Matthew Bourne’s Romeo & Juliet: A Modern Masterpiece

Romeo & Juliet is a tale as old as time. Recounted again and again - even the original is a reinvention of a reinvention of an older story - I know some people feel it's been done to death. Personally, I love it. The story is so given to reinterpretation and every retelling brings something [...]

Giselle: A Triumphant Reimagining

I have just had the pleasure, and the absolute privilege, of watching English National Ballet perform Akram Kahn's Giselle. I'm not even sure if I can articulate how I feel about this production. Words like phenomenal spring to mind but I'm not sure even that would do it justice. Every aspect of this reimagined classic [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Coping

Image found here. I've talked a little about some of my coping mechanisms for panic attacks in an earlier post. There's one thing in addition to those that I have found helps me cope with anxiety and ward off depression. The arts. Any and all. I love to dance, and beating the hell out of [...]