April 2017

  1. http://www.marcbrew.com/

    Marc Brew’s BREWBAND - Sadler's Wells

    Ruby Embley , Friday 28 April 2017 — Performance: 25 April 2017

    ‘It’s not what you think’, is the underlying sentiment of ‘Brewband’, Marc Brew’s mash-up of rock music and contemporary dance. ‘Is this a gig or a dance?’ musician… Continue Reading

  2. Deborah Baddoo 'The themes of migration and identity touch a real primal nerve. They evoke responses that are common to all people.'

    Thursday 27 April 2017

    I see a big value of our work in its emotional content._Where Is Home?_ is a 'dance musical'. It's dance, strengthened by music and song, to connect with people's emotions. An absence of dialo… Continue Reading

  3. Motionhouse's Sacttered

    Motionhouse - Scattered - The Peacock

    Samantha Whitaker, Thursday 27 April 2017 — Performance: Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 April

    Reviewed on the 26 April 2017 This is the fifth time Scattered has toured the UK – and the umpteenth time Motionhouse has performed it worldwide. Why? Because audiences love it. And it’s easy to see why. Buz… Continue Reading

  4. Photo credit: https://www.richmix.org.uk/blog/rich-mix-access-all-areas-zinzi-minott

    Zinzi Minott - ‘What Kind of Slave Would I be?’ - Rich Mix

    Asterope Tia Chatzinikola, Monday 24 April 2017 — Performance: 22 April 2017

    ‘What Kind of Slave Would I be?’ pictures how traumatic and indelible experience slavery is, regardless of its kind. Thanks to her twin talents of daring and opposing fear, Minott takes us on a journe… Continue Reading

  5. FROM FAME To CABARET To LONDON: Toney Wilson Jazz Dancer

    Monday 24 April 2017

    When I walked in to that studio, that first day, everyone was spinning and jumping, and leaping through the air. My mouth was open, my heart was beating fast, and I vowed that day to never stop dancing. Continue Reading

  6. bbc-young-dancer-judges-2017

    BBC Young Dancer 2017

    Ruby Embley , Sunday 23 April 2017 — Performance: 22 April 2017

    ...restlessness in the stalls at Sadler’s Wells tonight. Two huge television cameras dominate the middle of Row G. Next to me is a long glass table with six empty seats waiting for Marc Brew, Kate Prince, K… Continue Reading

  7. Rosie Kay Dance Company, MK ULTRA. Photo credit: Brian Slater

    Rosie Kay Dance Company: MK ULTRA - Trinity Laban Theatre

    Asterope Tia Chatzinikola, Saturday 22 April 2017 — Performance: Touring: 17 March - 18 May 2017

    Rosie Kay’s weird language is well developed and her iconoclastic skills powerful. In the post-show talk led by Luke Jennings, Kay and Adam Curtis encouraged us to anticipate MK ULTRA as the wider picture o… Continue Reading

  8. Photo: https://alchetron.com/Alistair-Spalding-434567-W

    Event: Conversation with Alistair Spalding, CBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells

    Wednesday 19 April 2017

    Monday 15 May, 7.30 pm – 8.30 pmAn evening talk with Alistair Spalding, CBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells at the "London ballet Circle Continue Reading

  9. Photo: http://waywardthread.co.uk/inherent/

    Si Rawlinson - 'The awkwardness and incapacity of well-meaning people too often gets in the way of urgent social action'

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    We talk to Si Rawlinson about his work Inherent, which explores the discussion about racism as a white man. Continue Reading

  10. Naomi Tadevossian - 'It definitely is fun, hurtling and sliding down the set, but it’s also as scary as it looks.'

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    We talk to Naomi Tadevossian, a dancer with Motionhouse, about performing with the groundbreaking curved set from Scattered.  Continue Reading

  11. Mulan, Hong Kong Dance Company

    Hong Kong Dance Company - Mulan - Southbank Centre

    Jobeda Khanum , Saturday 15 April 2017 — Performance: 15 April 2017

    Witnessing a clear story telling prowess, I welcome the opportunity to see more of this collaboration that also asks the audience to think beyond classic European dance and dance theatre, to see the nurturing mix… Continue Reading

  12. Photo: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2017/crystal-pite-and-jonathon-young-betroffenheit/gallery

    Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young - Betroffenheit - Sadler’s Wells

    Samantha Whitaker , Thursday 13 April 2017 — Performance: Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 April

    Betroffenheit is a masterpiece. Theatre, dance, spoken word, song, set design (by Jay Gower Taylor), soundscape (by Owen Belton, Alessandro Juliani and Meg Roe), costumes (by Nancy Bryant), lighting (by Tom Visse… Continue Reading

  13. Requiem for Aleppo 
Photo: www.requiemforaleppo.com

    Requiem for Aleppo

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    “The urge to express physically what I felt was very strong” Mabana explains, “I hope to convey a sense of humility through the choreography and a strong sense that we are all in this together. … Continue Reading

  14. Photo: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/118517-legend-mulan-2017?gclid=CN-d5LPBktMCFRATGwodQWoJNg

    Meet The Dancer - Pan Linguan

    Monday 10 April 2017

    I didn’t actively decide to be a dancer, it felt more like a calling, almost like my destiny. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t stop until I have given my best and reached my goal. I think it&r… Continue Reading

  15. Dance Workshop - Carmel Köster and Rene Köster

    Friday 7 April 2017

    Vogue, as it was first named after the magazine, can be traced back to Harlem, but even before that "it originated from prisons where inmates would sneak in Vogue magazines to re-create this fantasy for glam… Continue Reading

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