Interview Image Credit: Loredana Denicola

The Sissy’s Progress: Nando Messias

Nando Messias’ work straddles performance art, dance and theatre. His performances combine beautiful images with a fierce critique of gender, visibility and violence. He has Read more >

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Lucy Suggate: PILGRIM

I arrived quite late to Siobhan Davies Dance’s Next Choreography Festival. The festival was comprised of an all-day event curated by dancer artist Charlotte Spencer Read more >

Blog Image credit: Alexandre Jaeger Vendruscolo []; front cover of BELLYFLOP's 'The Pop Issue', Spring 2011 [].

Critiquing Criticism

Dawn musings on contemporary dance criticism and my desire to restoke the BELLYFLOP fire.

Dávid Somló / Dog Kennel Hill Project: Mandala / Our True Feelings

Mandala by Dávid Somló Go look up the wikipedia page for further detail about the title. Wikipedia rationalises and taxonomizes the information in a digestible form, Read more >


“What if I’m actually one of many feminists on the pole? Does that mean I can be listened to yet? Or still spoken for?”

Celebrate and demonstrate: An organised dancers’ presence at May Day 2016

This Sunday 1 May dancers will be out in force demonstrating at London’s May Day Rally.

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: “como el musguito en la piedra, ay si, si si (Like moss on a stone)

Refusing to hide in the toilets, I gingerly walk around the packed auditorium of Sadlers Wells. It’s the first night of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch’s Read more >

RL/P: At One Point

RL/P is a duo made up of performance artist Jonathan Rogerson and director/performer Nohar Lazarovich. They strive to make work that operates in the liminal Read more >