Reviews for Sehnsucht / Schmetterling

  1. NDT1 - Sehnsucht. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Sehnsucht / Schmetterling - Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 1 July 2014 — Performance: 1 - 4 July 2014

    Unfailingly absorbing, enduringly profound, it is a work that somehow conveys the uplifting sense of optimism in the human spirit. Continue Reading

  2. Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Sehnsucht / Schmetterling - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Jeffery Taylor, Daily Express, Sunday 6 July 2014Performance 1 - 4 July 2014

    To fill the swelling, triumphal music, a 12-strong mixed ensemble, all naked to the waist and wearing baggy black pants, fill a now curtainless and colourless stage. The dance language of Sol Leon and Paul Lightfoot shows off the dancers’ classical background, decora… 

  3. Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Sehnsucht / Schmetterling - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Friday 4 July 2014Performance 1 - 4 July 2014

    Nederlands Dans Theater are a company who look like they’re always ready for a photoshoot. Great sets, chic clothes, dramatic lighting, strings of impressive poses and their focus firmly to the front. Couples dance together but they rarely look at each other, instead t… 

  4. Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Sehnsucht / Schmetterling - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 2Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Thursday 3 July 2014Performance 1 - 4 July 2014

    What both lack is clarity and focus. Sehnsucht is better, making a real impact at the start thanks to a lone, elegantly lit fellow on stage performing jagged but liquid-hipped balletic exercises… 

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