Tag Archives: William Forsythe

Bausch/Forsythe/van Manen – English National Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 23 March 2017

Pina Will Hans Finally, after gawd knows how long, I finally got to see Pina Bausch’s soil-strewn The Rite of Spring. Not by Tanztheater Wuppertal but, unthinkable as it would have seemed just a few years ago, by English National … 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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Modern Masters – English National Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, 10 March 2015

All Aboard! Three cheers to Tamara Rojo for bringing in repertoire that other British companies tend to reserve for bargepoles. Jiří Kylián, John Neumeier and William Forsythe are all under-employed in the UK so it was great to see English … Continue reading

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Artifact – Royal Ballet Flanders: Sadler’s Wells, 20 April 2012

Step inside love Originally created for Ballett Frankfurt in 1984, William Forsythe’s Artifact has been kept alive by Royal Ballet Flanders following the demise of the German company in 2004. And thank god they have; it’s a stunning work and … Continue reading

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