Monthly Archives: April 2012

New English Ballet Theatre – Synergies, Peacock Theatre. Preview Feature

N. E. B. T. They have lots of synergy In July this year an extraordinary new ballet company makes its world debut at the Peacock Theatre in London. The New English Ballet Theatre features starry patrons such as Carlos Acosta … Continue reading

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Artifact – Royal Ballet Flanders: Sadler’s Wells, 20 April 2012

Step inside love Originally created for Ballett Frankfurt in 1984, William Forsythe’s Artifact has been kept alive by Royal Ballet Flanders following the demise of the German company in 2004. And thank god they have; it’s a stunning work and … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Bob Lockyer – Various Artists: Robin Howard Theatre, The Place, London, 13 April 2012

Ice-cream and cake all round More a celebration for Bob Lockyer rather than the publicised Celebration of Bob Lockyer this was an enterprisingly varied celebration of work that typified Lockyer’s eclectic approach to the dance work he was able to … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina – Eifman Ballet: London Coliseum, 3 April 2012

Neo-Soviets are go! The St Petersburg-based Eifman Ballet blasted headlong into London’s Coliseum with their bombastic re-telling of Anna Karenina. Subtle it wasn’t but it was hugely entertaining and featured exuberant dancing of the highest order. With minimal staging and … Continue reading

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