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  1. Photo:  David LaChapelle

    Project Polunin – Triple bill – Sadler’s Wells

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 15 March 2017 — Performance: 14 - 18 March

    And so to the main event – a world premiere for Narcissus and Echo, created by Polunin with the composer Ilan Eshkeri. Appropriately, given the subject matter, it’s a self-indulgent mess Continue Reading

  2. MOVE IT 2017 - EXCEL LONDON

    Rhiannon Brace, Tuesday 14 March 2017 — Performance: 10-12 MARCH 2017

    Walking around the exhibition space there were plenty of classes and demonstrations as well as the usual stands from dance institutions and universities. As Move It and Move Fit share the space, there is also a … Continue Reading

  3. The London Dance Space Survey

    Monday 13 March 2017

    The Mayor and Greater London Authority is mapping dance studios and venues in London and needs your input. DANCE EVENT : 16 MARCH and DANCE SURVEY : open until 24 March Continue Reading

  4. Aakash Odedra - Echoes - Lilian Baylis Studio

    Press Review 4Neil Norman, The Stage, Monday 13 March 2017Performance Thur 9 & Fri 10 March

    “I would once again like to stand in the rain that has purpose – real purpose” says his father, revealing the immigrant’s paradox – homesickness for the place from which they have fled. It’s fierce and funny, melancholic and moving, wit… 

  5. TEN YEARS TRANSFORMING YOUNG LIVES WITH CREATIVITY

    Monday 13 March 2017

    TEN YEARS TRANSFORMING YOUNG LIVES WITH CREATIVITY ROUNDHOUSE TRUST CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY WITH STAR-STUDDED GALA On 16 March 2017, the Roundhouse Gala will host an evening of music and entertainment from … Continue Reading

  6. Photo: www.barbican.org.uk

    Julie Cunningham & Company – Double Bill – Barbican

    Siobhan Murphy, Monday 13 March 2017 — Performance: 8 - 11 March 2017

    ...the dancers are often left sketching muted literal illustrations of her pungent poetic images. Cunningham is a beautiful dancer – there are moments when a sparely executed, barefoot arabesque, or a synch… Continue Reading

  7. Julie Cunningham: The dancer turned choreographer on gender, her new company, and the highs and lows of working with Merce Cunningham

    Press Review Luke Jennings , The Observer , Wednesday 8 March 2017Performance

    Julie Cunningham: ‘The traditional duet always has the woman reliant on the man. I’m sick of it’...In September 2016, Julie Cunningham became the first recipient of the Leverhulme choreography fellowship, which helps professional dancers to become full-t… 

  8. Company Wayne McGregor and Paris Opera Ballet - Tree of Codes – Sadler’s Wells

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 8 March 2017 — Performance: 4 - 11 March 2017

    There’s no place for the messiness of something truly heartfelt in McGregor’s carefully constructed world – at times the dance even seems disconnected from Jamie xx’s darting mixtape-like … Continue Reading

  9. Photo: http://www.theplace.org.uk/whats-on/collections/resolution-2017

    Resolution Reviews - Resolution 2017 - The Place

    Student Reviewers , Monday 6 March 2017 — Performance: 12 Jan - 25 Feb 2017

    Resolution, annual dance festival of new works by emerging dance artists at The Place. Continue Reading

  10. Photo : Ballet Black

    Ballet Black – Triple Bill – Barbican

    Siobhan Murphy , Monday 6 March 2017 — Performance: 2 - 4 March 2017

    ...fast and exacting choreography builds a rich sense of narrative possibility from the couples’ edgy encounters, framed by the stabbing violins of Shostakovich’s string quartet No 11. The dancers mak… Continue Reading

  11. http://stopgapdance.com/productions/the-enormous-room-2017-stage

    Stopgap Dance Company - The Enormous Room - Sadler's Wells

    Josephine Leask, Saturday 4 March 2017 — Performance: 2 & 3 March 2017

    ...amazingly impressive...Later, when the ‘room’ has been taken apart and moved aside - it’s a great idea to have the technicians perform alongside the artists, their functional actions juxtapos… Continue Reading

  12. Photo: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2017/flamenco-festival-london-gala-flamenca/

    Gala Flamenca 2017 - Sadler’s Wells

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 28 February 2017 — Performance: 23 - 25 Feb 2017

    Gala Flamenca, showcasing the diverse variety of song, dance and music (provided by two excellent guitarists, Daniel Jurado and El Tomate and Paco Vega’s percussion). Liñan successfully fused tradi… Continue Reading

  13. Cía. Manuel Liñán – Reversible – Sadler’s Wells

    Siobhan Murphy , Tuesday 28 February 2017 — Performance: 26 February

    ...you see an artist of astonishing virtuosity, one who can communicate deep feeling through his dance and envelop you with the force of his personality. His rattling cascades of hammered steps can be breathtakin… Continue Reading

  14. Danza Contemporánea de Cuba - Como No & Dance Consortium - Barbican

    Rhiannon Brace , Monday 27 February 2017 — Performance: Thursday 23 February

    When the dancers change to their coloured tunics and dance in a looser salsa style we get a glimpse of a Cuba finding its feet as it moves into the future.  Continue Reading

  15. Resolution 2017 - The Place

    Samantha Whitaker , Thursday 23 February 2017 — Performance: 12 Jan - 25 Feb 2017

    You never know what you’re going to get at Resolution!, annual festival of new works by emerging dance artists. And on Tuesday evening, we were treated to a healthy mix of diverse and engaging pieces. Continue Reading

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