Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Sleeping Beauty – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 17 October 2013

It takes two Sometimes partnerships just work. There was Jenna Roberts wobbling a little on her own as Princess Aurora in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty when on glides her Prince Iain Mackay in Act II and suddenly the … Continue reading

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Penguin Cafe Triple Bill – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, 15 October 2013

Fires in the wires As Company artistic director David Bintley himself explained to a patiently waiting Sadler’s Wells audience, a couple of electrical fires earlier in the day had caused problems with some of the theatre’s fly bars and he … Continue reading

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Preview: Earthfall – Chelsea Hotel: UK Tour, 1 October – 5 December 2013

Village life Cardiff-based Earthfall are not your run-of-the-mill contemporary dance company. Their award-winning At Swim Two Boys took Jamie O’Neill’s novel as inspiration and had its two protagonists splashing around in water. For 2013 they’re harnessing the spirit of New … Continue reading

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