April 2006

  1. Interview: Jonathan Burrows Q & A

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion’s Both Sitting Duet was the winner of a Bessie (the New York Dance and Performance Awards) earlier this year. The two long time collaborators are seated for almost all… Continue Reading

  2. Feature: Cinderella - Lyon Opera Ballet

    Friday 7 April 2006

    CinderellaLyon Opera Ballet @ Sadler’s Wells, February 03reviewed by Julia Skene-Wenzel Take a rag doll and beam it into post-modernism —- what you get is a fantastically surreal account of Cinderel… Continue Reading

  3. Feature: Nutcracker! Sadler's Wells

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Nutcracker!Sadler’s Wells Dec 02 – Feb 03 and touring.Reviewed by Elizabeth Sandberg Matthew Bourne is a contemporary choreographer who likes to tell stories. Everything you see propels the plot forw… Continue Reading

  4. Feature: Garth Fagan Dance

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Garth Fagan DanceSadler’s Wells Theatre, 4-8 Marchreviewed by David Helms Drawing the LineThe secret to Garth Fagan Dance is drawing. This is a dance language that is highly structured and pictorial, like … Continue Reading

  5. Feature: Northern Ballet Theatre

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Northern Ballet TheatreSadler’s Wells Theatre, March 12-22Wuthering Heightsreview by Francisco Javier Orjales-Mourente When the story of Wuthering Heights is pared down to its bare essentials you are left … Continue Reading

  6. Feature: George Piper Dances

    Friday 7 April 2006

    George Piper dancesCritics Choice******Queen Elizabeth Hall, March 03*Review by Katie Phillips George Piper dances are not only exceptionally talented – they are also very clever. Before the performance ha… Continue Reading

  7. Feature: Compagnia Nacional de Danza

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Compania Nacional de DanzaSadler’s Wells Theatre, March 25-29Reviewed by Francisco Javier Orjales-Mourente Nacho Duato’s reputation as a master of musicality precedes him. However, after an exhilarat… Continue Reading

  8. Feature: Online gift ideas

    Friday 7 April 2006

    A selection of gift ideas available to order online. There are plenty more items to choose from on the following websites, so set aside some time to have a good surf! *Clothing!! * w“ww.dans-ez.com”:… Continue Reading

  9. Feature: Introdans Ensemble

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Introdans Ensemble video clip from Beasts Scary beasts, sweet beasts, crazy beasts and strange beasts are brought to life with humour and vitality in a delicious feast of high quality dance from the Netherlands… Continue Reading

  10. Feature: George Piper Dances, 'Torsion'

    Friday 7 April 2006

    After completely sold-out performances last October, Sylvie Guillem, Billy Trevitt and Michael Nunn are back with their extraordinary programme of work by Russell Maliphant. See a video clip of Torsion featurin… Continue Reading

  11. Feature: The Company

    Friday 7 April 2006

    The DVD of Robert Altman’s film will be released later this month (RRP £19.99) Throughout a distinguished career, Robert Altman has surprised, entertained and challenged audiences with vibrant, freewheel… Continue Reading

  12. Feature: Rambert Dance Company

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Rambert Dance Company Sadler’s Wells, 2 – 6 Nov The mixed programme includes Elsa Canasta by Javier De Frutos. Sexual chemistry bursts out of this vibrant and witty interpretation of Cole Porter̵… Continue Reading

  13. Feature: Robert Cohan & Darshan Singh Bhuller

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Next month Phoenix Dance Theatre come to Sadler’s Wells with a mixed bill of work which includes Forest. It was made by Robert Cohan, the Founder of London Contemporary Dance Theatre, in 1977. Darshan Si… Continue Reading

  14. Feature: Stationary dancing

    Friday 7 April 2006

    The idea of dancing here, outside Tie Rack and surrounded by people I didn’t know was surprisingly nerve racking. Half of me was worried that when the time came I would chicken out. I had been paranoid abo… Continue Reading

  15. Feature: Matthew Bourne's 'Highland Fling'

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Matthew Bourne’s subtitles his imaginative reworking of the classic romantic ballet La Sylphide ‘a romantic wee ballet’. View a clip here. Large file size (suitable for Broadband)**“Wind… Continue Reading

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