November 2010

  1. News: Arts Council announce reorganization

    Friday 5 November 2010

    Each of the Arts Council’s 850 regularly funded organisations will have to reapply for funding – and up to 100 will lose funding altogether. Chair Liz Forgan said: “There’s been a kind of… Continue Reading

  2. News: Lauren Cuthbertson returns after illness

    Friday 5 November 2010

    The Royal Ballet dancer will star in the title role of *Sylvia* this season. She talks about regaining her health after suffering from glandular fever & post viral fatigue for a year. Read more in the Evenin… Continue Reading

  3. Emanuel Gat in Winter Variations at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Friday 5 November 2010Performance 2 & 3 November 2010

    ‘..it is a tribute to Gat’s choreography and the performers’ understated intensity that the hour-long duet, in plain clothes and on an empty, often darkened stage, commands our attention throughout.’  

  4. Emanuel Gat in Winter Variations at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 5 November 2010Performance 2 & 3 November 2010

    ‘With Winter Variations, Israeli choreographer Emanuel Gat takes an earlier idea and stretches it to breaking point.’  

  5. Feature: Matthew Bourne's 'Cinderella'

    Friday 5 November 2010

    Set in London during the Second World War, Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of Prokofiev’s haunting score has, at its heart, a true wartime romance. First seen in the West End in 1997, but now comple… Continue Reading

  6. National Dance Awards

    News: National Dance Awards 2010

    Friday 5 November 2010

    The finalists of the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2010 have just been announced. The National Dance Awards are the only professional awards in the UK dedicated to dance and are presented by the Da… Continue Reading

  7. Feature: Jasmin Vardimon Company '7734'

    Friday 5 November 2010

    7734 takes a contemporary view of the legacy of brutality and manipulation of power, evoking personal stories from around the world. Jasmin Vardimon’s visceral choreography and use of video integration dr… Continue Reading

  8. Royal Ballet in Sylvia at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Thursday 4 November 2010Performance in rep until 26 November 2010

    ‘Even if you find the story silly, and the theatrics barely credible, both of which are easily done, the moment Sylvia leaps on the stage you are hooked.’  

  9. Michael Flatley in Lord of the Dance at O2 Arena

    Press Review Laura Thompson, Telegraph, Thursday 4 November 2010Performance 3 November 2010

    ‘It has very little to do with Celtic myth, but much to do with Flatley’s grasp of the appeal of good old-fashioned spectacle.’  

  10. Siobhan Davies in ROTOR at Siobhan Davies Studios

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Thursday 4 November 2010Performance 3 - 14 November 2010

    ‘This Rotor is exhilarating, offered with the finesse that always marks Davies’ work. Stimulating and worthwhile.’  

  11. Siobhan Davies in ROTOR at Siobhan Davies Studios

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Thursday 4 November 2010Performance 3 - 14 November 2010

    ‘ROTOR is driven by Davies’s The Score, which shows a line of dancers pivoting around a central point, like the hand of a clock. Filmed from above, it was the cue for the other artists, from composers to poets.’  

  12. Siobhan Davies in ROTOR at Siobhan Davies Studios

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 4 November 2010Performance 3 - 14 November 2010

    ‘The idea was to create a conversation between dance and other art forms; the result turns out to be an intriguingly unclassifiable mix of performance, exhibition and installation.’  

  13. Scottish Ballet new premises

    News: Ashley Page to leave Scottish Ballet

    Thursday 4 November 2010

    Ashley Page, who has been Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet since 2002, is to leave the company when his current contract ends in 2012.**He left his role as principal dancer with the Royal Ballet to lead Scot… Continue Reading

  14. Emanuel Gat Dance 'Winter Variations' 
Photo: Stephanie Berger

    Review: Emanuel Gat in Winter Variations at Sadler's Wells

    Lise Smith, Thursday 4 November 2010— Performance: 2 & 3 November 2010

    Reviewed: 3 November Israeli choreographer Emanuel Gat has been growing in international stature recently, showing work in New York last month and returning to Sadler’s Wells main house this week. As with … Continue Reading

  15. The Featherstonehaughs 'Edits'. Ming-Hei Wong, Ryen Perkins-Gangnes, Sebastian Kurth.
Photo: Pau Ross.

    Review: The Featherstonehaughs in Edits at Village Underground

    Sam Gauntlett, Thursday 4 November 2010— Performance: 2 - 4 November 2010

    Reviewed: 3 November 2010 Village Underground, a disused Victorian warehouse, tucked away from the bustle of Shoreditch High Street and converted into a multi-purpose space, is the venue for The Featherstonehaug… Continue Reading

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