Le Patin Libre, the French Canadian ice dancing collective, are the first winners of a new Dance category, presented in conjunction with The Place... Continue Reading
Over three days, participants will consider how new technologies offer dance makers exciting ways to create and perform dance, and engage an audience. Continue Reading
Productions seen at the Royal Ballet and Sadler's Wells have both received two nominations for outstanding lighting and video design. Continue Reading
Featuring guest stars plucked from the world’s finest companies including Vadim Muntagirov from English National Ballet, Kimin Kim from the Mariinsky and tonight the Bolshoi’s Denis Rodkin, the season offers a feast of fancy footwork.
Dancing with unwavering elegance, Kim makes greater attempts to motivate the prince. Beautifully controlled, his willowy legs trace yearning pathways through space, and his springy leaps convey Siegfried’s deluded ardour.
New Adventures and family hope to to create more stories like Ollivier's in his hometown, where he discovered dance by chance. Continue Reading
With her regal bearing and elegant arms and back, (Kolesnikova) can look exceptionally refined in static poses, but in motion I found her too stagey, flinging herself about with a combination of grandeur and artifice aimed entirely at the audience rather than her partner…
The range of emotion and style combined in the role of Odette/Odile, separates the women from the girls and Kolesnikova’s definitive interpretation must have earned a place in the Swan Lake history books.
It’s a pity, because Kolesnikova’s Odette is truly a thing of remarkable beauty: technically flawless with great fluidity and a beautiful command of character. She alone is worth the ticket price – just.