The show, which has been running since 2006, has just had its UK debut at the London Coliseum – and it didn’t disappoint in terms of dynamic talent and breathtaking bravura.
Ultimately, the dancers are stronger than some of the choreography, but there’s plenty of talent on this stage.
Labyrinth Of Solitude and KO’D will leaving you reeling at the pure artistry, explosive grace and expressive power in this dazzling showcase of male ballet dancers.
Watching them perform was a bit like having Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych all hitting a tennis ball around, separately and together, occasionally displaying a great shot, but never actually playing a match.
One lone figure (Phil Sanger) journeys through it, and the sense of his combined displacement and courage are conveyed in a tenderly repeated motif where Sanger pauses and lift his hand in questioning invocation to the sky.
The evening’s odd power is in the contrast between Fouéré‘s clarity and the text’s obscurity. She is an evangelical interpreter: she convinces not only that she understands minutely but that with her dancer’s intensity, swimmer’s arms an…
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[Silvestrini] woefully underuses the experiences of his international company (experience which fed fascinatingly into the post-show discussion on Wednesday night) and for the most part pitches the work on one tediously derisive level.
…Fouéré is not trying to demystify this most audaciously challenging of texts; rather she is inviting you to dive in, flow with its current and see where that takes you.It’s a brave theatrical experiment, much in the spirit of Joyce, and Fouéré’s vivid st…
What’s charming about Pilobolus is how low-tech the company has remained. When six dancers are transformed into the silhouette of a giant seahorse, there’s no digital trickery involved, only the ingenious placing of torsos and limbs, outlined against a larg…