March 2010

  1. Blaze at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 18 March 2010Performance 11 - 28 March 2010

    ‘Blaze is made up of so many short, disconnected numbers that it feels like a show with attention deficit disorder – unable to focus, unable to see the bigger picture.’  

  2. Blaze at Peacock Theatre

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Thursday 18 March 2010Performance 11 - 28 March 2010

    ‘Blaze has such a lot going for it that I only wish it mattered more.’  

  3. Springs Dance Company
'Bread of Life'

    Taking dance to church

    Wednesday 17 March 2010

    Springs Dance Company is a contemporary dance company with a difference – much of their work is made to be toured to churches and cathedrals in the UK and beyond. They start a spring tour this week (Thursd… Continue Reading

  4. Candoco Dance Company

    Repositioning Candoco

    Tuesday 16 March 2010

    Candoco Dance Company has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England (Grants for the Arts) to invest in a nine-month period of research, partnership building and business plan development, working towards re… Continue Reading

  5. Ballet Nacional de España

    Tuesday 16 March 2010

    Spain’s national dance company, Ballet Nacional de España, return to London Dualia was choreographed by two of flamenco’s hottest stars Rojo and Rodriguez, and explores the sensuality of looks and … Continue Reading

  6. Mark Morris Dance Group 2010

    Tuesday 16 March 2010

    When it premiered in 1988 L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato was instantly heralded as a landmark work. The musical landscape includes Handel’s pastoral ode set to the poetry of John Milton. The… Continue Reading

  7. Aracaladanza's Clouds

    Tuesday 16 March 2010

    Inspired by the work of the Surrealist artist Magritte, Aracaladanza’s new work, Clouds, is a dance production for audiences aged 4 to 104!In this 50 minute show a cast of eight dancers create a magical w… Continue Reading

  8. Sara Baras, 12-13 March, Royal Albert Hall

    Sara Baras in The Best of Sara Baras at Royal Albert Hall

    Graham Watts, Monday 15 March 2010 — Performance: 12 & 13 March 2010

    Reviewed 12 March 2010 Sara Baras is now in the twelfth year of touring the world with her elite flamenco troupe and to celebrate she has distilled some of the best moments from her previous nine shows into Esse… Continue Reading

  9. Alice at the Opera House

    Monday 15 March 2010

    Christopher Wheeldon’s new full length ballet based on _*Alice in Wonderland* _will be a highlight of the next Royal Ballet season. Judith Mackrell previews a selection of new work and revivals in the prog… Continue Reading

  10. Marika Rivera

    Monday 15 March 2010

    - was trained in ballet and worked as a dancer and actor. Her father was the Mexican artist Diego Rivera. She died in January at the age of 90. Read an obituary in the Observer, 14 March 2010 Continue Reading

  11. Scottish Dance Theatre in The Life and Times of Girl A / N.Q.R. at The Place

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Monday 15 March 2010Performance 11 & 12 March 2010

    ‘Scottish Dance Theatre’s new double bill, which tours Britain until May 29, challenges common expectations of what dance can do or should be.’ 

  12. Richard Alston Dance Company in To Dance And Skylark/ Movements From Petrushka/Overdrive at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 15 March 2010Performance 3 & 4 March 2010

    ‘top-quality dancing from a well-honed troupe.’ 

  13. Darkin Ensemble in Disgo at Laban & touring

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 15 March 2010Performance 11 & 12 March 2010

    ‘There’s not much that panics the English sensibility more than the notion of audience participation, but in Disgo by Fleur Darkin – director of the Darkin Ensemble and one of the more overtly theatrical of the new wave British choreographers – we… 

  14. Circa at Barbican Theatre

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Monday 15 March 2010Performance 9 - 14 March 2010

    ‘Circa is also different for the earthy otherness of its performers. Although very much flesh and blood, they don’t engage with the audience with folksy asides or knowing looks. Instead they inhabit their own realm, like a cross between Glastonbury- goers … 

  15. Royal Ballet in La Fille Mal Gardee at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 15 March 2010Performance in rep until 28 April 2010

    ‘What stops this dangerously sweet confection from cloying is, partly, its cracking pace: many of the ensemble numbers overlap to give a sense of choreographic invention so profuse that it tumbles over itself to be seen.’ 


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