October 2010

  1. So You Think You Can Dance. BBC

    Are you Britain's Favourite Dancer?

    Friday 8 October 2010

    BBC One’s So You Think You Can Dance is back for a second series, and is looking for dancers! Cat Deeley presents the search for Britain’s Favourite Dancer. Nigel Lythgoe and Arlene Phillips are on t… Continue Reading

  2. Dance Vote2010

    Stand up for dance

    Wednesday 6 October 2010

    As the date for the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review announcement on funding decisions gets closer (Wed 20th October), Dance UK have launched an updated version of their DanceVote 2010 website al… Continue Reading

  3. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Dreams Of Babel

    Tuesday 5 October 2010

    Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Dreams Of BabelDVD – released August 2010. Rêves de babel [Dreams of babel] gives fascinating insights into the creative world of choreographer and performer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. T… Continue Reading

  4. Flawless 'Chase the Dream'

    Flawless for Royal Festival Hall shows

    Tuesday 5 October 2010

    Starts of the hit film of this summer StreetDance 3D and favourites on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, topstreet dance group Flawless are bringing their new show to Southbank Centre’s Royal Festiva… Continue Reading

  5. Rosie Kay & Chris Linda in 'Double Points K'

    Dance on the agenda

    Tuesday 5 October 2010

    Perhaps not the most obvious venue for contemporary dance, this year’s Conservative Party conference in Birmingham was opened on Sunday with a performance by locally based Sonia Sabri and company, who blen… Continue Reading

  6. Russell Maliphant Company in Afterlight at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Friday 1 October 2010Performance 28 & 29 September 2010

    ‘AfterLight’s best passages have the kind of majestic simplicity you’d expect from this choreographer and a powerful emotion that is new to him; the rest feels like over-elaboration.’  

  7. Russell Maliphant Company in Afterlight at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 1 October 2010Performance 28 & 29 September 2010

    ‘Proietto is superb at every moment, the dance curling or racing through his body, drawing lingering whorls of movement on the retina. He is a fine artist, finely used in Maliphant’s fascinating dances.’  

  8. Russell Maliphant Company in Afterlight at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 1 October 2010Performance 28 & 29 September 2010

    ‘…the lighting is never less than astonishing, with designer Michael Hulls and animator Jan Urbanowski collaborating on effects that seem to alter the reality of the stage. What Hulls is doing with Maliphant is nothing less than giving visual shape to the … 

  9. Royal Ballet in Onegin at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Friday 1 October 2010Performance in rep until 25 October 2010

    ‘…thanks to Kobborg’s richly predatory Onegin and Steven McRae’s beautifully observed Lensky – the friction is fearsome. His face gradually falling, his body-language steeling, McRae makes you feel his pain, loathe his supposed friend and… 

  10. Royal Ballet in Onegin at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 1 October 2010Performance in rep until 25 October 2010

    ‘Johan Kobborg and Alina Cojocaru joined The Royal Ballet in 1999 and quickly established themselves as the company’s leading partnership. Physically and temperamentally they were perfectly attuned, as they still are, with their performance in Onegin last … 

  11. Rosas, The Song

    Friday 1 October 2010

    Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker returns to Sadler’s Wells with her company Rosas to present the UK premiere of The Song. The Song is about a world that is rushing in on itself, moving at an ever faster tempo. … Continue Reading

  12. Royal Ballet 'Onegin'. Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobburg.  Photo: Dee Conway.

    Royal Ballet in Onegin at Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Friday 1 October 2010 — Performance: in rep until 25 October 2010

    Reviewed: 30 September 2010 It is hard to imagine a better start to a Royal Ballet season than this scintillating, emotionally-charged rendition of Onegin -a ballet that is liberally gilded by the collective art… Continue Reading

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