Category : Dance

Phoenix Dance Theatre Review

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Phoenix Dance Theatre is a key company for contemporary dance in the North, a Leeds-founded organisation that I truly believe more students should know about and enjoy. I got the pleasure of seeing their home showcase at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre, an annual event that brings together their … Read More

Leeds 2023: a cultural loss by popular vote

12 months ago / 0 comments

After 4 years of hard work, a million pounds worth of investment, and the submission of ideas by hundreds of residents, Leeds has been dealt a devastating blow.  It’s aspirations of becoming European Capital of Culture in 2023, along with those of Belfast, Dundee, Milton Keynes and Nottingham, lie in … Read More

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

One of our online editors visited West Yorkshire Playhouse this week to see Northern Ballet’s sensational production of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. As I sat in anticipation in the audience of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Quarry Theatre on Tuesday night, I was overcome with two emotions: excitement and concern. … Read More

Opening night – LUU’s ‘Once Upon a Dance’

2 years ago / 0 comments

LUU’s annual dance show is a chance for Leeds’ numerous dance societies to come together, to showcase their undeniable talents, and to tell a story through dance. The night has been billed as one of ‘fairytale and wonder’, and with months of hard work put in (and countless degrees neglected) … Read More

Yorkshire Dance’s Live Bites presents five dances, each with a unique voice

4 years ago / 0 comments

The north of England is perhaps one of the best places to see original and creative contemporary dance, with new takes on old classics and new creations being showcased regularly. So, upon hearing that Yorkshire dance has launched a new initiative called ‘Friday Firsts’ I was excited at the prospect … Read More

Art | Light Night Leeds – Digital Narcassus is interactive, effortless and beautiful

4 years ago / 0 comments

Image: I’ve been a fan of dance ever since I was a little girl, admiring the elegance, the flaw, the whole beauty of a performer. When I heard of the Digital Narcissus performance showing at Stage@Leeds as part of the Leeds Light Night culture show my excitement was uncontainable. … Read More