1. Hofesh Shechter interview

    Wednesday 3 July 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Lyndsey Winship interviews Shechter in the Evening Standard about Political Mother, currently at Sadler's Wells, his next piece and how the internet got him where he is today.  Continue Reading

  2. Nobody's Baby dance marathon - 100 hours on...

    Tuesday 2 July 2013

    Ambra Vernuccio went to see the final few hours of the 100 hour dance marathon at Greenwich Borough Hall and find out from choreographer Arthur Pita how it all went. And test, it is possible to sleep standing up... Continue Reading

  3. Jean Abreu - 'Blood'. Photo: Ambra Vernuccio

    Jean Abreu - Blood - Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH

    Sanjoy Roy, Tuesday 2 July 2013 — Performance: 27 & 28 June 2013

    He uses a series of images by celebrated East End art twosome Gilbert and George, projected and manipulated.. to flood the stage with visualisations of our vitals: blood-red gushes, vein-like marblings... Continue Reading

  4. Boston Ballet in George Balanchine's 'Serenade' Photo: Gene Schiavone

    Pointe to pointe - a summer of ballet in London

    Monday 1 July 2013 by Carmel Smith

    The Bolshoi, Boston Ballet, Carlos Acosta, English National Ballet, Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet, Shanghai Ballet & more at the London Coliseum & the Royal Opera House in July & August... Continue Reading

  5. Sidi Larbi collaborates again with director Joe Wright

    Monday 1 July 2013 by Carmel Smith

    After collaborating on the film 'Anna Karenina' (starring Keira Knightley) director Joe Wright & choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui are working together again - this time at the Young Vic for a st… Continue Reading

  6. The Plusies -Friends -The Place

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Sunday 30 June 2013Performance 22 June 2013

    The choreography is fine – weighty, legible, and consequential. But the songs are none of these things.  

  7. 'A Chorus Line' Photo: Bettina Strenske

    A Chorus Line to close early

    Friday 28 June 2013 by Carmel Smith

    Originally scheduled to run until at least January next year, A Chorus Line is now closing at the end of August. Continue Reading

  8. Genesis - Erina Takahashi (English National Ballet)

    Genesis - ballet for your mobile

    Friday 28 June 2013 by Carmel Smith

    A new collection of ballet films, featuring dancers from the Royal Ballet & English National Ballet created specifically for download to phones & tablets goes on sale on Monday Continue Reading

  9. Les Saisons Russes, Ilse Liepa as Cleopatra. Photo: Valeria Komissarova

    Creating 'Cléopâtre – Ida Rubinstein'

    Friday 28 June 2013

    Choreographer Patrick de Bana's tribute to a Ballets Russes star makes its London debut in the Les Saisons Russes du XX1e Siecle at the London Coliseum in July... Continue Reading

  10. Jean Abreu - Blood - Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 28 June 2013Performance 27 & 28 June 2013

    The questions that Abreu poses are ambitious, and it’s interesting to watch his attempt to answer them. But the spoken text, the dancing, the taboo-breaking pee, form too many disparate elements. It’s a collage that hasn’t been fully absorbed, either … 

  11. Forsythe Company - N.N.N.N / Study #3 - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Wednesday 26 June 2013Performance 18 - 20 June 2013

    I’m not sure that, in all conscience, I could recommend this evening to anyone apart from the most die-hard fans of contemporary dance, and that feels like a pity.  

  12. Rosas 'Drumming'. Photo: Herman Sorgeloos

    Rosas & Ictus - Drumming - Sadler's Wells

    Josephine Leask, Wednesday 26 June 2013 — Performance: 25 & 26 June 2013

    Performance reviewed: 25 June 2013 Sadler’s Sampled is a new mini-festival packed with juicy tasters, to attract people to the theatre who might not normally come. So alongside the main productions on stage a… Continue Reading

  13. Rosas & Ictus - Drumming - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Ismene Brown, Arts Desk, Wednesday 26 June 2013Performance 25 & 26 June 2013

    In Drumming choreographer submitted to composer – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker took on a vivid Steve Reichpiece for a dozen percussionists and decorated it with 12 dancers. Twelve drummers drumming, 12 dancers dancing…What goes on is, for the most part (the c… 

  14. Rosas & Ictus - Drumming - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 5Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 26 June 2013Performance 25 & 26 June 2013

    Set to Steve Reich’s score of the same name, this fusion of atomic precision and raw energy is one of the masterpieces of the late 20th century.  

  15. National Youth Dance Company 2013
Photo: Peter Teigen

    Akram Khan joins National Youth Dance Company

    Tuesday 25 June 2013

    - as Guest Artistic Director and the UK wide search is on for the brightest young dance talent from across the UK to work with him, starting in London and Kent this weekend... Continue Reading


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