Apr
13

At the Heart of Things

At the Heart of Things is a dance-puppetry performance inspired by Oscar Wilde’s book De Profundis, that dives into female sexuality, queer identity and homophobia. In a dystopian world where growing fear takes centre stage, two young women Lilly and Nina are dancing in a nightclub. When a gunman opens fire, nothing will be the same again. Lilly tries to make sense in a senseless world. What does it mean to be […]

Mar
29

Bailamos Opa!

With Dance Guru to the Stars Aliki Mbakoyianni When an ex-star dancer and wildly successful dance guru begins to feel like an ageing has-been, she decides to take to the stage and reclaim the limelight in a different way. Greek-Argentine global nomad, political activist and single-lady-again Aliki Mbakoyianni has a message for every dance body via a reflection on her own star-studded life. Journalist, author and playwright Lorna V is an amateur dancer who […]

Apr
13

Twelfth Night

Bubbling with energy and youthfulness, this actor-muso production of ‘Twelfth Night’ is a playful take on the cross-dressing comedy. Original Impact return to the Blue Elephant with one of Shakespeare’s most popular and enduring plays following the sell-out success of ‘A Working Title’ last year. Director: Sam Dustan Cast: Katie Turner, Andi Jashari, Dinos Psychogios, Eve Niker, James Morley, Joshua Jewkes, Sian Eleanor Green, Timothy Weston, Alexandria Anfield (Dinos was […]

Nov
29

CANDID

Greek choreographers Tania Batzoglou and Vanio Papadelli present CANDID at Blue Elephant Theatre on the 14th December at 8.00pm. Batzoglou and Papadelli both grew up in Athens, Greece, and began their dance training there at Theatro Technis Drama School and Odeion Athinon Drama School, respectively. After moving to London, Batzoglou studied Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where she earned her MA Drama Movement Therapy and Practice Based PhD. […]

Oct
25

Mirrored, me?

Greek choreographer Anastasia Papaeleftheriadou has choreographed ‘Mirrored, me?’ being performed at Blue Elephant Theatre on the 4th and 5th November at 8.00pm. Anastasia grew up in Northern Greece, near to Thessaloniki, and it was here she first started to learn to dance. In moving to the UK she went on to study at Kensington and Chelsea College, Lewisham College and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Alongside her dance training, […]

Mar
31

The Bacchae, by Lazarus Theatre Company

A man is just a man, unless that man is God. A wanderer returns, driving the people of the city into a ferocious and liberating sexual frenzy. His actions excite, his message thrills, but his mission is revenge. Euripides’ hedonistic and uncompromising final play comes to the stage in an all-new, devised, ensemble production. Through the use of spoken word, movement and music, this electrifying new production examines belief, sexuality […]