Press Release: Around The World in 80 Minutes

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Brilliant dance show highlighted the talent of Academy of Dance Arts students. St Agatha’s Auditorium in Rabat recently came alive with the excitement of over 200 young dancers, who took to the stage to perform a fabulous collection of ballet, jazz, Spanish and contemporary pieces. Working within the theme of ‘Around The World in 80 Minutes’, the jam-packed auditorium cheered on the delightful collection of characters, which included feisty cowboys and Indians, pretty luau dancers from Hawaii, and little soldiers from England. “Around The World in 80 Minutes is the…read more

Launching Moveo

Posted by in Artists, Dance, Digital Media

‘Lost Souls’ set to come home at the launch of the Moveo Dance Company. Although Malta is an island rich in cultural and artistic heritage, interdisciplinary and collaborative work in Malta is only just starting to take prominence. That doesn’t mean, however, that such examples of expressionist art do not exist, and for five long years, some of our best pioneers in the area have been working hard to bring this exceptional art to the forefront. (I would also like to point out that the use of the word ‘some’ indicates…read more

Little Red: A Play

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A classic turned personal: Maria Theuma’s Little Red is an exercise in confessional writing.  A retelling of the Grimm Brothers’ ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, Little Red sees the infamous grandmother’s and Little Red’s descent into madness and explores the drama that unfolds thereafter. Yet it is also an intrinsically personal piece – as Maria Theuma will explain further on – and one that doesn’t take the famous fairy tale at face value. Here we talk to the scriptwriter Maria Theuma on how the idea came to be, how personal it got,…read more