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MY PLACEMENT AT DANCE UMBRELLA

I graduated from the University of Chichester last summer and my work placement during the 2014 Dance Umbrella festival

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INTERPRETIVE DANCE

I love watching dance. Other than basic ballet as a child, a stab at tap for a while which my brothers found highly amusing as

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REVIEW: DOUBLE BILL: OURS/GIVE ME A REASON TO LIVE

An astonishing combination of works was shown on Saturday evening at the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells Theatre

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REFLECTION ON AH/HA / LISBETH GRUWEZ

A tableau of 5 motionless dancers are set on a wave of billiard green carpet, curving up against the wall

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BODY MOVEMENT AND BRAIN DEVELOPMENT FOR BABIES

Until approximately seven years of age, the right hemisphere [of the brain] is slightly ahead of the left in its development

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REVIEWS: EXIT/EXIST / GREGORY MAQOMA AND VUYANI DANCE THEATRE

This was the imaginative story of Gregory Maqoma’s ancestor Chief Maqoma, losing his land and cattle to the British, then imprisoned on the infamous Robben Island where he later died.

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GLIDE, FREEDOM, WORK – MEET LE PATIN LIBRE

We are looking forward to seeing one of the stars of Dance Umbrella 2014; the skating collective Le Patin Libre, out on the ice at Somerset House this January as they return with their award winning show Vertical.

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PERSONALITY AND PLAYFULNESS

Maisie Sadgrove, a member of the Next Choreography Group from Siobhan Davies Dance, reflects on seeing Le Patin Libre’s show Vertical at Somerset House

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BHATTMAN’S TALES

Little did I know, but I had been a producer since the age of 23, in fact, an Executive Producer. When I started work in contemporary dance and people gave me the title ‘Producer’ at first I found it a difficult title. One I did not embrace quickly.

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