International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016 has put a callout for proposals of work to be performed in ‘Outdoor Places or Unusual Spaces’ (OPUS) for the 2016 edition of the festival. To see full details go to the full brief on the DanceXchange site: http://www.dancexchange.org.uk/about/commissions-auditions IDFB is inviting professionals to submit a great idea and concept for a new … [Read more…]
We are all very excited to tell you about the return of the International Dance Festival Birmingham 2014! You will be able to experience a range of performances from ballet to large non-choreographed social dances. With so many brilliant performances to talk about, the following will just be a selection of my top picks for 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.
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…]
As you’ll have guessed from the title, DanceXchange‘s Autumn schedule has been announced. It kicks off on 24 September with Rosie Kay Dance Company’s ‘Double Points: K & Supernova‘ which were featured in the International Dance Festival Birmingham back in May. The rest of the season features: 9 and 10 October, Jasmin Vardimon Company – … [Read more…]