Reviews

  1. An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre, London
Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope
Photo: Tristram Kenton

    Review: Christopher Wheeldon - An American in Paris - Dominion Theatre

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 22 March 2017 — Performance: 22 March - 30 September 2017

    I think this American in Paris proves problematic. For a dance to fully express a narrative moment it needs time to unravel – but this disrupts the musical’s flow and makes for pauses and longueurs. … Continue Reading

  2. James Cousins Company - Rosalind
Photo: David Foulkes

    Review: James Cousins Company - Rosalind - The Place

    Josephine Leask , Monday 20 March 2017 — Performance: Wednesday 15 to Saturday 18 March

    ...there’s a lot going on throughout the 60 minute piece, repetition and unison are welcome breaks and one such section is an orgiastic club scene; here the company dance flat out inside the confined space,… Continue Reading

  3. Photo: Sarah Bonn

    Review: Adam Linder - AUTO FICTO REFLEXO - Lilian Baylis Studio

    Lara Hayward, Friday 17 March 2017 — Performance: 15 - 17 Mar

    highlighting diagrammatic reflections of the conversations that take place on stage. I would need to write a sonnet of Shakespearian proportions to adequately reflect Acto’s masterful structure, syntax and … Continue Reading

  4. Photo: Brian Slater

    Review: Company Chameleon - Witness Double Bill - Trinity Laban Theatre

    , Friday 17 March 2017 — Performance:

    Each movement spoke 1000 words illustrating the physical and mental entrapment of bipolar; its contrasting states additionally reflected by stark changes in the score, lights and interactions: dark, fearful and … Continue Reading

  5. Photo: www.russianballeticons.com

    Review: Ensemble Productions - The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2017 - London Coliseum

    Naomi Cockshutt, Thursday 16 March 2017 — Performance: 12 March

    stunning assortment of perfectly placed fouetté turns from Liudmila Konovalova as Odile in the Black Swan pas de deux in Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s illustrious version of Swan Lake and later by E… Continue Reading

  6. Photo:  David LaChapelle

    Review: Project Polunin – Triple bill – Sadler’s Wells

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 15 March 2017 — Performance: 14 - 18 March

    And so to the main event – a world premiere for Narcissus and Echo, created by Polunin with the composer Ilan Eshkeri. Appropriately, given the subject matter, it’s a self-indulgent mess Continue Reading

  7. Review: MOVE IT 2017 - EXCEL LONDON

    Rhiannon Brace, Tuesday 14 March 2017 — Performance: 10-12 MARCH 2017

    Walking around the exhibition space there were plenty of classes and demonstrations as well as the usual stands from dance institutions and universities. As Move It and Move Fit share the space, there is also a … Continue Reading

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