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Men in tights play it for laughs – but always keep the dancing on point

Despite the hilarity, this all-male ballet troupe are technically brilliant By MORAG PHILLIPS LES BALLETS Trockadero de Monte Carlo, are an all male dance company who perform...

Swan Lake’s muscular makeover is a rippling five star triumph

Male swans are magnificent, alluring - and utterly terrifying By MORAG PHILLIPS NO-ONE seeing this spectacular production for the first time, can be prepared for the sheer...

DANCE – Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance “a privilege to witness”

BY MORAG PHILLIPS We are indeed fortunate to be allowed a glimpse into this mystical and ancient world. From the moment two turmeric robed monks walk...

MUSIC/ DANCE – Alba Flamenco – a raw frenzy of music and movement

BY MORAG  PHILLIPS   The roots of Flamenco most definitely originate from Andalusia region of Southern Spain. It’s a fertile fusion between guitar, singing, and dance, accompanied...

DANCE – “Stunning” performance, Dance Japan blends jazz and tradition

BY MORAG PHILLIPS YOSHITAKA SUZUKI has stunning stage presence.  He hails from Akita City. The prefecture of Akita is to the North West on Japans main island of...

DANCE – Rootless is an integration of tradition and culture

BY MORAG PHILLIPS Rootless is a cultural exploration breaking the Myth that the apple does not fall far from the tree. This spectacular performance is well worth...

DANCE/ PHYSICAL THEATRE – A Life on the Silk Road is an epic journey… that takes too long

BY MORAG PHILLIPS   A Life on the Silk Road tells the epic tale of ZangQian; a royal envoy/politician who was sent by the Emperor Wadi to...

DANCE/ PHYSICAL THEATRE – She-wolves, an astounding performance by a true queen

BY MORAG PHILLIPS   LAURA CARELESS is a performer who catches you in her grip for the entirety of her show. She does it through the powerful...

DANCE – XENOS tells a forgotten truth of WW1

BY MORAG PHILLIPS What does XENOS mean I hear the man in the audience ask. It is a Greek word meaning among other things stranger or...

DANCE – Love Cycle Chapter Two agitates and enthralls

BY MORAG PHILLIPS Having already been to see Love Cycle OCD and gasping to see more of this innovative and soul scratching choreography, I had no...

DANCE – Love Cycle OCD is disturbing, compulsive and uninhibited

BY MORAG PHILLIPS   Love Cycle OCD, is one of two works at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival brought to us by choreographer SHARON EYAL and multi-media designer...

THEATRE – Hocus Pocus means magic!

BY MORAG PHILLIPS   Phillipe Saire is a Lausanne based choreographer and has created over 30 productions in a long and productive career.  In Hocus Pocus, along...

MUSICAL THEATRE – An ‘uplifting’ and ‘feel-good’ trip down the yellow-brick-road

BY MORAG PHILLIPS I was really looking forward to going to watch this show, and I was not disappointed. This is Tribe Porty Youth Theatre’s eighth...

Dome Nights is a trip of audio-visual delight

BY MORAG PHILLIPS Dome Nights was one of the most relaxing 45 minutes I have had in a long time. This experience was a zephyr of...

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