to a simple, rock 'n' roll . . . song. Michael Clark Co.
3.0★ ★ ★

to a simple, rock ‘n’ roll . . . song.

Was I hallucinating long ago or did I really once see punk enfant terrible Michael Clark perform in his own show wearing big black boots, a leotard cut out to reveal his bare bottom, and maybe there was even a ...
NICHT SCHLAFEN by Alain Platel & les ballets c de la b credit Chris Van der Burght
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Nicht Schlafen

Alain Platel is amongst the most political of choreographers. It is rather wonderful that he insists that being political is not his intention. Nevertheless, his work is political, though never mawkish. And no ...
Anne Teresa De Kerrsmaeker Rosas-Rain-live-2016
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★


Rain is seventy minutes of magnificent music made manifest. Performed by ten of the finest dancers who comprise Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker's company Rosas, it is set to Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians (whi...
Masurca Fogo, Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal. Photo credit Zerrin Aydin-Herwegh
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Masurca Fogo

It’s no surprise that the fabulous Sadler’s Wells performances of Masurco Fogo are completely sold out. For its erotic lightness of spirit, this 1998 life-loving piece with a cast of twenty dynamic dancers ...
The Little Match Girl by Arthur Pita
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Little Match Girl

Hans Christian Andersen’s original story of 1845 is short and to the point. A poor little match girl struggles in vain to sell her matches on the winter streets. She is scared to go back to her cold home wher...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Swan Lake/Loch na hEala

This is total theatre and it doesn’t get better than this. If I could give it ten stars I would. Not that everybody in the audience would agree. In the stalls if not elsewhere in the auditorium, I saw thr...
Akram Khan’s Giselle at Sadler's Wells Photo Laurent Liotardo
3.0★ ★ ★

Akram Khan’s Giselle

Akram Khan’s re-worked “Giselle” at Sadler’s Wells ended with the packed-house audience rising as one with a standing ovation. Many months ago, even before Khan had finished devising it, the production ...
Hagit Yakira Free Falling at Sadler's Wells credit Camilla Greenwell
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Hagit Yakira – Free Falling

Free Falling is an elevating example of the work of a rare choreographer who knows what she wants and knows how to get it and then gives it to you. Hagit Yakira’s four superb dancers reveal themselves cons...