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  1. Photo: www.barbican.org.uk

    Review: 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

  2. 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… 

  3. Review: 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

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

    Review: 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

  5. Photo : Ballet Black

    Review: 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

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

    Review: 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

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

    Review: 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

  8. Review: 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

  9. Review: 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

  10. Review: 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

  11. Interview: Theo Clinkard Q&A

    Thursday 23 February 2017 by Rhiannon Brace

    On Thursday evening Danza Contemporánea De Cuba make their Barbican debut with a triple bill of work by leading international choreographers including the UK’s Theo Clinkard. Ahead of Thursday’… Continue Reading

  12. Photo: https://www.wiltons.org.uk/whatson/259-ham-and-passion

    Review: Denada dance - Ham and Passion - Wilton's Music Hall

    Ka Bradley , Thursday 23 February 2017 — Performance: 21 – 22 February 2017

    Ham and Passion is a wonderfully wide-spanning, tragicomic work that manages to evade being sanctimoniously ‘about’ the themes it tackles even as it tackles them. And it delivers ham and passion, as promised. Continue Reading

  13. Review: Mercedes Ruiz - Déjame que te baile - Sadler's Wells

    Siobhan Murphy , Wednesday 22 February 2017 — Performance: 21 February

    Time flies when you’re watching Mercedes Ruiz dance. Her latest 90-minute show, whose name translates as “let me dance for you”, seems to pass in a whirling flash of footstamps, high spirits and… Continue Reading

  14. Photo: www.roh.org.uk/productions/the-sleeping-beauty-by-marius-petipa

    Review: The Royal Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty - Royal Opera House:

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 21 February 2017 — Performance: 21 December 2016—14 March 2017

    The real beauty of this Beauty lies in the gorgeous costume and set designs, originally realised by the genius that was Oliver Messel and authentically reimagined for Monica Mason’s 2006 revival by Peter Fa… Continue Reading

  15. Review: Israel Galvan - FLA.CO.MEN - Sadler's Wells

    Katherine Columbus , Friday 17 February 2017 — Performance: 15 & 16 February

    ...wrestling with itself even as the performance plays out. But it’s clear that Galvin has come far with the idea of conceptual flamenco and bringing Spanish dance into the modern world. Continue Reading

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