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Terra Incognita – Temper Theatre – 4****

August 22, 2016 |

Climate change is a serious issue. Terra Incognita is a serious piece of dance theatre about climate change. In one of the most powerful dance performances I have seen at the Fringe, Temper Theatre explore the relationship between humankind and … Read More

Whiteout – Barrowland Ballet – 4****

August 22, 2016 |

Whiteout is an interesting piece of dance theatre, exploring the possibilities and problems of inter-racial relationships. The choreographer, Natasha Gilmore, has based much of the story on her own experiences. Six dancers – 3 male, 3 female, explore mixed race … Read More

Linger – Eriu Dance Company – 4****

August 10, 2016 |

Choreographed by the ex-Riverdance principal dancer Breandán de Gallaí, Lïnger is a work in which contemporary Irish stepdance is used by two male dancers to tell a story of gay masculinity, desire and suppressed emotion. The duet conveys powerful emotions … Read More

Dieser Ort – International Collegiate Theatre Festival – 3***

August 8, 2016 |

Dieser Ort is being shown as part of the International Collegiate Theatre Festival. It is performed by a company of 16 young dancers.

The premise of the show is an exploration of identity in a sea of uniformity. The dancers … Read More

Taiwan Season – The Sacrifice of Roaring – Hsu Chen Wei Production Dance Company – 3***

August 8, 2016 |

THE Sacrifice of Roaring is being shown as part of the Fringe’s Taiwan Season. The Hsu Chen Wei Production Dance Company present a contemporary dance performance inspired by Taiwanese rituals related to mortality and resurrection.

The performance begins with a … Read More