January 2010

  1. Resolution! 2010 at The Place

    , Tuesday 12 January 2010 — Performance: 6 Jan - 20 Feb 2010

    Over the next few weeks hundreds of up and coming companies will be performing as part of Resolution! at The Place. Resolution! review runs alongside the programme with the aim of reviewing every performance wit… Continue Reading

  2. English National Ballet 'Giselle' 20-24 Jan, London Coliseum. Dancers: Elena Glurdjidze and Arionel Vargas. Photo: Daria Klimentová

    Diamond anniversary for ENB

    Monday 11 January 2010

    The English National Ballet was established in 1950, initially as the London Festival Ballet and so the company celebrates its sixtieth year in 2010. Since its formation it has performed in 207 cities in 42 diff… Continue Reading

  3. English National Ballet 'The Snow Queen'
Photo: Annabel Moeller

    English National Ballet in The Snow Queen at London Coliseum

    Graham Watts, Monday 11 January 2010 — Performance: 8 - 17 Jan 2010

    Reviewed: 8 January 2010 When I first came upon Michael Corder’s adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, it was freshly made: all glistening with snow-white purity, and signifying a magi… Continue Reading

  4. 2010 highlights

    Friday 8 January 2010

    Debra Craine highlights the main dance events for 2010. With new work expected from Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Hofesh Shechter, Liam Scarlett and Aletta Collins, there’s lots to look forward to in the coming ye… Continue Reading

  5. Jerk surpasses Krumping

    Friday 8 January 2010

    Chris Cottingham finds out about the latest dance craze to come out of LA, ““jerk”, a new offshoot of hip-hop from Los Angeles… It looks slightly ridiculous at first, like urban morris da… Continue Reading

  6. Resolution! 2010 in Guerilla Dance Project, Amy Bell & Valentina Golfieri, Augusto Corrieri at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Friday 8 January 2010Performance 6 Jan 2010

    Amy Bell & Valentina Golfieri ‘That Was the Time I Stopped’ “There were too many false endings and misleading blackouts, but this little piece had wit, invention and brevity in its favour.”  

  7. Kenneth MacMillan

    Friday 8 January 2010

    The Royal Ballet’*s run of *MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet starts next week. Judith Mackrell discuss the impact MacMillan’s work has had on the company, “what interests me is the impact h… Continue Reading

  8. Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 8 January 2010Performance 10 Dec 09 - 24 Jan 2010

    “Richard Winsor, however, has hardly been bettered as the Swan.”  

  9. ZooNation in Into the Hoods at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Friday 8 January 2010Performance 16 Dec - 10 Jan 2010

    “Kate Prince is something of a mix-master herself, sampling popular styles from b-boy acrobatics and synchronised MTV routines through funk, soul-train disco, lindy hop, even a quick waltz.”  

  10. Pina Bausch

    Tuesday 5 January 2010

    Pina Bausch returned to Sadler’s Wells from 10 – 20 February 2005 with two productions: Nelken and Palermo Palermo. Pina Bausch came to Sadler’s Wells for just 4 performances of Masurca Fogo… Continue Reading

  11. Anjali Dance Company

    Tuesday 5 January 2010

    Anjali Dance Companywere at the Purcell Room at the end of October, 2001, with Through New Eyes,a triple bill with works by Harbar, Matthew Hawkins and Clare Russ. Anjali is at the cutting edge of disability da… Continue Reading

  12. Dance and Technology

    Tuesday 5 January 2010

    Dance and TechnologyNew technology offers huge opportunities for dance and other art forms. In a new feature, we’ll be bringing you links to a selection of sites which are exploring the widest ranges of n… Continue Reading

  13. Invisible Women

    Tuesday 5 January 2010

    ‘Invisible Women’the latest seminar organised by The Ballet Independents’ Group (BIG) took place at the South Bank Centre on 22 March 02. It addressed questions of what it means to be a woman i… Continue Reading

  14. Siobhan Davies Dance Company CPD programme

    Tuesday 5 January 2010

    Bridging the Gap In the first few years of a dance artist’s career, opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (or CPD) seem to abound. Before undergraduate courses have even come to an end, aud… Continue Reading

  15. Marie-Gabrielle Rotie

    Tuesday 5 January 2010

    Flying Chair for Da VinciStrange things happen in fairy tales. People are not what they seem. The new solo from Marie-Gabrielle Rotie – ‘Flying Chair for Da Vinci’ – inhabits this distur… Continue Reading


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