Calm before the storm (hopefully) March is going to be a quiet month for the UAE, with only 4 venues offering theatre programm. The good news, the program includes shows for children and families, and also brings variety of genres. We would point out “The King Lear” (National Theatre screening) as the highlight for classical […]Read more "The 10 Dance and Theatre Events You Will Want to See in March Across Dubai"
After a slightly sleepy January, a month of February brings back life to the UAE stages. We are lucky – not like most of the audiences abroad – to be able to experience the performances live! They are shown under the strict COVID-19 precautions set by the government, so safe to enjoy! This month offers […]Read more "16 Dance and Theatre Events in February Across Dubai & Abu Dhabi, U.A.E."
By Vaida Wippermann Returning to The Junction in Alserkal Avenue from 22nd January to 20th March, 2021, with a record 120+ plays, Short+Sweet 2021 Dubai will be showcasing 10 minute plays written by remarkable writers from not only all over the world but also enthusiastic thespians from the local theatre community. DATE: 22nd January to […]Read more "Theatre Festival Short+Sweet Dubai kicks in this weekend for the 9th time!"
“Education is commodified. Art forms are commodified. Even spirituality is commodified and marketed. How then do we transcend from a transactional relationship to a deeper connection that the ‘guru-disciple’ relationship emulates?” In this edition, we look into the relationship between a teacher and a student in classical Indian dance tradition through a deeply personal and […]Read more "GURU"
HOMME ANIMAL by Nick Liestel | Sima Performing Arts | Dance JANUARY 15 & 16, 8.00PM | Tickets: 55aed This immersive performance by Liestal draws in elements of the earththrough a visceral choreographic experience. The audience becomeparticipatory in exploring the smells, fears and instincts of primalhuman nature. An atmosphere that indulges the experience of a […]Read more "HOMME ANIMAL by Nick Liestal"
Dubai and Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Happy New Year! We wish you and ourselves many exciting, exhilarating and thought-provoking performances in 2021! This monthly overview will help you to find live or online performance to visit in January in or via one of the UAE venues. We are publishing our overview later than usual (as our […]Read more "Dance and Theatre in January"
Dubai and Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Hello! This month, as we would expect it to, will add a festive family touch to the theater and dance program. December will have something to offer to young and old, families and singles. Artforall will be screening Christmas classics: “Nutcracker” and “Snowman” production – by prominent companies. The Courtyard […]Read more "Dance and Theatre in December"
“Even if you don’t know a lot about dance, that’s really immediate that you can recognize what a spectacular performer he is” (Bill Bragin) The choreographer of both performances, the acclaimed British dancer Aakash Odedra, has a long-term relationship with NYUAD. We spoke with Bill Bragin, the executive artistic director of the Arts Center at […]Read more "Our Top Pick of the season – contemporary dance performances “MURMUR 2.0” and “#JeSuis” – live-streamed online this week"
Dubai and Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Murmur 2.0 by Aakash Odedra Company | Contemporary DanceNOVEMBER 11, 8.00pm | Online | The Arts Center NYUAD | Our TOP PICK The performance Murmur 2.0 explores Aakash’s battles with dyslexia and how the world around him responded to his perceived disability. The piece examines how the misconceptions of dyslexia […]Read more "Dance and Theatre in November"
Something special is coming up for dance lovers and enthusiasts! Friday, October 23rd, NETFLIX is showing a premier of MOVE – a documentary series featuring brilliant dancers and choreographers from all over the world.Read more "Premier of dance docu-series MOVE on NETFLIX!"