Reviews

  1. Review: Cía. Manuel Liñán – Reversible – Sadler’s Wells

    Siobhan Murphy , Tuesday 28 February 2017 — Performance: 26 February

    ...you see an artist of astonishing virtuosity, one who can communicate deep feeling through his dance and envelop you with the force of his personality. His rattling cascades of hammered steps can be breathtakin… Continue Reading

  2. Review: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba - Como No & Dance Consortium - Barbican

    Rhiannon Brace , Monday 27 February 2017 — Performance: Thursday 23 February

    When the dancers change to their coloured tunics and dance in a looser salsa style we get a glimpse of a Cuba finding its feet as it moves into the future.  Continue Reading

  3. Review: Resolution 2017 - The Place

    Samantha Whitaker , Thursday 23 February 2017 — Performance: 12 Jan - 25 Feb 2017

    You never know what you’re going to get at Resolution!, annual festival of new works by emerging dance artists. And on Tuesday evening, we were treated to a healthy mix of diverse and engaging pieces. Continue Reading

  4. Photo: https://www.wiltons.org.uk/whatson/259-ham-and-passion

    Review: Denada dance - Ham and Passion - Wilton's Music Hall

    Ka Bradley , Thursday 23 February 2017 — Performance: 21 – 22 February 2017

    Ham and Passion is a wonderfully wide-spanning, tragicomic work that manages to evade being sanctimoniously ‘about’ the themes it tackles even as it tackles them. And it delivers ham and passion, as promised. Continue Reading

  5. Review: Mercedes Ruiz - Déjame que te baile - Sadler's Wells

    Siobhan Murphy , Wednesday 22 February 2017 — Performance: 21 February

    Time flies when you’re watching Mercedes Ruiz dance. Her latest 90-minute show, whose name translates as “let me dance for you”, seems to pass in a whirling flash of footstamps, high spirits and… Continue Reading

  6. Photo: www.roh.org.uk/productions/the-sleeping-beauty-by-marius-petipa

    Review: The Royal Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty - Royal Opera House:

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 21 February 2017 — Performance: 21 December 2016—14 March 2017

    The real beauty of this Beauty lies in the gorgeous costume and set designs, originally realised by the genius that was Oliver Messel and authentically reimagined for Monica Mason’s 2006 revival by Peter Fa… Continue Reading

  7. Review: Israel Galvan - FLA.CO.MEN - Sadler's Wells

    Katherine Columbus , Friday 17 February 2017 — Performance: 15 & 16 February

    ...wrestling with itself even as the performance plays out. But it’s clear that Galvin has come far with the idea of conceptual flamenco and bringing Spanish dance into the modern world. Continue Reading

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