Northern Ballet recently announced their 50th Anniversary Programme and central to it is Geisha, a new commission for Kenneth Tindall. To be premiered on 14 March 2020, we wanted to know more about Geisha and all the other things, of which there are many, that Tindall is up to…
Tag - Strictly Come Dancing
To celebrate 10 year of live relays the Royal Opera House is hosting a Cinema Festival of past works in the newly rebuilt Linbury Studio Theatre. Jann Parry was there for the screening of Ashton's Sylvia (recorded in 2005) and which included Darcey Bussell reminiscing about dancing the lead role...
The Merchants of Bollywood are back, this time with "Taj Express". Graham Watts on thin plots and a glittery parade of happiness. ★★★✰✰
★★★★✰ This show defied the norm: a counter-intuitive observation about a spin-off from the archetypal routine of a Saturday evening institution that millions of us watch with our feet up.
Led by Gary Avis and a Royal Ballet all-star cast, the company will perform an especially created programme of Royal Ballet classics, hosted by BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton du Beke.
Days after BBC Young Dancer made its first successful appearance on TV people are still talking about it...
I've never been to Dance Proms at the Royal Albert Hall before. Which is amazing given it has a cast of over 400 dancers, has been running since 2011 and, as I discovered, is such an uplifting and feel-good affair.
The biggest bonus in this all-Cuban entourage is the superb eight-strong band that plays live onstage ...throughout the show.
Vishneva as Cinderella has an endearing ability to share her happiness with the audience and casts a warm glow over the entire production.
Including a low-key pilot at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe of 2012, the 'Flash Mob' brand is now into its third iteration, and I must immediately confess to liking this show less than either of its predecessors.
While some of the views expressed may not chime with your own, the fascination of this book is to understand how contentious maintaining and developing ballet as vibrant theatre often is.
The good thing about Midnight Tango is that it doesn't feel like a production that has been skimped on in any way. ...So are these ingredients deployed to good affect? Well I'd hoped for a little more, to be honest