Dance world and opinions is a tricky balancing act when we invest ourselves in the work we make and somewhere in the creative and production process, our egos mistake the work we make for us.
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So I've written a blog post about criticism but I just don't have the heart to post it as theatres shut down and people board up their windows and stock up their fridges for another night of wildness. So what is relevant? Is this another catalyst for Great Art? I bloody hope not. I want to get back to work rather than be sent home.
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Reporting from a massive Saturday at the National Dance Forum in Melbourne.
Ooh, commentary on some Olivier Award bashing from Judith Mackrell.
Ladies and lads, there was a time when Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker wasn't so hot.
We are almost at the end of the surreal time of festivities and laziness, when you can use the season as an excuse for almost anything, this will soon be over and the harshness of this fair month of January, with all its reality and resolve for the new year 2011 will set in. We thought we would look back over the past year and find some trends of 2010 on the BELLYBLOG
A little more on the story, if you're bothered - I kind of was. If the big bad dance critic is so intrigued by the fact that the body in ballet is NOT irrelevant, then why not talk about why that is and what it means in the twentyfuckingfirstcentury?
Some musings (ranting) on the dance reviews in the Evening Standard. Yes, that are over-produced paper that litters our trains with papers that are most likely not recycled.
Noting a difference of opinion between critics and dancers.