March 2013

  1. Farruquito - Abolengo - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Monday 18 March 2013Performance 16 March 2013

    He marries blistering technique with cocky charisma (in a Jack Sparrow meets John Travolta with Jesus complex kinda way) and charges at the audience like he’s on a football pitch, or pugnaciously prowling the streets after closing time. Come on!  

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

    Press Review 4Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Monday 18 March 2013Performance 15 & 16 March 2013

    …what’s incredible about her is that while her face and body contort in writhing, jolting illustrations of extreme human emotion, she fires out some of the cleanest, most precise footwork you’ll ever hear, so coolly executed, like a machine gun in the hands o… 

  3. Tavaziva Dance 'Greed' Photo: Sammi Fang

    Tavaziva Dance - Greed - The Place

    Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Monday 18 March 2013 — Performance: 12 & 13 March 2013

    The performances of all eight Tavaziva dancers were technically accomplished and for a while their execution of insect-like angular lines and extensions was quite gripping to watch. Continue Reading

  4. Taking Back the Tube

    Monday 18 March 2013 by Carmel Smith

    "I wanted to make a statement & to take a stand with my body in the exact place where my body was abused. I can’t sing or shout very loudly, but I can dance loudly." One woman takes a stand... Continue Reading

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

    Press Review 3Zoe Anderson, Independent, Monday 18 March 2013Performance in rep until 13 April 2013

    The best dancing role is the Queen of Hearts. Zenaida Yanowsky makes a magnificent, monstrous diva, swaggering through Wheeldon’s Sleeping Beauty parody and flirting viciously with her terrified court.  

  6. Farruquito - Abolengo - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Monday 18 March 2013Performance 16 March 2013

    The two begin as matched rivals, spiralling each other in perfect symmetry, competing with shotgun footwork, tossed heads and dramatic flourishes. Later, Amaya comes into her own in a solo zambra, a real tour de force;  

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

    Press Review 4Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Monday 18 March 2013Performance 15 & 16 March 2013

    It’s a startling scene, yet Yerbabuena makes it feel like the very essence of flamenco, because she treats the music as a cante jondo (often translated as “deep song”), seeming to draw the sound directly into her soul.  

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

    Press Review 5Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Sunday 17 March 2013Performance in rep until 13 April 2013

    It looked good on its premiere; now it looks great. Wheeldon last year altered the structure, turning two acts into three and so allowing its characterisation to develop and breathe. It still fairly zings along but now there is time to appreciate Alice’s lovely encou… 

  9. BalletBoyz the Talent 2013 -Serpent / Fallen -Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Sunday 17 March 2013Performance 8 - 13 March 2013

    It’s darkly thrilling stuff, with the dancers’ occasionally rough-hewn execution counterpointing Maliphant’s perfectionism to wholly positive effect.  

  10. Ivan Blackstock

    Wild Card - Ivan Blackstock

    Josephine Leask, Friday 15 March 2013 — Performance: 14 & 15 March 2013

    What is so engaging about Blackstock’s choreography is that he picks up on idiosyncratic behaviour & communicates it through a physical language of hip hop theatre & contemporary dance, as graphical… Continue Reading

  11. Rosie Kay Dance Company - There is Hope - Laban Theatre

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 15 March 2013Performance 14 March 2013

    Some of the material fails to focus clearly. But at its best this engaging, unsettling piece not only distils abstract ideas into sharply visceral imagery, but offers a moving account of what it means to be human.  

  12. Ijad Dance Company 'In-Finite'

    Ijad Dance Company - In-Finite -Rich Mix

    Donald Hutera, Wednesday 13 March 2013 — Performance: 8 March 2013

    I won’t make a secret of the fact that I’ve never been entirely convinced by Joumana Mourad’s work, but I’m always intrigued by her intelligent sense of enquiry... Continue Reading

  13. Rocio Molina. Photo: Felix Vazquez

    Rocio Molina

    Tuesday 12 March 2013 by Carmel Smith

    One of the brightest young flamenco stars performing today is rooted in the traditions of the art form, but is also pushing at its boundaries & has recently been made a Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate... Continue Reading

  14. Ivan Blackstock. Photo: Miha Matevzic

    Ivan Blackstock

    Monday 11 March 2013 by Carmel Smith

    This week the Artistic Director of Birdgang presents the latest Wild Card evening in the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells. He's been busy - it includes 5 works and 70 dancers... Continue Reading

  15. Ballet Revolucion. Photo: Nilz Boehme

    Ballet Revolucion - Peacock Theatre

    Laura Dodge, Monday 11 March 2013 — Performance: 6 - 23 March 2013

    The 20-strong cast make for a stunningly high-energy and virtuosic display with explosive leaps, too many pirouettes to count and impressive partner-work... Continue Reading

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