Jann Parry sees the Nederlands Dance Theater in London TitleGabriela Carrizo/Jiri Kylian/ Crystal Pite and Simon McBurneyCompanyNederlands Dans TheaterVenueSadler’s Wells, LondonDate19 April … [Read more...] about [Review] Nederlands Dance Theater triple bill – knowingly incomplete?
1910 saw George V ascend to the throne, the trial and execution of Dr Crippen, the publication of E M Forster’s Howard’s End and the birth of Alice Marks, later Alicia Markova, the country’s first … [Read more...] about Dancing Times, the world’s oldest dance magazine, celebrates 110 years
10 years after their last visit to the UK in 2005, the China National Peking Opera Company returns to the UK at both the Liverpool Echo Arena Auditorium (13 – 15 November) and London’s Sadler’s Wells … [Read more...] about China National Peking Opera Company returns to the UK
French choreographer Olivier Dubois' dance work Tragédie has been creating quite a stir. All major papers attended, and there was quite a lot of commotion from publications not usually known for their … [Read more...] about Nudity + Dance = What exactly? The critics on Olivier Dubois’ Tragédie
In one of the worst reviews of the season, the Financial Times' Clement Crisp finds almost nothing to like in Carlos Acosta's Premieres Plus at the London Coliseum: I remember visiting East Berlin … [Read more...] about The FT gives a one-star review and a thumbs-down to Acosta and Yanowsky
Judith Mackrell in The Guardian finds much to praise in 21-year-old Sergei Polunin's Albrecht: Physically, Polunin could not be more ideal for the role. With his wide poet's forehead, slender build … [Read more...] about Sergei Polunin triumphs in Giselle at the Royal Opera House
The Royal Ballet School is to host a Conference to mark the 10th Anniversary of the death of the Founder of The Royal Ballet School and Companies, Dame Ninette de Valois OM, CH, DBE (1898 - … [Read more...] about The Royal Ballet School – Ninette de Valois: Adventurous Traditionalist