Who Really Killed Romeo & Juliet?
Over the years the death of Romeo and Juliet has caused me some anguish. At each viewing of this play I hope that maybe this time Romeo will get Juliet’s message about faking her own death, or Juliet will wake up in time to stop Romeo drinking the poison. They never do. And this upsets me [...]
Run Riot - 05.02.18
Dance ‘has Made Me Feel That I’m Free’ – Magpie Dance Highfliers
Last summer, Magpie Dance’s professional training Company Highfliers embarked upon their biggest tour ever of the piece There Were Definitely Swans choreographed by renowned dance artist Ben Duke from Lost Dog Dance
Londondance.com - 13.06.17
A Bigger Beast: Ben Duke & Lucy Kirkwood on Like Rabbits
Award-winning playwright Lucy Kirkwood and choreographer Ben Duke, of Lost Dog, discuss the merging text and movement in Like Rabbits, their stage adaptation of a short story by Virginia Woolf for the Brighton Festival.
Exeunt Magazine - 12.05.14
Ben Duke on Lost Dog, Rabbits and Virginia Woolf
Ben Duke set up his company Lost Dog (with co-founder Raquel Meseguer) in 2004, aiming to bridge the gap between theatre and dance, making work in which dance is framed by stories and characters – using a mix of text, live music and movement.
londondance.com - 01.10.14
‘Dancers didn’t speak to Merce Cunningham like this!’: Ben Duke’s backstage Rambert diary
He has 22 dancers, five musicians and six weeks to create a work that answers Nina Simone’s call for artists to reflect the times. Choreographer Ben Duke on the battles and breakthroughs of his new show, Goat
The Guardian - 18.10.17