Reviews for bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed

  1. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Lindsey Clarke, Wednesday 24 May 2006 — Performance: 22-27 May

    Entering Sadlers Wells auditorium you’re not usually greeted by a big ginger kitten telling you it loves you but it certainly makes a pleasant change and got me in a genial mood for the premiere of Aletta … Continue Reading

  2. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Wednesday 31 May 2006Performance 22-27 May

    ‘We and the dancers deserved better value than this piece, Bloom, commissioned — goodness knows why (except as fodder for the whooping and whistling teenagers in the audience) — from Aletta Collins.’ 

  3. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Sun.Independent, Tuesday 30 May 2006Performance 22-27 May

    “Merce Cunningham’s Pond Way, a work that’s both a demanding exercise in technical control and a contemplation of the natural world so coolly satisfying that you want it not to end.” 

  4. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Geraldine Bedell, Observer, Tuesday 30 May 2006Performance 22-27 May

    On Mark Baldwin’s Constant Speed, “the company dances like particles in motion: kaleidoscopic, unpredictable, sometimes graceful, sometimes gawky.” 

  5. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Friday 26 May 2006Performance 22-27 May

    ‘Pond Way is one of the American master’s most satisfying creations, a cool and lovely contemplation that plays out like a gorgeous ritual of the natural world in motion. Rambert performs it beautifully.’  

  6. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 26 May 2006Performance 22-27 May

    ‘Rambert may be the oldest dance company in Britain, but there has been no hint of the sentimental grand dame in its 80th anniversary celebrations.’  

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