October 2006

  1. Royal Ballet in Triple Bill at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 11 October 2006Performance Oct 06

    ‘…the choreography ranges from fierce brilliance to empty emotionalism, from George Balanchine to Glen Tetley.’  

  2. Walker Dance Park Music in 5 2 10 at Hextable, Kent & coming to ROH2 in Nov

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Wednesday 11 October 2006Performance

    ‘In an autumn crammed with dance from the UK and abroad, it already looks like one of the season’s highlights.’  

  3. Birmingham Royal Ballet in Romeo & Juliet at Birmingham Hippodrome

    Mark Monahan, Monday 9 October 2006 — Performance: Coming to Sadler's Wells

    ‘When it’s done full justice, one doubts that there is any work, in any medium, more emotionally pummelling than Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet.’ Continue Reading

  4. Maresa Von Stockhert in Marjorie’s World Unhinged at Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Touring until March 2007

    *** ‘Marjorie’s World Unhinged, which tours Britain until March 2007, is something more than a standard dance piece and, despite a glut of text, something less than a play.’ 

  5. Mark Bruce in Sea of Bones at Exeter

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Touring in 2007

    ‘Reverberantly unsettling, Sea of Bones tours next year. Catch it if you can.’ 

  6. Rosas, Richard Alston Dance Company, Akram Khan Company in Dance to Music by Steve Reich - A Triple Bill at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 9 October 2006Performance 28 - 30 September

    ‘Yes, Reich’s music on tape does lend itself to dance, but centre-stage it’s far too interesting to watch.’ 

  7. Rosas, Richard Alston Dance Company, Akram Khan Company in Dance to Music by Steve Reich - A Triple Bill at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 9 October 2006Performance 28 - 30 September

    ‘The Barbican audience (modern music and dance aficionados mixed), ecstatic throughout, reached fever pitch with Akram Khan’s thrilling male trio for himself, Gregory Maqoma and Young Jin Kim, to Reich’s Variations for Vibes, Pianos and Strings, with th… 

  8. Royal Ballet in Triple Bill at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Oct 06

    ‘All in all, an exciting reminder of how great music can prompt dance – and a fine start to a the Royal Ballet’s new season.’ 

  9. Royal Ballet in Triple Bill at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Oct 06

    ‘…it was a programme danced tremendously by an ensemble on gleaming form.’ 

  10. Royal Ballet in Triple Bill at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Oct 06

    ‘There are three works on the mixed bill that opens the Royal Ballet’s new season, and all of them hail from the 1970s, a particularly vibrant time for dance.’  

  11. Royal Ballet in Triple Bill at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Oct 06

    ‘It used to be argued that the Royal were much too well-behaved to dance Balanchine – but this season opener wickedly proves otherwise.’  

  12. Royal Ballet in Triple Bill at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 9 October 2006Performance Oct 06

    ‘Prefiguring the extreme articulations of William Forsythe two decades later, and still radiantly modern, this is classical ballet pushed to its furthest limits.’ 

  13. William Forsythe
Photo: Stephen Floss

    Three Atmospheric Studies

    Monday 9 October 2006

    William Forsythe’s Three Atmospheric Studies opens at Sadler’s Wells this week (11 – 14 Oct). It’s subject matter is the war in Iraq. In a Guardian article John O’Mahony asks if da… Continue Reading

  14. Cathy Marston Project in Mixed Bill at Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House

    Marion Jones, Friday 6 October 2006 — Performance: Sep

    While we muse on why this former Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House has not yet received the call to create a work for the main stage, a triple bill at the Linbury includes two pieces, Traces (2001) and b… Continue Reading

  15. Dance talking

    Friday 6 October 2006

    There’s been an outbreak of talking on stage during dance performances lately. Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan talked about their life experiences in Sacred Monsters & the Ballet Boyz interviewed thems… Continue Reading

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