– instead of commonplaces and cliches – fireworks, passion, swagger – Peña’s dance company offers something altogether more artful: technical command and a glimpse into flamenco’s unsettled soul.
Seminal Josef Albers painting to be sold at Sotheby’s in support of pioneering choreographer’s new world-class arts space at Here East. Continue Reading
Dancer and choreographer Caroline Finn takes up the position in September this year. Continue Reading
The iconic Russian dancer's life will be adapted by David Hare, writer of the Oscar-winning 2008 film The Reader. Continue Reading
As political provocation, Swagga scores, but as theatre it could use a tighter focus. For all the you-go-girl affirmation, Cooper and Hyatt remain enigmatic figures. I’d have liked to get to know them better.
With a broad theme of 'Post-War America' within which to frame their ideas, this programme of work by company dancers is more like a fully-fledged, complete evening of dance... Continue Reading
The world renowned training centre for aspiring young dancers has a new royal patron and an upcoming programme of summer performances. Continue Reading
As SWAGGA challenges expectations of dance, performance and art when it comes to body type, it is a refreshing departure from the prescribed boundaries of conventional dance and an exciting inlay into dance for all.
Decouflé's works are hard to classify, straddling the boundaries between dance, cabaret, comedy and contemporary theatre with a healthy dash of stage artifice and visual trickery. Continue Reading
Philippe Decouflé is a showman, creating his works out of a freewheeling jumble of circus, magic, song and dance, and surreal theatrical illusion. Yet he is also a lifelong admirer of Pina Bausch, and in his latest production he pays tribute to her 1978 classic, Kontakthof.