Reviews

  1. Utopia, part of Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse
Photo: David Levene

    Review: UTOPIA: LIVE LATES - Arlene Phillips, Tommy Franzen, ZooNation, Alison Jackson

    Samantha Whitaker, Thursday 13 August 2015 — Performance: 4 - 23 August

    Money, inheritance and celebrity were the key themes of Arlene’s ‘dance mash up’ - from b-boying to ballroom - set to a diverse playlist and performed by a group that ranged in age from eight to 84. Continue Reading

  2. Balé de Rua - Baila Brazil - Royal Festival Hall

    Press Review 3Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Tuesday 11 August 2015Performance 5 - 15 August, 2015

    The mixture of religion, irreverence and pleasure is infectious, putting a twitch in both your step and your spirit.  

  3. Queensland Ballet - La Sylphide - London Coliseum

    Press Review 4Neil Norman, The Stage, Friday 7 August 2015Performance 4 - 8 August 2015

    On their first visit to the UK, Australia’s Queensland Ballet deliver a gorgeous production, steeped in highland mystery and alive with the dance. 

  4. Queensland Ballet - La Sylphide - London Coliseum

    Press Review 3Zoe Anderson, Independent, Friday 7 August 2015Performance 4 - 8 August 2015

    Queensland Ballet comes to London being very Scottish. Peter Schaufuss’s production of La Sylphide has plenty of tartan and misty glades, with fresh dancing from this Australian company. 

  5. Queensland Ballet - La Sylphide - London Coliseum

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 7 August 2015Performance 4 - 8 August 2015

    As dance-actors, the best on stage are Vito Bernasconi’s open-hearted Gurn and Greg Horsman’s titteringly vengeful Madge. Though both overdo the pantomime, we always know exactly who their characters are, and exactly what part they play in the ballet’s inexorable f… 

  6. Queensland Ballet - La Sylphide - London Coliseum

    Press Review 3Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Friday 7 August 2015Performance 4 - 8 August 2015

    The small company is not well known but under new director Li Cunxin, the Chinese dancer whose life was the subject of the film Mao’s Last Dancer, they show impressive skill and ambition. 

  7. Queensland Ballet 'La Sylphide'. London Coliseum, August 2015. Photo: Bettina Strenske.

    Review: Queensland Ballet - La Sylphide - London Coliseum

    Claire Cohen, Thursday 6 August 2015 — Performance: 4 - 8 August 2015

    This romantic classic is well matched to the gentle style of Australia's Queensland Ballet, who are at London Coliseum for a short season... Continue Reading

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