English National Ballet’s Seemingly New-minted Nutcracker Intrigues and Enchants

14/12/2017

Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker (choreography by Wayne Eagling): Dancers of English National Ballet, Students from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and Students from English National Ballet School, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), London Coliseum, 13.12.2017. (J.O’D)

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English National Ballet’s artists as Snowflakes in Nutcracker © Laurent Liotardo

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Keegan-Dolan’s Swan Lake/Loch na hEala Fails to Transcend or Redeem

03/12/2017

Michael Keegan-Dolan’s Swan Lake/Loch na hEala: Sadler’s Wells, London, 30.11.2017. (J.O’D)

Austrian dancer Alexander Leonhartsberger (L) and Canadian dancer Rachael Poirier perform a scene from Michael Keegan-Dolan's adaptation of Swan Lake (Loch na hEala), during a press preview at Sadler's Wells theatre in London on November 25, 2016. / AFP / Justin TALLIS / EDITORIAL USE ONLY        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Alexander Leonhartsberger & Rachael Poirier in Swan Lake (Loch na hEala)
(c) JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Ivan Putrov’s Eclectic Showcase for Male Dancers in Motion

24/11/2017

Men in Motion: Ivan Putrov and dancers, Paradisal Players, Zara Benyounes (violin), Rebecca Gilliver (cello), Ana Šinkovec Burstin (piano) / Samuel Burstin (conductor). London Coliseum, 22.11.2017. (J.O’D)

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Men in Motion (c) Rose (design) & Nick Knight (photo)

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A Moving Still Life is the Culmination of BRB’s Triple Bill at Sadler’s Wells

05/11/2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet – ArcadiaLe Baiser de la fée‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy (conductor), Sadler’s Wells, London, 3.11.2017. (J.O’D)

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Jenna Roberts (The Fairy) in Le Baiser de la fée (c) BRB/Bill Cooper

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The Best is Left to Last as Beethoven’s Die Grosse Fuge Inspires Three Choreographers

20/10/2017

 Beethoven, Trois Grandes Fugues: Lyon Opera Ballet, Sadler’s Wells, London, 19.10.2017. (J.O’D)

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Maguy Marin’s Grosse Fugue (c) Bernard Stofleth

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Jitterbug and Conga Join Traditional Dance Forms on Central Ballet’s Tour

19/07/2016

Various composers, Ballet Central Tour 2016: Dancers of Ballet Central. Redgrave Theatre, Bristol, 16.7.2016. (JO’D)

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Ballet Central Dancers 2016 (c) Bill Cooper

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Betroffenheit Explores Mental State Caused by Trauma and Loss

03/06/2016

Various composers, Betroffenheit: Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, London, 31.05.2016. (J.O’D)

Jonathon Young & Crystal Pite’s Betroffenheit (c) Wendy D Photography

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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

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