Writing about the Female Choreographers’ Collective performance in October whetted my curiosity as to what might be discernible differences between the work of female and male choreographers; I approached other performances viewed recently with my antennae thus attuned…

To the Old Fire Station on 20th October to see Cecilia MacFarlane’s reflection on the tragic accidental death of her son “I’ll leave you to yourself then…”.  A small, pugnacious figure with cropped white hair, Cecilia began encased in a fragile egg of white mesh with blood red ribbons, painfully hatching, her face contorted as she slowly emerged.  (more…)

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Dead Man Dancing and other Tales is a collection of three pieces created by Anamorphic.  Formed at the beginning of 2012, AnaMorphic is the love child of Emma Webb and Georgina Dean.  Simultaneously based in Oxford, Amsterdam and south Poland, the aims of the company are to make work that straddles not only the borders of geographical location but also those of dance, theatre and live art. (more…)