★★★★✰ A harmonious blending of music and dance, it proved seventy-five minutes of non-stop bliss!
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Six Performances That Stayed with Me in 2017 - Marina Harss with her personal selection of New York dance memories this last year.
★★★✰✰ Their hunger for dance – that sense of palpable excitement to be onstage and in the moment – was particularly evident during the company’s premiere of Ratmansky’s Seven Sonatas.
Lynette Halewood with her personal selection of London dance memories from the past year...
Richard Alston Dance Company Espresso Vivace, Mazur, Burning, Brisk Singing London, Richmond Theatre 19 November 2015 www.richardalstondance.com Petite though it is, Richmond Theatre doesn’t proffer much of a sense of intimacy: its ornate décor and opera house stage design give it a grand feel, whereas The Place – Richard Alston Dance Company’s home turf – is a far simpler, tighter space, with...
Theo Clinkard Accumulation, Ordinary Courage London, Laban Theatre 28 January 2014 www.theoclinkard.com www.trinitylaban.ac.uk At just a few minutes long, the first piece of this double bill – Trisha Brown’s wonderfully wry Accumulation – is more of an amuse-bouche than main course. The bitty solo, performed by Theo Clinkard, nevertheless sates, its playful pedestrianism indulging where its...
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.
Program 7 made me think a lot about this tricky issue of programming because this bill is a weird sandwich made with a delectable gourmet filling between slices of bland Wonder bread.
If music be the food of love, then it is surely the air and water of dance.