Category Archives: Russell Maliphant

Cherkaoui/Maliphant/Pita – Natalia Osipova: Sadler’s Wells, 1 July 2016

Try Natalia Try Ah, that increasingly trodden path of transition from ballet superstar to contemporary dancer. It’s rarely a successful one but that doesn’t stop people trying and Royal Ballet ballerina extraordinaire Natalia Osipova is the latest to give it … 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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Life in Progress – Sylvie Guillem: London Coliseum, 29 July 2015

Subtle tease This show was what many might call a slow burn. Only it didn’t have the burn. As has been well-publicised, Sylvie Guillem is in the midst of a world tour of Life in Progress which, at the age … Continue reading

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the Talent 2013 – BalletBoyz: Richmond Theatre, London, 23 January 2013

All growing up Although they’ve always taken their work very seriously and their ability has never been in question, the BalletBoyz dedication to accessibility in the digital age has occasionally left them coming across a little superficially as a concept … Continue reading

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BalletBoyz – the Talent 2013: UK Tour preview, 18 January – 23 March 2013

Boing! Boing! The original BalletBoyz, Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, have upped the ante for their company’s brand new show the Talent 2013. No doubt dipping into their extensive Royal Ballet connections they’ve pulled off the considerable coup of commissioning … Continue reading

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Rising – Aakash Odedra: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, London; 25 February 2012

Ah, look, the sun is up Astonishing young British South Asian dancer Aakash Odedra is something to behold. Given the inestimable honour of having three new solos created for him by some of the top contemporary choreographers working in the … Continue reading

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Men in Motion – Ivan Putrov: Sadler’s Wells, 27 January 2012

Let’s hear it for the boys It wasn’t so long ago that Ivan Putrov left the Royal Ballet under the puff of a dark cloud. This week Sergei Polunin left under a thunderstorm of hail and lightning and promptly stole … Continue reading

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