February 2012

  1. Royal Ballet in The Dream/Song of the Earth at Royal Opera House

    Press Review 5Zoe Anderson, Independent, Thursday 2 February 2012Performance in rep until 5 March 2012

    Frederick Ashton’s The Dream and Kenneth MacMillan’s Song of the Earth are two of The Royal Ballet’s most-loved classics, making a terrific double bill.  

  2. Welcome to BDE2012 delegates

    Thursday 2 February 2012 by Carmel Smith

    A big warm welcome to London if you’re here for this weekend’s British Dance Edition 2012! You’ve certainly got a packed agenda – but we hope you’ll find time to check us out for the low down on dance… Continue Reading

  3. British Dance Edition opening reception, Thu 3 Feb. Photo: Belinda Lawley

    British Dance Edition 2012

    Thursday 2 February 2012 by Carmel Smith

    Dance artists, companies, producers, programmers and promoters are arriving in London from around the world for the show case of the best of British dance... Continue Reading

  4. Royal Ballet in The Dream/Song of the Earth at Royal Opera House

    Press Review 4Clifford Bishop, Evening Standard, Thursday 2 February 2012Performance in rep until 5 March 2012

    Alina Cojocaru has a defter touch, bringing a wit to her interpretation of Titania that matches Ashton’s own  

  5. Royal Ballet Alina Cojocaru in 'The Dream' Photo: Dee Conway, ROH.

    Royal Ballet in The Dream/Song of the Earth at the Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Thursday 2 February 2012 — Performance: in rep until 5 March 2012

    Steven McRae amply demonstrated why he was recently voted the best male dancer of 2011 by the UK dance critics with a well-paced performance of great maturity in 'The Dream' Continue Reading

  6. Midnight Tango at Aldwych Theatre

    Press Review 4Louise Levene, Telegraph, Seven Magazine, Thursday 2 February 2012Performance

    Strong technique is a must but Cacace, unlike her attentive partner, brings her foxy little milonguera to life, making sure that Midnight Tango is a drama rather than a mere display.  

  7. Midnight Tango at Aldwych Theatre

    Press Review 4Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Wednesday 1 February 2012Performance

    It goes without saying that Cacace, beautiful, chic, mistress of every step, is a triumphant centrepiece to this action, in Simone’s arms.  

  8. Midnight Tango at Aldwych Theatre

    Press Review 3Clifford Bishop, Evening Standard, Wednesday 1 February 2012Performance

    some of the best tango dancers are in their fifties and sixties. So what a waste to have Teddy Kempner and Tricia Dreighton as the older couple – two fine actors who can do little more with their revivifying dance than play it for laughs.  

  9. Betsy Gregory. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Betsy Gregory, Dance Umbrella [BDE 2012]

    Wednesday 1 February 2012

    "We are extremely privileged in London because we see everything. I think London must be the world’s crossroads for dance.. not even in New York is there such a range of international work.."  Continue Reading

  10. Midnight Tango at Aldwych Theatre

    Press Review 4Laura Thompson, Telegraph, Wednesday 1 February 2012Performance

    the couple perform a stunning rumba like a lovers’ tug of war, and a climactic tango like the most passionate argument ever conducted: for these moments alone, Midnight Tango comes highly recommended.  

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