The Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund (DTBF) will be presenting a celebration fundraising gala at the Linbury Studio Theatre of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, on Sunday, October 21.
So far, family shows have been the biggest dance success at the Linbury Studio Theatre. Following Will Tuckett’s dance/theatre hybrids – The Wind in the Willows, Pinocchio – Aletta Collins has created a show without words, mixing dance with puppetry. It’s a simple, bouncy tale, most vivid in the interaction between people and puppets.
Artists often seem to get away with murder, but just occasionally they are prevented. Notably, a couple of authors who hoped to kill off their protagonists have been stopped by an outraged public. Sherlock Holmes is the most notorious example, brought back from the Reichenbach Falls by a reluctant Conan Doyle. And Pinocchio, the puppet […]