★★✰✰✰ Akram Khan’s UK premiere of Outwitting the Devil is an exasperating puzzle. Opaque hints of mythological narrative offer challenges to the viewer; but it also contains some beautiful, sculptural moments and gorgeously fluent, liquid moments.
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★★★✰✰ The works offer strong contrasts between the traditional story-telling strength of Northern Ballet and more abstract thematic dance.
★★★✰✰ Veldman sure knows how to pick all the right ingredients for a dance show - but they really need presenting in a less cryptic way than they are here. But do go to see great contemporary dancers and a great violinist strut their stuff and enjoy it for that...
★★★✰✰ 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 Love, Art & Rock ‘n Roll: The 3 Dancers, Transfigured Night London, Sadler’s Wells 3 November 2015 Gallery of 3 Dancers pictures by Stephen Wright Gallery of Transfigured Night pictures by Foteini Christofilopoulou www.rambert.org.uk www.sadlerswells.com What is involved in holding hands with someone? The many possibilities and ambiguities are examined in the two London...
The 2014 Arts Festival offered contemporary dance from established international masters along with new wave work from Asia, Scandinavia and Hong Kong itself.
No-one could have expected this to be another once-in-a-lifetime explosion of genius but this is nevertheless a ground-breaking work.