Reviews

  1. Royal Ballet in Giselle at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoë Anderson , Independent, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance 15-29 April

    “[Darcey] Bussell’s village girl is immediately real, with a freshness that lifts the ponderous naturalism of Peter Wright’s production. “ 

  2. Jean Abreu in Mixed Bill at The Place

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance April 2006

    “Jean Abreu is one of those choreographers whose vocabulary seems hewn directly out of their own bodies.”  

  3. Jean Abreu in Mixed Bill at The Place

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance April 2006

    “Deliberately inconclusive, the piece seemed to symbolise the warring forces which have to be reconciled within all of us.” 

  4. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance ongoing

    “the dance is terrific. Tharp’s kids – and, really, this show is all about the guys – kick up a storm.” 

  5. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Alastair Macaulay , Financial Times, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance Ongoing

    “The plot is a thinner excuse for dancing than the feeblest 19th-century ballet, and there are as many examples of virtuoso spinning and jumping and acrobatics as are to be found in entire ballet galas.”  

  6. Zoe Anderson in THE ROYAL BALLET: 75 years at Published by Faber

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance

    “Anderson picks her way with admirable skill through a minefield of artistic and political inadequacies, as well as through the season-by-season history of the dance and its dancers. Her narrative is wisely and carefully factual, entirely proper for a celebratory h… 

  7. Ballets Russes in Documentary film at Selected cinemas

    Press Review Louise Levene , Telegraph, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance

    “This pacy, lovingly made film charts the rise and fall of the companies that took classical ballet from Melbourne to Montevideo after the death of Diaghilev, in 1929.” 

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