November 2006

  1. Nina Ananiashvili

    Monday 6 November 2006

    A week in the life of the ex Bolshoi ballerina, who is relaunching a ballet company for Georgia. Read more in the Telegraph, 4 Nov Continue Reading

  2. Q&A

    Monday 6 November 2006

    Burlesque artist Dita Von Teese answers questions like when did you last cry (A: ‘At the ballet’) and how would you like to be remembered (A: As a great showgirl). More in the Guardian, 4 Nov Continue Reading

  3. Ballet - the low down

    Monday 6 November 2006

    Billed as ‘all you need to know about ballet’ , this article includes advice from Darcy Bussell. Read more in the Guardian, 4 Nov Continue Reading

  4. Learn to dance on DVD

    Monday 6 November 2006

    Choreographer and Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips rates DVDs which can help you learn ballet, hip hop, jive and salsa in the Observer, 5 Nov Continue Reading

  5. Wanted: a Jamie Oliver for dance

    Monday 6 November 2006

    The government have asked Executive Director of the Opera House Tony Hall to put together a plan to arrest the decline in dance provision in schools. Darcy Bussell, Arlene Philips, Len Goodman and Deborah Bull a… Continue Reading

  6. Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 28 Oct-20 Dec in rep

    ‘For a really grand spectacle, and the experience of ballet’s greatest classic worthily honoured, the place to be is Covent Garden, with a new run of The Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky and Petipa’s masterpiece).’ 

  7. Michael Clark Company in Mmm... at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 31 Oct-4 Nov

    ‘Clark’s dancers are an excellently honed troupe…They spring tautly in bursts of action, dip into arabesques with a concentrated air, advance in strange processions tilted backwards or ripple from head to toe.’ 

  8. Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 28 Oct-20 Dec in rep

    ‘Because the ballet places love at the centre of the divine order, it demands that its interpreters dance straight from the heart. And Ansanelli does this…’ 

  9. Michael Clark Company in Mmm... at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 31 Oct-4 Nov

    ‘…an evening of his work is invariably episodic – a charm bracelet of choreographic jewels, tarnished punk references and scatological tat.’ 

  10. Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 28 Oct-20 Dec in rep

    ‘This Beauty is magnificent, the company ensemble has never been stronger, and the present extended run offers a choice of no fewer than eight Auroras. Go revel.’ 

  11. Antonia Franceschi in Up from the Waste at Soho Theatre

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 6 November 2006Performance to 11 Nov

    ‘… her grippingly dreadful life story and spunky way of telling it make you wish that this one-hour show could go on another hour more.’ 

  12. Michael Clark Company in Mmm... at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 31 Oct-4 Nov

    ‘For me, Clark is more convincing in small bites, as a shape maker rather than a grand interpreter of seminal scores.’ 

  13. The Cholmondeleys & Featherstonehaughs in 'Yippeee!!! 2006' at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Monday 6 November 2006Performance 3 & 4 Nov

    ‘It is important to stress that there are wonderful things in this piece – not least Anderson’s surreal spin on her source material.’  

  14. The Forsythe Company in Three Atmospheric Studies at Sadler's Wells

    Katie Fish, Sunday 5 November 2006 — Performance: 12/10/2006

    Much of what has been written on William Forsythe’s choreography refers to its fragmentation, polycentric dimension and raw physicality. So it comes as little surprise to find these devices in Three Atmosp… Continue Reading

  15. Todd Bolender

    Friday 3 November 2006

    - American dancer and choreographer died recently at the age of 92. He was one of the lead performers when New York City Ballet first visited London in 1950 and Balanchine created many roles for him. Read an obi… Continue Reading

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