A new Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme gives 18 year old Charlotte Edmonds the chance to be mentored by Director Kevin O'Hare and Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor... Continue Reading
A showcase of 10 short works illuminating various flamenco styles, from the original fandangos through the familiar soleá and alegrías to the more unusual petenera.. works beautifully. Continue Reading
Arms like trailing vines, arched backs and stamping feet, wailing vocals and the strum of strings with an insistent beat beneath…an exceptional evening, elegant yet imbued with force. [The Times content is subscription only]
As for the dancers – flamenco, at its best, seems like a distilled display of femininity and masculinity, one that has nothing to do with youth or beauty, and everything to do with inner pride.
– instead of commonplaces and cliches – fireworks, passion, swagger – Peña’s dance company offers something altogether more artful: technical command and a glimpse into flamenco’s unsettled soul.
Seminal Josef Albers painting to be sold at Sotheby’s in support of pioneering choreographer’s new world-class arts space at Here East. Continue Reading
Dancer and choreographer Caroline Finn takes up the position in September this year. Continue Reading
The iconic Russian dancer's life will be adapted by David Hare, writer of the Oscar-winning 2008 film The Reader. Continue Reading
As political provocation, Swagga scores, but as theatre it could use a tighter focus. For all the you-go-girl affirmation, Cooper and Hyatt remain enigmatic figures. I’d have liked to get to know them better.
With a broad theme of 'Post-War America' within which to frame their ideas, this programme of work by company dancers is more like a fully-fledged, complete evening of dance... Continue Reading
The world renowned training centre for aspiring young dancers has a new royal patron and an upcoming programme of summer performances. Continue Reading