Monthly Archives: June 2016

Triple Bill – L.A. Dance Project: Sadler’s Wells, London, 24 June 2016

Inner votive extinguished Thanks mainly to the involvement of Benjamin Millipied, L.A. Dance Project maintains one of the highest profiles of all American contemporary dance companies. Whether the quality of work on offer justifies that is another matter. Millipied had … Continue reading

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No Body – Sadler’s Wells Productions: Sadler’s Wells, London, 7 June 2016

They ain’t heavy In a welcome break with tradition Sadler’s Wells have given the run of the place to a pair of lighting designers and a composer (the only two choreographers allowed in are confined to making a movie each). … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – English National Ballet: Royal Albert Hall, London, 4 June 2016

Osi-Osi-Osiel, Oy-Oy-Oy The great thing about Derek Deane’s Swan Lake in-the-round is that although the sheer scale of it is impressive, the story of Odette and Siegfried remains the heart upon which it relies. Alina Cojocaru began and finished the … Continue reading

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Betroffenheit – Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young: Sadler’s Wells, 31 May 2016

Shock and awesome Sometimes you’ll watch a show that you find impossible to convey just how good it is. Betroffenheit is one of those shows. It sounds like a difficult proposition; a man has suffered a massive trauma in his … Continue reading

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