Susan Darlington reviews Nederlands Dans Theater 2
Thursday 5th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts
St George’s Hall, Bradford/Touring
IF YOU reimagine Stomp with tap dancing then you’ve got the basic idea of Tap Factory.
The production combines found percussion, including oil drums, stepladders and tin cans, with the modern rhythm...
Wednesday 6th Apr 2016
An Italian in MadridSadler’s Wells, London EC15/5
THIS world premiere of Richard Alston’s An Italian In Madrid, part of a quadruple bill, is a sublime hybrid of European classical and kathak dance from northern India.
Set to sonatas by the Italian...
Tuesday 5th Apr 2016
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
Saturday 26th Mar 2016
KaashSadler’s Wells, London EC14/5
KAASH — “if only” in Hindi — is a revival of Akram Khan’s dance piece created some 14 years ago with composer Nitin Sawhney and sculptor Anish Kapoor.
A marriage of contemporary dance and...
Wednesday 9th Mar 2016
Phoenix Dance Theatre: Triple Bill 2016West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds3/5
CELEBRATING its 35th anniversary, Phoenix Dance Theatre’s latest triple bill ably demonstrates the diversity and collaboration on which it’s built its reputation.
Saturday 27th Feb 2016
Sadler's Wells London EC1
STUNNING movements of rapid-fire expression, micro dramas subverted by curious wit, the tender mocking of human desire and the yearning of the human soul for liberty hit home in this, the last work by Pina Bausch before her death six years ago.
Monday 15th Feb 2016
Resolution 2016The Place, London WC1
WITH nearly 80 performances and a triple bill each night spread over six weeks, the Resolution festival of new dance is jam-packed with experimentation.
The break with convention from new companies keen to make their mark...
Wednesday 27th Jan 2016
Conceal/RevealSadler’s Wells TheatreLondon EC15/5
WHEN Russell Maliphant’s choreography ignites in each of the four classic and new works making up Conceal/Reveal the effect is one of exceptional dancers totally connected in mind and body entering...
Thursday 3rd Dec 2015
Susan Darlington reviews the Rambert Dance Company at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford/Touring
Tuesday 3rd Nov 2015