October 2016

  1. Avant Garde Dance - Fagin's Twist - The Place

    Press Review 4Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Wednesday 5 October 2016Performance 28 September - 15 October 2016

    This is a confident piece of dance-theatre, with a young, versatile cast who not only dance but also deliver wordy text by Maxwell Golden, making Fagin's Twist very clear on narrative, and accessible for all ages. 

  2. Carlos Acosta in 'The Classical Farewell', Royal Albert Hall, October 2016. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Carlos Acosta - The Classical Farewell - Royal Albert Hall

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 4 October 2016 — Performance: 3 - 7 October 2016

    As a gala celebration to close one important facet of this great guy’s career, it is a well-deserved, well-constructed and thoroughly enjoyable evening.  Continue Reading

  3. Lyn Wallis. Photo: David Tett

    Lynn Wallis, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance, to step down

    Monday 3 October 2016

    Lynn Wallis OBE will be stepping down from her role as Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance at the end of 2016. For 22 years, Lynn has been the custodian of the RAD’s artistic integrity and cred… Continue Reading

  4. Avant Garde Dance Company 'Fagin's Twist'. Photo: Rachel Cherry

    Avant Garde Dance - Fagin's Twist - The Place

    Graham Watts, Sunday 2 October 2016 — Performance: 28 September - 15 October 2016

    Tony Adigun has created a thoughtful and invigorating new take on 'Oliver Twist' in contemporary dance theatre that remains compelling viewing throughout... it has to be a contender for best new dance … Continue Reading


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