March 2011

  1. DanceEUnion

    Monday 14 March 2011

    *Nicky Napier [nee Molloy] is the curator for danceEUnion – three days of dance from 20 European countries at Southbank Centre next week(15 – 17 March). Until recently Head of Dance & Performanc… Continue Reading

  2. Antony Gormley's set designs of 'Babel (Words)'  choreographed by at by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet at Sadler’s Wells.

    Olivier Award winners 2011 announced

    Monday 14 March 2011

    The Olivier Awards were announced at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sunday 13 March. Antony Gormley won the Outstanding Achievement in Dance Award for the set design of Babel (Words) – at Sadler’s Wells… Continue Reading

  3. Tavaziva Dance 'Double Take' 8 March, The Place. Dancers: Kristina, Katie, Anna. Photo: Irven Lewis

    Tavaziva Dance in Double Take at The Place

    Katie Fish, Friday 11 March 2011 — Performance: 8 March 2011

    Bawren Tavaziva’s most recent work – described as A story of two worlds … A story in two halves – is an exploration of the Artistic Director’s mixed identity and cultural heritage. … Continue Reading

  4. Tilted Productions/Maresa von Stockert in Masquerade at The Place

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 11 March 2011Performance 3-4 March 2011

    “Von Stockert has always been a distinctive choreographer. Here, she finds an ideal subject for her blend of movement, props and evocative, allusive drama. Masquerade floats from comedy to strange poetry with hallucinatory ease”  

  5. Bartabas & Ko Murobushi in The Centaur and the Animal at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 11 March 2011Performance 1 - 6 March 2011

    “In the best moment, Bartabas stands in front of a horse, his own head bowed under its chin.”  

  6. 'The Most Incredible Thing', Pet Shop Boys & Javier De Frutos production, Sadler's Wells, 17 - 26 March 2011. Photo: Gavin Webb

    The Most Incredible Thing

    Friday 11 March 2011

    A new full-length ballet based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, The Most Incredible Thing, is coming to Sadler’s Wells 17-26 March. Neil Tennant and Javier de Frutos explain just what it was that d… Continue Reading

  7. Tavaziva Dance in Double Take at The Place

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Friday 11 March 2011Performance 8 March 2011

    “This fusion of full-bodied action and fierce discipline marks the whole work. The downside is that every scene feels like another fragment developed from a workshop, each with different music – material that has not been yoked to a theme.”  

  8. Henri Oguike Dance Company in Triple Bill at Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Friday 11 March 2011Performance 8 & 9 March 2011

    “All the dancers seem to be lost in dreams, caught in the state between sleep and fearful awakening. Though beautiful, the piece [Butterfly Dreaming] feels rather slow, not quite able to sustain interest for its entire running time. It’s original and mesme… 

  9. Move It 2011

    Move It - back at Olympia

    Thursday 10 March 2011

    Thousands of dance fans will be flocking to the Grand Exhibition Hall Olympia this weekend (Fri 11 – Sun 13 March) for a packed show of all things dance ! Over 1500 dancers will be performing in a host of … Continue Reading

  10. Henri Oguike Dance Company in Triple Bill at Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 10 March 2011Performance 8 & 9 March 2011

    ‘Henri Oguike has always been brave in his musical choices, but with one of his latest works, Butterfly Dreaming, he displays a streak of wildness.’  

  11. Henri Oguike Dance Company in Triple Bill at Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Thursday 10 March 2011Performance 8 & 9 March 2011

    ‘If not exactly a disappointment, Henri Oguike’s eagerly anticipated visit to the Linbury Studio Theatre felt underwhelming.’  

  12. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch 'Agua'

    Pina Festival for London 2012

    Thursday 10 March 2011

    Next year there will be an unprecedented opportunity to see 10 works by Pina Bausch in London in just a short season from 6 June to 9 July 2012 at Sadler’ s Wells and the Barbican. The season is being pres… Continue Reading

  13. Henri Oguike Dance Company 'Butterfly Dreaming'
Photo: Henri Oguike

    Henri Oguike Dance Company in Triple Bill at Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Thursday 10 March 2011 — Performance: 8 & 9 March 2011

    Reviewed: 8 March 2011 A quick summary of the new triple bill from Oguike (which in a striking typeface appears to be the slick new branding of the Henri Oguike Dance Company) might read like a weather report: i… Continue Reading

  14. Wendy Martin, new Head of Performance & Dance at Southbank Centre, 2011

    New Appointment for Southbank Centre

    Wednesday 9 March 2011

    Wendy Martin, Head of Theatre and Dance at Sydney Opera House for the last three years is coming to London to take up the role of Head of Performance and Dance at Southbank Centre. She said: “I’m thr… Continue Reading

  15. Strictly Healthy Dancers

    Wednesday 9 March 2011

    An online film featuring Strictly Come Dancing star Camilla Dallerup has been launched to promote the benefits dance has for the health of young people and to rally support nationwide for future projects. The fi… Continue Reading

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