Kate Prince is another choreographer-director who never loses sight of her audience’s wish to be entertained, and The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party sets about the task with riotous energy.
Bourneland, over the years, has become a recognisable place. Retro-styled, playfully showbiz referential, frosted with poignancy, illuminated by true love
The London Russian Ballet School, which specialises in teaching the Russian ballet method, is enjoying a growing reputation for excellence in classical ballet... Continue Reading
As the Queen of Hearts, Yanowsky actually takes on the set and wins – her pastiche of the Rose Adagio is one of the highlights. If Ricardo Cervera’s White Rabbit gets rather lost in the melee, Alexander Campbell – a last minute substitution for the injured …
Nutcrackers grow in repertory. English National Ballet’s largely traditional production is getting more focused with time, its storytelling tighter.
As for the corps, although they appeared to dance the Act I snowflakes with more professionalism than affection, by Act II they looked happier, and were, as always, a commendably tight unit.
This melting pot of ‘50s Americana is the recipe for a frothy production of 'Edward Scissorhands' that underlines Matthew Bourne’s credentials for being both the best storyteller in dance theatre... Continue Reading