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“Strictly” stars in Vertigo Cafe

Posted on July 25, 2011

Andrew Cuerden and Hanna Haarala will star in Vertigo Café, a production set in a secret rooftop dance club where street and ballroom fight it out.


Set against the skyline of New York, the production shows off performers from “Strictly” stars and award-winning dancers to up-and-coming street specialists. Choreographed by Amanda Harker, formerly of Pineapple Dance Studios, Vertigo Café is at Kitson Hall in Barnes, London on August 26–27. Tickets cost £20 and are available from 0800 612 539 or from


Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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