★★✰✰✰ All up it feels like a dangerous story is just not told in a particularly dangerous or surprising way.
Tag - Antoinette Brooks-Daw
★★★✰✰ The works offer strong contrasts between the traditional story-telling strength of Northern Ballet and more abstract thematic dance.
★★★★✰ A good night of new work for Leeds coupling a rising star from outside with local and much-loved company talent.
★★★★✰ Elite Syncopations: Dancers from all five major British ballet companies took part, some doubling up roles in identical outfits so that identifying dancers was confusing. The stand-out solo in both the casts I saw was to the Calliope Rag, Monica Mason’s original role...
★★★★✰ Gloria was Nixon’s first choice because he felt it showed MacMillan at his moving best. It contrasts Poulenc’s choral setting of the Latin text from the mass in praise of God with the toll of human lives in the First World War.
★★★★✰ In his new ballet, Kenneth Tindall takes Casanova on an epic adventure in absorbing dance theatre that aligns his inventive choreography and mime with a strong and exciting narrative...
★★★★✰ It's actually the best new narrative work I've seen Northern Ballet do in many years.