September 2008

  1. A BusStopping performance

    Monday 15 September 2008

    2003 A BusStopping performance! 80% of London’s buses are now more accessible to everyone and Transport for London and Inner Arts are celebrating this week. BusStopping is an arts project where a divers… Continue Reading

  2. Place Prize Finalists 2008.
Clockwise from top left: Aletta Colllins 'Lapdancer', Adam Lander's 'Foie Gras', Anna Williams 'Clearing', Dam Van Huynh's 'Collision', Simon Ellis' 'Gertrud'.

    Place Prize Finals 2008

    Monday 15 September 2008

    The Place Prize Finals are underway at the Place, with performances of all five finalists work nightly until 27 September (excluding Sunday 21st). In contrast to previous years, this bill has a minimalist feel &… Continue Reading

  3. The girl done good

    Friday 12 September 2008

    Choreographer Jenna Lee has made a work for English National Ballet based on great moments in football. The Beautiful Game – A Football Ballet opens in Liverpool this week. Read more in the Guardian, 12 Sep 08 Continue Reading

  4. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Rosas

    Tuesday 9 September 2008

    *Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Rosas **Steve Reich Evening **29-30 September, 7.30pm **Sadler’s Wells. Box office: 0844 412 4300 ***”Info & online booking“:http://www.sadlerswells.com/show/R… Continue Reading

  5. Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company

    Tuesday 9 September 2008

    *Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company **24-27 September, 7.30pm **Sadler’s Wells. Box office: 0844 412 4300 ***”Info & online booking“:http://www.sadlerswells.com/show/Morphoses-Wheeldon-Compa… Continue Reading

  6. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

    Tuesday 9 September 2008

    *Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo **16 Sep – 4 Oct **Peacock Theatre. Box office: 0844 412 4322 ***”Info & online booking“:http://www.sadlerswells.com/show/Les-Ballets-Trockadero-de-M… Continue Reading

  7. Emanuel Gat Dance

    Tuesday 9 September 2008

    Silent Ballet, Winter Voyage & Through the Centre *19-20 September, 7.30pm **Sadler’s Wells. Box office: 0844 412 4300 **Tickets: £10 ***”Info & online booking“:http://www.sadlerswel… Continue Reading

  8. A feast for the senses

    Tuesday 9 September 2008

    This weekend the Royal Opera House throws wide its doors with a new three day festival of events/performances/exhibitions, promising to be quite unlike anything seen in the building before. Deloitte Ignite will… Continue Reading

  9. Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray at Sadler's Wells

    Libby Costello, Monday 8 September 2008 — Performance: 2 - 14 Sep 08

    Matthew Bourne has retained his crown as top British dance theatre choreographer with his recent production of Dorian Gray. Promising to be a plunge into the darker side of beauty and celebrity in contemporary s… Continue Reading

  10. Akram Kham, Juliette Binoche, Anish Kapoor, 'In-I'

    Binoche v Khan

    Monday 8 September 2008

    After suffering a devastating first-round knockout defeat at the hands of Colombian opponent Breidis Prescott on Saturday night, bets are on for how many rounds champion boxer Amir Khan will survive against Osca… Continue Reading

  11. Batsheva Dance Company in Deca Dance 2008 at Edinburgh Festival 2008

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 5 September 2008Performance

    ‘The contrasts are deliberate: Vivaldi next to Arab or Israeli folk music, stomping group numbers next to duets. Naharin likes ensembles, lines of dancers repeating actions in canon or in unison. Sometimes a single dancer will peel off, going against the flow.’  

  12. Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 5 September 2008Performance 2 - 14 Sep 08

    ‘There is an unfortunate parallel between Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray and Matthew Bourne’s dance-drama of the novel.’  

  13. Making Hamlet the ballet

    Thursday 4 September 2008

    *Northern Ballet Theatre’s dance version of Hamlet arrives in London this month. (Sadler’s Wells, 22 – 26 April). It’s been two years in the making and Artistic Director David Nixon has … Continue Reading

  14. Batsheva Dance Company in Deca Dance 2008 at Edinburgh Festival 2008

    Press Review Alice Bain, Guardian, Wednesday 3 September 2008Performance

    ‘It is this projection of collective energy alongside the music – a jazzy mix of romantic popular mainstream, classical, Israeli and works composed by Naharin – that defines Batsheva.’  

  15. Chunky Moves in Mortal Engine at Edinburgh Festival 2008

    Press Review Geraldine Bedell, Observer, Wednesday 3 September 2008Performance

    ‘Mortal Engine is an undeniably thrilling work, extraordinary to look at and exciting in its sense of possibility. For all his fascination with technology and the apparently abstract qualities of his choreography, Obarzanek has a strong feel for narrative and the e… 

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