Reviews

  1. Review: ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble – From home with love – Lilian Baylis Studio

    Siobhan Murphy, Saturday 11 February 2017 — Performance: Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February

    There is a recognisable muscular collision of bodies here: the dancers’ arcing limbs pass over and around each other; sequences of complicated holds unfurl across the stage; they use each other’s axis… Continue Reading

  2. Photo: http://www.thealbany.org.uk/event_detail/1929/Theatre/We-Raise-Our-Hands-In-The-Sanctuary

    Review: We Raise Our Hands In The Sanctuary - Albany

    Josephine Leask, Thursday 9 February 2017 — Performance: 31 January - 11 February

    We Raise Out Hands In The Sanctuary celebrates and revitalises an incredible time but while it reminds us about how far the LGBT community has come, it also warns us about the serious threats to its continuity an… Continue Reading

  3. Chase Johnsey, far right, in Paquita by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the Peacock theatre, London, in 2015. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian

    Chase Johnsey's unlikely success is a bold and beautiful victory for ballet

    Press Review The awards were given for dance events that were shown in the UK between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016Judith Mackrell, , Wednesday 8 February 2017Performance

    Classical ballet is notoriously an art form that imposes exacting standards of perfection on its dancers. But while it is the women who are presented as the principal victims of those standards – with some battling dangerously to maintain a low weight and lean physi… 

  4. Review: Sampled - Sadler's wells

    Josephine Leask , Monday 6 February 2017 — Performance: 3 & 4 February

    ...dynamic, interactive exhibition centre and presents not only a cross-section of choreographic gems, but also workshops, demonstrations, live- DJ’ing and Beatboxing...refreshing is that each sample offer… Continue Reading

  5. The cast of Trisha Brown's 'Set and Reset' performing in Tate Modern's The Tank

    Set and Reset - Trisha Brown, Rauschenberg and composer Laurie Anderson

    Press Review 4Zoë Anderson , The Independent, Monday 6 February 2017Performance

    Robert Rauschenberg, whose work embraced pop art, abstract impressionism and dance (both as a performer and as a designer)...Trisha Brown’s Set and Reset is a glowing celebration of art as collaboration, as layered and lovely as the Robert Rauschenberg collages on i… 

  6. Review: German Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi - Tango Fire - Peacock Theatre

    Vikki Jane Broad, Wednesday 1 February 2017 — Performance:

    Tango Fire is undoubtedly a an enticing and sizzling display filled with a blur of fast footwork from end to end with every couple bringing a different dynamic to the stage. Cornejo’s fans were certainly ve… Continue Reading

  7. English National Ballet - Giselle - London Coliseum

    Press Review 4, Evening Standard, Monday 30 January 2017Performance

    A traditional production with a beautiful central performance. the story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart when betrayed by her nobleman lover (don't worry, it all comes back to haunt him), but whatever the age, Giselle can be a ballet of great power, espe… 

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