★★★★✰ The tableaux recall Francis Bacon paintings – and Goya in his darkest moments.
Tag - Iceland Dance Company
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
5 Questions to Erna Ómarsdóttir, Iceland Dance Company director, about the company and their latest touring bill – Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company are about to present the UK premiere of Sacrifice at London's Royal Festival Hall - so an excellent time to catch up with Erna Ómarsdóttir, their choreographing director...
The most successful piece from Göteborg’s troupe was OreloB (Bolero spelled backwards), created by Finnish choreographer Kenneth Kvarnström as part of the program titled 3xBoléro – a dance-triptych which interprets Ravel’s Bolero from three different perspectives.
The Swan (2008), a duet created by the company’s artistic director Lára Stefánsdóttir, turned out to be the most intriguing and theatrically effective dance on the program.