November 2010

  1. Slovak Dance Theatre 'Carmen' 2-3 Nov.10, Jacksons Lane

    Slovak Dance Theatre in Carmen at Jackson's Lane Theatre

    Lise Smith, Thursday 4 November 2010 — Performance: 2 & 3 November 2010

    I’ve often thought that it’s high time for a reinstatement of Graham technique to the realms of current dance theatre practice. Despite her towering influence over the world of modern dance poor Mart… Continue Reading

  2. The Agile Leaders Challenge

    Agile Leaders Challenge

    Wednesday 3 November 2010

    The Agile Leaders Challenge is a new training programme specially designed for professionals working in the fields of dance and visual/creative media. The professional development programme will be tailored to i… Continue Reading

  3. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch in Iphigenie auf Tauris at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Wednesday 3 November 2010Performance 27, 28, 30, 31 October 2010

    ‘The action, lent extraordinary intensity by Bausch’s dynamic use of space, plays out with awful, ritualistic beauty against a backdrop of hammered steel.’ 

  4. Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Nearly Ninety at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Wednesday 3 November 2010Performance 26 - 30 October 2010

    ‘Nearly Ninety, while containing interesting and sporadically beautiful moments, is not one of the great works. The choreography has a recycled look, borrowing more than a few elements of the haunting Beach Birds (1991), while the soundtrack by John Paul Jones, Tak… 

  5. Emanuel Gat Dance in Winter Variations at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Wednesday 3 November 2010Performance 2 & 3 November 2010

    ‘By pure dance, I mean there’s no obvious plot, although there is a very distinct mood in the 60-minute Winter Variations. It suggests two young lads at play, or two older men in love. Set on a bare, empty stage, it’s based on Gat’s shorter Win… 

  6. Charles Linehans  review Inventions for Radio 1964 (top, photo - Pari Naderi) & The Clearing (photo - Richard Hubert Smith)

    Charles Linehan Company in Inventions for Radio 1964 / The Clearing at Greenwich Dance at The Borough Hall

    Katie Fish, Monday 1 November 2010 — Performance: 27 - 29 October 2010

    After a break of three years from creating work for his own company, Charles Linehan makes a welcome return to The Borough Hall at Greenwich Dance to present two new commissions for Dance Umbrella, South East Da… Continue Reading


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