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  1. Balletboyz the TALENT in Alexander Whitley's 'The Murmuring'. Photo: Chantal Guevara

    Review: Balletboyz the TALENT - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 17 September 2014— Performance: 16 - 27 September 2014

    Michael Nunn and William Trevitt bold experiment in accessible modern dance continues apace with this triple bill for the Deloitte Ignite Festival, back on home ground at Covent Garden... Continue Reading

  2. Cullberg Ballet 'The Plateau Effect' Photo: Urban Jörén.

    Feature: Nordic dance in the spotlight

    Tuesday 16 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Northern Light - the first ever programme of dance from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway opens in London this week. It's going to be cool... Continue Reading

  3. KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Monday 15 September 2014Performance 12 & 13 September 2014

    Burrows’s choreography unlocks the performers’ memory and expertise, while Matteo Fargion’s accompanying songs encapsulate stories from their lives.  

  4. KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 15 September 2014Performance 12 & 13 September 2014

    It challenges all our preconceptions about what dancers should look like and asks us to examine movement in new ways, to open eyes and hearts to different pulses and inflections in dance itself. You don’t have to be middle-aged to think it is wonderful; a mixed audienc… 

  5. Mats Ek & Ana Laguna in 'Memory'. Photo: John Ross

    Review: KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

    Josephine Leask, Monday 15 September 2014— Performance: 12 & 13 September 2014

    Matteo Fargion & Jonathan Burrows’ Elders Project is an endearing and amusing line up of former London Contemporary Dance Theatre artists & a few former Royal Ballet dancers... Continue Reading

  6. New Adventures 'Lord of the Flies'

    News: London Cast Announced for New Adventures & Re:Bourne’s Lord of the Flies

    Thursday 11 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The names of 22 young dancers who will join the professional cast for the performances at Sadler's Wells have just been announced - and an additional show has been added to the sold out run. Continue Reading

  7. World Ballet Day, 1 October 2014

    News: World Ballet Day

    Wednesday 10 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Wednesday 1 October will see live streaming from behind the scenes at five leading companies: Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada & San Francisco Ballet... Continue Reading

  8. Elixir rehearsals. Photo Tony Nandi

    News: Always a dancer

    Tuesday 9 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    This Friday & Saturday, as part of the Eixir Festival at Sadler’s Wells celebrating the artistry of the older dancer and life long creativity, a group of one time professional dancers are returning to the … Continue Reading

  9. Sampling The Myth – Deloitte Ignite Festival - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Tuesday 9 September 2014Performance 5 - 7 September 2014

    Best of all, Wayne McGregor’s concluding pas de deux in Raven Girl escapes from its cumbersome setting to emerge in all its radiant glory as danced by Sarah Lamb and Eric Underwood… 

  10. Sampling The Myth – Deloitte Ignite Festival - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Zoë Anderson, Independent, Tuesday 9 September 2014Performance 5 - 7 September 2014

    The Indifferent Beak, a film by gifted 17-year-old choreographer Charlotte Edmonds and director Ravi Deepres, showed Eric Underwood and Claire Calvert moving with sensuous force and attack. 

  11. The Bridge, part of Southbank Centre's Summer of Love, produced by Scanner's Inc, Sunday 27 July. Photo: Carole Edrich

    Feature: Looking back on a hip hop London summer

    Monday 8 September 2014 by Carole Edrich 0 Comments

    Hundreds of people of all ages took part in & thousands watched two Scanner's Inc. hip hop dance events in London this summer. Carole Edrich report in photos & words... Continue Reading

  12. Michelle Ryan & Torque Show - 'Intimacy'

    Review: Michelle Ryan & Torque Show - Intimacy - Unlimited festival

    Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Monday 8 September 2014— Performance: 4 & 5 September 2014

    The true subject of 'Intimacy' seems to be the relationship between Ryan’s body and rest of her world, and how this physical relationship abruptly changed in the context of her debilitating illness... Continue Reading

  13. Edward Watson and Liam Mower in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. Photo: Alice Pennefather, ©ROH 2014

    Review: Sampling The Myth – Deloitte Ignite Festival - Royal Opera House

    Siobhan Murphy, Monday 8 September 2014— Performance: 5 - 7 September 2014

    Ed Watson’s interpretation of Matthew Bourne’s Swan is a gripping highlight in this programme of snippets from the classics and new work on stage and film... Continue Reading

  14. Florencia Guerberof

    Interview: Donald Hutera - on GOlab at GOLive

    Friday 5 September 2014 by Donald Hutera 0 Comments

    Donald Hutera introduces this year's 'stripped back & laboratorial' season of work presented over nine evenings this month at Giant Olive, the Kentish Town pub theatre... Continue Reading

  15. Claire Cunningham in 'Guide Gods'. Photo: Colin Hearn, The Herald

    Review: Claire Cunningham - Guide Gods - Unlimited Festival

    Josephine Leask, Friday 5 September 2014— Performance: 2 & 3 September 2014

    Cunningham commands the space physically & her movement is measured but daring; watching her balance both with & without her crutches is as thrilling as watching a tight rope artist... Continue Reading

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