"Mayuri Boonham" tag
Sonia Sabri in Spill.© Simon Richardson. (Click image for larger version)

Gauri Sharma Tripathi, Sonia Sabri and Mayuri Boonham – Descendants bill – London

★★★★✰   As in all three pieces, these female artists and choreographers are formidable figures, descendants of dance pioneers from the Indian sub-continent.

Yuhui Choe and Kenta Kura in Mayuri Boonham's The Human Edge.© Foteini Christofilopoulou, courtesy the Royal Opera House. (Click image for larger version)

Mayuri Boonham – Ex Nihilo, The Human Edge – London

Boonham’s second piece provided some compensation. The title, ‘The Human Edge’, provides the clue to this, perhaps – a piece with feelings and emotions to be communicated.

Yuhui Choe (Royal Ballet) in The Human Edge.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Mayuri Boonham: The Human Edge, Ex nihilo – featuring RB and ATMA Dancers

Gallery by Foteini Christofilopoulou…

Fumi Kaneko and Sander Blommaert in Mayuri Boonham's Vāc II.© ROH / Andrej Uspenski, 2013. (Click image for larger version)

The Royal Ballet – Draft Works, Spring 2013 – London

The most unexpectedly delightful piece for me, and one looking rounded and finished in its 10 minutes, came from Mayuri Boonham… She joined Indian and ballet traditions…

Liam Scarlett, along with Melissa Hamilton and Sergei Polunin, at the 2009 National Dance Awards - where they were all nominated. © John Ross and taken from Graham Watts report of the Awards for Balletco. Click image for larger version, or one that fills the browser window.

Liam Scarlett appointed first ever Royal Ballet Artist in Residence

Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, announced today that First Artist Liam Scarlett is appointed the first ever Artist in Residence of The Royal Ballet, a position that will allow him to focus solely on his choreographic work.

ROH2 New Dance Commissions – Diallo, Dowling, Opoku-Addaie – London

They all get a grade A pass from the ROH2 finishing school; with a little more attention to the fine detail, tightening up the concept and allowing more dance to flow, it would have been a full house of A stars.

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