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Mixed Bill – Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 11 October 2012

The name’s Bond. Jon Bond Making their UK debut the highly acclaimed Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet had the opportunity to impress a new audience and it was so nearly a total triumph. The dancers are excellent, the choreography rich and … Continue reading

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Triple Bill – Wayne McGregor I Random Dance, Candoco Dance Company, Hofesh Shechter Company: Sadler’s Wells, 2 February 2012

If the structure’s broke, please fix it Sadler’s Wells opened British Dance Edition (a three-day, multi-venue event designed to showcase British dance to promoters and producers across the world) with a mostly disappointing Triple Bill full of awfully clever names and … Continue reading

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The Decade – Bare Bones: Linbury Studio Theatre, London, 8 October 2011

No skeletons in this closet The touring arm of Dance Exchange, Bare Bones, are celebrating ten years of existence by presenting five works from its impressive rosta of collaborating choreographers. And to close this woefully factual paragraph I can tell … Continue reading

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Political Mother – Hofesh Shechter: Sadler’s Wells, London, 14 July 2011

Pardon? Not many shows open with a gentle string sextet accompanying a samurai committing hari-kari only to be spectacularly overwhelmed by three tiers of musicians thrashing out the crunchiest, but surprisingly melodic, Middle-Eastern enhanced Heavy Metal. With eight specialist drummers, … Continue reading

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