Primeiro Bailarino Shows Thiago Soares Striving to be Better Than Himself


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Primeiro Bailarino (Principal Dancer): Regent Street Cinema, London, 7.11.2018. (JO’D)

Thiago Soares in Primeiro Bailarino

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Superb Dancing in Alonzo King’s Poetic Sutra


United StatesUnited States Zakir Hussain and Sabir Khan, Sutra: Alonzo King LINES Ballet/Alonzo King (choreographer), Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 2.11.2018. (JRo)

Adji Cissoko, Alonzo King LINES Ballet © Chris Hardy

Adji Cissoko, Alonzo King LINES Ballet © Chris Hardy

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Ignite Shows a Promising Legacy for Dance


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Fire & Fury: The King Dances/Ignite: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Jonathan Lo (The King Dances) and Martin Georgiev (Ignite) (conductors), Sadler’s Wells, London, 31.10.2018. (JO’D)

Delia Mathews (River) and Dancers of BRB in Ignite (c) Andrew Ross

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BRB’s Revival of Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée is Sunny, Lively, and Calming


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Ferdinand Hérold (arr. John Lanchbery), La Fille mal gardéeDancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 2.11.2018. (JPr)

BRB’s La Fille mal gardée (c) Bill Cooper

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La Bayadère Returns to Covent Garden with Remarkable Performances from Nuñez, Muntagirov and Osipova


United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s La Bayadère: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Boris Gruzin (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1.11.2018. (JPr)

Vadim Muntagirov (Solor) & Marianela Nuñez (Nikiya)
(c) Bill Cooper

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Sarah Lamb is a Revelation in the 40th Anniversary Revival of MacMillan’s Mayerling


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Liszt, Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling: Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Koen Kessels (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and relayed to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 15.10.2018. (JPr)

Steven McRae (Rudolf) & Sarah Lamb (Mary)
(c) Alice Pennefather

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Diavolo Dancers Navigate Treacherous Terrain


Trajectoire (c) George Simian

United StatesUnited States Various Composers, Dancers of Diavolo | Architecture in Motion®:  The Music Center’s Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 12.10.2018. (JRo)

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Simple Communication Through Movement from Forsythe’s A Quiet Evening of Dance


United KingdomUnited Kingdom William Forsythe – A Quiet Evening of Dance: Sadler’s Wells, London, 5.10.2018. (JO’D)

William Forsythe’s Seventeen/Twenty One

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