November 2014

  1. Upon Awakening. Photo:  Brian Slater

    Fallen Angels Dance Theatre - Letting Go / Upon Awakening - Clore Studio, Royal Opera House

    Claire Cohen, Tuesday 25 November 2014 — Performance: 18 November 2014

    Paul Bayes Kitcher, himself a recovered addict, fused his experience as a former soloist at Birmingham Royal Ballet with a desire to help other addicts and founded Fallen Angels in North West England in 2009... Continue Reading

  2. James Cousins Company. Photo: David Foulkes

    James Cousins Company - Without Stars / There We have Been - The Place

    Graham Watts, Monday 24 November 2014 — Performance: 21 & 22 November 2014

    A forceful, absorbing double bill confirms the huge talent of this young choreographer, recognised so early in his creative career when he was awarded the inaugural New Adventures Choreographer Award in 2012...  Continue Reading

  3. Kali Chandrasegaram - 'S(He)-dom: Freedom versus He-or-She-dom'

    Mythical Dance, part of Gaywise GFEST - RADA Studios

    Lise Smith, Monday 24 November 2014 — Performance: 20 November 2014

    Around two-thirds through Kali Chandrasegaram’s 'S(He)-dom: Freedom versus He-or-She-dom' where the cast ask, “Who cares what’s between my legs?” A valid question, of course...  Continue Reading

  4. 'The Space Is In Between Us'

    Alexandra Baybutt & Dávid Somló - The Space Is In Between Us - Theatre Delicatessen

    Josephine Leask, Friday 21 November 2014 — Performance: 5 -29 November 2014

    There’s nothing very inspirational about the interior of the empty office shells that used to house the Guardian newspaper’s staff in Farringdon Road. They are bog standard, open-plan, identikit offices wit… Continue Reading

  5. Joe Moran - Arrangement - Greenwich Dance

    Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Friday 21 November 2014 — Performance: 15 November 2014

    At first the work seems to deploy the hyper-masculine propensities Moran criticises - male bodies engage each other aggressively in what appears to be a violent discombobulated scrum, but it slowly evolves.. Continue Reading

  6. Sasha Waltz & Guests 'd'avant' Photo: Sebastian Bolesch

    Dance & performance at Southbank Centre next Spring

    Thursday 20 November 2014 by Carmel Smith

    The new season has just been announced, with performances from Scottish Dance Theatre, ENB, Sasha Waltz & Guests, Company Chameleon & a new commission focussing on UK basketball culture with beatbox, musi… Continue Reading

  7. Company Chameleon 'The Beauty of the Beast'. Photo: Brian Slater

    Company Chameleon - Beauty Of The Beast – The Place

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 19 November 2014 — Performance: 18 November 2014

    Company Chameleon's latest work mines the themes of modern male identity & group dynamics with a mix of humour & pathos... Continue Reading

  8. Alicia Markova. Photo: Wikipedia

    Markova 2014 (talk) - Ivy House Music and Dance

    Laura Dodge, Wednesday 19 November 2014 — Performance: 26 October 2014

    Born in 1910 as Lilian Alice Marks, Alicia Markova became the first British ballerina. Now ten years after her death, the London Jewish Cultural Centre celebrated her legacy in the very same Ivy House room that … Continue Reading

  9. Rambert - Tryptych: Baldwin, Jeyasingh, Page - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 2Zoe Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 19 November 2014Performance 18 - 22 November 2014

    Everything in Triptych, Rambert’s latest mixed bill, is too long. 

  10. Rambert - Tryptych: Baldwin, Jeyasingh, Page - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 19 November 2014Performance 18 - 22 November 2014

    Rambert’s key mission has always been to support British choreography, and if there have been a couple of duds among its recent commissions,Shobana Jeyasingh’s new piece (her first for the company) isn’t one of them. Terra Incognita is not only an asset to the repe… 

  11. Rambert - Tryptych: Baldwin, Jeyasingh, Page - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Wednesday 19 November 2014Performance 18 - 22 November 2014

    The Strange Charm of Mother Nature is no science lesson but it is full of bodies flying in swift, constant motion… It is incredibly tricky stuff and the dancers are more than impressive. Shout-outs for Kym Sojourna, queen of long lines and sharp angles; Adam Blyde,… 

  12. Rambert in Shobana Jeyasingh's 'Terra Incognita' Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Rambert - Tryptych: Baldwin, Jeyasingh, Page - Sadler's Wells

    Samantha Whitaker, Wednesday 19 November 2014 — Performance: 18 - 22 November 2014

    Jeyasingh’s distinctive style is informed by the classical Indian dance form Bharata Natyam and it suits Rambert’s versatile performers... Continue Reading

  13. Rambert - Tryptych: Baldwin, Jeyasingh, Page - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 2Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Wednesday 19 November 2014Performance 18 - 22 November 2014

    …through three works in what seems an endless evening, they do nothing more than show off their own attractive physicality. They are never required to reveal anything other than their own pure kinaesthetic beauty. 

  14. Judy Murray & Anton Du Beke Photographer: Guy Levy, courtesy BBC.

    Half time on Strictly

    Tuesday 18 November 2014 by Vikki Jane Vile

    If you haven’t been watching this season, Vikki Jane Vile is here to tell you what you’ve missed so far & who she's tipping to waltz off with the glitterball... Continue Reading

  15. Anish Kapoor 'Negative Box Shadow' 2005.  Photo: Dave Morgan (copyright Anish Kapoor)

    Akram Khan curates Lowry exhibition

    Monday 17 November 2014 by Carmel Smith

    As part of The Lowry's (Salford) series 'Performer as Curator', Akram Khan has put together a visual arts exhibition, which includes live performances... Continue Reading

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