Tag Archive: Spanish dance

Unexpected Galván: guest review

An experiential account of the Israel Galván photocall performance of La Fiesta at Sadler’s Wells. Guest post by Kate V Coleman

Paco Peña on Patrias, The Artistic Process, Nationality and BREXIT

The full version of my Huffington Post interview with Paco Pena on his forthcoming production PATRIAS at Sadler’s Wells

Sara Baras and Voces, Suite Flamenca

A review of Sara Baras’ production Voces, Suite Flamenca and short rant about who was honouring whom. Sadler’s Wells Flamenco Festival 2016

Learning to dance in the rain

“Life is like learning to dance in the rain….” A beautiful dance image and inspirational quote by Vivian Greene <a href="”> Read More…

Ida Y Vuelta At España On Fire

“Who is that?” was the most repeated admiring whisper from tonight’s audience at Espana On Fire. Someone else told a friend that Lourdes Fernández Menayo outshone Álvaro Guarnido Muñoz at the Pena. That… Continue reading

Life is like dancing

If you like this quote and enjoy my blog please consider supporting me by buying my recent book ‘The Joy of Dance’. It includes many other inspirational quotes about and by dancers along… Continue reading

Darkness, stillness and dancing

This week’s inspirational dance quote by T.S. Eliot is “So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing”. The image is the final one from the 2015 Sadler’s Wells Flamenco Festival’s Gala Flamenco.

Making sense of change

Alan Wilson Watts was a philosopher, writer and teacher who was most famous for the way he Westernised Eastern philosophies. I chose his quote; “The only way to make sense out of change… Continue reading

Every day lost on which we have not danced…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by Friedrich Nietzche is; “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once”. It seems that Nietzche connected with the divine through… Continue reading

First Comes The Sweat…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by George Balanchine is; “First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you’re very lucky and have said your prayers”  Four Quartets it is considered to be… Continue reading