Reviews for Fagin's Twist

  1. Avant Garde Dance Company 'Fagin's Twist'. Photo: Rachel Cherry

    Avant Garde Dance - Fagin's Twist - The Place

    Graham Watts, Sunday 2 October 2016 — Performance: 28 September - 15 October 2016

    Tony Adigun has created a thoughtful and invigorating new take on 'Oliver Twist' in contemporary dance theatre that remains compelling viewing throughout... it has to be a contender for best new dance … Continue Reading

  2. Avant Garde Dance - Fagin's Twist - The Place

    Press Review 4Rachel Elderkin, The Stage, Wednesday 5 October 2016Performance 28 September - 15 October 2016

    From pickpocketing scenes to fights filled with dives and airborne rotations, Adigun’s choreography pulses with energy. It’s brought to life by a cast that act and dance with every ounce of their being, together evoking the dark heart of Dickensian London. 

  3. Avant Garde Dance - Fagin's Twist - The Place

    Press Review 3Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian, Wednesday 5 October 2016Performance 28 September - 15 October 2016

    Adigun also uses hip-hop’s taut formations and face-offs to suggest close-knit gangs and the tensions within them. 

  4. Avant Garde Dance - Fagin's Twist - The Place

    Press Review 4Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Wednesday 5 October 2016Performance 28 September - 15 October 2016

    This is a confident piece of dance-theatre, with a young, versatile cast who not only dance but also deliver wordy text by Maxwell Golden, making Fagin's Twist very clear on narrative, and accessible for all ages. 

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