Hitlist - the best Festival dance
This article is from 2007.
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).