Reviews for Triple Bill

  1. Ballet Black - 'To Begin, Begin'. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 22 March 2016 — Performance: 18 & 19 March 2016

    New works by Christopher Marney and Arthur Pita, alongside a revival of a work by Christopher Hampson show Ballet Black on strong form, in a large venue... Continue Reading

  2. Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Wednesday 30 March 2016Performance 18 & 19 March 2016

    The wild card in this triple bill comes from Arthur Pita, a choreographer who does things with ballet you don’t see anywhere else. 

  3. Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 3Luke Jennings, Observer, Wednesday 30 March 2016Performance 18 & 19 March 2016

    Robinson is the staccato dancer par excellence, and Reich’s minimalist composition for glockenspiel and piccolo perfectly sets off her sharply incised line 

  4. Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 23 March 2016Performance 18 & 19 March 2016

    But Pita is doing something very distinctive here, using the “phasing” techniques of Reich’s score to accumulate layers of expressive richness.  

  5. Ballet Black - Triple Bill - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Monday 21 March 2016Performance 18 & 19 March 2016

    It’s impossible not to like Ballet Black, a small company with big ideas. Director Cassa Pancho is committed to commissioning new contemporary ballet, and isn’t afraid of something a bit off the wall. 

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