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Blending hip hop dance with the intricate and dynamic movement for which the company is renowned. The show highlights the internal pressures we place on ourselves that can often lead to distorted thinking, low self-esteem and vulnerability. Accompanied by powerful spoken word Reflections takes you on a journey exploring the highs and lows of mental health.
Brendan Cole adds the international flavour to BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Sassy and sexy, Brendan is a charismatic performer, his choreography has a touch of genius, and his bold exchanges with the Strictly judges makes for great viewing.
Leviathan follows Ahab, a ship captain hell-bent on capturing the white whale: Moby Dick, a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea itself, yet serene and beautiful beyond all imagining. Ahab's crew is drawn into the unhinged charisma of their captain, blindly following him on his perilous adventure towards almost certain destruction.
Karen and Kevin are now established as one of BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing most popular dance couples. Karen has appeared in four series of TV's most watched programme, partnering Nicky Byrne from Westlife, "Hairy Biker" Dave Myers, reached the final with Mark Wright before stealing the show on the last series with Jeremy Vine. Kevin set a new Strictly record on the last series by becoming the first professional ever to reach the final for three consecutive years. After making a spectacular debut with Breakfast News presenter Susanna Reid, he went on to make finals with popstar Frankie Bridge and recently Eastenders actress Kellie Bright.
Welcome the Year of the Rooster and come and see this spectacular show of Chinese dance and acrobatics! The Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University is delighted to host this amazing performance to celebrate Chinese New Year. A team of performers showcase a range of Chinese performing arts, from the exciting Lion Dance to the daring stunts of Chinese acrobats. As well as traditional Chinese dance and an energetic kung fu performance, there will be a skilled puppeteer carrying out the dazzling art of face-changing, or bianlian, which involves changing masks at lightning speed.
The Infernal Galop - A French dance with English subtitles - This is France as seen by the uptight English imagination, with all the traditional clich?s joyously paraded for our entertainment and climaxing in Offenbach's inevitable Can-Can! Town and Country - Lie back and think of England.. Moving and hilarious, this heartfelt pastiche explores notions of national character from a bygone era through the evocative music of Edward Elgar, Noel Coward and Percy Grainger, amongst others. Spitfire - An advertisement divertissement: A celebration of male vanity and an affectionate comment on the preening grandeur of the danseur noble, it places Perrot's Pas De Quatre (originally made as a kind of 'diva-off' for the four leading ballerina's of the 19th Century) in the world of men's mail order underwear advertising. Watch with Mother - Seen but not heard? - Conkers, Hopscotch, Doctors & Nurses; Children's games can be all-consuming, competitive and sometimes cruel. Based on Joyce Grenfell's famous "Nursery School" sketches ("George... Don't do that") and set to Percy Grainger's own piano compositions and arrangements of Bach and Faure, this 1991 piece has not been seen for nearly 25 years.
This year's secial Festival commission features some of Oxford's new and emerging artists with brand new work.
#BlackLivesMatter, juxtapose historical with modern day resistance and protest from a Black perspective, asking ?What have we learned from the past?' Working with choreographer Bawren Tavaziva (Tavaziva Dance), the piece fuses dance with the spoken word of Euton Daley creating a pulsing protest-style dance theatre piece. Critically acclaimed choreographer Richard Chappell's new duet East Coker matches a score by Samuel Hall of piano, cello and T S Elliot's words with a combination of classical ballet, martial arts, contemporary dance and improvisation. KAIHO// the state in between is a collaboration between physical theatre comp[any Justice in Motion and Finnish Tango band Uusikuu, Through contemporary dance and vintage live music it examines the experiences and cultural identities of expat women over the past century.
The My First Ballet series brings young audiences their first taste of ballet through the magic of fairy tales, captivating music and beautiful dance. The ballets feature graduating dancers of outstanding potential from English National Ballet School in performances produced by English National Ballet.
Britain's biggest and most exciting touring dance company who often tour two programmes at a time. Dancing to a mixture of musical styles they provide enormously watchable evenings.
Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. The ?Remembering Fred Tour' will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment supported by special appearances from various celebrity guests. Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette will be performing steps and turns from the golden age of Hollywood's most celebrated dance routines. Audiences will hear from famous Fred fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield who will share stories of how the screen icon touched their lives and discuss what made him so special. Remembering Fred will feature songs such as They Can't Take That Away From Me, Night & Day, S'Wonderful, Cheek To Cheek, Puttin' On The Ritz, Let's Face The Music & Dance, The Way You Look Tonight, Top Hat, White Tie & Tail and many others.
Contemporary dance. Richard Alston, Artistic Director of The Place, the UK's leading centre for contemporary dance, is internationally recognised as one of the most influential and inspiring choreographers in British dance.
Springs Dance Company is one of the UK’s longest established contemporary dance companies, founded in 1979 and is at the forefront of professional Christian dance.
A family dance show exploding with energy, surprises and giggles. Once upon a time in a grey, colourless world, someone is scribbling. Fiollow our brave young heroine as she leaps, splatters, swirls, boogies and paints her world into a brighter place. Can our imaginative young artist vanquish the mighty shadow of greed?