September 2011

  1. Daniel de Andrade. Photo: Geoff Wilson

    Clore Leadership Programme

    Friday 30 September 2011

    Dancers’ Career Development (DCD) has announced that Daniel de Andrade is the seventh DCD supported Clore Leadership Programme Dance Fellow. The Clore Leadership Programme, an initiative of the Clore Duffi… Continue Reading

  2. Lucinda Childs

    Friday 30 September 2011

    Judith Mackrell talks to Lucinda Childs as she prepares for her work to be presented at the Barbican as part of this year’s Dance Umbrella festival. Guardian, 28 Sep.11 Continue Reading

  3. La La La Human Steps in New Work by Edouard Lock at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Mark Monahan, Telegraph, Friday 30 September 2011Performance 28 Sep - 1 Oct 2011

    “I’ll acknowledge that there was a time when the then plucky, punky Lock must have looked like an exciting force in dance, but the company’s amped-up signature style now feels tired and affected.”  

  4. La La La Human Steps in New Work by Edouard Lock at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 30 September 2011Performance 28 Sep - 1 Oct 2011

    “Conceptually, the piece is arresting, and one of Lock’s most ambitious. Extended over 90 minutes, however, it seems relentless. “  

  5. Quarantine in Entitled at Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Thursday 29 September 2011Performance 27 Sep - 1 Oct 2011

    ‘Entitled is about the theatre “get in”. Coming into a bare space, the audience watch the technicians prepare it for a performance, then unpack everything again. In the middle – by far the flakiest part of the evening – the performing art… 

  6. La La La Human Steps in New Work by Edouard Lock at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Thursday 29 September 2011Performance 28 Sep - 1 Oct 2011

    ‘This super-physicality has considerable wow when you first see it, as you can’t quite believe the capabilities of the body or the possibilities of pace.’  

  7. Hofesh Shechter 'Political Mother The Choreographer's Cut' 12-16 July 2011, Sadler's Wells. Photo: Gabriele Zucca

    Shechter/Gormley collaboration announced

    Wednesday 28 September 2011

    Hofesh Shechter is collaborating with sculptor Antony Gormley on a new work for the Barbican Theatre next January – but it won’t include dance. Shechter has always been involved in making music and c… Continue Reading

  8. Sergei Polunin as the Slave Master in 'The Phantom of the Opera'

    Royal Ballet star in Phantom

    Wednesday 28 September 2011

    Royal Ballet Principal Sergei Polunin is taking time out from the Royal Opera House to appear in Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s staging of The Phantom Of The Opera, at The Royal Albert Hall t… Continue Reading

  9. Jérôme Bel & Cédric Andrieux - story of a dancer

    Wednesday 28 September 2011

    The autumn feast of Dance Umbrella 2011 starts this weekend (Merce Circus 1 & 2 Oct, Stratford Circus))!Donald Hutera (dance critic for The Times and contributor to many other publications) talks to choreogr… Continue Reading

  10. Cunningham company - last chance to see

    Wednesday 28 September 2011

    *The first week of Dance Umbrella 2011 (starting this Saturday) will be dominated by the final London performances ever of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company – at the Barbican and Stratford Circus. *Donal… Continue Reading

  11. Merce Cunningham Dance Company - final London performances

    Wednesday 28 September 2011

    The choreographer Merce Cunningham died two years ago, aged 90, in New York City where his eponymous and world-renowned company has been based for over half a century. During his lifetime he created dances that… Continue Reading

  12. Celebrating Candoco

    Wednesday 28 September 2011

    It’s been two decades since Candoco Dance Company first burst onto the UK dance scene, expanding the ways in which people both with and without disabilities could be seen moving onstage together. So ground… Continue Reading

  13. Creating Clarity - Emanuel Gat Dance

    Tuesday 27 September 2011

    As well as making work for his own company, choreographer Emanuel Gat (born in Israel, now based in France) has been a guest choreographer with Paris Opera Ballet, Ballet de Geneve, Sydney Dance Company and Lon… Continue Reading

  14. Royal Ballet, Marianela Nunez & Thiago Soares in 'Diamonds' as part of 'Jewels'. Photo: Johan Persson

    Royal Ballet in Jewels at Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 27 September 2011 — Performance: 20 Sep - 5 Oct 2011

    Reviewed: 24 September 2011 Dame Monica Mason’s farewell season as Artistic Director of the Royal Ballet began appropriately enough with the presentation of some *Jewels*. George Balanchine’s homage… Continue Reading

  15. Royal Ballet in Jewels at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 26 September 2011Performance 20 Sep - 5 Oct 2011

    ‘The night concludes with the heady glitter of Diamonds, expunging all memory of anything less expensively appealing. A great night.’ 

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