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What to Watch

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The internet is full of wonderful dance performances. Each week, we will curate a list of highlights to help you dance your way through the lockdown, and out the other side!

Under 5 minutes

  1. Robbie Synge & Julie Cleves - Forest Floor
    Part of BBC Scotland's Now & Next series, Robbie and Julie use simple but ingenious designs to overcome physical access challenges. The duet at the end is particularly delightful.

Perfect for Families

  1. balletLORENT - Rumpelstiltskin
    This full length ballet is the last of the company’s trilogy of Brothers Grimm fairytales, following the award winning and critically acclaimed productions of Rapunzel and Snow White, and was filmed live at Northern Stage with support from digital commissioning body The Space.
    You can watch the whole production on YouTube, but first here is the trailer:

Feature Length

  1. New Movement Collective - Casting Traces
    First premiered in 2012, New Movement Collective's promenade piece was inspired by Paul Auster's seminal novel The New York Trilogy and set within an architect designed paper labyrinth.

Catch It While You Can

  1. Wilkie Branson - TOM
    Bboy and animator Wilkie Branson's TOM will be available to watch online from Friday 22 May on Sadler's Wells' Facebook and YouTube. Join the Facebook Event or subscribe to Sadler's Wells' YouTube channel for latest updates.
    Here's a trailer to wet your appetite:

Created in Quarantine

  1. Nederlands Dans Theater - #QUARANTINECREATION
    The dancers of Nederlands Dans Theater have a simple message: stay home and keep dancing. This short creation was made in the dancers own homes which means not only is the dance sublime, but we get to see their living rooms!