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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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Body.Dance.Nation.City – Ballet National de Marseille: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 5 August 2016

Anthemic The first half an hour or so of Body.Dance.Nation.City was a largely uninspiring bout of contemporary dance. True, the synchronised ensemble work was impressively performed by the 16-strong cast but joint choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten just … Continue reading

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Bale de Rua – Baila Brazil: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 6 August 2015

In one Brasileiro and out the other If you’re planning to watch Baila Brazil don’t go expecting to see women resplendent in feathers and bikinis. In fact, you’ll get more satisfaction if you don’t expect to see any women at … Continue reading

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