Reviews for Gravity Fatigue

  1. Hussein Chalayan - 'Gravity Fatigue' at Sadler's Wells, Oct 15. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Hussein Chalayan - Gravity Fatigue - Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Friday 30 October 2015 — Performance: 28 - 31 October 2015

    For the main part 'Gravity Fatigue' is brilliant. There are times when it seems just bonkers but the ripe originality of it all is bound to come at a small cost... Continue Reading

  2. Hussein Chalayan - Gravity Fatigue - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 30 October 2015Performance 28 - 31 October 2015

    Gravity Fatigue is spectacular in so many ways: in its hundred-plus costumes, its dazzle of set and lighting design and the virtuoso craft with which Chalayan and his choreographer, Damien Jalet, riff around their main theme: exploring the body in states of disorientatio… 

  3. Hussein Chalayan - Gravity Fatigue - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Friday 30 October 2015Performance 28 - 31 October 2015

    Gravity Fatigue – a phenomenon that all dancers could be said to suffer from at some point or other – turns out to be a glossy, pacy, impeccably produced and gleefully pretentious piece of work for a comely, 13-strong scratch company, and with a very catwalkish sheen to it. 

  4. Hussein Chalayan - Gravity Fatigue - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Friday 30 October 2015Performance 28 - 31 October 2015

    There are some fantastic coup de théâtre moments: the dress that moves by itself, twisting into new shapes as if possessed, like an haute couture version of Alien; or the thick wool overcoats that turn into fabulously glittery dresses. 

  5. Hussein Chalayan - Gravity Fatigue - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Neil Norman, The Stage, Friday 30 October 2015Performance 28 - 31 October 2015

    The best sequence employs a floor in different textures and the cast acting as a human drum machine, bouncing up and down on a variety of surfaces. 

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