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Danza! #5 Comes Alive

Transported from the set of Space 1999 or UFO the bobbed wigs and shimmery neck pieces, gave the The Others a mysterious sci-fi dream quality. Filing on to the Fruit stage to the euphoric sounds of ‘Hong Kong’ by Mauro Picotto, the movement is punctuated by poses held like silhouettes, morphing into something more fluid and rhythmic.  Continue reading

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Fifth Year For Danza!

Danza! is back 26th November for its fifth year, bringing small-scale dance performance to the intimate and laid-back setting of Hull’s Fruit Space. 

danza poster 2015Danza! was set up in 2011 by dance artist and choreographer Jo Ashbridge in order to provide an alternative to the large-scale dance productions at the city’s Hull Truck Theatre.

Tickets For Danza! Here

It has grown each year in terms of size, quality and engagement, and always incorporates a participatory element for local dancers in the form of a choreography project led by Jo herself. This year that will be inspired by a summer project held by Hull Dance, who also support the event as part of their wider programme of activities, that saw world renowned choreographer Lea Anderson create a piece locally for performance at the Freedom Festival. Continue reading

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Salacious Live Alternative Performance Winner Announced

Once in a while it is good to get out of the city and once in a while, it is good to move. I managed both by attending #Slapmoves 2015 organised by SLAP or SALACIOUS LIVE ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE (best acronym ever) at The Guildhall in York.  Continue reading

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