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Adam Park in Lucy Guerin's Tomorrow.© Johan Persson. (Click image for larger version)

Rambert – Tomorrow (Guerin premiere), Terra Incognita, A Linha Curva – London

★★★★✰   The centrepiece of this richly diverse programme was a dance puzzle, perhaps broadly equivalent to a game of three-dimensional chess.

Lucy Guerin.© Jacqueline Mitelman. (Click image for larger version)

Lucy Guerin on Macbeth and her first work for Rambert – Tomorrow

Well known in North America and her native Australia Lucy Guerin is starting to do more in the UK and Europe and this week unveils Tomorrow, her new work for Rambert…

Antony Hamilton Projects in NYX.© Byron Perry. (Click image for larger version)

Antony Hamilton Projects – NYX – Melbourne

NYX is inspired by the classical goddess of night: in mythology, Nyx is an ancient deity from Gaius’ generation of archaic gods and goddesses, an omnipresent but shadowy figure…

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…

Michael Dunbar in Lucy Guerin's Untrained.© Julieta Cervantes. (Click image for larger version)

Lucy Guerin Inc – Untrained – London

The concept might seem as dull as ditchwater but it turns out to be anything but boring. In fact, I have rarely laughed so frequently watching dance…

Lucy Guerin Inc dancers in Weather.© Leah Robertson. (Click image for larger version)

Lucy Guerin Inc – Weather at Melbourne Festival – Melbourne

This work has some powerful moments, such as when the dancers play amongst the fallen bags, sliding joyfully across the floor. However, Weather does not quite reach the heights of some of Guerin’s recent works, something that is sure to disappoint many of her fans.

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