Reviews

  1. Les Ballets C. de la B. in 'vsprs' at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 19 May 2006Performance 17-20 May

    ‘This production has been advertised as tackling the two great themes of religion and madness, yet beyond the quiveringly dysfunctional moves Platel has orchestrated for his dancers and the devotional inspiration of Cassol’s score, it has nothing to say on… 

  2. Review: Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Thursday 18 May 2006 — Performance: 15 May-3 Jun

    Nothing does nostalgia better than ballet and it has no shortage of opportunity for sentimental reflection: this coincidence of three major anniversaries (75 years since the company started; 60 since it became p… Continue Reading

  3. Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 17 May 2006Performance 15 May-3 Jun

    ‘Laura Morera, Lauren Cuthbertson and Marianela Nunez were crisply witty and luscious Fairies, while Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg made you believe in the divine right of ballet royalty.’  

  4. Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Wednesday 17 May 2006Performance 15 May-3 Jun

    ‘This new production is an enchanting fairytale fantasy, a shining beacon for classicism that restores Beauty to its rightful place at the heart of the repertoire.’  

  5. Review: Robert Hylton Urban Classicism in Verse & Verses at Purcell Room, South Bank Centre

    Clare Thurman, Monday 15 May 2006 — Performance: 12 May

    Hip hop influenced contemporary dance was a concept that intrigued me, having previously experienced both hip hop and contemporary dance as separate dance forms. The result was a rather disjointed mishmash of cl… Continue Reading

  6. Earthfall in 'At Swim Two Birds' at The Place

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Monday 15 May 2006Performance 9&10 May

    ‘Though the production is diffuse, Earthfall creates some fine images.’  

  7. Earthfall in 'At Swim Two Birds' at The Place

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 15 May 2006Performance 9&10 May

    ‘All the dance takes place in water and, as Roger Mills’s score threads its melancholy path, Michael and Bowden whirl through the stage space in a dazzling corona of spray.’ 

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