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Triple Bill – Ballet Black: Barbican Theatre, The Barbican Centre, London, 3 March 2017

Wolfing it down The big draw of Ballet Black’s new Triple Bill was Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s world premiere of Red Riding Hood. Taking a sidelong look at ye olde faerie tale it gives the main characters a bit more contemporary … Continue reading

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Triple Bill – L.A. Dance Project: Sadler’s Wells, London, 24 June 2016

Inner votive extinguished Thanks mainly to the involvement of Benjamin Millipied, L.A. Dance Project maintains one of the highest profiles of all American contemporary dance companies. Whether the quality of work on offer justifies that is another matter. Millipied had … Continue reading

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Triple Bill – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 16 October 2015

Ballet is woman. Ballet is man. Sometimes with big moustaches. The main feature of the Triple Bill Birmingham Royal Ballet brought to Sadler’s Wells was the London premiere of David Bintley’s The King Dances. Based loosely on the Le Ballet … Continue reading

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Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet preview: Sadler’s Wells, 11-13 October 2012

Coming very soon A genuine 21st century company, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet was only formed in 2003. But Nancy Walton Laurie’s New York based troupe, under the mercurial artistic direction of Benoit-Swan Pouffer, has already established itself as one of … 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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Balanchine/Robbins Triple Bill – Mariinsky Ballet: Covent Garden, 4 August 2011

Simply Magnificent This triple bill, full of staggeringly good dancing, was the Mariinsky Ballet at their best. Set to three of Chopin’s Nocturnes (wonderfully played by Ludmila Sveshnikova), Jerome Robbins’ eye-openingly beautiful In The Night would have come as a … Continue reading

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