★★★★✰ 8th March at Sadler's Wells was the last time we were able to see Richard Alston's work performed by his own company of dancers. Jann Parry with a full and perceptive review of Alston's latest work and last company show.
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Lynette Halewood with some reflections on London dance performances over the last year - the good and the less good...
★★★★✰ Merging these two works onto the same bill created a powerful double-header of impressive and arresting dance theatre.
A venue programmer tells Seeta that "Narrative work spoon feeds the audience and is just bad work that shouldn't be programmed." Unsurprisingly it prompts a bunch of thoughts. And do add yours as a response...
★★★★★ Another year and another terrific bill from Ballet Black, mixing two strong and sophisticated works from much sought after international choreographers. ...one of the company's finest nights.
The Place Retains Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation Status And Launches Ambitious New Producing And Touring Model. Also more touring by Richard Alston Dance Company...
★★★✰✰ It's rather a scandal that Ballet Black get no regular Arts Council support and yet proportionally they do far more to put new work out there and also before a public that is not your usual ballet crowd.
Birmingham Royal Ballet have been celebrating the Silver Anniversary of Sir Peter Wright's great Nutcracker production and the company's move to Birmingham that same year.
Sara Veale catches up with Jane Hackett, director of National Youth Dance Company, ahead of NYDC’s performance at Latitude Festival on 19 July.
Vardimon has harnessed the energy and liveliness of her diverse cast to produce a briskly-paced work which celebrates the group but still has moments which let the individuality of some of the cast shine through.
This is a fascinating story... an important one. Gallea relates the growth, and eventual decline, of the company – known originally as International Ballet Caravan and later as Alexander Roy Ballet Theatre – with an amazing amount of detail...
In a life at the BBC the director, Bob Lockyer, was an outstanding champion of dance for the camera. Now 70, he is still indefatigable in his enthusiasms
Bob Lockyer must be truly proud of his birthday gift: not a dud amongst the commissions he has brought about, sending three young choreographers on their way to a promising future.