The result is as brazenly theatrical as Helpmann himself was, a lively, oddball study in life, death, envy and crowd-mentality that’s as much dance-theatre as ballet.
Day after day, every single dancer on stage from the humblest beggar to the leading lady manages to project character and mould meaning.
…if Manon’s materialism is superbly portrayed, less convincing is her [Natalia Osipova’s] appetite for love. The problem lies partly with Carlos Acosta, who, as the poet Des Grieux, is not pressingly romantic or sexual enough, nor, in this late stage of his car…
For the first time the company are announcing the lead casting for specific dates, so audiences will be able to find out when Dominic North and Liam Mower are performing in the title role... Continue Reading
Dance and movement are at the centre of arts based training for healthcare professionals developed by theatre company Clod Ensemble... Continue Reading
Candoco is... To wring out & rattle apart statements of artistic & personal identity seems to have been one of Hetain Patel's goals as he and the dancers set about creating this new work.. Continue Reading
Boy Blue's creative mix of street dance, martial arts, video with an innovative set is slightly rough around the edges but guarantees a night of laughs and awe. Continue Reading
With her topaz gaze, delicate épaulement and precise line, [Francesca] Hayward is an enchantingly beautiful dancer, and it’s very much to her credit that she makes the unflinching interpretive choices that she does.
Wilton’s Music Hall is fast becoming a significant dance venue, with itsStrike! festival presenting a compelling mix of new work….[Jo] Meredith is probably the best-kept secret in British contemporary dance. Seek her out.
The nineteenth-century Wilton’s Music Hall, tucked away in the backstreets between Tower Bridge, Aldgate and Shadwell, is not known as a dance venue.. Sanjoy Roy reviews its first short dance festival... Continue Reading
Choreographers have tried in a variety of ways to challenge the traditional relationship between spectator and performer since the radical re-workings of dance in the sixties... Continue Reading