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Swan Lake

The sheer lushness of the St. Petersburg Theatre's production of Swan Lake is staggering. The production values are high - superb sets with mere cloth...
In the depths of dead love ,The Print Room. Photo Hugo Glendinning
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In the depths of dead love

When Howard Barker is at the top of his game, as he is in this play, his words sing. Although ' In the depths of dead love' is very much within the ca...
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The Tiger Who Came For Tea

Used as one now is to the adult jokes embedded in kids’ movies, a tic that has always, it seems, been prevalent in panto, it is strange to come across...
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Sasha Waltz & Guests — Sacre

Of all the three pieces in Sasha Waltz Sacre, the one I found most difficult to emotionally engage with was the title and last piece, Sacre, set to St...
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As it Empties Out

Jefta van Dinther’s ‘As it Empties Out’ is more installation than dance piece, though it does have some very fine dance sequences in it. There are vis...
2.0★ ★
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Jasmin Vardimon Company — PARK

There was little about Park that I liked. Set in a park, its characters include a bag wielding granny type, a street-smart couple, a bureaucrat, a Chi...
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3.0★ ★ ★
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Akram Khan Company

After the wonder of Desh, Khan’s solo dance performance which premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 2011, I came to this show expecting an awful lot. Khan is...
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3.5★ ★ ★
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The Rite of Spring and Petrushka

In putting these two ballets together, director-choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan would appear to be suggesting that there is a link-through in their...
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Improvisao

Jonathan Jones, in a wonderful article published several years ago (‘The Guardian, 2004), spoke of improvisation as being a particularly American art ...