The Great Gatsby – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/aqWJzYFZoxg Choreography & Direction by David Nixon OBE Music by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett OBE ★★★ The glint of green light across the waterfront – a spectre of hope, curiosity, and the nightmare of A-Level English students up and down the country. F.Scott Fitzgerald’s novel of concealment and life-balancing ironies is the perfect ballet in … Continue reading The Great Gatsby – Festival Theatre

Hairspray – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman Directed by Paul Kerryson ★★★★ The flasher down the street, rats around your feet and the friendly bum on his barstool - you’d be forgiven for mistaking the bright and shimmering era of the sixties in Baltimore for the streets of … Continue reading Hairspray – Edinburgh Playhouse

Weight/Wait – Swindon Dance

https://youtu.be/u1TYPXdqcd0 Created by Caldonia Walton & Kathy Richardson Filmed by Barney White/Quiet Eye Film ★★★★ Decades. Centuries. A Millennia of scholars, scientific endeavour, and academic study – and still, the exploration of mental, emotional, and physical ‘weight’ we carry within our thoughts, a bellowing internal spectral voice on our bodily autonomy is still something we … Continue reading Weight/Wait – Swindon Dance

Short & Sweet – The Studio

Created by Eleanor Perry & Daniel Hay-Gordon ★★★★ Cobbling together as varied and enriched a style as they can muster, duo Eleanor Perry (Tight) and Daniel Hay-Gordon (Thick) combine an arrangement of queer culture, design, mime, choreography and heaping of dramatic inspiration into this mixed arrangement of short pieces. Seven. To be exact. Though unfortunately … Continue reading Short & Sweet – The Studio

Eat Me – Manipulate Festival

Originally conceived by Eszter Marsalko, Isy Sharman and Claire Eliza Willoughby Devised and Performed by Ian Cameron, Isy Sharman and Claire Eliza Willoughby ★★★ Frozen, out of time, slipping on the wet cobbles beneath in her loud dress without any shoes – Prey lays there with the snaps of cold water flushing her face. Nothing … Continue reading Eat Me – Manipulate Festival