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


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


Maguy Marin’s Grosse Fugue (c) Bernard Stofleth

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


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


Ballet Central Dancers 2016 (c) Bill Cooper

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Betroffenheit Explores Mental State Caused by Trauma and Loss


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


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

NDT2’s Young Dancers Perform in Different Dance


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


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

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


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

Reservoir 011 HiRes


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Balletboyz Display New Finesse in Works by Lidberg and de Frutos


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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Innocent, Natural and Instinctive Dancing from National Youth Dance Company


Richter, In-Nocentes: National Youth Dance Company, Sadler’s Wells, London, 7.4.2016. (J.O’D)

London, UK. 07.04.2016. National Youth Dance Company presents the premiere of "In-Nocentes" at Sadler's Wells. Choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, Artistic Director for NYDC for 2015 - 2016, with lighting design by Peter Harrison, set and costume design by Laura Hopkins. NYDC is touring the work from 26 June – 23 July 2016. The dancers are: Monique Ademilola, Jasmine Bayes, Tomas Brennan, Jamie Buchanan, Arthur Clayton, Isis Clunie, Olivia Doyle, Lucia Fortune-Ely, Christian Griffin, Bar Groisman, Rachael Harrison, Alex Henderson, Amie Hibbert, Christopher Hicks, Tommy Hodgkins, Noga Inspector, Taitlyn Jaiyeola, Kaylee Jaiyeola, Ethan Joseph, Niamh Keeling, Rose Lewis, Blue Makwana, Dominic McAinsh, Iona McGuire, Kennedy Muntanga, Daniel Nattrass, Jessica Nixon, Jasmine Norton, Ethan Nott, Chris Pilbeam, David Prempeh, Jackson Shallcross-Platt, Kia Skilbeck, Ben Todd-Jones, Tre Usoro-Williams, Chad Wakefield, Molly Walker, John-William Watson, George Williams, Hallam Wood. Photograph © Jane Hobson

National Youth Dance Company’s In-Nocentes
© Jane Hobson

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