June 2010

  1. Tim Etchells & Fumiyo Ikeda in in pieces at Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Tuesday 29 June 2010Performance 25 & 26 June 2010

    ‘On a stage full of dancers, it is always Fumiyo Ikeda who you want to watch. Even though she’s an exacting interpreter of other people’s choreography (primarily that of Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker) there is something secret and intemperate about Iked… 

  2. Akram Khan & Nitin Sawhney, Confluence

    Tuesday 29 June 2010

    Confluence fuses Nitin Sawhney’s music with Akram Khan’s unique blend of classical kathak and contemporary technique. Catch Confluence in London at Sadler’s Wells, 20-24 July 2010.Info & O… Continue Reading

  3. Leanne Pero with Debbie Moore at the launch of The Movement Factory, 17 June 2010.

    Pineapple launch for Leanne

    Tuesday 29 June 2010

    Leanne Pero has been running her own dance company Bruk Out Entertainment offering dance, drama and vocal classes in her home borough of Southwark since 2001, when she was just 15. The company has grown steadily… Continue Reading

  4. Dance on the streets

    Monday 28 June 2010

    Let’s hope the weather keeps the rain on hold and the temperature maintains a steady simmer for the next couple of weeks – as there’s a fine choice of dance performances to see and events to ta… Continue Reading

  5. Nederlands Dans Theater I & II – together on one stage

    Monday 28 June 2010

    It’s not often you get the chance to see NDT 1 & NDT 11 together in one programme, but next week (6 – 10 July) the 50 dancers of both companies will dance together at Sadler’s Wells as part… Continue Reading

  6. Will Tucket for ROH2 in Pleasure's Progress at Jerwood DanceHouse, coming to London in July

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 28 June 2010Performance June 2010

    ‘Originally a choreographer, Tuckett’s special talent is to meld elements of music theatre, movement and design into a seamless hybrid.’ 

  7. Richard Alston Dance Company in Upclose at The Place

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 28 June 2010Performance 16-19 June 2010

    “This close up, there’s an inevitable fracturing of the choreographic big picture, but there are compensations – the flicker of apprehension on Charlotte Eatock’s face as she swings into a difficult reverse turn and the giddy flash of triumph as s… 

  8. Amici in Tightrope at Riverside Studios

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 28 June 2010Performance June 2010

    “This is real theatre, of which it can truthfully be said that it changes the way you see the world.” 

  9. EDge, The Place, 24-26 June. Image: Frauke Requardt's piece

    Edge at The Place

    Katie Fish, Saturday 26 June 2010 — Performance: 24 June 2010

    Edge, the postgraduate performance company of London Contemporary Dance School, continued their international tour by returning to home ground at The Place. The evening was a showcased the skill and diversity of… Continue Reading

  10. Tim Etchells and Fumiyo Ikeda 'in pieces' Lilian Baylis Studio, 25-26 June 2010. Photo: Herman Sorgeloos

    Tim Etchells & Fumiyo Ikeda in in pieces at Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

    Gail Brown, Saturday 26 June 2010 — Performance: 25 & 26 June 2010

    Reviewed: 26 June 2010 As the audience settles itself alongside a set that consists of a single chair and a large wooden wall, we are welcomed into the world of _*in pieces,* _*Tim Etchell* of Forced Entertainme… Continue Reading

  11. Hofesh Shechter, Political Mother

    Friday 25 June 2010

    Ten dancers of the Hofesh Shechter Company present an ever more surreal chain of encounters, leading to a series of shocking, amusing and touching events, which challenge our notion of what is ‘normalR… Continue Reading

  12. Streetdance 3D

    StreetDance 3D at BFI IMAX

    Sam Gauntlett, Friday 25 June 2010 — Performance: on general release

    Walking into the BFI IMAX theatre at Waterloo bowls me over – at over 20 metres high by 26 metres wide, the UK’s biggest screen appears to descend into infinity and I feel an urge to dive in. I’… Continue Reading

  13. Kate Prince

    New Associate Artists for Sadler's Wells

    Thursday 24 June 2010

    Lighting designer Michael Hulls, composer Nitin Sawhney and choreographer Kate Prince are all to become Associate Artists of Sadler’s Wells, joining a team of associates which includes Sylvie Guillem, Akra… Continue Reading

  14. Recommended by... Zenaida Yanowsky

    Wednesday 23 June 2010

    Zenaida Yanowsky is a principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, known for her strong, intelligent performances in a huge range of roles, from Odette/Odile in Swan Lake to Ashton’s Sylvia to work by Forsythe, … Continue Reading

  15. les ballets C de la B in Out of Context - for Pina at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 21 June 2010Performance 17 & 18 June 2010

    ‘At 90 minutes without an interval, Out of Context: For Pina is still pretty indulgent, but it’s tighter in its focus than Platel’s previous offerings, and there are signs that he and his team are prepared to include the audience in what has been, thus … 

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