Category Archive: Dancing a Message

Message in a Bottle – Strong Story of Our Times

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If the title Message in a Bottle makes you think of a Nicholas Sparks novel, think twice. This dance show has nothing to do with literature, but everything with the things going on in the world. It is inspired by the music of Sting. The title is taken from one of the songs in his repertoire: Message in a Bottle, sending out an S.O.S.

The Dying Swan: A profound workshop. I didn’t realise what I was getting myself into.

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I feel like I have to write what I experienced in a ballet class. I practiced Swan Lake and didn’t know what emotions it would trigger.

Bilbobasso: Amor at the Norwich Light Festival 2020

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Explosive and fire-loaded satirical view of marriage, at the Norwich Love Light Festival 2020 by the French Compagnie Bilbobasso.

Rehearsal at City Hall for the #1billionrising flashmob

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Another day of rest for me, so more OBR flashmob rehearsals for you. This time it’s the rehearsals we did at City Hall when it was still a secret venue. A good number… Continue reading

The last rehearsal for the #1billionrising flashmobs

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I’ve taken most of today off work, I’m hoping it’ll help me recover from the nasty cold that has developed. So, rather than process new images of the flashmob at City Hall, what… Continue reading

One Billion Rising: VDay flashmobs #1billionrising

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Today was hard. I had to get up at 6am to get everything done, which I only just managed, am fighting some kind of virus (have been for days) and felt really really… Continue reading

One Billion Rising! Join Us!

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Violence in any form is unacceptable. That against women can take many forms. From the insidious to the horribly blatant, it’s with us daily. It happens here in the UK as well as… Continue reading

One Billion Rising – Flashmob in 7 days

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One Billion Rising (OBR) is looking for people of all ages and abilities to take part in a dance flashmob on Valentine’s Day. I’ll be writing about it and the initiative (brainchild of… Continue reading

Ineluctable

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Both images: Tomorrow’s Men at Canary Wharf Time for a change. Every Monday I’m going to pick images that I think reflect an interesting sounding word, some of which I hope that you… Continue reading

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