★★★★★ It must be tempting to get carried away by sentiment when it comes to celebrating both a 70th birthday and fifty years as a choreographer in a programme that also marks the departure of a special muse.
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – 2 premieres: Victoria & Members Don’t Get Weary + many more – New York
★★★★✰ Roberts’ "Members Don’t Get Weary" is very much a mature work with a strong emotional charge and esthetic signature.
★★★✰✰ One can only marvel at the flowing control of these excellent dancers and the simple beauty and purity of the dance they presented.
Karole Armitage is in a groove, and it's environmental. On the Nature of Things, presented at the American Museum of Natural History, is her latest in a string of works addressing the all too rapid ecological devastation humans are wreaking on the planet.
Heralding the celebrations of Robert Cohan’s 90th anniversary year Yolande Yorke-Edgell’s enterprising company, founded in 2009, is touring a programme, Figure Ground, containing two of his works.