November 2009

  1. MIKS Dance Theatre, 'Fever' 11-12 Nov, Laban Theatre

    MIKS Dance Theatre in [FEVER] at Laban

    Libby Costello, Tuesday 17 November 2009 — Performance: 11 & 12 Nov 09

    Reviewed: 11 November MIKS Dance Theatre’s_ * started life in a most unconventional way – an audience survey. Asked to suggest a song, MIKS chosen audience came up with _*Fever. Although this song ha… Continue Reading

  2. Rannel Theatre Company 'Flhip Flhop- Everything Happens on the Break' 13 Nov.09, The Place. Photo: Mark Sherratt

    Rannel Theatre Company in Flhip Flhop: Everything happens on the Break at The Place

    Libby Costello, Tuesday 17 November 2009 — Performance: 13 Nov 09

    The Place, London’s home of contemporary dance, offered a very different type of performance on Friday night with Rannel Theatre Company’s *Flhip Flhop: Everything happens on the Break*. This comical… Continue Reading

  3. Ivana Müller

    Tuesday 17 November 2009

    In Ivana Müller’s Playing Ensemble Again and Again, six performers start off where most other groups finish: with a bow. As they slowly move together through time and space, they think about the piece th… Continue Reading

  4. Yorke Dance Project, 'Grace' Photo: Kevin Clifford. Yolande Yorke-Edgell in 'Herky Jerky' by Lea Anderson

    Yorke Dance Project in Mixed Bill at Tabernacle Theatre

    Libby Costello, Tuesday 17 November 2009 — Performance: 11 - 15 November

    Reviewed: 12 November Yorke Dance Project, under the directorship of Yolande Yorke-Edgell, brought both British and American choreography to the unique stage at the Tabernacle Theatre in the heart of Notting Hil… Continue Reading

  5. National Dance Company Wales in Lunatic/Veil of Stars at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 16 November 2009Performance 7 Nov 09

    ‘We will hear more of NDCW.’ 

  6. Akram Khan in Gnosis at The Point

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Monday 16 November 2009Performance 12 Nov 09

    ‘With bells on his ankles and sweat spraying off his shaven head as he negotiates amazingly swift, precise spiraling turns, Khan is still a dazzling dancer and a consummate entertainer.’  

  7. National Dance Company Wales in Lunatic/Veil of Stars at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Monday 16 November 2009Performance 6 Nov 09

    ‘The company relish the piece [Nigel Charnock’s Lunatic]; Joanne Fong, a powerhouse of a performer, gives the most kick for your buck.’  

  8. Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre / ENO in The Rite of Spring at London Coliseum

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 16 November 2009Performance in rep til 24 Nov 09

    ‘In this startling, cathartic rewrite for the 21st century, it is life that wins out.’ 

  9. Birmingham Royal Ballet in Quantum Leaps: Powder/ E=mc2/ The Centre and its Opposite at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 16 November 2009Performance 10 - 14 Nov 09

    ‘… in E=mc2 Bintley has created a worthy vehicle for BRB’s currently fine crop of dancers, as well as an experiment I’d happily undergo again.’ 

  10. Birmingham Royal Ballet in Cyrano at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Monday 16 November 2009Performance 10 - 14 Nov 09

    ‘It is dramatic hokum, danced nougat, astute theatre, and it has to be seen for Robert Parker’s incarnation of Cyrano.’  

  11. Birmingham Royal Ballet in Quantum Leaps: Powder/ E=mc2/ The Centre and its Opposite at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 16 November 2009Performance 10 - 14 Nov 09

    ‘With E=mc2 … he has ventured light years from his comfort zone. The key to this investigation of Einstein’s equation is Matthew Hindson’s brilliant orchestral score, to which Bintley responds with force fields of gleaming, pared-back dance.’ 

  12. Birmingham Royal Ballet 'Cyrano' Photo: Bill Cooper

    Birmingham Royal Ballet in Cyrano at Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Monday 16 November 2009 — Performance: 12 - 14 Nov 09

    Reviewed: 12 & 14 November Rarely can the narrative treatment of a major dramatic work have been so faithfully reproduced in ballet as in David Bintley’s superb interpretation of the Cyrano de Bergerac… Continue Reading

  13. Snowman

    Friday 13 November 2009

    _ *The Birmingham Repertory Theatre production based upon Raymond Briggs’ book The Snowman_. Featuring a live orchestra, with music from Howard Blake, choreography by RobertNorth and directed by Bill Alexa… Continue Reading

  14. Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

    Friday 13 November 2009

    When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm. Catch Swan Lake in Londo… Continue Reading

  15. Dance UK Industry Award

    Friday 13 November 2009

    Nominations are now being taken for the 2009 Jane Attenborough Dance UK Industry Award, which honours an individual working in dance who has made an outstanding contribution to the art form. The award aims to hi… Continue Reading

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