First thing to say Hull Dance Prize is never boring; whether it’s exploding water melons, blinding tech; audience participatory ballet class; a fresh choreographic language with all the feels. Weds 14th Nov saw the 5th Hull Dance Choreographic Prize taking place on the big stage at Hull Truck. Continue reading
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(Post delayed but I’m a completist so couldn’t just leave unpublished) Hull Dance Prize 2017 happened. No really it did, last Saturday inside Hull Truck, an esteemed panel deliberated until announcing the winner Grim Visions. Continue reading
Hull Dance Prize presented by Hull Dance, has established itself as a regular feature on the city’s cultural calendar. For its third outing, the annual dance competition, moved from the Studio Theatre to the Main House at Hull Truck Theatre, reflecting the growth in popularity and increased visibility of dance in the city. Continue reading
Hull Dance Prize made a welcome return to the cultural calendar on Thursday 22 October. Despite the two year hiatus, the audience packed out the studio theatre at Hull Truck again. I estimate the event could have been sold twice over, due to the amount of people still wanting tickets.
The four companies competing for the cash prize of £2,500 differed in number with a trio, a duet, a quartet and a solo performer. Each piece was very different in approach, content and tone. Continue reading