Reviews

  1. Agata Maskiewicz. Photo: Jakkub Wittchen

    Review: Currency - Julia Christ / Agata Maszkiewicz - The Place

    Josephine Leask, Monday 17 November 2014— Performance: 15 November 2014

    The creative format of Currency enables opportunities for both artists and audience members to engage, debate and exchange ideas about current performance making.  Continue Reading

  2. Cullberg Ballet - Plateau Effect - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 2Katherine Colombus, The Stage, Monday 17 November 2014Performance 13 & 14 November, 2014

    There are a few flashes of promise – dancers with a heartbeat too strong for their chest, some fast, whipping, flicking solos at the end – but little in between to tie this together. 

  3. Cullberg Ballet - Plateau Effect - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 2Lyndsey Winship, Standard, Monday 17 November 2014Performance 13 & 14 November, 2014

    The opening is strong: hung vertically the fabric looks like sand dunes, or a curtain of quicksand sucking in its prey, and the dancers melt into it. 

  4. New Movement Collective. Dancers: Gemma Nixon & Malgorzata Dzierzon. Photo: Histeria Productions

    Review: New Movement Collective - Please Be Seated - Southbank Centre

    Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Monday 17 November 2014— Performance: 11 & 12 November 2014

    The work could have been read as privileging form over heart, function over humanity, but this seemed to be partially the point... Continue Reading

  5. Cullberg Ballet 'Plateau Effect' Photo: Bettina Strenske

    Review: Cullberg Ballet - Plateau Effect - Sadler's Wells

    Siobhan Murphy, Monday 17 November 2014— Performance: 13 & 14 November, 2014

    The dancers move into a thrillingly odd display of rhythmic jerking & shuddering that resembles an achingly hip zombie rave. I could have watched them all night; it felt so joyfully liberating I wanted to join in. Continue Reading

  6. Royal Ballet - Ceremony Of Innocence / The Age Of Anxiety / Aeternum – Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Luke Jennings, Observer, Sunday 16 November 2014Performance 7 - 17 November 2014

    Liam Scarlett’s translation of the poem into dance is a sincere but misconceived exercise.  

  7. Jasmin Vardimon Company - Park - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 3Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Friday 14 November 2014Performance 10 & 11 November 2014

    The premise of Jasmin Vardimon’s Park feels even more current now than when the piece was created, 10 years ago… The style is ferociously physical: the dancers throw themselves and each other about; they dive, hurtle and crash.  

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