February 28, 2020

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Royal Shakespeare Company moved us into a parallel version of Taming of the Shrew in the Marlowe Theatre, where women are the prevalent gender rather than men. The director Justin Audibert was inspired by the novel Power by Naomi Al...

February 28, 2020

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia brought to Canterbury a series of performances; three by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky (Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and Sleeping Beauty) and one by Léo Delibes (Coppélia). Swan Lake presented the audience with ice-cold precision of movement...

February 16, 2020

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Canterbury is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the UK, with significant ties to key literary figures such as Christopher Marlowe. Unfortunately, this is often overlooked by students because of the stigma surrounding early...

February 16, 2020

Adapted from a book by Alexander Dinelaris, directed by two-time Tony award-winner Jerry Mitchell, and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet tells the true love story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, charting their journey from its humble origins in Cuba to the s...

InQuire had the opportunity to have a talk with Kent local Philippa Stefani (Gloria Estefan) and Francesca Lara Gordon (Rebecca Estefan), from the fantastic musical ‘On your feet’. 

InQuire: Do you guys have any particular favourites to perform each night?

PS: Mine chang...

February 14, 2020

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How can we change the world? This was the question addressed by Boundless Theatre and Boom Shakalaka productions, who were at the Gulbenkian theatre on 5 December 2019 with their performance, Parakeet.
 

The story of Parakeet is about...

February 14, 2020

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Everyone needs a little space, but what happens when we get isolated? On 29 November, we saw ‘A Little Space’ at the Gulbenkian theatre, a collaboration brought by Mind the Gap and Gecko. 

The performance was about escaping the real world...

Paper, flyers, magazines, pamphlets, newspapers and stickers are expanding their limits of use in this new artistic endeavour. 

‘Zines’ (pronounced like the end of ‘magazines’), are low cost DIY publications that are used as a form of artistic expression. Growing in pop...

February 5, 2020

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Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is like the Bohemian Rhapsody of ballet: either people indulge in every listen or its value has been completely drained due to constant exposure since childhood. I hold the latter opinion, but this disciplined, joyo...

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