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Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Stage’s best theatre images of 2018 by Tristram Kenton

The Stage’s photographer Tristram Kenton picks his favourite production and rehearsal pictures of 2018… Read The Stage review of The Brothers Size

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Showstoppers: Tristram Kenton's best theatre, opera and dance shots of 2018 – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Cuba Gooding Jr razzle-dazzles in Chicago and Isabella Rossellini performs alongside her pet dog ... here are some of the photographer’s most stunning stage shots Continue reading...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Stuff of nightmares: Dystopian Dream at Sadler's Wells – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Dystopian Dream, created by composer Nitin Sawhney and based on his 2015 album, has been co-devised with choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez. Take a closer look at this fusion o…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Dancing to the diary of Samuel Pepys – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

New York City-based company Big Dance Theater makes its UK premiere at the Old Vic in London with 17c, a feminist contemporary dance-theatre presentation of the diarist’s life Continue rea…

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Myth, mystery and the tide of change: Jasmin Vardimon's Medusa – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

In her new show, the choreographer Jasmin Vardimon uses the Greek myth of Medusa to explore womanhood and our ecological future. Tristram Kenton photographed the rehearsals in Sitges Continu…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sleep-dancing: Rambert's Life Is a Dream – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Rambert is unveiling its first full-length narrative work in almost 40 years. Tristram Kenton went behind the scenes to capture the show’s creation Continue reading...

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Macbeth at the National Theatre with Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Rufus Norris returns to Shakespeare after 25 years with a starry production at the National in London. Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton dropped in for an exclusive look Continue reading…

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Get snappy: Tristram Kenton's stage photos of 2017 – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

From Follies at the National to Ink at the Almeida and Marnie at the Coliseum, revisit some of the year’s theatre, dance and opera productions as photographed by the Guardian’s Tristram …

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Tristram Kenton's stage photos of the year – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Tristram Kenton captures theatre, dance and comedy performances for the Guardian. Here are some of his best stage shots of 2016, from David Threlfall’s Don Quixote to Gemma Arterton’s Ne…

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Crouching tigers, dancing ghosts: Tim Yip's stunning designs by Mee-Lai Stone, Tristram Kenton and David Jays

‘I’m surprised when people recognise my work,’ says Tim Yip. ‘I change my style all the time.’ His notion of ‘new orientalism’ in films, dance, theatre and opera is about commu…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

David Bowie's Lazarus musical crash-lands in London – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

After its sold-out run in New York, the David Bowie show Lazarus, a sequel to The Man Who Fell to Earth, is opening at King’s Cross theatre in London. Michael C Hall stars as the alien Tho…

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Jasmin Vardimon imagines Pinocchio as a dance fantasy – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Forget about the Disney film: Jasmin Vardimon Company’s dance adaptation, which debuts this month, is an altogether darker adventure inspired by Carlo Collodi’s 19th-century novel Contin…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Dutch courage: Toneelgroep Amsterdam's Kings of War – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Shakespeare’s Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III are recast as modern political leaders in Kings of War by the celebrated theatre company Toneelgroep Amsterdam. This bold and innovative fou…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Dutch courage: Toneeelgroep Amsterdam's Kings of War – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Shakespeare’s Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III are recast as modern political leaders in Kings of War by the celebrated theatre company Toneelgroep Amsterdam. This bold and innovative fou…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Bunny hops: behind the scenes with the BalletBoyz – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The all-male company are debuting a new show Life, full of reflections on mortality – with a few rabbits thrown in. Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton follows them from rehearsal to dre…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Moves from the Mahabharata: Akram Khan's Until the Lions – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

With his new dance spectacular, Akram Khan has returned to the story of an unsung heroine from the Mahabharata. Take a closer look at the show, which has its world premiere at London’s Rou…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Skittles, balls and ballet: Gandini Juggling's jaw-dropping new show – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The ever-innovative circus company Gandini Juggling have created a new show with classically trained dancers. Take a look at their rehearsals for Meta, which is staged as part of the 40th bi…

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Elf the Musical: Santa's hapless helper hits the West End - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Elf the Musical, an all-singing, all-dancing version of the Will Ferrell movie, opens this week at the Dominion theatre in London. Ben Forster stars as the eager-to-please toymaker Buddy, wh…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Tristram Kenton: star snapper of the stage - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Tristram Kenton’s photographs have accompanied arts reviews and features in the Guardian for more than 20 years. As an exhibition of his work goes on display at the Guardian’s Kings Plac…

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Keep on moving on: Richard Alston Dance Company rehearsals – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

To celebrate 20 years of fluid contemporary dance, Richard Alston Dance Company is throwing a kind of anniversary party at Sadler’s Wells in a programme that includes new work Nomadic, mad…

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Life's a circus: backstage at La Soirée - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The cabaret show La Soirée is back for a 10th season in London. Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton went behind the scenes with some of the performers as they ran through their rehearsals…

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Here Lies Love: Imelda Marcos puts on her disco shoes at the National Theatre - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Here Lies Love, a musical by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, has opened at the Nationals new Dorfman theatre after an award-winning run on Broadway. All photographs: Tristram Kenton for the Gua…

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The Royal Ballet's Matthew Golding gets a Dream makeover in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Principal dancer Matthew Golding prepares for his performance as Oberon, king of the fairies, in Frederick Ashton's The Dream, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photographs: Tristram Kento…

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

The Winter's Tale: Edward Watson and Lauren Cuthbertson introduce the Royal Ballet's magical staging audio slideshow by Tristram Kenton

The Winter's Tale is one of Shakespeare's problem plays but the choreographer Christopher Wheeldon has turned it into a triumphant production. Go backstage with photographer Tristram Kenton …

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Poetry in motion: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's Nine Songs - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The Taiwanese dance company present a dazzling staging of classical Chinese poems by Qu YuanTristram Kenton

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Tristram Kenton's year on stage - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

From Balletboyz to Carmen via Alan Bennett, we bring you a selection of this year's best stage photographyTristram Kenton

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Monday, December 23, 2013

Backstage at The Snowman – audio slideshow by Tristram Kenton

What's it like behind the scenes at one of London's biggest Christmas shows? Tristram Kenton's pictures show us everything from getting made up and into costume, to the snowfolk's rehearsals…

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Tristram Kenton's week on stage – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

A vision of life after Mugabe in Black Jesus; Tybalt in tartan in Romeo and Juliet and spectres of past lies in GhostsTristram Kenton

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Sergei Polunin and the Stanislavsky Ballet backstage in Coppélia – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Photographer Tristram Kenton is granted exclusive access to the all-star Stanislavsky Ballet as they prepared for first nightTristram Kenton

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Sergei Polunin and the Stanislavsky Ballet backstage in Coppélia – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

In one of the most anticipated ballet events of the summer, Ukranian superstar Sergei Polunin is back in London to dance the lead role in Coppélia at the Coliseum – the same venue he myst…

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Friday, May 3, 2013

The beat goes onstage: Some Like It Hip Hop - in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Tristram Kenton goes behind the scenes to photograph ZooNation's hit show from studio rehearsals to live performanceTristram Kenton

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