Enjoyed around the world, the Theatre for Very Young is this month in Dubai June is generous for both – dance and theatre! Performances for tots, schoolchildren and general audience – all available throughout the month at various venues of Dubai. Our special attention goes to three productions: the Colourful Games – a live dance- […]Read more "Dance and Theatre in June"
Dance and Theatre in May From now on, we introduce “A Pick of the Month: Dance” and a “Pick of the Month: Theatre”. This month, it is a contemporary dance performance ANSAF by Sima Dance Company, performed for the first time at the place of its birth – Sima Performing Arts, and a play The […]Read more "More contemporary dance at Sima Performing Arts and an exciting theatre premier at Warehouse Four in Al Quoz"
Written by Vaida Wippermann & Beata Stankevic Something significant happened in the dance scene of Dubai in recent weeks – the premiere of a triple bill contemporary dance performance. Three new works have been presented to the audience: “Sentience” by Elizabeth Stott, “1000 Feet” by Tomomi Aramaki and “The Fall” by Lana Fahmi. (More about […]Read more "THREE DANCE ARTISTS WHO SHAPE THE CONTEMPORARY DANCE OF DUBAI"
The April program stands for “less is more”: we will see less performances, but they will be more diverse, unusual, innovative. First, the contemporary dance is “back in town”! Sima Performing Arts has presented a long awaited premier of a dance performance – a combined debut of three female choreographers. This Triple Bill is our […]Read more "April shines with contemporary dance and one-on-one digital theatre experience"
“I would like those people who have never seen dance to come and watch it. I want my work to be one step closer towards more people to acknowledge, understand and love dance.” — Lana Fahmi (dancer and choreographer of “The Fall) When the stages in the whole world are dreaming to reopen, we are […]Read more "CONTEMPORARY DANCE PERFORMANCE: TRIPLE BILL PREMIERE"
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!"
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"