Ballet and fashion combine in skilful ‘looking and being looked at’ Gabrielle Chanel

07/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Modanse: Svetlana Zakharova and dancers. London Coliseum, 3.12.2019. (JO’D)

Gabrielle Chanel featuring Svetlana Zakharova (c) Jack Devant

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Dancers and design of Ballet du Rhin’s Les Beaux dormants are more forceful than overall structure

24/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Le Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin – Les Beaux dormants (The Sleeping Beauties):  Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 21.11.2019. (JO’D)

Ballet du Rhin’s Les Beaux dormants (c) Nis&For

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Dorrance Dance taps into Sadler’s Wells: a London tour to remember

21/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dorrance Dance – Jungle Blues, Three to One, Myelination:  Sadler’s Wells, London, 16.11.2019. (CSa)

Dorrance Dance’s Myelination (c) Lynn Pleasant

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Charismatic Carlos Acosta and Acosta Danza have a lot to crow about at Sadler’s Wells

20/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Acosta Danza – Evolution: Sadler’s Wells, London, 19.11.2019. (JPr)

Carlos Acosta in Rooster (c) Johan Persson

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Dancers from Kazakhstan impress at the London Coliseum in Chopiniana and Scheherazade

19/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre – Chopiniana and Scheherazade: London Coliseum, 17.11.2019. (JO’D)

Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre’s Scheherazade

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Tom Dale Company’s dancers become their own sound source for Step Sonic’s music

16/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tom Dale Company’s Step Sonic: The Place, London, 14.11.2019. (JO’D)

Step Sonic (c) Chris Nash

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Osipova shines in Raymonda Act III but ghosts of the 1960s haunt The Royal Ballet’s triple bill

07/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Concerto/Enigma Variations/Raymonda Act III: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Pavel Sorokin (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 5.11.2019. (JPr)

Vadim Muntagirov in Raymonda Act III © Foteini Christofilopoulou

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Richard Alston’s Final Edition is surely not the last word …

03/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Richard Alston Dance Company, Final Edition: Dancers (Joshua Harriette, Nicholas Shikkis, Nahum McLean, Jason Tucker, Ellen Yilma, Elly Braund, Jennifer Hayes, Monique Jonas, Alejandra Gissier, Niall Egan), Snape Maltings, Suffolk, 2.11.2019. (CS)

Joshua Harriette and Monique Jonas in Brahms Hungarian

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