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


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


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


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


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


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 …


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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Heart-breaking duets from César Morales and Momoko Hirata are a highlight of BRB’s Giselle


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Adolphe Adam, Giselle: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 1.11.2019. (JO’D)

Momoko Hirata (Giselle) (c) Bill Cooper

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Northern Ballet’s Dracula gives Javier Torres a role to sink his teeth into


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Northern Ballet’s Dracula: Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast live from Leeds Playhouse’s Quarry Theatre to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 31.10.2019. (JPr)

Javier Torres (Dracula) and Abigail Prudames (Mina) (c) Emma Kauldhar

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