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  1. Mark Smith. Photo: Roy Tan

    Interview: Mark Smith - deaf man dancing

    Friday 19 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Choreographer Mark Smith brings his new show, a fascinating insight into what it's like to be deaf, to the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells next week... Continue Reading

  2. Balletboyz the TALENT - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 19 September 2014Performance 16 - 27 September 2014

    The electric flow of dance, with its flickering formations, sparky canons and reeling turns, has acquired a new solidity and heft.  

  3. Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala

    Press Review 4Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Friday 19 September 2014Performance 17 - 20 September 2014

    …whether you’re watching Dane Hurst’s resplendent bird or Hurst and Mbulelo Ndabeni’s cavorting skeletons, a tender love duet or a stunningly rendered night-time fishing trip – the latter eerily playing out to sound-designer Adrian Rhodes’s maelstrom of b… 

  4. Balletboyz the TALENT - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Zoë Anderson, Independent, Friday 19 September 2014Performance 16 - 27 September 2014

    Marc Galvez stands out, all fast turns and fluid arms. Whitley’s career as a choreographer is taking off; The Murmuring responds to the BalletBoyz’ stage presence. 

  5. 'INALA'. Camille Breacher & James Butcher. Photo: Giulietta Verdon-Roe

    Review: Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala - Sadler's Wells

    Samantha Whitaker, Thursday 18 September 2014— Performance: 17 - 20 September 2014

    Performance reviewed: 17 September After a short but triumphant run at the Edinburgh International Festival, INALA has come to London. Conceived by composer Ella Spira and Royal Ballet dancer Pietra Mello-Pittma… Continue Reading

  6. Mathias Van Geyt - Level 4 Genée Dance Challenge Winner 2014. Photo: Jos Karouw

    News: Genee Dance Challenge winners announced

    Thursday 18 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    In the run up to the Genée International Ballet Competition, four young dancers won heats to dance non competitively in the semi finals of the prestigious event -taking place this year in Antwerp. Continue Reading

  7. The Seven Fingers 'Sequence 8'. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Review: The 7 Fingers - Sequence 8 - Peacock Theatre

    Graham Watts, Thursday 18 September 2014— Performance: 16 September - 4 October 2014

    'Sequence 8' feels like very good stand-up comedy with amazing tricks thrown in for good measure... Continue Reading

  8. Emma Gladstone, Artistic Director Dance Umbrella. Photo: James Keane

    Interview: Emma Gladstone - introducing Dance Umbrella 2014

    Wednesday 17 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Artistic Director Emma Gladstone presents her first Dance Umbrella this month (from 14 – 31 October). We caught up with her to find out what treats she has in store for London… You’ve got hip hop, ice … Continue Reading

  9. Balletboyz the TALENT in Alexander Whitley's 'The Murmuring'. Photo: Chantal Guevara

    Review: Balletboyz the TALENT - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 17 September 2014— Performance: 16 - 27 September 2014

    Michael Nunn and William Trevitt bold experiment in accessible modern dance continues apace with this triple bill for the Deloitte Ignite Festival, back on home ground at Covent Garden... Continue Reading

  10. Cullberg Ballet 'The Plateau Effect' Photo: Urban Jörén.

    Feature: Nordic dance in the spotlight

    Tuesday 16 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Northern Light - the first ever programme of dance from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway opens in London this week. It's going to be cool... Continue Reading

  11. KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Monday 15 September 2014Performance 12 & 13 September 2014

    Burrows’s choreography unlocks the performers’ memory and expertise, while Matteo Fargion’s accompanying songs encapsulate stories from their lives.  

  12. KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Monday 15 September 2014Performance 12 & 13 September 2014

    It challenges all our preconceptions about what dancers should look like and asks us to examine movement in new ways, to open eyes and hearts to different pulses and inflections in dance itself. You don’t have to be middle-aged to think it is wonderful; a mixed audienc… 

  13. Mats Ek & Ana Laguna in 'Memory'. Photo: John Ross

    Review: KnowBody - part of Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

    Josephine Leask, Monday 15 September 2014— Performance: 12 & 13 September 2014

    Matteo Fargion & Jonathan Burrows’ Elders Project is an endearing and amusing line up of former London Contemporary Dance Theatre artists & a few former Royal Ballet dancers... Continue Reading

  14. New Adventures 'Lord of the Flies'

    News: London Cast Announced for New Adventures & Re:Bourne’s Lord of the Flies

    Thursday 11 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The names of 22 young dancers who will join the professional cast for the performances at Sadler's Wells have just been announced - and an additional show has been added to the sold out run. Continue Reading

  15. World Ballet Day, 1 October 2014

    News: World Ballet Day

    Wednesday 10 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Wednesday 1 October will see live streaming from behind the scenes at five leading companies: Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada & San Francisco Ballet... Continue Reading

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