The allure of the Mariinsky’s dancers, the irresistible music & staging of the ballet made this a stunning performance and I’m glad I was able to experience it - without flying to St Petersburg. Continue Reading
The novices bring honesty, vulnerability and authenticity to the stage, and some real comedy chops. It’s also an invitation to really look, to consider the moving body anew.
But magnificent though Kobborg was, he was matched every step of the way by the detail of Cojocaru’s performance. The couple dance together so often that their limbs seem melded into the same instinctive shapes and her confidence in him allows her to take breathtakin…
Rambert, which had close connections with Cunningham, made this guest appearance during the run, showing off its luscious revival of RainForest.
As a concept, Zero is vivid with possibilities, but, frustratingly, Willson’s choreography brings it to only intermittent life.