April 2010

  1. Company Chameleon, part of Spring Loaded. 13-14 April, The Place. Photo: Maria Falconeris

    Company Chameleon in Kith/Kin at The Place

    Katie Fish, Friday 16 April 2010 — Performance: 13 & 14 April 2010

    Reviewed: 13 April Both works performed by Company Chameleon’s Anthony Missen and Kevin Turner explored male relationships and identity, but each one gave its’ theme a distinctly different flavour. … Continue Reading

  2. Mark Morris Dance Group in L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at London Coliseum

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 16 April 2010Performance 14 - 17 April 2010

    ‘Morris’s response to Handel’s music is not so much an interpretation as a visual and dynamic realisation of its themes.’  

  3. Mark Morris Dance Group in L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at London Coliseum

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 16 April 2010Performance 14 - 17 April 2010

    ‘Morris’s choreography has never looked more luminous, and is wonderfully served by the spirited pulse of ENO’s orchestra, under Jane Glover, and the power of the four singers.’  

  4. Mark Morris Dance Group in L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at London Coliseum

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Friday 16 April 2010Performance 14 - 17 April 2010

    ‘Morris’s response to Handel’s music is startlingly alive; it flows like balm to a troubled soul, full of warmth and wonderment, humour and joy, sorrow and sleep , for all the vicissitudes of life are here.’  

  5. Mark Morris Dance Group in L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at London Coliseum

    Press Review BBC Radio 3, Nightwaves, Thursday 15 April 2010Performance 14 - 17 April 2010

    Discussion with Mark Baldwin, Alistair Spalding & Ismene Brown. (Starts at 32 mins in) 

  6. Mark Morris Dance Group 'L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato' 14-17 April, London Coliseum

    Mark Morris Dance Group in L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at London Coliseum

    Graham Watts, Thursday 15 April 2010 — Performance: 14 - 17 April 2010

    Reviewed: 14 April ‘Mirth, admit me of thy crew’, is a line from John Milton’s poetry sung repeatedly in the First Part of Mark Morris’ L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato; an e… Continue Reading

  7. Simon Ellis' 'Leaving', part of Reveal - Create Kings Cross

    On a platform near you

    Wednesday 14 April 2010

    Amidst the hubbub of the crowds, railway stations are frequently the public backdrop for private moments of meeting and parting. This Friday and Saturday (23 & 24 April) at St Pancras International Station s… Continue Reading

  8. James Mitchell

    Wednesday 14 April 2010

    In latter years he was a soap star, but 89 year old Mitchell, who died recently, had an earlier career as a dancer, long associated with choreographer Agnes de Mille. She said he had “probably the stronges… Continue Reading

  9. Circus for all

    Wednesday 14 April 2010

    Many of the performers in Circolombia come from shanty towns in Colombia & learned their skills in the National School of Circo Para Todos set up by a British woman – Felicity Simpson. “If ever w… Continue Reading

  10. Royal Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 14 April 2010Performance in rep til 24 April 2010

    ‘…at this first performance Cojocaru went in and out of focus. Her dancing, often gorgeous, wasn’t quite at full radiance, losing momentum over the course of a dance.’  

  11. Eddie Ladd in Ras Goffa Bobby Sands/ The Bobby Sands Memorial Race at The Place

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Wednesday 14 April 2010Performance 10 April 2010

    ‘You couldn’t ask for a better visual or corporeal metaphor for the acts of endurance and resistance in which Sands and his colleagues were engaged.’  

  12. Compagnie Marie Chouinard

    Tuesday 13 April 2010

    In bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG vARIATIONS_ the company’s 14 dancers explore themes of beauty and freedom, often appearing en pointe: on one, two, and even four at a time. Chouinard uses different devices – … Continue Reading

  13. Breakin' Convention 10

    Tuesday 13 April 2010

    International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre1-3 MaySadler’s Wells. Box office: 0844 412 4300Info & Online booking Schwarze Katze is a complete artwork out of the movement of six artists (three brea… Continue Reading

  14. Archive

    Tuesday 13 April 2010

    For archived interviews read on For archived Recommended by… read on 2007 From Michael Jackson to Rambert So what got you in to dance? Sanjoy Roy tells how seeing Jackson’s Thriller video sparked his… Continue Reading

  15. Archive interviews

    Tuesday 13 April 2010

    The Power and the Glory Choreographer Jane Turner used to keep quiet about her showgirl past – but it’s all out in the open now as she celebrates the dancing line in her new show TROOP Read on Nov 20… Continue Reading

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