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Verve 14 – The Lowry, Salford

Northern School of Contemporary Dance - Verve

Artistic Director: Gianluca Vincentini Choreography: Lea Anderson, Gemma Nixon & Jonathan Goddard, Ben Duke, Jamaal Burkmar Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Verve is the postgraduate performance company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, based in Leeds. The annual Verve tour gives the pick of the new crop of graduates the opportunity to tour as a professional company, as well as work ...

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Company Chameleon: Pictures We Make – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4.5] The World Premiere of Pictures We Make, featuring two new pieces of work by Manchester's favourite dance (and Lowry resident) company Company Chameleon, marks a significant step in their story. Firstly they have expanded from the well-established duo of joint Artistic Directors Anthony Missen and Kevin Edward Turner to a quartet, adding two new dancers in ...

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The Place Prize Semifinal 4 – The Place, London

Reviewer: Chantal Guevara [rating:2.5] And so it's over. After many months of buildup, sixteen works and eight performances, the suspense is over and we now know which four works will be competing in the Place Prize finals in April 2013. But let's not get ahead of ourselves: tonight was about the final four companies competing, and about a grand finale ...

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Season of New Choreography: Rambert Dance Company – South Bank Centre, London

Reviewer: Chantal Guevara [rating:3] All good things must come to an end, and in the case of the latest edition of Rambert Dance Company's Season of New Choreography, it was Jonathan Goddard's and Gemma Nixon's time with Rambert, as they look to their futures as a choreographers and dancers with and beyond New Movement Collective. Looking to Rambert's future too, ...

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Spring Loaded – Goddard Nixon + Jose Agudo – The Place, London

Reviewer Lucinda Al-Zoghbi [rating:3.5] Silence, stillness, a spotlight on one man, Jose Agudo, for a solitary seventeen minutes. Although this is his first solo venture, Agudo has worked with the likes of Shobana Jeyasingh and Akram Khan, to name but a few, on which note Time/Dropper is very similar to Khan, actually. Very similar to Khan for the grounded, powerful, ...

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