December 2016

  1. The Red Shoes - Matthew Bourne/New Adventures - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Zoë Anderson , The Independent, Wednesday 28 December 2016Performance The Red Shoes is playing Sadler’s Wells until January 29, 2017.

    Bringing the 1948 Powell and Pressburger film to the stage, he creates his own swirling world of colour and illusion, luscious in its period detail. It’s as much a love letter to the ballet world of the 1940s as it is about its heroine, wannabe starlet Victoria Page. 

  2. The Red Shoes - Matthew Bourne/New Adventures - Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Wednesday 21 December 2016 — Performance: The Red Shoes is playing at Sadler’s Wells til January 29, 2017.

    Matthew Bourne has stepped out of his comfort zone to take a huge risk with The Red Shoes. His tried and tested genre - one that he owns almost exclusively - lies in deconstructing popular narratives (mostly th… Continue Reading


    Major companies still failing disabled’ – Arts Council report

    Monday 12 December 2016

    ‘Major companies still failing disabled’ – Arts Council report Continue Reading

  4. Eifman Ballet - Up & Down - London Coliseum

    Press Review 2Luke Jennings , The Guardian, Monday 12 December 2016Performance Friday 9 - Saturday 10 2016

    “Boris Eifman is a phenomenon,” one hyperbolic programme quote reads. “He is the choreographer that cynical, hard-nosed dance critics love to hate, but whom audiences shower with adoration.” The adoration was restrained at the end of Up & Down,… 

  5. Photo: Quang Kien Van, Lunar Shadows, Rich Mix

    Quang Kien Van - Lunar Shadows - Rich Mix

    Ka Bradley, Tuesday 6 December 2016 — Performance: Sunday 4 December

    thought-provoking images that emerge from the general dance palaver have the lyrically insistent, syntactically unconventional quality of poetry, but their attachment to the straight prose of the voiceover makes … Continue Reading

  6. Photo : Protein Dance - 'May Contain Food@

    Luca Silverstrini’s Protein - May Contain Food - Shoreditch Town Hall

    Josephine Leask, Tuesday 6 December 2016 — Performance: Tuesday 6th Dec : 6.15pm and 8.30pm the intoxicating smell of baking gingerbread cake wafts through the space, we wait with anticipation for the final tasting of the evening. It brings us another foody memory which we will take home and treasure. Continue Reading

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