★★★✰✰ Overall, invigorating; a demonstration of the company’s healthy enthusiasm for innovation and playing with the form...
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★★★✰✰ Choreographed juggling is by definition a one-trick pony although in the hands of Gandini Juggling, inspired by the imaginative choreography of Alexander Whitley, the potential of that artform appears limitless.
Didy Veldman's Umanoove are about to tour her latest work - The Knot - an examination of the social and personal significance of marriage in contemporary Western society. Diane Parkes has a word about the work and what makes Veldman tick
★★★✰✰ Whitley has merged the different disciplines so successfully that there's relatively little distinction between dancers and jugglers.
★★★★✰ The centrepiece of this richly diverse programme was a dance puzzle, perhaps broadly equivalent to a game of three-dimensional chess.
★★★✰✰ I also note it was an all female choreographers bill - no big thing was made of this and that's just where we all need to get to.
Rambert dancer Stephen Wright is also a photographer - here he blogs about what's like to perform on stage, as seen from the wings. Enjoy...
Contemporary dance pioneer Shobana Jeyasingh takes a bold, inspired step along her chosen route of exploring marginality and difference with this latest Royal Ballet commissioned work.
This autumn Rambert moves to a new purpose-built home on the South Bank – completing the artistic circle at London’s cultural hub by joining music, film, theatre and the visual arts. To celebrate the Company will be hosting a series of events showcasing all that Rambert does best...
If you prefer ballet in a more intimate space with easily accessible choreography, energetically performed by dedicated dancers ...you might want to check out Smuin Ballet which has come a long way from its original roots.