Downbeat Atmosphere in Verve’s Performances

25/05/2016

Various composers, Thank You For Coming, A Soft Target,The Thin Veil, Almost Poetic: Verve, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, The Place, London, 21. 05. 2015. (J.O’D) Read more

Liam Scarlett Generates More Tedium than Horror in Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein

19/05/2016

Lowell Liebermann, Frankenstein: Soloists, Corps de Ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra/Koen Kessels (conductor). Broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex. 18.5.2016. (JPr)

<i>Frankenstein</i> with Steven McRae as The Creature & Federico Bonelli as Victor Frankenstein and Alexander Campbell as Clerval ©ROH 2016. Ph by Bill Cooper (2)

Frankenstein with Steven McRae as The Creature & Federico Bonelli as Victor Frankenstein
© Bill Cooper

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NDT2’s Young Dancers Perform in Different Dance

19/05/2016

Various composers: NDT2, Dance Consortium, Sadler’s Wells, London, 17.5.2016. (J.O’D)

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NDT2’s Cacti with Katarina van den Wouwer & Gregory Lau
(c) Johan Persson

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Cesar Corrales Wins the Emerging Dancer Award Convincingly

18/05/2016

English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2016 Final: Nominated dancers, soloists, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Palladium, London, 17.5.2016. (JPr)

Finalists

ENB’s Emerging Dancer 2016 – Winners, Nominees and Judges
(c) Laurent Liotardo

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An Enchanting Sleeping Beauty in Dresden

18/05/2016

Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Semperoper Ballet, Staatskapelle Dresden/Paul Connelly (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 12.5.2016. (MC)

Photo credit: Semperoper.

Photo credit: Semperoper.

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Wilton’s Strike! Dance Festival Opens with Works that Puzzle yet Impress

05/05/2016

Wilton’s Strike! Dance Festival 2016: Wilton’s Music Hall, London, 3.5.2016. (J.O’D)

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Reservoir

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Balletboyz Display New Finesse in Works by Lidberg and de Frutos

22/04/2016

Górecki, Foskett, Life:  Balletboyz®, Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.04.2016. (J.O’D)

A scene from Rabbit and Fiction from Life by BalletBoyz ©Tristram Kenton

A scene from Rabbit and Fiction from Life by BalletBoyz ©Tristram Kenton

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An Accomplished Dance Company with Heart and Spirit

19/04/2016

Various composers, Dwight Rhoden (choreography): Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 17.4.2016. (JRo)

Terk Lewis Waters, dancer with Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Photo: Jae Man Joo)

Terk Lewis Waters, dancer with Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Photo: Jae Man Joo)

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