More is Less: Balletic Realisation of Casanova’s Life Fails To Grip


Northern Ballet’s CasanovaDancers of Northern Ballet, Northern Ballet Sinfonia / Nathan Fifield (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 25.3.2017. (SRT)

Giuliano Contadini as Casanova and Dreda Blow as Bellino in Casanova. Photo Caroline Holden

Giuliano Contadini (Casanova) and Dreda Blow (Bellino)
in Casanova (c) Caroline Holden

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Young English National Ballet Talent Impresses in Bausch, Forsythe and van Manen Choreography


Various composers, English National Ballet – Bausch/Forsythe/Van Manen: Dancers of English National Ballet, Olga Khoziainova (piano), English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 23.3.2017. (JPr)


Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Trisha Brown’s Dancers Light Up Los Angeles


Trisha Brown, In Plain Site Los Angeles: Trisha Brown Dance Company, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 11.3.2017. (JRo)

Trisha Brown’s Sticks. Credit: Todd Cheney.

Trisha Brown’s Sticks (c) Todd Cheney

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Alvin Ailey Dancers Embody the American Soul


Various composers: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 8.3.2017. (JRo)

Hope Boykin's r-Evolution, Dream. Photo credit: aul Kolnik/AAADT

Hope Boykin’s r-Evolution, Dream. (c) Paul Kolnik/AAADT

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The Royal Ballet’s Memorable Sleeping Beauty at the Cinema


Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Soloists and artists of the Royal Ballet, Students of The Royal Ballet School and the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Koen Kessels (conductor). Live cinema relay (introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba) broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 28.2.2017. (JPr)


Marianela Nuñez as Princess Aurora (c) Johan Persson (2011)

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A Young Choreographer Inspired by the Streets of LA


Various composers, Jacob Jonas: Jacob Jonas The Company, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 13.1.2017. (JRo)

Jacob Jonas The Company__Photo credit_Courtesy of Jacob Jonas The Company_1

Jacob Jonas The Company (C) Jacob Jonas The Company

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Alina Cojocaru’s Otherworldly Grace in English National Ballet’s Unforgettable Giselle


Adolphe Adam, Giselle: Soloists, Corps de ballet of English National Ballet and English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum, London. 11.1.2017. (JPr)


Alina Cojocaru (Giselle) and Isaac Hernández (Albrecht) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker Casts a Truly Magical Spell


Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker: Dancers of English National Ballet, Students from Tring Park School and the English Ballet School, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 15.12.2015. (JPr)


Alina Cojocaru and Cesar Corrales in ENB’s Nutcracker
(c) Laurent Liotardo

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