Alx Phillips

Alx Phillips

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne and based in Barcelona, Alx Phillips writes about contemporary art, theatre and dance in a way that human beings can understand. For more about Barcelona arts, check her blog:

Alx Phillips reviews this contemporary dance piece by French choreographer Christian Rizzo. more

Oct 30, 2014 10:21 PM


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Alx Phillips reviews Víctor Ullate Ballet's performance of El Sur, a 90-minute piece is dedicated to the late, great flamenco singer Enrique Morente. more

Oct 28, 2014 1:12 PM

Alx Phillips reviews Xicu Masó's new production of Harold Pinter's The Caretaker at the Teatre Lliure. more

Oct 8, 2014 4:47 PM

Alx Phillips reviews Tauberbach, a theatre/dance piece based on the true story of Estamira, a Brazilian schizophrenic who lives on a Rio rubbish dump and of whom Marcos Prado made a documentary film in 2004. more

Jul 16, 2014 10:24 AM WHAT'S ON

El Prinicipi d'Arquimedes

Photo © Josep Aznar

Our latest Catalan theatre review is of new play 'El Principi d'Arquimedes', written by Josep Maria Miró i Coromina and winner of the 2011 Premi Born de Teatre more

Jul 24, 2012 10:58 AM BLOGS

Alx Phillips takes a look at what we can expect from the latest production by Calixto Bieito, arriving as part of this year's Festival Grec more

Jul 18, 2012 10:26 AM WHAT'S ON


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Alx Phillips gives us her take on one of the big Catalan dramas of the summer session. more

Jul 9, 2012 1:56 PM BLOGS

Two grand masters of art are featured in exhibitions at the CaixaForum that highlight their differences and similarities more

Mar 30, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Alx Phillips anticipates the arrival of the Sydney Dance Company, who are coming to Barcelona to show off their wonderful choreographed routines more

Nov 4, 2011 12:12 PM WHAT'S ON 1 Comments

Catalan Playwrights

Photo courtesy Temporada Alta

Moves are afoot to raise the accessibility and international profile of contemporary Catalan theatre more

Oct 28, 2011 12:00 AM FEATURES 3 Comments

Ballets Russos

Foto by Sasha © V&A Images

Alx Phillips reviews the Els Ballets Russos de Diaghliev exhibition, which tells the fascinating story of one of Europe's most influential dance troupes more

Oct 28, 2011 12:00 AM WHAT'S ON

1395 Days Without Red

Still by Milomir Kovacevic Strasni

Co-produced by MACBA and the work of two artists Šejla Kamerić and Anri Sala, these haunting films take us back to the harrowing siege of Sarajevo. more

Sep 28, 2011 1:22 PM BLOGS

If you're a fan of experimental music then make sure you head to Barcelona's most established music festival more

Sep 28, 2011 11:22 AM WHAT'S ON

Alx Phillips celebrates the triumphant history of Cuba's National Ballet as they start a run of Swan Lake here in the city more

Sep 7, 2011 11:54 AM WHAT'S ON

Cleo de Merode

painting by Giovanni Boldini

Alx Phillips takes us through this study of pre-war art from the start of the 20th century. more

Aug 31, 2011 11:51 AM BLOGS

Vertical Road

Photo by Richard Houghton

British choreographer Akram Khan brings his latest work 'Vertical Road' to the Mercat de les Flors more

Feb 28, 2011 1:26 PM WHAT'S ON

Peter Greenaway is the special guest director at this year's film festival dedicated to documentaries from around the world more

Jan 30, 2011 10:04 PM WHAT'S ON

From the archive: New lives for old Barcelona tiles more

Sep 23, 2010 9:21 AM LIVING

Rodney Graham portrait home

Photo by Alx Phillips

In Barcelona for the inauguration of the retrospective show of his work, Rodney Graham answered questions from Metropolitan about his art more

Feb 26, 2010 11:56 AM WHAT'S ON

Rodney Graham portrait home

Photo by Alx Phillips

The eclectic output of Canadian artist Rodney Graham is currently on display at the MACBA and the Museu Picasso more

Feb 26, 2010 11:17 AM WHAT'S ON