★★★★✰ It’s thrilling to see the building confidence of Carlos Acosta’s Cuban-based dance company. There’s a sense of cohesion, shared purpose and a unique identity drawn from a vibrant range of influences.
Tag - Nitin Sawhney
★★✰✰✰ According to a programme note by the Wang Ramirez duo, they have turned Sawhney's album into 'a fully choreographed show. What will be shown on stage is the result of our interpretation of what has been discussed, researched, felt and exchanged during our meetings.'
★★★★✰ It’d be a misnomer to call the evening a dance show – I was hoping Wang Ramirez would have more stage time than they did ...but it was a cohesive production in any case, with some bracing, if fleeting, choreography on offer.
Interview - Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang are about to collaborate with composer, and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist, Nitin Sawhney at the Royal Albert Hall. We wanted to know more about the dynamic and well connected pair...
★★★✰✰ No Body was an interesting diversion, that confirms the artistic chops of the technical talent that makes so many shows pop and zing. As an exercise I hope it might be repeated every few years.
'No Body', by Lucy Carter, Michael Hulls and Nitin Sawhney, runs from 7-12 June 2016 at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London.
★★★★✰ Even without Khan’s charismatic presence Kaash is a fiercely physical and engrossing hour in the theatre...
In Khan’s choreography, kathak’s warp-speed spins and fierce gestures are immediately recognizable yet subverted and sculpted by contemporary weightedness and extended lines.
The 2014 Arts Festival offered contemporary dance from established international masters along with new wave work from Asia, Scandinavia and Hong Kong itself.
It's the name of the game that one does not necessarily appreciate all plans (or indeed how they crystallise out in practice) but I have to say that Sadler's Wells set a benchmark re new work/experiences and for where you want a progressive art to be.