September 2008

  1. Rosas/Ictus at Edinburgh Festival 2008

    Press Review Geraldine Bedell, Observer, Wednesday 3 September 2008Performance

    ‘It is understandable that Reich has inspired de Keersmaeker (and several other choreographers): the overlapping rhythmic patterns of his work, repeating, desynchronising and counterpointing, have an energy that is almost primitive.’ 

  2. Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray at Edinburgh Festival 2008 & coming to Sadler's Wells 2 - 14 Sep 08

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Wednesday 3 September 2008Performance

    “For all Dorian Gray’s theatrical slickness, which is Bourne’s forte, it adds up to a depiction rather than an exploration. It is too diffuse, too catch-all, to carry any clout as the cautionary tale he intends” 

  3. Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray at Edinburgh Festival 2008 & coming to Sadler's Wells 2 - 14 Sep 08

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Wednesday 3 September 2008Performance

    ‘Dorian Gray takes us into very dark territory, but the spectacle is never less than theatrical, and I suspect that Bourne’s huge and diverse audience will happily follow him to hell and back.’ 

  4. Istanbul Music and Sema Group at Edinburgh Festival 2008

    Alice Bain, Wednesday 3 September 2008 — Performance:

    ‘Closing the Edinburgh International festival dance programme, this concert of Turkish classical and Sufi music climaxes with a still sacred religious ceremony little changed since its conception in the… Continue Reading

  5. £2.89 million for Big Dance in London

    Wednesday 3 September 2008

    The first activities and events intended to build a cultural and sporting heritage from the 2012 Olympic Games have been announced by Legacy Trust UK – and it includes £2.89 million for Big Dance in Londo… Continue Reading

  6. The Place Prize 08

    The Place Prize for Dance 2008

    Tuesday 2 September 2008

    The Place Prize for Dance 2008 kicks off this week with preview performances of the twenty commissioned works on 2, 4, 6 and 8 September. The competition actually starts with the semi-final performances between… Continue Reading

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