Six Summer Saturdays Birmingham Hippodrome’s season of street theatre and performance continues tomorrow with 6 acts popping up in a variety of locations around the city centre. The Reds (Natural Theatre Company) will be roaming around, The Princess & The Maharaja (Nutkhut) will perform on New Street, while Turbo Jonez (Reckless Invention, @turbojonez) will be … [Read more…]
Crisis Skylight Birmingham Crisis Skylight is the education scheme of the homelessness charity Crisis. Working in hostels & community spaces it engages with the homeless using arts classes & creative courses. The results of some of this work is currently being exhibited at St. Martin’s Church. Running from the 4th to the 30th August the … [Read more…]
It was a close run thing but, having been excited about it for a while, I finally got the chance to get down to Victoria Sq on Saturday night for the final performance of Wings of Desire, the big, public, outdoor show as part of International Dance Festival Birmingham 2012. It was good too – … [Read more…]
Via a tweet from Shaun McLernon. It’s part of the preparations for Wings of Desire, the big outdoor dance/visual spectacular as part of International Dance Festival Birmingham. Happening in Victoria Sq tonight and running until Saturday. It’s free and I bet it’ll be ace.
Encompass is an online project encouraging people to upload films of themsleves dancing, with dance tutorials in various styles created by professional dance artists. Some of the submissions will be used in: a 360 degree dance film performance in a huge digital igloo, which will take place on 19-21 July 2012 There are all sorts of other aspects … [Read more…]
Because nothing says ‘I went to a thing’ quite like a blurry photo. The chap on stage is very probably Stuart Griffiths, Hippodrome Chief Exec and Co-Artistic Director of International Dance Festival Birmingham, announcing the launch of that very same festival. There’s plenty of good stuff on over the next little while. There’s the free Breathe … [Read more…]
This is just damn slinky. Take Five studio rehearsals – Two Step from Rob Lindsay. It’s part of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s triple bill as part of IDFB, a festival I’m very much looking forward to, in case I hadn’t mentioned it already.
This pic showed up on the Facebook Page for International Dance Festival Birmingham last week. On the left: David Massingham, Artistic Director of DanceXchange and co-director of IDFB. On the right: Goldie. It’s for Wings of Desire, a big outdoor spectacular that’s taking place in Victoria Sq in mid-May, that will also feature: 2 Faced … [Read more…]