More from Lincoln Center's BAAND Together Dance Festival as Susanna Sloat reviews Programs 3 and 4
Reviews of Dance and Ballet Performances
★★★★✰ Featuring dancers and works from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Hispanico...
★★★★✰ Presented on the 15 August 2021 and featuring works by Parul Shah Dance Company, Kasi Aysola & SaiSantosh Radhakrishnan, Swathi Gundapuneedi-Atluri, Maya Kulkarni & Dancers.
★★★✰✰ Jonathan Church's production staring Kevin Clifton, Steps star Faye Tozer, Charlotte Gooch, Cavin Cornwall and Adam Cooper...
Andrea Miller’s You Are Here – Live performance, sculpture & sound installation at Lincoln Center – New York
★★★✰✰ ...it was Miller’s dancers’ forceful and liquid dancing that pulled it all together.
★★★★✰ The 2021 Royal Ballet School Summer Show, on the Royal Opera House Main Stage, was a different affair to normal with many of the White Lodge Junior School students physically absent because of Covid restrictions. But there was much to celebrate and lots of new work on display too...
Christopher Matthews / Formed View – My Body’s An Exhibition, part of Sadler’s Wells Wild Card series
★★★✰✰ Choreographer, performance artist and curator Christopher Matthews occupies both the public and private spaces of Sadler’s Wells and the Lilian Baylis inviting us to feast our eyes on bodies - live, filmed and narrated.
★★★★✰ The full bill features: The Sleeping Beauty Act III, Anemoi (new Valentino Zucchetti), Divertissements: Morgen (Wayne McGregor), Winter Dreams pdd, After the Rain pdd, Woman with water (Mats Ek and new to RB), Voices of Spring pdd.
★★★★★ One of the most riveting things I’ve seen in a long time.
★★★★✰ the company pulled off an uplifting performance with energy and charm.
★★★✰✰ Streamed live from the stage of Scottish Dance Theatre’s home at the Dundee Rep, The Life and Times provided an immersive and visceral hybrid of dance theatre, music video, art installation and silent cinema...
★★★★✰ A rare and full mixed bill of a night from Northern Ballet, the more welcome for featuring two London premieres - by Amaury Lebrun and Kenneth Tindall. The premieres bookended a bill with one short work and two pas de deux between...
Birmingham Royal Ballet – Curated By Carlos: City of a Thousand Trades, Imminent, Chacona – Birmingham
★★★✰✰ A night of premieres for BRB this week with two World premieres (from Miguel Altunaga and Daniela Cardim) and one British premiere (from Goyo Montero) in their latest triple bill - "Curated By Carlos"...
★★★✰✰ What on earth was going on in Draw from Within, Rambert’s collaboration with the Belgian choreographer Wim Vandekeybus? Surreality was the order of the day...
★★✰✰✰ All up it feels like a dangerous story is just not told in a particularly dangerous or surprising way.
★★★★✰ Jann Parry reviews the RB Balanchine and Robbins bill featuring Apollo, Tchaikovsky pas de deux and Dances at a Gathering.
★★★★✰ A handsomely patterned, stylized salute to New York City club dancing.
★★★★✰ It's been a long time since I've seen a piece of dance theatre quite so moving and thought-provoking as Adult Female Dancer.
★★★★✰ New York's World Music Institute are presenting their Dancing the Gods festival as a digital stream this year and with the 2 lead dancers filmed in India - Rama Vaidyanathan and Surupa Sen.
★★★✰✰ Overflow will certainly not let you escape into a nicer world with messages of hope and regeneration. It will however impress you with its sci-fi dystopian visual and aural landscape.