The double-bill ‘Something Then’, ‘Something Now’ focuses on Patel’s classical practice, and showcases the richness of bharatanatyam tradition in the UK.
Strike! Dance Festival Ieva Kuniskis: He Lived Next Door Jack Webb: Inside Opulence London, Wilton’s Music Hall 25 September 2014 www.ievakuniskis.com www.jackwebbperformance.com wiltons.org.uk Wilton’s Strike! Dance Festival page It must follow that more…
Scottish Ballet’s new double bill features ballets by experienced choreographers about two not-so-different communities: small-town Wales and narrow-minded Salem…
One cannot help but be amazed by the number of exceptional women in the company, and by how differently they approach the steps, the music and the temperament of each ballet.
The advantage of a big company accustomed to performing narrative ballets (something we can take for granted with the Royal Ballet) is that it is able to portray a whole society on stage.
Richard Alston Dance Company – Burning, Rejoice in the Lamb, Holderlin Fragments, Overdrive – Edinburgh
It may be his name only on the posters, but Richard Alston firmly shares the limelight with Martin Lawrance in this quadruple bill, which sees the premiere of Lawrance’s new work, Burning, placed alongside three of Alston’s own pieces.
The evening is divided into two parts, with images of love and coupling more dominant in the first and greater abstraction seeping into the second.
Ek’s choreography, for both groups and individuals, is animated and detailed.
It’s as pointless to complain about ballet galas as it is to grumble about the weather. They serve a purpose…
The Artificial Nature Project extends the Ingvartsen’s curiosity about choreographing materials, this time using seven dancers to animate a vast quantity of silver tinsel slices.
George Williamson’s storming rise to the position of English National Ballet associate artist at just 23 suggests a lot of people see much promise in the young choreographer….
Earthy and gothic character-driven dance from balletLORENT
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…