Monthly Archives: May 2017

Casanova – Northern Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 9 May 2017

New house, as they almost say in Italy When will I be able to watch a new story ballet without having to read the synopsis first in order to understand it? There’s no question that a full-length narrative without words … Continue reading

Posted in Kenneth Tindall, Northern Ballet, Sadler's Wells | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Toad Knew – James Thierrée / Compagnie du Hanneton: Sadler’s Wells, London, 3 May 2017

Wind but no willows There are lots of good things in James Thierrée / Compagnie du Hanneton’s delirious The Toad Knew, yet, despite an excellent cast and some great visuals, it somehow struggles to maintain interest levels. Set in a … Continue reading

Posted in James Thierree, Sadler's Wells | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Happiness Project – Didy Veldman’s Umanoove: The Place, London, 2 May 2017

It’s a warm gun Didy Veldman is an ex-Rambert dancer who’s been successfully choreographing freelance around the world for many years now. Getting a bit brassed off with all the travelling involved, she decided to set up her own company … Continue reading

Posted in Didy Veldman, The Place, Umanoove | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment