★★★★✰ If you find the combination of contemporary dance and musical form entrancing, this program is for you.
Tag - Jenn and Spencer
Morris seems particularly interested in deploying turning and spinning movements these days; turns appear again and again in different forms in many of the new works, especially fast chaînés or dizzying rotations in one spot.
The evening offered a sampler of Morris’s newly-minted works (A Wooden Tree, Jenn and Spencer and Crosswalk, all made in 2012-13) and his splendid Italian Concerto from 2007.
Lynette Halewood with her personal selection of London dance memories this last year...
In this programme we got some shiny new toys, maybe quirkier than we imagined, but some definitely to keep and treasure.
The festival elects a guest director each year; Morris is the first choreographer to get the job. The seemingly ubiquitous Morris has now taken to calling the current season “my festival”; he’s only half kidding...