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Contemporary Dance

An Unforgettable Evening with English National Ballet

by alicepennefather on April 11, 2014

ENB is about to wrap up its successful season at the Barbican Theatre, and there are 2 further opportunities to catch the company’s innovative ballet-meets-contemporary-dance programme, Lest We Forget, tomorrow. So if you are in London, don’t miss it! Over here, we were very impressed with the output of new works, which we had the opportunity to relay from [...]

The Castaways: Barak Marshall Creates For Rambert

by Emilia & Linda on October 9, 2013

It’s a busy season for Rambert Dance Company: the company is getting ready to move to its new London home at the South Bank and is also premiering The Castaways, a new work by renowned US choreographer Barak Marshall. Named by the LA Times as a ‘Face to Watch’ (December 2012), Barak has choreographed all [...]

New Movement Collective in NEST

by MetteWindberg on July 21, 2013

Site-specific performances can be frustrating: if they’re not well constructed or if they give audiences too many paths to navigate, they can leave us feeling like we have taken a wrong turn somewhere and are consequently missing out on the single best thing of the entire evening. But that is happily not the case with New [...]

Nacho Duato

by lupiquero on June 12, 2013

The Duato Style If there is something that defines Nacho Duato’s style of movement, it is dynamics: his language is expressive, fluid and fast. However, to properly understand Duato past his quite characteristic European contemporary style (clearly influenced by his work with Kylián), one needs to also consider his musicality: Duato’s work is always very [...]

Photographer Alice Pennefather attended the Rambert’s general rehearsal last week and snapped the company in Nijinsky’s L’Après-midi d’un Faune and Mark Baldwin’s ferosh new work What Wild Ecstasy, both presented as part of the spring season at Sadler’s Wells: (Click on thumbnails to enlarge & see as slideshow) All Photos: © Alice Pennefather About Alice [...]

In time for the company’s last performances at Sadler’s Wells tonight, we have below a selection of images taken at the general rehearsal by Alice Pennefather. We also chatted to Mark Baldwin, who is celebrating 10 years as Rambert’s Artistic Director. Mark told us about the diversity of styles being presented in this current bill, [...]