"Alain Platel" tag
Didy Veldman.© Mia-Bo Powney. (Click image for larger version)

5 Questions to Didy Veldman – on forming and touring her new company, Umanoove

Choreographer Didy Veldman has just formed her own company – Umanoove – and is off touring her latest work, called “The Happiness Project”. Time for a brief 5 questions interview we thought…

Emio Greco.© Alwin Poiana. (Click image for larger version)

Emio Greco – Choreographer and Director on Ballet National de Marseille’s Body.Dance.Nation.City and more

5 Questions to Emio Greco, choreographer and director of Ballet National de Marseille (with Pieter C. Scholten) on their “Body.Dance.Nation.City” which is being presented at London’s Southbank Centre later this week – 5-6 August 2016

Phil Sanger in Passionaria.© Maria Falconer. (Click image for larger version)

DeNada Dance Theatre – Ham and Passion (Jamón y Pasión) bill – London

You certainly don’t have to be Spanish to enjoy Carlos Pons Guerra’s fascinating triple bill of dance theatre, themed with inter-woven strands of flexible gender identity, anti-fascism, Catholicism, ballet legends and a succulent pork leg.

Coup Fatal.© Chris Van der Burght. (Click image for larger version)

Alain Platel – Coup Fatal – London

Coup Fatal is an impossible-to-categorise music concert in which dance is but an energetic embellishment to the music in much the same way as dancers enliven a Kylie concert…

Kaori Ito in Plexus.© Aglae Bory.

Compagnie 111 / Aurelien Bory / Kaori Ito – Plexus – London

“…a very striking and unusual piece with moments of real theatrical magic.”

Les ballets C de la B in Alain Platel’s tauberbach.© Les ballets C de la B. (Click image for larger version)

Les ballets C de la B – tauberbach – London

Alain Platel was inspired to make this work by the life of an elderly Brazilian woman named Estamira. Suffering from schizophrenia, yet charismatic and philosophical, she lived on a municipal rubbish dump…

Olivier Awards 2012 – Dance Nominations

Here are the just released dance related nominations. Good luck to all! OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE THE DESIGN TEAM for their work on the Royal Ballet’s ALICES ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND at the Royal…

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