The Falling Song

The Falling Song

There are a few key ingredients that contribute to the continuing success of dance troupe Junk Ensemble, and many were evident in their latest production…

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Body and Forgetting / The Wake

Body and Forgetting / The Wake

The title of Body and Forgetting neatly encapsulates much of choreographer Liz Roche’s output. As a craftswoman, her seductive choreography has always centred on the…

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The Smell of Want

The Smell of Want

You are what you pay when it comes to theatre seats: whether scrimping to afford a squinty seat in the gods, or splashing out so…

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Fanfare and Bell

Fanfare and Bell

With a title like Fanfare , some kind of bombastic opening to this year’s Dublin Dance Festival might have been expected, but Jodi Melnick’s choreography…

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Quixoteland and By Singing Light

Quixoteland and By Singing Light

Now here’s a welcome antidote to all that dreary scab-picking, Black Swan neurosis. In Quixoteland , the National Dance Company of Wales celebrates the conventions…

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Go along to a dance by choreographer John Scott on consecutive nights and chances are you’ll see different pieces. An admitted revisionist, he’s always fiddling…

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