October 2009

  1. Cirkus Cirkor in Inside Out at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Liz Arratoon, The Stage, Tuesday 20 October 2009Performance 13 - 31 Oct 09

    ‘With a gossamer touch, director Tilde Bjorfors has devised the most gorgeous concoction, a perfect blend of contemporary and traditional circus’ 

  2. Cirkus Cirkor in Inside Out at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Lyn Gardner , Guardian, Tuesday 20 October 2009Performance 13 - 31 Oct 09

    ‘director Tilde Björfors tries rather too hard to make this weighty and meaningful, rather than relaxing and allowing the audience to take what they want from it.’  

  3. Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company in Hydra at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 20 October 2009 — Performance: 18 & 19 Oct 09

    Reviewed: 18 October A clear sense of theatre is prominent in the work of Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak, an outcome that combines their mutual talents as dancer/choreographer (Pinto) and actor/director (Polla… Continue Reading

  4. Cie. Willi Dorner 'Bodies in Urban Spaces' London Bridge area. 2009

    Cie. Willi Dorner in Bodies in Urban Spaces at London Bridge & surrounds

    Sarah Golding, Tuesday 20 October 2009 — Performance: 16 - 18 Oct 09

    A busy and bustling performance that demands spatial awareness not only from the dancers, but from the viewers too. A large number of people turned up for the Saturday afternoon performance, which made it quite … Continue Reading

  5. Saving ballet & running Morphoses

    Monday 19 October 2009

    Christopher Wheeldon talks to Sarah Crompton about his full agenda, as he prepares for Morphoses performances at *“Sadler’s Wells “:*this week (21 – 24 Oct 09) Read more in the Telegraph,… Continue Reading

  6. Top: Michael Clark, 2005
Bottom: Michael Clark Company 2009

Photos: Jake Walters

    Michael Clark Company stays at Barbican

    Monday 19 October 2009

    The Barbican is renewing its contract with the Michael Clark Company who will now continue as the centre’s Artistic Associate for another three years. The creative relationship between the celebrated chore… Continue Reading

  7. Cirkus Cirkor in Inside Out at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 31 Oct 09

    ‘The family-friendly Swedish troupe is new to London and while theirs is not the slickest show, nor dramatically the most adept, it includes some ace performers you shouldn’t miss.’  

  8. James Thierree in Raoul at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Lyn Gardner , Guardian, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 24 Oct 09

    ‘There is perhaps a touch too much French whimsy here, but it is always undercut by the sheer invention of a show whose low-tech, sailcloth design is as convincing as any computer-generated special effects, and Thiérrée’s own extraordinary physical prowe… 

  9. Martin Creed in Ballet Work No. 1020 at Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 16 - 18 Oct 09

    ‘…it was presented in the studio theatre at Sadler’s Wells as part of Frieze, the trendy art fair, and as such was more a pièce d’occasion than a true “venture into dance”. It was also, perhaps inevitably, more about Creed himself … 

  10. Cie. Willi Dorner in Bodies in Urban Spaces at London Bridge & surrounds

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 16 - 18 Oct 09

    ‘It’s not profound, but it’s free, fun, and stimulating – a brilliant way to spend a sunny afternoon.’ 

  11. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘Memorable for all the right reasons is AfterLight by Russell Maliphant, who has reworked the free-flowing illustrations of Diaghilev’s first muse, Nijinsky, into a spiralling solo in which his ballet-meets-capoeira steps, Daniel Proietto’s dancing, … 

  12. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘A gleaming little wonder of a work which should be seen again (Cherkaoui’s Faun).’ 

  13. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘As in Diaghilev’s regime, the stress is on collaboration. It throws up everything from the dreamy to the fatuous.’ 

  14. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘Fittingly, McGregor dedicates Dyad 1909 to the memory of Merce Cunningham, whose view and practice of collaboration was that dance, music and design coexist in performance time and space, but otherwise are separate entities.’ 

  15. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 19 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘We’ve seen a host of Diaghilev-inspired pieces over the last year; this, for me, is the one that speaks most clearly of the wonder and the irrecoverability of those long-gone years.(Russell Maliphant’s AfterLight)’ 

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