November 2010

  1. Move: Choreographing You at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre

    Press Review Richard Dorment, Telegraph, Tuesday 30 November 2010Performance 27 November 2010

    ‘As part of the Hayward Gallery’s exhibition Move: Art and Dance since the 1960s, the British choreographer Rosemary Butcher “reinvented” Kaprow’s 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, which was first seen in New York in 1959.’ 

  2. Feature: The Dance Show at NEC Birmingham!

    Monday 29 November 2010

    A brand new dance show takes place at The National Exhibition Centre Birmingham next month, featuring dance classes, performances and the chance to stock up on all the latest dance wear from some of the biggest… Continue Reading

  3. Jasmin Vardimon Company in 7734 at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Laura Thompson, Telegraph, Monday 29 November 2010Performance 25 & 26 November 2010

    ‘The problems arise when the performers are required to act, voicing stilted disquisitions on art, cruelty, indeed all the things that they express so well without words. As soon as they open their mouths, this rather wonderful work turns into something resembli… 

  4. Jasmin Vardimon Company in 7734 at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Monday 29 November 2010Performance 25 & 26 November 2010

    ‘Given the ideas and the passion feeding into 7734, it ought to be a compelling piece. Yet, frustratingly, Vardimon is so focused on her material that she loses her sense of structure.’  

  5. Jasmin Vardimon Company in 7734 at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 29 November 2010Performance 25 & 26 November 2010

    ‘…the 140-odd minutes of 7734 are undercut by Pamela Carter’s leaden, didactic text, and by the piece’s transformation from dance-work into what one of the dramaturgs, Nina Steiger, describes as a “choreographed treatise” on the Holoca… 

  6. 'The Shiver' Sadhana Dance.

    Review: Sadhana in The Shiver at The Place

    Lise Smith, Monday 29 November 2010 — Performance: 27 November 2010

    Why do we shiver? Pain, pleasure, excitement, fear: the body’s shiver reflex seems to have a number of contradictory triggers. Sadhana, the dance company created this year by former Angika co-director Subr… Continue Reading

  7. La Ribot, 'Llamame Mariachi'.

    Review: La Ribot in Llamame Mariachi at Purcell Room, Southbank Centre

    Lise Smith, Monday 29 November 2010 — Performance: 26 November 2010

    What does it mean to see or be seen? Since 1990, the Spanish choreographer Maria Ribot has been making multimedia works that question and blur the boundaries between theatre, dance and art. A playfully provocati… Continue Reading

  8. Jasmin Vardimon Company '7734' 25-26 Nov, Sadler's Wells. Photo: Tristram Kenton

    Review: Jasmin Vardimon Company in 7734 at Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Monday 29 November 2010 — Performance: 25 & 26 November 2010

    Reviewed: 25 November 2010 The mix of surreal poignancy and humour in Jasmin Vardimon’s 7734 [spelling ‘hell’ when viewed upside down on a digital display] contains a whole crowd of strange be… Continue Reading

  9. Transitions Dance Company 2011. Photo: Chris Nash

    News: Transitions 2011

    Friday 26 November 2010

    Transitions Dance Company – the UK’s original graduate dance company – has announced its members and choreographers for 2011. Twelve young dancers from Japan, Ghana, Belgium, France and across … Continue Reading

  10. Tavaziva Dance

    News: New home for Tavaziva

    Friday 26 November 2010

    Tavaziva Dance have been invited by John Baraldi, CEO at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, to become the new ‘Company in Residence.’ Located in Haringey, the Bernie Grant Arts Centre will become a base f… Continue Reading

  11. Royal Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 26 November 2010Performance in rep until 31 December 2010

    “The Royal Ballet’s production of Prokofiev’s score should thrive on the spiky choreography of Frederick Ashton. Instead, it’s muffled by the mess and clutter of Wendy Ellis Somes’ production.”  

  12. News: Jasmin Vardimon

    Friday 26 November 2010

    Jasmin Vardimon discusses 7734 and her work on Wagner’s Tannhäuser “Reconciling opposites, and collaborating across divides, is what my work has always been about,” Michael Church, Independen… Continue Reading

  13. Royal Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 26 November 2010Performance in rep until 31 December 2010

    “She [Marianela Nuñez] is touchingly sincere, with nothing overstressed, and fetchingly responsive to the dance’s demands, which she shows with a lovely generosity. Her prince was Rupert Pennefather, handsome enough to win any Cinderella’s heart.”  

  14. Jasmin Vardimon Company in 7734 at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 26 November 2010Performance 25 & 26 November 2010

    “she’s lost her light touch with 7734, which is both over-long and unrelenting.”  

  15. News: Matthew Bourne

    Friday 26 November 2010

    Matthew Bourne talks to Lucy Cavendish about his new version of Cinderella, “I’ve set it at the time of the Blitz. That seems to work really well for me. The idea of time running out; quick, deep lov… Continue Reading

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