MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet Showcases The Royal Ballet’s Talented Ensemble


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prokofiev, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 26.3.2019. (JPr)

Matthew Ball (Romeo) & Lauren Cuthbertson (Juliet) (c) Helen Maybanks.

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Mark Morris’s Pepperland is Perhaps a ‘Dance to the Music of Time’ at Sadler’s Wells


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mark Morris Dance Group – Pepperland: Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.3.2019. (JO’D)

Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland (c) Gareth Jones

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Ballet Black’s Triple Bill at the Barbican Sees Them Sleek and Sharp


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Ballet Black – Pendulum; CLICK!; Ingoma: David Plater (lighting design), Barbican Centre, London, 15.3.2019. (JO’D)

José Alves in Ballet Black’s Ingoma (c) Bill Cooper

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Unusual Pairing of Dance and Rare Puccini Finds Success at The Lowry Box Office


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stravinsky and Puccini: Dancers of Phoenix Dance Theatre, Soloists and Orchestra of Opera North / Gary Walker (conductor). The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. 8.3.2019. (RJF)

Phoenix Dance Theatre – The Rite of Spring (c) Tristram Kenton

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Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote Returns to the Royal Ballet and is Vibrant and Enthusiastically Danced


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Minkus (arr. Martin Yates), Don Quixote: Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Martin Yates (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16.2.2019. (JPr)

Akane Takada as Kitri in 2014 (c) Bill Cooper

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A Bold Statement of Intent from Elmhurst Ballet Company at Sadler’s Wells


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Origins: Elmhurst Ballet Company, Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.2.2019. (J.OD)

Elmhurst Ballet Company’s Paquita (c) Andy Ross

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MacMillan’s Flawed Manon is Redeemed by ENB’s Exhilarating Company Performance


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Massenet, Manon (choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillan): Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum. 16.1.2019. (JPr)

Alina Cojocaru (Manon) & Joseph Caley (Des Grieux) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Evocative Music of Third Coast Percussion


United StatesUnited States Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Third Coast Percussion: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 10.1.2019. (JRo)

Hubbard Street

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – (l to r) Kellie Epperheimer, Jacqueline Burnett,
Adrienne Lipson, Alicia Delgadillo, and Rena Butler in Ignore (c) Kevin Parry

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