March 2016

  1. BalletLORENT 'Snow White', Sadler's Wells, Mar 2016. Photo: Chantal Guevara.

    BalletLORENT - Snow White - Sadler's Wells

    Rachel Elderkin, Tuesday 29 March 2016 — Performance: 25 & 26 March 2016

    Although Liv Lorent's 'Snow White' is dance theatre for children it doesn't shy away from the dark side of the Grimm's fairytale on which it is based... Continue Reading

  2. English National Ballet School - 'My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty'. Photo: ASH

    English National Ballet & English National Ballet School - My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty - The Peacock

    Claire Cohen, Tuesday 29 March 2016 — Performance: 24 March - 2 April 2016

    The full length of the well loved classical ballet is cleverly condensed by Company Associate Artist choreographer George Williamson to tell the famous fairy tale in just one hour...  Continue Reading

  3. Motionhouse 'Broken' Photo: Katja Ogrin

    The 4D spectacle of Motionhouse

    Wednesday 23 March 2016 by Carmel Smith

    Co-Director and Founder of one of the UK's most popular dance companies Kevin Finnan tells about their winning formula as Motionhouse prepare for a short London run... Continue Reading

  4. Vogue photoshoot behind the scenes, Sadler's Wells
Photo: Mike Trow

    Sergei Polunin and Natalia Osipova

    Wednesday 23 March 2016 by Denise Drake

    Sergei Polunin and Natalia Osipova are stars of the ballet world and a couple in real life. Sarah Crompton discovers the chemistry that binds them at work and play. Polunin arrived at the Royal Ballet School at … Continue Reading

  5. Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 23 March 2016Performance 18 & 19 March 2016

    But Pita is doing something very distinctive here, using the “phasing” techniques of Reich’s score to accumulate layers of expressive richness.  

  6. Grayson Perry's front cloth for English National Ballet - 'She Said' at Sadler's Wells. Photo: Laurent Liotardo

    Grayson Perry commissioned by English National Ballet

    Tuesday 22 March 2016 by Carmel Smith

    In his first work for theatre, the Turner Prize winning artist will design a front cloth for the Company's upcoming 'She Said' programme, which opens at Sadler's Wells next month... Continue Reading

  7. Ballet Black - 'To Begin, Begin'. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 22 March 2016 — Performance: 18 & 19 March 2016

    New works by Christopher Marney and Arthur Pita, alongside a revival of a work by Christopher Hampson show Ballet Black on strong form, in a large venue... Continue Reading

  8. Company of Elders 'Maquette', Photo: Jane Hobson

    Company of Elders - Art of Age - Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

    Josephine Leask, Monday 21 March 2016 — Performance: 18 & 19 March 2016

    Inventive and upbeat, the whole evening is a positive advertisement for ageing... Continue Reading

  9. ENBYouthCo perform on the main stage at MOVEIT 2016. Photo: Milda Samsonaite

    MOVE IT - Excel London

    Alice Westoby, Monday 21 March 2016 — Performance: 18 - 20 March 2016

    This year the UK's biggest dance show landed for the first time in east London at a new venue for 2016, ExCel London. As usual it was full of packed programme of classes, seminars, workshops and performances… Continue Reading

  10. Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Monday 21 March 2016Performance 18 & 19 March 2016

    It’s impossible not to like Ballet Black, a small company with big ideas. Director Cassa Pancho is committed to commissioning new contemporary ballet, and isn’t afraid of something a bit off the wall. 

  11. Sissy's Progress
Photo: Loredana Denicola

    A Sissy's Progress: the dangerous power of an effeminate man

    Monday 21 March 2016 by Denise Drake

    After being attacked on the street outside his home, Brazilian performance artist Nando Messias created a one-man carnival to take a stand for men like him Continue Reading

  12. The Winters Tale. Sarah Lamb, Steven McRae
Photo: ROH, Johan Persson

    Dancing The Winter's Tale

    Thursday 17 March 2016 by Denise Drake

    Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon talks about adapting Shakespeare’s problem play as a ballet – including how to interpret theatre’s most famous stage direction ‘Exit, pursued by a bear’. R… Continue Reading

  13. Rambert's Marie Rambert Studio. Photo: Hugo-Glendinning

    Rambert launches new Choreography Fellowship

    Wednesday 16 March 2016 by Carmel Smith

    A new three-year fellowship starting this September is aimed at professional dancers who are interested in making a transition to become full-time working choreographers. Open for applications now.. Continue Reading

  14. Bartabas & Andrés Marín - 'Golgota', Sadler's Wells, March 2016. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Bartabas & Andrés Marín - Golgota - Sadler's Wells

    Sarah Kent, Wednesday 16 March 2016 — Performance: 14 - 21 March 2016

    Watching Bartabas expertly guide one horse after another round the space is like seeing a painting come to life, albeit with a surreal equestrian twist. In place of piety, though, the Frenchman has opted for melodrama... Continue Reading

  15. Romeo and Juliet DVD cover

    The Royal Ballet - Fonteyn & Nureyev in Kenneth MacMillan's 'Romeo and Juliet'

    Tuesday 15 March 2016 by Graham Watts

    The fiftieth anniversary of Kenneth MacMillan’s ground-breaking production of 'Romeo and Juliet' has been recognised by the DVD release of Paul Czinner’s film of the ballet... Continue Reading


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