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BPREVIEW: Leviathan @ mac 17-18.03.17 / Steve Tanner

BREVIEW: Leviathan @ mac 24.02.17

    Words by Lucy Mounfield / Production shots by Steve Tanner If you haven’t read Moby Dick, don’t be afraid. James Wilton‘s re-imagining of Hermann Melville’s 720 page epic novel needs no prior knowledge of the story – Captain Ahab’s long and tortuous journey to capture the eponymous great white whale. Contemporary dance has often struggled to master […]

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INTERVIEW: Rosie Kay / Brian Slater

INTERVIEW: Rosie Kay

    Words by Helen Knott / Profile pic by Tim Cross, production shots by Brian J Slater  When I catch up with Rosie Kay – artistic director and choreographer of Birmingham-based Rosie Kay Dance Company (RKDC) – it’s January and she is in the middle of running through her new show MK ULTRA. Patiently explaining the […]

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BE Festival 21st - 25th June 2016

BPREVIEW: BE Festival @ REP 21-25.06

Words by Ed King With absurdly pertinent timing, BE Festival throws open the doors of the Birmingham REP for its seventh year – bringing Birmingham just under a week’s worth of ‘head spinning performances from Europe’s four corners’. Held from 21st – 25th June, the festival’s week long tickets are priced at £100 (£60 without dinner) […]

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