A Dream of a Start to Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Shakespeare Celebrations

20/02/2016

Mendelssohn & Chopin, Sir Frederick Ashton Double Bill: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy (conductor), Jonathan Higgins (piano), Birmingham Hippodrome, 17.2.2016. (GR)

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Mathias Dingman as Puck in The Dream (c) Bill Cooper

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Pina Bausch’s Final Dance Work Comes to London

12/02/2016

Various composers, “…como el musguito en la piedra, ay si, si, si” (Like moss on a stone):  Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Sadler’s Wells, London, 11.2.2016 (J.O’D)

 

Pina Bausch Como el musguito en la piedra; photo credit, Laszlo Szito.

Pina Bausch Como el musguito en la piedra; photo credit, Laszlo Szito.

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Cloud Gate Dance Theatre’s Rice: Primal, Elegant, and Moving

04/02/2016

  Lin Hwai-min, Rice: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 29.1-2016-31.1.2016. (JRo)

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Rice (c) Liu Chen-Hsiang

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Slow Pacing Detracts from L.A. Dance Project’s Triple Bill

31/01/2016

Various composers, Peck, Cherkaoui & Millepied (choreography): L.A. Dance Project, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 29.1.2016-30.1.2016. (JRo)

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Hearts & Arrows (Dancers Stephanie Amurao and Aaron Carr)
Photo credit: Rose Eichenbaum

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Resolution 2016 Presents Stimulating Triple Bill of Duets and Sketches

29/01/2016

Various composers, Resolution 2016 – Spun Through Shadows; I’mperfect; People We Didn’t Quite Meet: Spun Through Shadows Collective/Mahar & Mielech/Jayne Port, The Place, London, 27.01.2016. (J.O’D)

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Oliver Mahar & Gosia Mielech in I’mperfect (c) Aleksander Joachimiak

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Ashton’s The Two Pigeons Shows the Power of Ballet to Make you Laugh or Cry

28/01/2016

 Frederick Ashton Double Bill – Rhapsody & The Two Pigeons: Soloists, Corps de ballet of the Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex. 26.1.2016. (JPr)

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The Two Pigeons Vadim Muntagirov & Lauren Cuthbertson
(c) Dave Morgan

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A Satisfying Resolution 2016 triple bill

25/01/2016

Various composers, Resolution 2016: Wall, In Good Company, Behind Every Man: Pierre Tappon/Rambert, Joel & Pete, with Inky Cloak, The Company, The Place, London, 23.1.2016 (J.O’D) Read more

Visual Designs Tap Into Gothic Elements of Snow White in Edinburgh

24/01/2016

Murray Gold, Snow White: balletLORENT, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 22.1.2016. (SRT)

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balletLORENT’s Snow White (c) Bill Cooper

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