Tag Archives: James Streeter

Romeo and Juliet – English National Ballet: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 5 August 2017

We aren’t family Rudolf Nureyev’s Romeo and Juliet is forty years old now, which means it’s lasted more than twice Juliet’s life span. It’s English National Ballet’s very own production, the legendary Russian having created it at the behest of … Continue reading

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Akram Khan’s Giselle – English National Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 17 November 2016

Gisbloodyelle this is good Every now and again you watch a show that simply blows your mind. This was that show. Somehow Akram Khan has taken the hackneyed tale of a 19th century love-struck peasant girl and turned it into … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 11 January 2015

Vasocaru nail it English National Ballet’s Swan Lake is a very decent production and when you slot into it two dancers of the calibre of Ivan Vasiliev and Alina Cojocaru you find yourself in the middle of a highly memorable … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – English National Ballet: Barbican Theatre, London, 5 April 2014

Claiming new territory A new venue and a new outlook. Tamara Rojo has commissioned three new works for the English National Ballet from three of Britain’s brightest choreographers, including two contemporary choreographers, Russell Maliphant and Akram Khan, who’ve never worked … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Beauty – English National Ballet: London Coliseum, 9 Januray 2013

The times they are a changing For Kenneth MacMillan The Sleeping Beauty was the cornerstone of any classical ballet company’s repertoire. This revival of the version he created for American Ballet Theater in 1987 serves as something of a yardstick … Continue reading

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