June 2011

  1. Jasmin Vardimon Company in Yesterday at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 10 & 11 Jun 2011

    ‘Yesterday is a composite work, created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Jasmin Vardimon’s company. It is both a retrospective and a work about memory. Vardimon puts highlights from past works into a new frame, with new choreography and video sequences… 

  2. Saburo Teshigawara / KARAS in Mirror and Music at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 15 & 16 June 2011

    ‘You don’t look for coherence in the works of Japanese choreographer Saburo Teshigawara, you go to experience them. Mirror and Music (2009) is characteristic: a loose-knit mesh of sound, motion, light and space that both stimulates your senses and baffles … 

  3. Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at O2 Arena

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 17 - 19 June 2011

    ‘After four decades of watching this ballet, I found the event both fascinating and illuminating. Interpretations were well judged: Tamara Rojo wholly communicative as Juliet, with Carlos Acosta her Romeo and Thiago Soares a tremendous Tybalt, and with the compa… 

  4. Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at O2 Arena

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 17 - 19 June 2011

    ‘The secret is out. The Royal Ballet has some of the best dancers, and best actors, around – and they aren’t fazed by the 02. A triumph of nerve and talent.’  

  5. Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at O2 Arena

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 17 - 19 June 2011

    ‘Acting-wise, the stars faced a dilemma. Do you big up the gestures to match the space? Or do you go super-subtle, knowing that your face is being magnified on a 20ft-high screen? Carlos Acosta and Tamara Rojo chose stripped-down and streamlined, and it worked. The… 

  6. Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at O2 Arena

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 17 - 19 June 2011

    ‘The whole company is on its mettle for this new venture, dancing with fierce pride for a new audience.’  

  7. Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at O2 Arena

    Press Review Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Monday 20 June 2011Performance 17 - 19 June 2011

    ‘Overall, the Royal Ballet performed with grace, grandeur and finesse, and to the thunderous approval of the vast, unusually varied audience. Who could possibly object to such rousing, heartening proof of the art form’s broad appeal and complete accessibil… 

  8. Royal Ballet 'Romeo & Juliet' O2 Arena June 2011

    Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at O2 Arena

    Graham Watts, Sunday 19 June 2011 — Performance: 17 - 19 June 2011

    Reviewed: 17 June Remember Millennium Eve? It doesn’t seem all that long ago, but long enough for most to have ceased the habit of calling this amazing feat of engineering on the North Greenwich Peninsular… Continue Reading

  9. Guy Dartnell 'Something or Nothing'
Photo: Sinead Rushe

    Guy Dartnell in Something or Nothing at The Place

    Lise Smith, Friday 17 June 2011 — Performance: 16 June 2011

    There’s a point about halfway through Something or Nothing where performer-choreographer Guy Dartnell verbally acknowledges the essential futility of the project at hand. “You can’t make a show… Continue Reading

  10. Sol Picó Dance Company

    Friday 17 June 2011

    El Llac de les Mosques (The Lake of the Flies) is a piece which explores the choices we all face in middle age through the medium of a rock ‘n’ roll concert. Sol Picó presents her own take on getti… Continue Reading

  11. Political Mother The Choreographer's Cut

    Friday 17 June 2011

    Hofesh Shechter’s electrifying spectacle returns, newly redeveloped for 16 dancers and 24 musicians. Political Mother has an unforgettable rock gig atmosphere, Shechter’s ground-shaking score and br… Continue Reading

  12. Saburo Teshigawara / KARAS in Mirror and Music at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Thursday 16 June 2011Performance 15 & 16 June 2011

    ‘The eight dancers, including Teshigawara himself, are exceptional, light limbed and fleet of foot.’  

  13. Teshigawara | Karas

    Saburo Teshigawara / KARAS in Mirror and Music at Sadler's Wells

    Katerina Pantelides, Thursday 16 June 2011 — Performance: 15 & 16 June 2011

    ReviewedL 15 June Mirror and Music strives towards a new dimension of reality and tries to negotiate a space for the body within this realm of music and light. Choreographed, lit, costumed and designed by Sabur… Continue Reading

  14. Hofesh Shechter Q&A

    Wednesday 15 June 2011

    Israeli-born choreographer Hofesh Shechter started dancing with Batsheva and in the UK with Jasmin Vardimon’s company. He’s been making waves here since 2004, when his sextet Cult was chosen for the… Continue Reading

  15. New Director for the Royal Ballet

    Tuesday 14 June 2011

    After a world wide search, the next Director of the Royal Ballet has been found in an office along the corridor from the current Director, Dame Monica Mason writes Graham Watts . Kevin O’Hare has been Ad… Continue Reading

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