March 2013

  1. Rocio Molina -Danzaora - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Friday 22 March 2013Performance 19 March 2013

    There is so much expression in the convexing and concaving of her body; for Molina, flamenco is not just a foot-stamping competition — although she’d be a contender in that too.  

  2. Edward Watson in Authur Pita's 'The Metamorphosis'. Photo: Tristram Kenton

    The Metamorphosis - Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH

    Graham Watts, Friday 22 March 2013 — Performance: 16 -23 March 2013

    Could there be a more complete transformation of a performer than that of Edward Watson as Gregor Samsa in Arthur Pita’s superb dance-theatre adaptation of Franz Kafka’s 'The Metamorphosis'?… Continue Reading

  3. Fernando Montaño - LUKAS Personality of the Year

    Friday 22 March 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Montaño, a First Artist with the Royal Ballet, was named Personality of the Year at the LUKAS awards - which acknowledge the achievements of the one million Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese residents… Continue Reading

  4. The Dance Register

    The Dance Register

    Friday 22 March 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Launched at this year's Move It, The Dance Register will be a central online directory of dance teachers, leaders and artists throughout the UK. It will be accessible to everyone who wants to participate in … Continue Reading

  5. Rosie Kay Dance Company 'There Is Hope' Photo: Brian Slater

    Rosie Kay Dance Company - There is Hope - Laban Theatre

    Graham Watts, Wednesday 20 March 2013 — Performance: 14 March 2013

    Rosie Kay has charted a tough, uncompromising journey into the complex, chaotic world of extreme religion while leaving us with the glass-half-full affirmation in her title.  Continue Reading

  6. Rocio Molina - Danzaora - Sadler's Wells

    Josephine Leask, Wednesday 20 March 2013 — Performance: 19 March 2013

    Rocio Molina, already recognised star in Spain, strips away the frills of traditional Flamenco to reveal an experimental, minimalistic aesthetic in 'Danzaora'. Continue Reading

  7. 'The Bride and the Bachelors Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns' installation, Barbican Art Gallery. Photo Felix Clay

    The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns - Barbican Art Gallery

    Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Wednesday 20 March 2013 — Performance: 14 February - 9 June 2013

    Dancers perform intermittently [Thurs, Sats & Suns]and the presence and life they breathe into the atmosphere serves to expand the viewing space around the static artworks. Continue Reading

  8. Alex Beard. Photo: Sim Canetty-Clarke, courtesy Royal Opera House

    New Chief Executive for ROH

    Wednesday 20 March 2013 by Carmel Smith

    Alex Beard, currently Deputy Director of Tate, replaces Tony Hall, who left the organisation this month to become Director General of the BBC Continue Reading

  9. Daniel Harrison with judges (l-r) Valerie Aitken, Ricardo Cervera and Elaine Holland. Photo: Mark Lees

    RAD's Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner announced

    Wednesday 20 March 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Sixteen-year-old Royal Ballet School student Daniel Harrison has won the Phyllis Bedells Bursary ballet competition. 34 candidates competed for the bursary of £1,000 on Sunday 17 March. Continue Reading

  10. The Metamorphosis - Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH

    Press Review 5Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Tuesday 19 March 2013Performance 16 - 23 March 2013

    I have been fortunate to see every great male dancer of my time: such stars of the Ballets Russes as Massine, Lifar and Dolin, and leading danseurs of the companies in St Petersburg and Moscow and of western ballet during the past half century. None, with the exception… 

  11. The Metamorphosis - Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH

    Press Review 5Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Tuesday 19 March 2013Performance 16 -23 March 2013

    We believe in the exuded slime and the terrifying loss of identity, the otherness of feeling and action. Watson tells us this with entire clarity. He is a rare artist, unprecedented, tremendous.  

  12. Farruquito. Photo: Sophie Muhlenburg

    Farruquito - Abolengo - Flamenco Festival London - Sadler's Wells

    Donald Hutera, Tuesday 19 March 2013 — Performance: 17 March 2013

    ‘Abolengo’ translates from the Spanish as ‘ancestry’ or ‘lineage.’ - and undeniably signals that we are in the presence of ‘flamenco puro’... Continue Reading

  13. BGroup - Just As We Are - The Place

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Tuesday 19 March 2013Performance 15-16 March 2013

    It’s an odd, bumpy evening, perhaps more workshop than theatre. But I admire Wright’s ambition to share his choreographic concerns – and even more, his ability to throw a good party.  

  14. Royal Ballet's Sarah Lamb in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. Photo: Johan Persson, courtesy, ROH

    Royal Ballet - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Royal Opera House

    Josephine Leask, Tuesday 19 March 2013 — Performance: in rep until 13 April 2013

    Christopher Wheeldon’s production of 'Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland' is a ballet which looks slick, sparkly and in touch with our contemporary world. Continue Reading

  15. Ballet Flamenco Eva Yerbabuena 'Ay!' Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Ballet Flamenco Eva Yerbabuena - Ay! - Sadler's Wells

    Lise Smith, Monday 18 March 2013 — Performance: 15 & 16 March 2013

    Yerbabuena erupts into an anguished gestural sequence, reaching into the air and grasping her own torso with increasing speed and urgency. The performer’s quicksilver arms explode in a whirl of grief, capti… Continue Reading

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