"Wim Vandekeybus" tag
Ultima Vez in Mockumentary of a Contemporary Saviour.© Danny Willems. (Click image for larger version)

Ultima Vez – Mockumentary of a Contemporary Saviour – London

★★✰✰✰   Ultima Vez’s latest show, a devised piece of dance-theatre that tries to explore the nature of faith and religion, …ends up about as awkward and unwieldy as its title.

Erik Kaiel in London.© Erik Kaiel / Dance Umbrella. (Click image for larger version)

Erik Kaiel – teacher, performer and choreographer on his works for Arch8 as part of Dance Umbrella 2016

5 Questions to Erik Kaiel on his choreography and works for Arch8 as part of Dance Umbrella 2016…

Ultima Vez in What the Body Does Not Remember.© Danny Willems. (Click image for larger version)

Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus – What The Body Does Not Remember – London

… 28 years on, what strikes you is how vital and of the moment the piece still seems.

Breakin' Convention 2014 publicity image.© Belinda_Lawley. (Click image for larger version)

Breakin’ Convention 2014 – London

Dust off your spin jacket, dig out your favourite fitted cap and put on some fresh kicks – it’s time for Sadler’s Wells’ annual festival of all things hip hop, Breakin’ Convention. Now in its 11th year…

Ultima Vez in Wim Vandekeybus's booty Looting.© Danny Willems. (Click image for larger version)

Wim Vandekeybus / Ultima Vez – booty Looting – London

Booty Looting isn’t afraid of opening a rabbit-hole or two in its exposition of performance and visual art; almost everything in the show refers to itself in a never-ending loop that will either delight or madden its audiences.

Wim Vandekeybus.© Danny Willems. (Click image for larger version)

Wim Vandekeybus – Choreographer and Director of Ultima Vez

“A visit from Ultima Vez is something special” says Lise Smith interviewing its founder and choreographer, Wim Vandekeybus, about his latest project, ‘booty Looting’, a collaboration with photographer Danny Willems and which opens at London’s Southbank next week – 12 November…

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Breakin’ Convention – Day 1, 4 May 2013 – London

…the crowds – from the six-year-old toprocking on stage for a prize t-shirt to the octogenarian gentleman seated next to me in polite raptures – were most definitely entertained.

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