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Created for Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet in 1989, Hobson’s Choice was one of David Bintley’s earliest creations. This revival celebrates his final
Sequins, tassels, flashy routines and a pop soundtrack – all things you’d expect of Strictly Come Dancing and what any fan of
Though San Francisco Ballet’s formidably neat style is distinctly American, the opening programme in its season at Sadler’s Wells is also scattered
Under the artistic direction of Tao Ye, Tao Dance Theater has created a series of works called the Numerical Series. The intention
Since 2015, the RTDI’s mission has been to bring pioneering dance companies to village halls and community venues from north-east Scotland to
A mound of gold Chinese characters spills out across the stage. A Buddhist monk searches through them, focused intently on his task,
A dance platform that creates performance opportunities for emerging choreographers has built its success on bridging divides and developing an international network.
Bach’s cello suites are rarely performed together. However, this collaboration, between choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, unites
On the night that would have been Merce Cunningham’s 100th birthday, dancers on three stages in London, New York and Los Angeles
This is not a flamenco piece. On that point, Albert Quesada and Zoltan Vakulya are very clear. But flamenco is present in
This is only the second time National Dance Company Wales has performed at the Royal Opera House. This is surprising, given its
The work of choreographers Kenneth MacMillan and Robert Cohan is familiar territory for Yorke Dance Project, so it’s fitting that works by
Protein uses an eclectic combination of storytelling, song and movement to stage The Little Prince, Antonie de Saint-Exupéry’s moving novella of a
The Nutcracker, with its sense of childhood wonderment, magic at midnight and corps of shimmering snowflakes, is the Christmas staple of the
The audience are gathered inside an inflatable semi-transparent tent, somewhere between a greenhouse (it’s hot) and an enormous chrysalis. White mesh moulds
New English Ballet Theatre is a relatively young company and while past performances have suggested it is still finding its feet, its
Pierre Rigal’s Scandale poses the question: is music or movement the mother of dance? It’s the kind of question that resists an
The story of Carmen has been reimagined countless times, but Christopher Renshaw’s Carmen La Cubana, which draws its inspiration from both Bizet’s
Che Malambo begins with the thunder of drums. Twelve Argentine Malambo dancers make up this all-male company and they advance as one,
To the trilling passages of Bach’s Variation No. 1 a dancer vigorously shakes his body, his limbs in ungainly positions. Then the
George Williamson’s Embrace is the first product of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s commissioning programme for new works, Ballet Now. It makes for a
Kenneth MacMillan was a choreographer who truly knew how to express emotion. This was particularly evident in his pas de deux, and
An achingly profound and lasting poignancy: Akram Khan's last solo show is a moving exploration of WWI.
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Known for its athletic, high-impact style, Motionhouse gets to grips with the modern world – literally, with dancers moving across buildings and
Formosa, the title of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre’s latest work to premiere in the UK, comes from the name Portuguese sailors first
Terra Firma, the current tour from National Dance Company Wales, features three bold and individually distinctive works, proving that this is one
In the First World War, 60,000 soldiers of undivided India died serving the British Army. Their sacrifice for the British Empire, at
Between comedy and seriousness: the Manchester-based dance company celebrates its tenth birthday.
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Fairy lights hang from the ceiling. In the foreground a woman is stretched out, her legs spread-eagled. Behind her, bare chested men
Windrush: Movement of the People is the timely new full length work by Phoenix Dance Theatre. Choreographed by artistic director Sharon Watson,
Powerful and poignant: Maresa von Stockert's return to indoor staging is a compelling study of interaction and experience.
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