October 2009

  1. Cirkus Cirkor 'Inside Out' 14-31 Oct Peacock Theatre. Photo: Mats Backer

    Cirkus Cirkor in Inside Out at Peacock Theatre

    Graham Watts, Monday 19 October 2009 — Performance: 13 - 31 Oct 09

    Reviewed: 16 October 2009 The concept of circus in a proscenium theatre grates with the received wisdom of my childhood experiences; a circus is performed in a ring with a ring-master in a long-tailed red coat a… Continue Reading

  2. Dance Umbrella in Talk: at The Purcell Room, South Bank Centre.

    Angela Matthews, Sunday 18 October 2009 — Performance: Sunday, 18 October 2009

    Chaired by Dick McCaw, Gill Clarke and Jeannie Steele offered an informative and insightful display and talk about current choreographical practice and technique in dance. Fondly dedicated to*Merce Cunningham* a… Continue Reading

  3. Jerwood DanceHouse opening
ohn Lyall Architect and Assis Carreiro Artistic Director and CEO of DanceEast with students from the Community Dance Course at University College Suffolk.
Photo: David Parry

    Jerwood DanceHouse opens

    Friday 16 October 2009

    The Jerwood DanceHouse, Dance East’s new £9million waterside home in Ipswich is now officially open, up and running after a grand opening weekend (9 – 11 October). New Art Club’s Tom Roden and… Continue Reading

  4. Rambert Dance Company, featuring The Comedy of Change

    Friday 16 October 2009

    Rambert’s autumn programme features The Comedy of Change – a new work from Mark Baldwin, Henri Oguike’s first work for the company, and Siobhan Davies’ Carnival of the Animals. Catch Ram… Continue Reading

  5. Levantes Dance Theatre 'Room Temperature Romance' 14-24 Oct, The Pit - Barbican. Dancer: Eleni Edipidi. Photo: Ranulph Redlin

    Levantes Dance Theatre in Room Temperature Romance at Barbican Pit

    Libby Costello, Friday 16 October 2009 — Performance: 13 - 24 Oct 09

    In 2008 Levantes Dance Theatre brought Gin & Satsumas to The Place to much acclaim. Now back in London as part of bite:09 in the Barbican’s intimate Pit theatre, this Anglo-Greek duo, Eleni Edipidi and… Continue Reading

  6. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 16 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘Lots of people walked out on opening night, something most definitely in the spirit of Diaghilev, who loved causing kerfuffles. De Frutos knows this, and his running amok surely aims to spoof rather than shock.’  

  7. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Friday 16 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘Everything about this Faun works spectacularly well, from the knitted musical composition…to the exhilarating contrast in the dance between human and bestial sexual awakening.’  

  8. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 16 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘Hulls has defined a ravishing arena of light in which Daniel Proietto tremendously, subtly turns and swoops, his movements shaped by the whorls of Nijinsky’s lines. The effect is obsessive, revealing, true to Maliphant’s manner and to Nijinsky’s … 

  9. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/ Javier De Frutos/ Russell Maliphant/ Wayne McGregor in In the Spirit of Diaghilev at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 16 October 2009Performance 13 - 17 Oct 09

    ‘…a true salute to Diaghilev.’  

  10. Photo: Tony Hall, with members of Cando2 (Candoco Dance Company’s Youth Dance Company). Photographer: Andrew Baker

    Cultural Olympiad launch Unlimited

    Friday 16 October 2009

    London 2012 has launched the UK’s largest ever disability arts programme as part of the Cultural Olympiad.Its open now for disabled and deaf artists to apply for a slice of the £3 million which comes from… Continue Reading

  11. Jump

    Friday 16 October 2009

    Don’t miss this adrenaline-packed display of Tae-kwon-do, jaw-dropping flips, dazzling acrobatics and sword fights… crossed with a sit-com.A pair of hapless burglars get more than they bargained for… Continue Reading

  12. Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company

    Friday 16 October 2009

    Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company returns to Sadler’s Wells with an impressive company of dancers and two dynamic programmes. Catch Morphoses in London at Sadler’s Wells, 21-24 October 2009. Info &a… Continue Reading

  13. JUICE Online

    Friday 16 October 2009

    The Place has launched an online resource for independent dance professionalscalled JUICE. Previously printed as a monthly magazine, JUICE can be accessedby visiting www.theplace.org.uk/juice. JUICE lists deta… Continue Reading

  14. Resounding summer for Magpie Dance

    Friday 16 October 2009

    What’s your reaction when you hear an ear-piercing screech?Run away? Cover your ears? Screw your face up? Performers from Magpie Dance, an inclusive contemporary dance company, have been exploring their r… Continue Reading

  15. Jacoby&Pronk - doing it for themselves..

    Friday 16 October 2009

    As well as dancing regularly with Christopher Wheeldon’s company Morphoses, Drew Jacoby and Rubinald Pronk are finding news ways to make their mark in dance – collectively as partnership Jacoby&… Continue Reading

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