Reviews

  1. Eastman/Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui 'Fractus V'. Photo: Bettina Strenske.

    Review: EASTMAN/ SIDI LARBI CHERKAOUI - FRACTUS V - SADLER'S WELLS

    Sarah Kent, Monday 31 October 2016 — Performance: 27 & 28 October 2016

    Initially created in 2014 'Fractus V' has grown from a trio into a quintet of male dancers whose backgrounds include flamenco, lindy hop, circus arts and contemporary dance... Continue Reading

  2. Review: Flexer & Sandiland - Disappearing Acts - The Place

    Josephine Leask , Friday 28 October 2016 — Performance: 27 - 29 October

    What’s so engaging about Yael Flexer and Nic Sandiland’s Disappearing Acts is that through text, lighting, sound and movement, it investigates some of the blind spots in our lives: the unasked questio… Continue Reading

  3. The Royal Ballet - Natalia Osipova as Anna Anderson in 'Anastasia'. Photo: Tristram Kenton, courtesy ROH, 2016

    Review: The Royal Ballet - Anastasia - Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Thursday 27 October 2016 — Performance: 26 October - 12 November 2016

    A lesser known work by a great choreographer, Kenneth MacMillan - and with Natalia Osipova the first Russian to dance in the title role... Continue Reading

  4. Jasmin Vardimon Company - Pinocchio - Sadler’s Wells

    Press Review Emily May, A Younger Theatre , Wednesday 26 October 2016Performance 24 & 25 October 2016

    It’s elaborate, magical, and at times confusing, but Vardimon’s Pinocchio delivers moments of charm and imagination. Although at times the movement can appear simplistic and repetitive, the overall visual appeal and emotional intensity of Pinocchio makes it an… 

  5. Jasmin Vardimon Company 'Pinocchio'. Photo: Tristram Kenton

    Review: Jasmin Vardimon Company - Pinocchio - Sadler’s Wells

    Graham Watts, Wednesday 26 October 2016 — Performance: 24 & 25 October 2016

    Vardimon’s choreography is voraciously imaginative, especially in the descriptive terms of establishing character, such as in the oily, slithering entrance of the Fox and the Cat & the arresting imagery… Continue Reading

  6. Soft Machine - Rianto. Photo: Law Kian Yan

    Review: Choy Ka Fai – Soft Machine: Rianto | Yuya – Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 26 October 2016 — Performance: 21 & 22 October 2016

    Berlin-based Singaporean artist Choy Ka Fai has posed a number of interesting questions with this project, which looks with a fresh, inquisitive perspective at the shape of contemporary dance across Asia... Continue Reading

  7. Set and Reset_Reset, a restaging project by Trisha Brown Company and Candoco Dance Company
Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Review: Candoco Dance Company - Beheld/ Set and Reset/Reset - Sadler’s Wells

    Graham Watts, Monday 24 October 2016 — Performance: 21 & 22 October 2016

    It is amazing how quickly one forgets that Candoco is an inclusive company. The ebb and flow of movement, so crisply and fluidly achieved, is beautiful to watch; and the fact that it is being delivered by a grou… Continue Reading

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