom, and why? Anna Dohy looks to the wider stage for answers
Jasna Vinovrški: Lady Justice
With witnesses, evidence and judgement – is a dance performance a bit of a trial?
Ligia Lewis: Minor Matter
Black matters in Minor Matter, a powerful encounter with the myriad concepts of blackness
‘We are dancers, we create the dreams.’ Albert Einstein
How to like dance
Audience clubs are on the increase - why? Luke Forbes on his experience of a new workshop in Melbourne
The wilderness within
What happens when dance takes nature as its stage? A festival in the northernmost town in the world leads to a changed sense of self, culture and existence
Christos Papadopoulos’s Opus: in search of the dialectics of music and movement
A textual exploration of a performative exploration in sound, meaning and time
Mònica Pagès watches Likes by Nùria Guiu
Classical music journalist Mònica Pagès sees a solo about the value of ‘likes’ in an age of social media. How was it for her?
The naked stage of Sanna Kekäläinen
Riikka Laakso on Finnish choreographer Sanna Kekäläinen, and the subversions and inversions of her 2017 piece Whorescope
Mette Ingvartsen: 21 pornographies
Assuming the position is at the heart of this physical exploration of erotica
Vero Cendoya: La Partida
Beautiful as dance can be, is it really any match for the beautiful game?
Meytal Blanaru at work
Brussels-based Israeli choreographer Meytal Blanaru on the workings behind her work
Arkadi Zaides: TALOS
Arkadi Zaides' detatched demonstration of surveillance, digital simulation and border infringements
Hodworks’ Sunday begs the question: in the age of the selfie, what separates the person and the persona?