February 2007

  1. American Ballet Theatre at Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Monday 19 February 2007 — Performance: 14-18 Feb 07

    Programme 1:‘Symphonie Concertante/ Swan Lake Act II pas de deux/ Sinatra Suite/ Le Corsaire pas de deux/ In the Upper Room’ (first programme) Programme 2 ‘La Bayadère Act II/ Drink to Me Only… Continue Reading

  2. Carlos Acosta wins Olivier Award 2007
Photo: Charlie Hopkinson

    Olivier Awards 2007

    Monday 19 February 2007

    The Olivier Awards 2007 were announced last night (18 February). The Outstanding Achievement in Dance award went to Carlos Acosta for his ‘Carlos Acosta and Guests from the Royal Ballet’ programme at… Continue Reading

  3. Tamara Rojo

    Friday 16 February 2007

    Currently dancing in Swan Lake with the Royal Ballet, Tamara talks to Ismene Brown about her role – and her development as a ballerina. “Ballet is the space between the steps – that’s wha… Continue Reading

  4. Resolution! at The Place

    Lindsey Clarke, Friday 16 February 2007 — Performance: 5 Jan - 17 Feb 07

    15 February SHADEseasons_¡Wonder_, Richal Dance Art Museum My Devilfish Table Time Anti-Ballet The Maze ¡Wonder, My Devilfish was a disjointed series of rough vignettes, performed by two brown clad females,… Continue Reading

  5. American Ballet Theatre at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 16 February 2007Performance 14-18 Feb 07

    ‘Great pleasure at the return to London of American Ballet Theatre after an absence of 16 years is, alas, mitigated by the nature of the troupe’s opening programme in Rosebery Avenue.’ 

  6. American Ballet Theatre at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Friday 16 February 2007Performance 14-18 Feb 07

    ‘American Ballet Theatre’s London season — its first in almost 17 years — began with white tutus and ended with flaming red pointe shoes.’  

  7. American Ballet Theatre at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 16 February 2007Performance 14-18 Feb 07

    ‘It was worth the price of a ticket alone to see Balanchine’s rarely performed Symphonie Concertante.’  

  8. American Ballet Theatre at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Ismene Brown, Telegraph, Friday 16 February 2007Performance 14-18 Feb 07

    ‘..ABT has the most succulently eclectic store cupboard of repertory anywhere, from Fokine and Tudor to Tharp and Morris, and the largest Russian classic stagings in the US, too.’ 

  9. Ye Gam Theatre Company in Jump at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 16 February 2007Performance 6 Feb - 14 Apr 07

    ‘Seek not for any other sophistication, but marvel, in the final section of the evening, at the acrobatic feats, the wonderfully resilient physiques of these players as they offer a brief but Olympian display of skill, spinning and flying over the stage, and int… 

  10. Ye Gam Theatre Company in Jump at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Wednesday 14 February 2007Performance 6 Feb - 14 Apr 07

    ‘… a piece of supremely nimble nonsense whose only demand on us is that we leave it lighter and happier than when we arrived.’  

  11. Resolution! at The Place

    Mariko Harano, Wednesday 14 February 2007 — Performance: 5 Jan - 17 Feb 07

    12 Feb (just one piece of the triple bill reviewed) Zephyr in Zanussi‘s The Problem with Dance, the middle piece of the Resolution! on Monday evening, presents an idiosyncratic amalgam of episodes. The pie… Continue Reading

  12. Resolution! at The Place

    Lindsey Clarke, Wednesday 14 February 2007 — Performance: 5 Jan - 17 Feb 07

    6 February 2007 maProject Landlords & Nomads Askao Shirai Depth Kinesthetic Dance Co Somewhere Around Nothing maProject ‘sLandlords & Nomads involves a collaboration with a film-maker who has cre… Continue Reading

  13. Capture 5 awards announced

    Wednesday 14 February 2007

    CAPTURE, the national, strategic agency for dance and the moving image has announced the names of the recipients of seven Capture5 awards. The artists receiving Capture5 awards of up to £20,000 are: Tanya Syed … Continue Reading

  14. American Ballet Theatre, 'Swan Lake'
Dancers: Julie Kent & Marcelo Gomes. Photo: Rosalie O'Connor

    American Ballet Theatre back in London

    Monday 12 February 2007

    After a gap of seventeen years, ABT will perform three programmes at Sadler’s Wells this week. The critics couldn’t wait and have been to meet the dancers in New York and Paris… “They wil… Continue Reading

  15. Michael Keenan-Dolan

    The Bull at the Barbican

    Monday 12 February 2007

    Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre return to London later this month. Donald Hutera went to Ireland to see the company in rehearsal and talk to Artistic Director Michael Keegan-Dolan. His update of an old Irish tale h… Continue Reading

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