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Clementine Deluy in Körper.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Sasha Waltz & Guests – Körper – London

★★★★✰   Waltz asks many questions which are still relevant eighteen years after the piece was first premiered in Berlin…

Claudia de Serpa Soares and Nicola Mascia in Körper.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Sasha Waltz & Guests in Körper

Gallery by Foteini Christofilopoulou…

Claudia de Serpa Soares.© Sebastian Bolesch. (Click image for larger version)

Claudia de Serpa Soares on dancing and all things Körper – Sasha Waltz’s legendary work, about to return to London

Claudia de Serpa Soares is performing with Sasha Waltz & Guests in Körper on the 1 – 3 March 2018 at London’s Sadler’s Wells – full details www.facebook.com/claudia.d.soares.52 www.sashawaltz.de www.sadlerswells.com Sasha Waltz &…

Cannes Dance Festival – Ballet du Capitole de Toulouse: The Beast and Beauty, Lyon Opera Ballet: Kylian bill – Cannes

For the festival Brigitte Lefèvre chose an eclectic mixture of popular and audacious programmes from twelve different companies – mainly regional French companies… some smaller independent groups and international companies from Korea, Argentina and Spain.

Sasha Waltz & Guests in Sacre.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Sasha Waltz & Guests in Sacre triple bill

Gallery by Foteini Christofilopoulou…

Aakash Odedra in Murmur.© Ars Electronica Linz GmbH / Veronika Pauser. (Click image for larger version)

Aakash Odedra Company – Ink, Murmur – New York

…a perfect example of what can happen when an exceptional practitioner is led astray by an excess of theatrical ideas and special effects.

Sasha Waltz & Guests in d'avant.© Sebastian Bolesch. (Click image for larger version)

Sasha Waltz & Guests – d’avant – London

…d’avant is the collaborative work of four dancers-singers-creators: Sidi Larbi Charkaoui, Damien Jalet, Luc Dunberry and Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola. Waltz herself is not credited in the programme…

DVD cover.© Dancetime Publications. (Click image for larger version)

DVD – German Lineage in Modern Dance

This is not a DVD for casual enjoyment but it is a must-buy for anyone enthused by dance tradition and culture, students and teachers of contemporary dance and anyone with a strong academic interest…

Marguerite Donlon.© Maria-Helena Buckley. (Click image for larger version)

Interview: Marguerite Donlon – Choreographer and Director, Donlon Dance Company

The Director of her own company at the Saarbrucken Opera House, she is in London to choreograph a new work, Labyrinth of Love, for Rambert Dance Company, the centrepiece of their autumn tour…

Sasha Waltz and Guests in Continu.© Dave Morgan. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Sasha Waltz and Guests in Continu

36 pictures by Dave Morgan…

Sasha Waltz and Guests in Continu.© Sebastian Bolesch. (Click image for larger version)

Sasha Waltz and Guests – Continu – London

Waltz is about big ideas in ‘Continu’ but if you don’t pick up on them there is not a lot of choreography to keep you going.

Marie-Agnes Gillot and Stephane Bullion in Orpheus and Eurydice.© Stephanie Berger. (Click image for larger version)

Paris Opera Ballet – Orpheus and Eurydice – New York

Bausch is a mystery. To some, she represents the summit of poetry and expression, worthy of a cult-like following. Clearly, these dancers derive great emotional sustenance from performing her work. And it suits them. But, with the exception of Gillot’s solo and a few moments here and there, it left me cold.

Aurelie Dupont and Herve Moreau in Sasha Waltz's Romeo and Juliet. © Laurent Philippe. (Click image for larger version)

Paris Opera Ballet – Romeo and Juliet – Paris

The actual Roméo and Juliette sections of Waltz’s work are captivating, but when they stop dancing, it’s harder to remain invested in what’s going on around them. Even in an abstract version of Roméo et Juliette, Romeo and Juliet remain the focal points.

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