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Swan Lake/Loch na hEala

Sadler’s Wells, London (****)

© Colm Hogan, schoolgirl/swans, one of whom goes missing..

© Colm Hogan, schoolgirl/swans, one of whom goes missing..

Anybody going to see Michael Keegan-Dolan’s Swan Lake expecting business as usual is going to be in for a big surprise. But then, few would go unprepared. Keegan-Dolan has been around for a while, one of the wunderkinds of Irish dance-theatre. Previously under the name of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, Swan Lake/Loch na hEala represents the first flowering – or, to continue the zoological metaphor – the birth of a new entity to be known as Teac Damsa: house of dance. Continue reading