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  1. Tanztheater Wuppertal 
'The Rite of Spring'

    News: Olivier 2009 winners announced

    Monday 9 March 2009

    The winners of the Olivier Awards 2009 were announced on Sunday 8 March. Best New Dance Production went to Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal for Café Muller and *The Rite Of Spring* at Sadler’s Wells in … Continue Reading

  2. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 9 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘This, surely, is the future. Dance that travels light, moves fast and knows that “interesting” is not enough.’ 

  3. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 9 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘There are some lovely things, if you are patient. A duet between Guillem and Maliphant – the only bit of fully evolved choreography – exquisitely sets out the premise of two genders in one body, as the dancers’ forms repeatedly slide together and… 

  4. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 9 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘What a palaver and a hotchpotch is Eonnagata…’ 

  5. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 9 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘You leave gorged with artifice – the lighting, the couture, Guillem’s still-fabulous développé devant – but wondering what, if anything, lies behind it all.’ 

  6. Boy Blue Entertainment in Pied Piper at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 9 March 2009Performance 5 - 14 Mar 09

    ‘Most thrilling are the massed synchronised choruses of “rats”, hunkering and juddering in their black hoodies.’ 

  7. Boy Blue Entertainment in Pied Piper at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Monday 9 March 2009Performance 5 - 14 Mar 09

    ‘Having won an Olivier award in 2006 on its first outing at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, this 90-minute rush of energy has now transferred to the Barbican before embarking on a major national tour.’  

  8. CandoCo Dance Company in The Perfect Human / Still at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbankcentre

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Friday 6 March 2009Performance 24 & 25 Feb 09

    ‘When they don white masks, it feels as if their bodies are forced into generic facial templates. It is faintly creepy, always watchable, but too unfocused to discern Shechter’s aim.’  

  9. Slovak Dance Theatre, 'The Firebird' 3 March, Jacksons Lane

    Review: Slovak Dance Theatre in The Firebird at Jacksons Lane

    Graham Watts, Friday 6 March 2009 — Performance: 3 March 2009

    What a thrill it is to get back to the raw edginess of unknown performers giving their all in an intimate, no frills setting; to experience at very close quarters the passion of dancers who are still in the thro… Continue Reading

  10. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Vera Liber, The British Theatre Guide, Friday 6 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    “A pendulum – the metaphor for gender swing, and for me a metaphor for my ambivalence towards the production. But, Lepage’s productions are renowned for their evolving states, and when Eonnagata returns later this year (end of June) maybe we will see a … 

  11. Interview: Rocio Molina Q&A

    Thursday 5 March 2009

    At only 24 Rocio Molina is widely considered to be one of the most exciting dancers in flamenco today. Maria Pages, an exceptional flamenco talent herself describes her as ‘one of the big names of the fut… Continue Reading

  12. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘Pitched somewhere between philosophy and politics, this bold, earthy dance was smartly conceived.’  

  13. Arts Council England

    News: ACE announces restructure

    Wednesday 4 March 2009

    Arts Council England has announced a restructure which will save £6.5 million a year in adminstration and costs. The organisation has already made savings of £9.6million a year on running costs since 2002 and … Continue Reading

  14. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘It was at Sadler’s, in 2007, that this programme found the ideal balance between scale and artistry. But, for sheer visual and sonic welly, Friday night will take some beating.’  

  15. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Gerald Dowler, Financial Times, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘Since the formation in 2007 of this double bill – comprising In Your Rooms and Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut – by the choreographer du moment, Hofesh Shechter, its extensive travels have somewhat diminished it.’ 

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