September 2009

  1. Joe Jobe In 'Insane in the Brain'

    Bounce interview

    Friday 11 September 2009

    Bounce’s Insane in the Brain is a hip hop makeover of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, and will be showing at the Peacock Theatre 15 Sep – 3 Oct. Keith Watson talks to Bounce dancer and co-foun… Continue Reading

  2. ENB headline Bestival

    Friday 11 September 2009

    Six ballet dancers from the English National Ballet will be performing with Rob da Bank on the main stage. “The six-strong cast will perform to tracks more often heard in clubs than at the Coliseum, in an … Continue Reading

  3. Dance in Musicals

    Friday 11 September 2009

    Sanjoy Roy takes a short break from reviewing the avant-garde and turns his attention to the West End. “Musicals aren’t just about stories and songs, they’re also about dance and movement ̵… Continue Reading

  4. ACE to recruit 150 artistic assessors

    Friday 11 September 2009

    Lyn Gardner asks whether this will go some way towards restoring artists’ confidence in the Arts Council‘s decision-making process. Is this a step towards the peer review that many say is needed?R… Continue Reading

  5. Deloitte Ignite 09 at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Friday 11 September 2009Performance 4 - 6 September 2009

    ‘Best of all, however, was This Moment is Your Life, Ben Wright’s exceptionally neat, glittery take on disco dancing and the wittiest case of audience participation in ages’  

  6. Michael Clark Company at Edinburgh Playhouse

    Press Review Alan Robertson, Independent, Friday 11 September 2009Performance 28-31 August 2009

    “In this instance I think Clark has been a bit too bald with some of his self-plagiarisms. Even so, most of what is on view is undeniably impressive and viscerally compelling” 

  7. National Youth Ballet 'Cinderella' Chor: Wayne Sleep. Cinderella: Bethany Pike. Prince: Sam Chung. Photo: Mikah Smillie

    National Youth Ballet at Sadler's Wells

    Libby Costello, Thursday 10 September 2009 — Performance: 6 Sep 09

    National Youth Ballet provided talented dancers from across the country with a chance to perform at Sadler’s Wells. With a cast of ranging ages this company ensured all dancers were given the opportunity t… Continue Reading

  8. Rosas: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Rosas Danst Rosas at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Thursday 10 September 2009Performance 8 Sep 09

    ‘Something of an endurance test for both its cast and the audience, Rosas danst Rosas remains impressive as a slice of cultural history and as a self-contained dance piece still charged with a crackling immediacy.’  

  9. Rosas: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Rosas Danst Rosas at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 10 September 2009Performance 8 Sep 09

    ‘De Keersmaeker (in a rare performance) has lost nothing of her spiky charisma, while Cynthia Loemij, for all her outward mildness, brings an astonishing range: sensual and pliant, turbulent and raw.’  

  10. Meet the Stars

    Thursday 10 September 2009

    There’s a chance for ballet fans to meet starts of English National Ballet and The Royal Ballet out shopping this Saturday… Dancia London in Dury Lane is offering 15% off Grishko products all day on … Continue Reading

  11. Taste The Place 2009

    Taste the Place this weekend

    Thursday 10 September 2009

    The Place kicks off a year’s celebration of its 40th anniversary, with two days of free taster classes for all, on Friday 11 & Saturday 12 September. All the adult sessions are fully booked, but there… Continue Reading

  12. Rosas: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Rosas Danst Rosas at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Wednesday 9 September 2009Performance 8 Sep 09

    ‘It’s a mix that makes a lot of people extremely cross, but don’t be one of them. In her early Rosas Danst Rosas (it was made in 1983), the influential De Keersmaeker creates patterning and precision and synchronicities, and a choreographic narrative… 

  13. Joe Jobe Q&A

    Wednesday 9 September 2009

    Joe Jobe is one of the dancers in Bounce, the street dance collective from Sweden, who will be back in London’s Peacock Theatre with their hit show Insane in the Brain, from 15 Sep to 3 Oct 09. They’… Continue Reading

  14. Rosas: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Rosas Danst Rosas at Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Wednesday 9 September 2009 — Performance: 8 Sep 09

    Rosas Danst Rosas is a classic of modern dance (made in 1983) that propelled the, then, 23 year-old De Keersmaeker (and Belgium) into the major league of modern experimental choreography. The work permanently ma… Continue Reading

  15. Candoco - Double bill

    Tuesday 8 September 2009

    Are you feeling dangerous today? Do you want to uncover the truth behind lies and love? Have you ever wondered what makes the perfect human? Candoco presents Hofesh Shechter’s The Perfect Human and Still … Continue Reading


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