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Monday, April 16, 2018

Voices of America, Sadler's Wells, London, review: William Forsythe takes the English National Ballet clubbing by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

A new programme of works by American artists sets ballet to electronic music with joyful results

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:36AM
Monday, April 9, 2018

National Youth Dance Company, Sadler's Wells, London, review: verve and polish by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

A company of 41 young dancers perform Sharon Eyal's club style work

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:31AM
Monday, March 26, 2018

Mid Century Modern, Sadler's Wells, London, review: A vivid celebration of Richard Alston's work by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The choreographer celebrates 50 years of creating dances with a programme spanning his career

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:01AM
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ballet Black, Barbican Theatre, London, review: An evening of triumphant ambition by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The company, which celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent, perform a double bill with Cathy Marston's new ballet 'The Suit' and Arthur Pita's 'A Dream Within …

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:45AM
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Bernstein Centenary, Royal Opera House, London, review: The greatest celebration is of the dancers by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

To celebrate the centenary year of composer Leonard Bernstein's birth, The Royal Ballet's leading choreographers Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon have created new works

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:18PM
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Maliphantworks, Coronet Print Room, London, review: Fluid, elegant and self-possessed choreography by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

A collection of contemporary dance works curated by choreographer Russell Maliphant includes the 1998 'Critical Mass', as well as a new dance for Maliphant and his longtime muse, D…

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:37AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Ballet British Columbia, Sadler's Wells, review: Gorgeous energy to the triple bill by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The programme of works by female choreographers, includes a superb work by star choreographer Crystal Pite

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:02AM
Monday, March 5, 2018

Sasha Waltz & Guests, Sadler's Wells, London, review: Waltz crosses art/dance boundaries by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

'Körper' shows the Berlin-based choreographer looks at her dancers' bodies and vulnerabilities in a mix of speech, dance and physical theatre

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:28AM
Monday, February 19, 2018

Juliet and Romeo, Battersea Arts Centre, London, review: A glorious mix of speech, dance and comedy by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Romeo and Juliet have survived into adulthood and are having a mid-life crisis in Ben Duke's show, 'Juliet and Romeo: A Guide to Long Life and Happy Marriage'

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:58AM
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Winter's Tale, Royal Opera House, London, review: It's a marvellous ballet by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

This third revival of Christopher Wheeldon's 2014 ballet with music by Joby Talbot is stronger than ever

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:07AM
Monday, February 12, 2018

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch - Viktor, Sadler's Wells, London, review: Well over three hours – and sometimes gruelling by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Pina Bausch's 'Viktor' is inspired by the city of Rome and is the first of her large-scale works responding to locations from Hong Kong to Brazil

SOURCE: The Independent at 11:17AM
Monday, February 5, 2018

Sampled, Sadler's Wells, London, review: A pick'n'mix selection of dance by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Sadler's Wells' introduction to dance includes Birmingham Royal Ballet performing Alexander Whitley's new work 'Kin.', hip hop dance form of French b-boy crew Yeah Y…

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:24PM
Friday, February 2, 2018

Jakop Ahlbom Company, Peacock Theatre, London, review: A distinctive sense of atmosphere by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Following the hit 'Horror', Ahlbom returns with his mix of surreal slapstick and acrobatics, this time inspired by Buster Keaton's 1920 silent film 'The Scarecrow'

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:07AM
Monday, January 29, 2018

Mother, Barbican Theatre, London, review: A brilliant mix of naturalistic observation and weirdness by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Part of the London International Mime Festival, 'Mother' is a strange exploration of motherhood and loss, with a cast of singers, dancers and contortionists

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:47AM
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort/ La Sylphide, English National Ballet, London Coliseum, review: Ivan Vasiliev is very starry guest for this ballet by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Roland Petit's 'Le Jeune Homme et La Mort' stars Tamara Rojo's as Death who takes pleasure in tormenting Vasiliev's self-destructive artist

SOURCE: The Independent at 09:35AM
Monday, January 15, 2018

Resolution, The Place, London, review: Part of Britain's dance ecosystem by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The UK's biggest dance festival for emerging talent includes 81 artists who will perform original works for The Place stage

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:00PM
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Song of the Earth/La Sylphide, English National Ballet, London Coliseum, review: Tamara Rojo is technically impressive but oddly remote by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

English National Ballet presents a double bill featuring Kenneth MacMillan's 'Song of the Earth' and Frank Andersen's recreation of 'La Sylphide'

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:59AM
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Nutcracker, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: 'A sturdy production' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Birmingham Royal Ballet's new version of the classic ballet has a recorded narration by Simon Callow

SOURCE: The Independent at 03:37PM
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

What the Moon Saw, The Place, London, review: 'A friendly show' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The show of dance, circus and music for youngsters is loosely inspired by Hans Christian Andersen

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:04AM
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Cinderella, Sadler's Wells, London, dance review: 'Otherworldly elegance' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Created in 1997, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella is set in the London Blitz of 1940

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:42AM
Monday, December 18, 2017

The Little Match Girl Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells, London, dance review: 'Quirky and effective' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Arthur Pita's retelling of the bittersweet Hans Christian Andersen classic is a child-friendly dance production

SOURCE: The Independent at 02:06PM
Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Nutcracker, London Coliseum, review: The performance is bright and assured by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Wayne Eagling's revival of the English National Ballet's production is always a treat at Christmas but Tchaikovsky's score is why it survives

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:12AM
Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Nutcracker, Royal Opera House, London, review: Francesca Hayward is lovely as Clara by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

One of the company's rising stars, Hayward, has a radiant flow of movement and gleaming footwork as Clara in the company's 455th performance of Peter Wright's production

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:04AM

Project Polunini - Satori, London Coliseum, review: It puts some fine dancers through a murk of glum philosophising by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The world famous ballet star Pulunin presents a mixed bill, including a new short ballet 'First Solo' starring himself

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:54AM
Monday, December 4, 2017

Sylvia, Royal Opera House, London, review: Natalia Osipova delivers star power in full by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Osipova in the title role isn't always comfortable with the rich detail of Frederick Ashton's choreography, but she makes up for it with powerful technique and huge charisma

SOURCE: The Independent at 02:24PM
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Rambert, Sadler's Wells, London, review: 'honesty, anger and helplessness spill across the stage' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Set to Nina Simone songs, Ben Duke's first work for Rambert blends speech and dance in a work that admits it has no solutions for the current horrors of the world

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:12AM
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017

Kyle Abraham, Pavement, Sadler's Wells, London, review: Theatre, hip hop and a sharp political sensibility by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

'Pavement' which is a powerful introduction to rising star Abraham's work and company is inspired by John Singleton's 1991 film 'Boyz n the Hood'

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:54AM
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Royal Ballet triple bill, Royal Opera House, London, review: It's an evening of drastic contrast by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Twyla Tharp and Arthur Pita create new works for The Royal Ballet, alongside Hofesh Shechter's 2015 'Untouchable'

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:33PM
Monday, November 6, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sadler's Wells, London, review: A splendid star performance from Brandon Lawrence by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

A triple bill, beginning with 'Arcadia', a new work by Birmingham Royal Ballet's first artist Ruth Brill

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:04PM
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Judas Tree/Song of the Earth, Royal Opera House, London, review: They're very uneasy bedfellows by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

'The Royal Ballet keep trying with Kenneth MacMillan's 'The Judas Tree', but this is one that should have stayed buried'

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:36AM

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