Inala is set to be a runaway success
I like McNally’s sense of fun but I also like this more serious side because the movement is also fresh and unpredictable. Of all the ballet choreographers coming through I think hers is one of the most original voices.
The powerful stage presence of Alesandra Seutin is immediately appealing…
For the second year in a row, the Fall for Dance Festival began with a pair of performances at the outdoor Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, one of the most enchanting spots in the city.
Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a showy affair…
Batley’s Dracula is a towering presence, subtly portraying the torment between evil and desire; the seducer and the seduced.
What do the major faiths and religions have to say about disability and how do they treat the differently abled? Claire Cunningham’s ‘Guide Gods’ shines a light…
No-one could fail to be impressed by the versatility of ABT’s dancers and by the diverse repertoire they brought. They did themselves, their company and their country proud.
One of the most interesting things about Scottish Ballet’s changing double bill …is the way it subtly changes the atmosphere of the show as a whole, re-contextualising the first piece, iWitness
There’s a clean, healthy lightness that runs through TaikaBox’s meditation on the limits of the body
Vishneva as Cinderella has an endearing ability to share her happiness with the audience and casts a warm glow over the entire production.
“This is how ecstasy is danced.” Kimin Kim in Concerto DSCH.
Viktoria Tereshkina has a warm personality and this enhances her dancing. She has long thin limbs and offers expansive port de bras, while her legs whip up effortlessly but with control.
…this show’s greatest sleight of hand is to have constructed a truly professional, West End-worthy production from the performances of young, amateur dancers, under the age of 19.
Overall, while an interesting night for them and those who know them, it wasn’t a night that would garner them lots of new fans all hailing them as magnificent. For that you still need to catch them, if you can, doing their fireworks in the likes of Don Quixote…
As he has shown again and again, the choreographer Mark Morris has a way with Baroque music. He clearly adores it…
Xander Parish, making his British debut at Saturday’s matinee, proved that he has been transformed into a true Mariinsky prince. His achievement is a reproach to the Royal Ballet, who failed to value him as a danseur noble.
…, the first-night Juliet, Diana Vishneva, brought her understanding of MacMillan’s ballet …to Lavrovsky’s older version.
We don’t give stars but this is a 4- or even 5-star show… Classy work indeed.