Category Archive: Dance Journalism

Kim and David Benitez

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Kim and David Benitez performing tango for Sadler’s Wells Dance Club in 2008 I wanted to hear what Kim had to say of her memories of Gene Kelly because they have something interesting… Continue reading

Tommy Franzén

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Tommy Franzén at the Make Dance App Launch in 2011 I also interviewed Tommy Franzén about his memories and impressions of Gene Kelly. We also chatted briefly about his rehearsals for Some Like… Continue reading

Interview with Mark Short

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Mark Short teaching Thriller at Dancesation Expo 2012 One of the pieces of work I’ve recently done for Dance Today is to gather a set of quotes to go with a piece on… Continue reading

Jose of Circolombia at More London, Mayors Thames Festival

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  Jose of Circolombia at More London, Mayors Thames Festival It’s hot here. Was so happy with this shot I had to share it quickly. Back to work now 🙂  

Enticing Bharatanatyam

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Anusha Subramanyam dances the story of her the heroine’s work to persuade her reluctant friend to represent her case to Muruga (The Lord of the Hills) in the hope he will come to… Continue reading

Dancing Valour at Arts in Parliament

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There was a huge amount going on in this piece; Rasa Abhinaya which made it a pleasure to watch but rather more challenging to photograph. Danced at the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster… Continue reading

Tarana at Arts in Parliament

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This fast paced piece, performed by Triveni Dance Company, closed the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster Hall. I decided to include the whole troupe in this shot and tried to use motion blur… Continue reading

Tobago’s London Celebration: 50 Years of Independence

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Part of tonight’s celebration of Independence was a lesson in Carnival dancing, in preparation for Notting Hill Carnival this weekend. These two ladies were our teachers. The second portrait shows the dancer resting… Continue reading

Dancers of the UWI Dance Ensemble

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The UWI (University of the West Indies) Dance Ensemble gave a lively and balletic performance at the Tricycle Theatre in London. What a great time to be in London! I’m almost regretting going… Continue reading

al fresco fun

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This couple (Lemington Ridley and Lorcan Mullany) were fantastically expressive dancers, swapping lead and follow so seamlessly and dancing with such musicality it was difficult to focus on other dancers at the event.… Continue reading