March 2009

  1. Slovak Dance Theatre, 'The Firebird' 3 March, Jacksons Lane

    Slovak Dance Theatre in The Firebird at Jacksons Lane

    Graham Watts, Friday 6 March 2009 — Performance: 3 March 2009

    What a thrill it is to get back to the raw edginess of unknown performers giving their all in an intimate, no frills setting; to experience at very close quarters the passion of dancers who are still in the thro… Continue Reading

  2. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Vera Liber, The British Theatre Guide, Friday 6 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    “A pendulum – the metaphor for gender swing, and for me a metaphor for my ambivalence towards the production. But, Lepage’s productions are renowned for their evolving states, and when Eonnagata returns later this year (end of June) maybe we will see a … 

  3. Rocio Molina Q&A

    Thursday 5 March 2009

    At only 24 Rocio Molina is widely considered to be one of the most exciting dancers in flamenco today. Maria Pages, an exceptional flamenco talent herself describes her as ‘one of the big names of the fut… Continue Reading

  4. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘Pitched somewhere between philosophy and politics, this bold, earthy dance was smartly conceived.’  

  5. Arts Council England

    ACE announces restructure

    Wednesday 4 March 2009

    Arts Council England has announced a restructure which will save £6.5 million a year in adminstration and costs. The organisation has already made savings of £9.6million a year on running costs since 2002 and … Continue Reading

  6. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘It was at Sadler’s, in 2007, that this programme found the ideal balance between scale and artistry. But, for sheer visual and sonic welly, Friday night will take some beating.’  

  7. Hofesh Shechter in In Your Rooms/Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut at Roundhouse

    Press Review Gerald Dowler, Financial Times, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 27 & 28 Feb 09

    ‘Since the formation in 2007 of this double bill – comprising In Your Rooms and Uprising: The Choreographer’s Cut – by the choreographer du moment, Hofesh Shechter, its extensive travels have somewhat diminished it.’ 

  8. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘Guillem, Maliphant and Lepage dwell on the limits placed on their hero, not the way he tried to transcend them.’  

  9. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Gerald Dowler, Financial Times, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘Near the end, the three d’Eons work around a mirrored table top to breathtaking effect – this is theatrical invention of the highest degree.’ 

  10. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘It is hard to escape the sense of too many cooks. What you are left with are tantalising moments of genius…’ 

  11. Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Wednesday 4 March 2009Performance 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    ‘Those who know Lepage’s process will understand that his pieces usually evolve over time, and one can only hope that when Eonnagata returns to the Wells in June some of its weaknesses will have been resolved.’  

  12. Sylvie Guillem 'Eonnagata' Photo: Eric Gautron

    Sylvie Guillem / Robert Lepage / Russell Maliphant in Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 3 March 2009 — Performance: 26 Feb - 8 Mar 09

    2 March 09 Eonnagata links the truncated family name of its subject, the Chevalier d‘Éon (more of whom later), with onnagata, a term for the stylized, cross-dressing representation of women by actors in t… Continue Reading

  13. Flamenco Festival London 09

    Tuesday 3 March 2009

    Dance performances: Gala Flamenca Mujeres 15-16 March The performance unites the three generations of flamenco stars, Merche Esmerelda, Belen Maya and Rocío Molina. Rocío Molina, Oro Viejo 17 March Alre… Continue Reading

  14. Ballet Nacional de Espana

    Tuesday 3 March 2009

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