Nitty Gritty

I like grit. Something I realised when watching Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet on Tuesday. I admired the dancers’ technical ability, clean lines and characterisation of the roles, but for me it was all a bit too nice. Nice being a word, that I don’t particularly like to use, because when you describe something as being … Continue reading Nitty Gritty

The Great Gatsby- Northern Ballet Theatre| Saturday 4th May 2013

I have always enjoyed watching Northern Ballet. They have a certain accessibility to their work which I find entirely refreshing- sort of an amalgamation of Royal Ballet and Matthew Bourne that makes for highly theatrical, yet beautifully choreographed works. This is also what I think makes their work much more popular for those not involved in the dance … Continue reading The Great Gatsby- Northern Ballet Theatre| Saturday 4th May 2013