★★★✰✰ The bill is a bold statement of intent – but a little underwhelming in reality.
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★★★★✰ Alston's choreography is formal in that it has structure, style and steps, instead of resorting to running in circles. Its partnering etiquette is courteous rather than abusive.
Semperoper Ballett Dresden were another new visitor in the summer, with a programme of Forsythe works, some not seen here before. But Forsythe is a theme this year in himself.
★★★★✰ Rambert’s latest programme is a night of hellos and goodbyes, marking the debut of the company’s new standalone junior faction, Rambert2, as well the final performance of a repertory favourite, Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances.
Works by Benoit Swan Pouffer, Rafael Bonachela and Sharon Eyal/Gai Behar, photographed by Foteini Christofilopoulou...
'Necessity, Again' ends the programme on a high. Kylian’s 'Indigo Rose' is an effective opener, provided you don’t find yourself asking why he made the choices he did.