★★★✰✰ The Fall Fashion Gala has become a staple at New York City Ballet, a siren song to the well-heeled, who show up in their fineries year after year. It’s also a big money-maker...
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★★★✰✰ A very mixed bill... Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Medusa (★★✰✰✰), Christopher Wheeldon's Within the Golden Hour (★★★★✰) and Crystal Pite's Flight Pattern (★★★★✰)
Part lecture and panel discussion, part documentary screening and part performance "Vogue: The Unlimited House of Krip" was a good introduction to voguing culture, presented as part of the Southbank's Unlimited festival and built around the deaf and disabled dancers that form the House of Krip.
We talk to Jenna Lee about her work - The Four Seasons - for New English Ballet Theatre's autumn tour this September and October. That and about her wider choreographic practice...
★★★★✰ This show defied the norm: a counter-intuitive observation about a spin-off from the archetypal routine of a Saturday evening institution that millions of us watch with our feet up.
★★★★✰ DanceAfrica is a welcome reminder of the uniquely universal powers of dance and music.
★★★✰✰ Kay has produced a visually exciting and sexy work based on a theory that is all clearly nonsense.
★★★✰✰ The Seville-born dancer Israel Galván is the most avant-garde flamenco artist performing today, constantly taking the art form apart, ruffling feathers and exploding preconceptions.
Founded eight years ago Hagit Yakira Dance are steadily becoming more widely known as they tour increasingly - which is what they are currently doing. We have a word with the boss about this particular tour and her approach to creating accessible and entertaining work...
Watching Rosas danst Rosas this weekend it was easy to understand why it still stands as a prime example of De Keersmaeker’s choreographic approach.
Latitude, the summer festival for people who don’t like rolling around in the mud, is back in sunny Southwold for a ninth year...
While I wasn't wowed by the closer, as I left I couldn't stop talking about the Bhuller and Gable and wishing to see major companies put them both on in full. That and the usual thought: Another year, another fine night from Ballet Central - well done all.
The dancers and musicians of Ballet Revolución are superb and this will be a fun evening for anyone who wants to see a Now That’s What I Call Music compilation album brought to life by K-Tel in a toe-tapping cabaret dance show.