September 2011

  1. Scottish Ballet in Kings 2 Ends / Song of the Earth at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Clifford Bishop, Independent on Sunday, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘…one of the charms of Kings 2 Ends is the gurgling, childlike way he [Jorma Elo] experiments with random accents and snatches of dance to develop a movement vocabulary that is polyglot almost to the point of incoherence’. 

  2. Scottish Ballet in Kings 2 Ends / Song of the Earth at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘..his [Ashley Page] cleverness in programming is revealed by this smart double bill, premiered as part of the Edinburgh International Festival, which sets a new commission by Jorma Elo alongside Kenneth MacMillan’s masterful Song of the Earth.’  

  3. Jig: the Great Irish Dance-Off at BBC2

    Press Review Brian Sweeney, , Monday 5 September 2011Performance Sept 2011

    ‘If one of the measures of a good documentary is to keep you watching something in which you have no interest, then Jig: The Great Irish Dance-Off (BBC2) was a triumph’. 

  4. Review: Jig: the Great Irish Dance-Off at BBC2

    , Monday 5 September 2011— Performance: Sept 2011

    Available on the iplayer until Thursday 8 September Continue Reading

  5. Jig: the Great Irish Dance-Off at BBC2

    Press Review Benji Wilson, Telegraph, Monday 5 September 2011Performance Sept 2011

    ‘Producer and director Sue Bourne has a wonderful eye for telling detail, the cut-in shot that’s more insightful than the main one, the static tableaux that does more than a voice-over prompt ever could. There was so much delicious footage that you sensed … 

  6. David Hughes Dance Company at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘The images are frightening, the sound compelling, and the dancers superb. But, since choreographer Al Seed can’t be bothered to communicate his meaning, you wonder why you have bothered to give him an hour of your time.’  

  7. Eun-Me Ahn Company in Princess Bari at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘Korean contemporary dance is not a subject on which many people in Britain are expert. So it was hard to know what to expect from the visit of the Eun-Me Ahn company to the Edinburgh International Festival – and difficult to know what to think once it was… 

  8. Shen Wei in Re-Triptych at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Alice Bain, Guardian, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘Three engagingly different pieces, brought together in this one programme, explore the Asian countries that choreographer, photographer and designer Shen Wei recently visited.’  

  9. Janis Claxton in Enclosure 99 ? Humans at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘With no little panache, Claxton took over a large enclosure at Edinburgh zoo and installed her 10-strong company there for a fortnight.’ 

  10. Nrityagram Dance Ensemble in Sriyah at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘In a world in which we are bombarded with sexuality in its coarsest and most self-loathing aspects, Satpathy and Sen offer a calm, secret bliss.’ 

  11. Scottish Ballet in Kings 2 Ends / Song of the Earth at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 5 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘Taking fast and structurally complex pieces of music – Steve Reich’s Double Sextet and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 1 – the Finnish choreographer [Jorma Elo] floods the stage with dancers performing neoclassical steps enhanced with quixotic … 

  12. Barrowland Ballet in A Conversation with Carmel at Edinburgh Festival 2011

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 1 September 2011Performance August 2011

    ‘One searing image in this beautifully judged production is of Hawkins, balanced on a table, with party balloons floating from his shoulders. He might be trying to fly, but weighing him down is the box of family photos in his hands – his burden, his life, … 

  13. Feature: Dance in East London

    Thursday 1 September 2011

    The new shopping centre adjacent to the Olympic Village site opens on 13 September. Westfield Stratford City are warming up with this video celebrating dance/style in East London over the last 100 years… Continue Reading

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