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On the night that would have been Merce Cunningham’s 100th birthday, dancers on three stages in London, New York and Los Angeles honoured the...

This is not a flamenco piece. On that point, Albert Quesada and Zoltan Vakulya are very clear. But flamenco is present in the work...

Dancer and producer Ivan Putrov’s Against the Stream is an enjoyable showcase of works by choreographers who, to a greater or lesser extent, bucked...

A fusion of old and new is on the menu at this first celebratory presentation of Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary, which is touring throughout...

When US senator Mitch McConnell admonished fellow senator Elizabeth Warren in 2017, who refused to be silenced, with the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted” he...

Kenneth MacMillan brought psychological depth and sexual passion to the classical repertoire with his first three-act ballet. Not that you’d know it from this...

Choreographing the Corn Laws is a bit of an ask – narrative ballet inevitably struggles for nuance when it comes to statecraft. Similar to Kenneth...

Originally unveiled in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Mark Morris’ Pepperland is a piquant...

Three years in the making, this project from choreographer Russell Maliphant and composer Vangelis is all Greek to me. Straying well beyond his comfort...

This is only the second time National Dance Company Wales has performed at the Royal Opera House. This is surprising, given its status as...

BalletBoyz’ short but riveting evening of new work begins with Them, a 30-minute piece devised via collective improvisation sessions in collaboration with composer Charlotte...

Call the dramaturg! Liam Scarlett’s Frankenstein is in dire need of a pacemaker and emergency surgery to slice away at its considerable sections of...
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