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Yannis Brissot & Mei Chen, Very Tiny Little Drop of Wax. Photo g Nora Kirschmeier


Mei Chen, Yannis Brissot: Very Tiny Little Drop of Wax

A curiously cryptic hybrid morphs into an echo of a singer’s unregretted life

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Jaw-droppingly complex: Hung Dance in See You. Photo © Chen Chih-Chang

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Edinburgh by numbers

Róisín O’Brien figures a way round dance at the Edinburgh Festivals

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Hands Up: Agnietė Lisičkinaitė at B.Motion 2022. Photo © G. Ceccon


Place of freedom? B.Motion 2022

In midsummer, the Italian city of Bassano del Grappa becomes a many-limbed festival of dancing

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Paths through ImPulsTanz, part 2

Not just the sights but the sounds: Lena Megyeri continues her route through Vienna’s month-long ImPulsTanz festival

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Channelling spirits from the past: Boglárka Börcsök in Figuring Age. Photo © Andreas Bolm

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Paths through ImPulsTanz, part 1

Lena Megyeri looks at climate and memory in the first of two routes through Vienna’s sprawling ImPulsTanz festival

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Woman in gauzy top and underwear, man in dark trousers and open shirt, each in disco-pose with one arm up and the other out. Behind them are neon blue lights, and a yellow door, and the whole scene is soaked in dark red light.


Dance+: Ex Machina

The unnerving AI disco dance in Alex Garland’s movie makes Georgia Howlett wonder about dance, autopilot and self-programming

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Looking upwards through a trampoline mesh, two colourfully dressed figures are outlined like strange birds against a blue sky

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Tanzwerkstatt Europa 2022: gestures from the zeitgeist

Munich’s long-running, many-stranded Tanzwerkstatt Europa serves as a quality sample of what’s in the air of current contemporary dance

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Ice Hot Nordic Dance: time to credit dance and controversy?

The big, well-organised Nordic dance platform returns with performances that are variously emotive, well-crafted, surreal and smartypants

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