sat 20/01/2018

Les 7 Doigts, Peacock Theatre/ Cie Deborah Colker, touring | reviews, news & interviews

Les 7 Doigts, Peacock Theatre/ Cie Deborah Colker, touring

Les 7 Doigts, Peacock Theatre/ Cie Deborah Colker, touring

Mediocre circus and bad dance-theatre is what dance is coming to

Sleeping lovers upside-down: William Underwood and Heloise Bourgeois do succeed in creating theatrical fiction with their skills in 'Psy'SWT

As we look on the strictly dieting future that undoubtedly waits for the more esoteric arts after Thursday’s election, it’s evident that the dance landscape has already been blighted - and self-blighted, at that. Somewhere in the past few years a loss of confidence in dancing itself has allowed expressive and aesthetic exploration to become increasingly replaced by undemanding scenic gimmicks and numb circus derivations, subtle matters by dim clichés. My depressed thoughts after watching two of the middle scale shows that used to be common all over Britain and now are scarce as hens’ teeth.

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