August 2010

  1. Global Dance Contest

    Global Dance Contest 2010

    Friday 13 August 2010

    The second Sadler’s Wells online Global Dance Contest attracted 194 entries from 29 countries around the world this year including Australia, Argentina, South Africa, Finland, Italy, Slovakia and South Kor… Continue Reading

  2. Bolshoi Ballet in Don Quixote at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 13 August 2010Performance 6-8 August 2010

    “The Bolshoi is the best company in the world for Don Q. The ballet’s tricks could be cheap, but not when they’re danced this well, and with such good humour.”  

  3. English National Ballet in Cinderella at London Coliseum

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 13 August 2010Performance 11-15 August 2010

    “it’s mostly tip-top. Michael Corder has created some strong choreography, especially the duets for Cinderella (Daria Klimentova) and the Prince (Vadim Muntagirov), and the sets and costumes are all gorgeous”  

  4. English National Ballet in Cinderella at London Coliseum

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Friday 13 August 2010Performance 11-15 August 2010

    “On opening night, Daria Klimentová brought a delicate perfection to her role, and Vadim Muntagirov has the spring and the lean lines for the part, even if he doesn’t yet have the stage presence.”  

  5. English National Ballet in Cinderella at London Coliseum

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Friday 13 August 2010Performance 11-15 August 2010

    “Her [ Daria Klimentová] lovely lyrical line, reaching for the moon, which is the dominant motif of Michael Corder’s 1996 version of the ballet, makes her Cinderella the most tender and plaintive lost soul. In the ballroom pas de deux, she achieves a kind… 

  6. Tanguera at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Laura Thompson, Telegraph, Friday 13 August 2010Performance 3-22 August 2010

    “The exuberant brilliance of the curtain call proves that this company is full of talent, but a straightforward evening of dance – no story, no songs – would have served it infinitely better”  

  7. English National Ballet 'Cinderella' 11-15 Aug.10, London Coliseum. Photo: Annabel Moeller

    English National Ballet in Cinderella at London Coliseum

    Graham Watts, Friday 13 August 2010 — Performance: 11-15 August 2010

    Reviewed: 11 August 2010 Celebrations for the 60th Anniversary of the English National Ballet – originally the London Festival Ballet – began at the London Coliseum with a brief season of Michael Cor… Continue Reading

  8. Lumenis Theatre Company 'Casa' 9-13 Aug.10, Camden People's Theatre

    Lumenis Theatre Company in Casa at Camden People's Theatre

    Lise Smith, Friday 13 August 2010 — Performance: 9-13 August 2010

    Reviewed: 10 August 2010 On a wet and windy Camden night, a small audience struggles into the tiny Camden People’s Theatre for Annarita Mazzilli‘s hour-long investigation of ideas of home. It seems t… Continue Reading

  9. The 7 Fingers, Traces 2010

    Tuesday 10 August 2010

    Fresh, urban and seriously high-energy, Traces is circus with a distinctly 21st century edge. Catch Traces in London at the Peacock Theatre, 28 September – 30 October 2010.Info & Online booking Continue Reading

  10. Rosemary Butcher, Festival of Miniatures

    Tuesday 10 August 2010

    Rosemary Butcher, Festival of MiniaturesLilian Baylis Studio. Box office: 0844 412 4300Curated by Rosemary Butcher, Festival of Miniatures presents four groundbreaking works including two new pieces by Butcher h… Continue Reading

  11. Pina Bausch's 'Nelken'  Tanztheater Wuppertal.

    The Magic of Pina Bausch

    Tuesday 10 August 2010

    As the dancers of Tanztheater Wuppertal prepare for their Edinburgh performances, Judith Mackrell finds out what it was about Pina Bausch that inspired such strong loyalty from her company. As soon as Daphnis Ko… Continue Reading

  12. Bolshoi Ballet in Don Quixote at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Wilkinson, The Stage, Tuesday 10 August 2010Performance 6-8 August 2010

    “He [Ivan Vasiliev] is not the new Nureyev or Barishnikov – he is a fledgling legend in his own right and one that is rewriting the physical possibilities of ballet right before our eyes.” 

  13. Bolshoi Ballet in Don Quixote at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Tuesday 10 August 2010Performance 6-8 August 2010

    “Osipova and Vasiliev produce interpretations that force one to believe in miracles, in technique that passes any previous standards of airy virtuosity.”  

  14. C-12 Dance Theatre in The Chair at Arcola Theatre

    Press Review Alison Gunn, Financial Times, Tuesday 10 August 2010Performance 28 July - 7 August 2010

    “Given larger dimensions in which to work, and the support this young company deserves, C-12’s collaborative choreography should grow into an arresting form of dance-drama.”  

  15. Bolshoi Ballet in Don Quixote at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Tuesday 10 August 2010Performance 6-8 August 2010

    “This admittedly slight story-line has long been a vehicle for bravura dancers to show off their skill but Osipova and Vasiliev redefine the rule.”  

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