The Frederick Ashton Foundation marked its tenth anniversary with an evening of rarely performed Ashton pieces and a specially commissioned film, Frederick Ashton: Links in the Chain, by Lynn Wake.
Tag - Mercury Theatre
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Francois Rousseau and Julie Gardette – Where do the birds go? – Streamed premiere
★★★✰✰ No lockdown for Annabelle Lopez Ochoa who has just choreographed "Where do the birds go?" over five Zoom sessions with Norwegian National Ballet's Francois Rousseau and Julie Gardette in their Oslo living room...
Ashton Rediscovered Masterclass: "Foyer de danse", coached by Ursula Hageli & Christopher Newton, and the "Le Papillon" solo, coached by Wayne Eagling. Jann Parry with a detail report for DanceTabs..
For around 80 minutes, Namron entertained his audience, largely comprising past and present luminaries of London contemporary dance, with stories and reminiscences, often breaking into movement, before finishing with a brief question & answer session...
Nothing says more about Rambert's need for new premises than a sign taken down from one of the old studios: "Jumping is not allowed in this studio due to structural weakness"