Liam Scarlett’s Cygnet for the Royal Ballet is Not Yet a Fully-fledged New Swan Lake

14/06/2018

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of The Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and relayed to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 12.6.2018. (JPr)

Marianela Nuñez & Vadim Muntagirov in Swan Lake (c) Tristram Kenton

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Daniel McCormick Wins English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2018

12/06/2018

English National Ballet Emerging Dancer 2018: Nominated dancers, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Live streamed from London Coliseum, London, 11.6.2018. (JPr)

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Winner of the 2018 Emerging Dancer Award, Daniel McCormick © Laurent Liotardo

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English National Ballet are Tutu Good to Miss in The Sleeping Beauty

08/06/2018

Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum, London, 7.6.2018. (JPr)

English National Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty © Laurent Liotardo

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BODYTRAFFIC Premieres Matthew Neenan’s Engaging A Million Voices

03/06/2018

Various Composers and Choreographers: Dancers of BODYTRAFFIC, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 1.6.2018. (JRo)

A Million Voices (l-r) Natalie Leibert, Jamal White and BODYTRAFFIC (c) Rob Latour

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At the Last Minute Rambert’s Life is a Dream Captures the Sense of Life-as-illusion

26/05/2018

Rambert, Life is a Dream: Sadler’s Wells, London, 23.5.2018. (JO’D)

Rambert’s Life is a Dream (c) Johan Persson

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Dance Loses Out to Narrative in NB’s Jane Eyre Despite Strong Performances

20/05/2018

Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre: Soloists, Coryphée and Dancers of Northern Ballet, Northern Ballet Sinfonia / John Pryce-Jones (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.5.2018. (JO’D)

Dreda Blow (Jane Eyre), Dominique Larose & Mariana Rodrigues as St. John’s Sisters
in Jane Eyre (c) Emma Kauldhar

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MacMillan’s Manon Returns to The Royal Ballet and is Let Down by the Music

04/05/2018

Massenet, ManonDancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Martin Yates. (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to the Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 3.5.2018. (JPr) 

Sarah Lamb & Vadim Muntagirov in Manon © Alice Pennefather

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BalletBoyz’s Fourteen Days Returns to Sadler’s Wells

29/04/2018

BalletBoyz, Fourteen Days – The Title is in the Text, Human Animal, Us, The Indicator Line, Fallen: Sadler’s Wells, London, 26.4.2018. (JO’D)

Javier De Frutos’s The Title is in the Text (c) Panayiotis Sinnos

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