Press Reviews

  • Virgin Territory: an uncompromising look at social media and sexualisation

    By Maya Pindar

    The Insanity in Dancing, 10 November 2016

    "Vincent's coupling of adult bodies and young bodies is extraordinary. The four children crash and slam their counterparts with uncompromising commitment."

  • REVIEW: VINCENT DANCE THEATRE – VIRGIN TERRITORY – THE PLACE

    By Josephine Leask

    London Dance, 7 November 2016

    “With a sensational cast of performers who combine technical skill with brilliant body language and emotional depth, Vincent delivers forceful messages through her poetic and political dance theatre.”

  • Vincent Dance Theatre – Virgin Territory – London

    By Graham Watts

    Dance Tabs, 9 November 2016

    “It is a deeply uncomfortable work, made all the more so in Vincent’s stroke of genius to cast four child performers alongside four adults….. The torch that Vincent shines on the dichotomies in modern life is searching.”

  • Review: Virgin Territory, The Place

    By Emily May

    A Younger Theatre, 5 November 2016

    "“…performed by an eclectic cast of four professional performers, and four child performers – who are extremely impressive in their execution of both technical dance phrases and also theatrical/emotional intentions."

  • Virgin Territory review at the Place, London ★★★★

    By Sanjoy Roy

    The Guardian, 6 November 2016

    ★★★★ "Brave…unnerving exploration of the sexualised imagery mobilised by smartphones and circulated inside classrooms"

  • Virgin Territory review at the Place, London – ‘Teen performers hold their own’

    By Lyndsey Winship

    Evening Standard, 3 November 2016

    "This work asks important questions… Can what the internet has unleashed ever be put back in the bottle?"

  • Virgin Territory review at the Place, London – ‘bold and honest dance theatre’

    By Rachel Elderkin

    The Stage, 3 November 2016

    “Virgin Territory is a work of a candid, uncompromising nature but it is the reality of the scenarios Vincent addresses that makes them so powerful. Her strong cast perform with an engaging honesty – there is an openness between the adults and young people that should be more prevalent in society.”

  • Modern Masters: Vincent Dance Theatre

    By Luke Jennings

    The Guardian, 15 March 2015

    Last week, to mark the 21st year of the company’s existence, Vincent Dance Theatre took up residence at Shoreditch town hall.

  • Vincent Dance Theatre: 21 Years/21 Works review – superb performances

    By Judith Mackrell

    The Guardian, 6 March 2015

    From a smoky dreamworld to a domestic goddess, this promenade showcase bears testimony to the company’s enduring quality

  • Motherland, The Place London

    By Luke Jennings

    The Observer, 18 November 2012

    There's a sequence in Vincent Dance Theatre's Motherland that's repeated at intervals throughout the two-hour piece. Aurora Lubos enters with a bottle of blood-red dye, slops a great gob of it on the all-white backdrop and, hitching her skirt up to her waist, leans back against it so that it seems to be welling from inside her, then fixes us with a sad, abject gaze.

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