★★★✰✰ Featuring works by Jonzi D, Theo Inart, Becky Namgauds and the due of Ffion Campbell-Davies and tyroneisaacstuart.
Tag - Laban Theatre
Head and shoulders above other new work this year was Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern for the Royal Ballet...
★★✰✰✰ ...but item follows item in quick succession without cumulatively registering a bigger impact. It feels ultimately insubstantial.
Gallery by Stephen Wright...
★★★★✰ The devisers of the work have a keen eye and ear for the inanities of corporate management-speak and the way that bruising encounters can sometimes be punctuated by faux bonhomie.
★★★✰✰ Kay has produced a visually exciting and sexy work based on a theory that is all clearly nonsense.
Gallery by Foteini Christofilopoulou...
★★★✰✰ It is rare to find young choreographers developing a distinctive movement language and Seva is certainly one of the most original emerging talents in UK.
This deconstruction of the art of creating choreography sets a new benchmark for a retrospective look at an artist’s body of work.
Transitions Dance Company is a finishing school that provides a special opportunity to contextualise their dance studies and training and this year’s ensemble demonstrated a strong range of capabilities across a wide spectrum of skill sets.
Candoco completely embodies the essence of diversity in the human condition. I love the emphasis of its strapline being “The Company of Disabled and Non-Disabled Dancers”.
Clinkard’s ability to draw together an integrated theatrical experience that engages bespoke live music and a clever lighting design shows a sure touch of class.