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Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: Edinburgh – the magic city, by Aline

By Aline Machado On May 20th we went to Edinburgh by bus and it took almost seven hours to reach there. Because of this long and tiring trip and also the lack of an available studio where we could have rehearsal, we … Read more

Lyceum Theatre

Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: Sheffield: Birthday, Spa and Sightseeing, by Aline

By Aline Machado On Sunday May 16th we arrived in Sheffield. It was my third day off in the UK, but although I was excited to make a good use of it, I also needed to rest, and I appreciated the city … Read more

Birmingham Hippodrome

Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: Birmingham Hippodrome, by Aline

By Aline Machado On May 13th we went to Birmingham. As soon as we arrived in the hotel, we had a surprise: it was a really apartment, with a kitchen, a large room, a bedroom and a bathroom separated by doors in … Read more

Millennium Theatre

Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: Unforgettable Cardiff, by Aline

By Aline Machado The days has always gone too fast and it’s happening progressively in a higher speed since our tour began. Sometimes when I’m awaking I open my eyes asking myself where I am. (It’s not a joke…). We’re … Read more

Bradford Alhambra

Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: Thank you Bradford! by Aline

By Aline Machado On May 6th was Dani’s birthday and we left Northampton. Our next destiny was Bradford, and after a brief trip we were already there. All the company got impressed with the Great Victoria Hotel. Its enchanted architecture and all … Read more

Cardiff Castle

Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: Cardiff Castle and Mother’s Day, by Aline

By Aline Machado First of all I have to say that on May 9th was the Mother’s Day in Brazil. It’s always at the second Sunday of May. So here it is my reverence to all the mothers that are the principal … Read more

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Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker: The Tour begins, by Aline

By Aline Machado Hello! My name is Aline Machado, I’m a ballet dancer from Deborah Colker Dance Company and I’m very glad to have been invited to write to you about our UK Tour 2010. It’s a pleasure to be … Read more

Mark Morris Dance Group: Greetings from Aldeburgh! by Samuel

Samuel Black Dancer Edinburgh was fantastic.  I had dinner with a family friend, and roamed around the castle.  Sunday, our day off there, Craig Biesecker, Michelle Yard, Lesley Garrison, and I rented a car and took a trip up into … Read more

Mark Morris Dance Group: Smooth Sailing, by Rita

Rita Donahue Dancer We just did our final show in Cardiff tonight and I realized that we have only four more shows left on this UK tour.  I believe that  everyone is feeling the fatigue that can come with traveling so … Read more

Mark Morris Dance Group: Three cities left, by Michelle

Michelle Yard Dancer We are at the halfway point of our tour and we’ve had an amazing reception here in the UK. I’ve enjoyed dancing with my colleagues and watching them perform. Everyone dances differently and has different personalities but … Read more