Tag Archives: Modern dance

Preview: Translunar Paradise, Barbican, 17-21 Jan 2012

Even by our standards, our trip to the Edinburgh festival was a little ridiculous.  We arrived on Friday afternoon, and by Sunday afternoon had seen 19 of the 22 shows we had booked.  (We would have seen 21 of them, … Continue reading

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Review: Political Mother by Hofesh Shechter, Sadler’s Wells, 15 July 2011

Hofesh Shechter is a rock star.  I mean this kind of literally.  A fierce drummer by background, he excels at yelling incoherent lyrics at a crowd standing hypnotized in adulation, like fans listening to a ballad at a rock concert. … Continue reading

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Review: The Most Incredible Thing, Sadler’s Wells, 26 March 2011

Before we start, a brief aside: as we settled into the Dress Circle, we became aware of a collective sway of attention towards the left-most edge of our bank of seats.  Once upon a time, the mass spotting of a … Continue reading

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