Hitlist - the best Festival dance

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  • 23 August 2007

This article is from 2007

Hitlist - the best Festival dance


Ballerina Who Loves A B-Boy The finest Korean breakdancers in town – treat yourself to headspins, streetdance and a wee bit of ballet in this five star show. clubWEST@Hilton, 0772 028 5550, 7.45pm, until 24 Aug, £12 (£9).

Trisha Brown Dance Company A triple bill of seminal works from the queen of American postmodern dance. Edinburgh Playhouse, 473 2000, 24–26 Aug, 7.30pm, £8–£28.

Into The Hoods
London’s Zoo Nation are back at the Fringe for another helping of hilarious five star hip hop dance theatre. Truly unmissable. Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 27 Aug, 7.30pm, £15.50–£19.50 (£13.50–£15.50).

Tap Olé Entertaining mix of tap dance and classical Spanish guitar from this hugely talented foursome. C, Chambers Street, 0845 260 1234, until 27 Aug, 5.15pm, £8.50–£10.50 (£5.50–£9.50).

Six Women Standing In Front Of A White Wall Performance art to touch your heart and gladden your spirit, from Australia’s Little Dove Theatre Art. C soco, 0845 260 1234, until 27 Aug, 1pm & 6pm, £5.50–£6.50 (£4.50–£5.50).

Méli Mélo II High camp meets technically skilled dancing in this fun show that parodies everything from ballet to ice dance. Assembly Universal Arts, 623 3030, until 27 Aug, 10.15pm, £12–£13 (£10–£11).

Nijinsky’s Last Dance Not strictly a dance show, but for all those with an interest in ballet, this award-winning one-man play takes you inside the troubled psyche of the legendary Vaslav Nijinsky. Assembly@Hill Street Theatre, 623 3030, until 27 Aug, 3.10pm, £9 (£7).

ZooNation - Into the Hoods

An urban fairy tale from ZooNation choreographer Kate Prince, loosely based on Stephen Sondheim's revolutionist musical 'Into the Woods'. 'Part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2007'

Trisha Brown Dance Company

Featuring three works by different composers, this programme promises to live up to Brown's reputation for pushing boundaries in dance. Enjoy music and movement working together in 'Set and Reset,' 'Canto/Pianto' and 'Present Tense.' 'Part of the Edinburgh International Festival 2007'

Tap Ole

  • 4 stars

Uniquely Spanish approach to dance from a company who fuse virtuoso flamenco guitar with the elegance of tap.

Meli Melo II

  • 4 stars

Parisian dance troupe The Chicos Mambos parody the dance world from within, with expert knowledge. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'

Six Women Standing in Front of a White Wall

  • 5 stars

Moving performance installation - a beautiful concept and a cast of pure talent. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

Ballerina Who Loves a B-Boy

  • 5 stars

If you see just one Korean breakdance show this year... 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

Nijinsky's Last Jump

Award-winning two man dance theatre piece that takes you inside the troubled psyche of legendary dancer and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky.

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