Parties in someone’s back garden are often more fun than those in big fancy venues… last night was Richard Alston Dance Company’s cheerful family gathering, held in their home theatre The Place, and offering a hearty buffet of short pieces rather than a…
All five pieces, whether Greek or not, were startlingly powerful in their physicality and all involved a 'battle' theme expressed in different ways. .. Continue Reading
It’s a staggering, thought-provoking show, and one that’s greeted by a well-deserved standing ovation.
Review: Alain Platel, Fabrizio Cassol, Rodriguez Vangama & Serge Kakudji - Coup Fatal - Sadler's Wells
One of the most extraordinary moments is when counter-tenor Kakudji starts singing. Dancing with repeated side-steps, Congolese style, his voice throws out Baroque, operatic arias. It’s fantastically exciting... Continue Reading
An evening of new contemporary dance at Kingston's Rose Theatre kicks off the Ignition Dance Festival, presented by Dance West, a new dance development hub for West London... Continue Reading
As part of The Place & Battersea Arts Centre's season of 'genre busting shows', Sanjoy Roy sees two pieces which address the question of audience rapport, in utterly different ways... Continue Reading