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British Style – Made in Munich

by wschuster on January 7, 2012

Happy new year everyone! Yesterday we tweeted about this great blog post from TenduTV citing globalization as one of ten dance buzzwords for 2012. In our first post of the year, guest blogger Wiebke Schuster proves she’s right on the trend line, with a report from a very British season in Munich: What is “very [...]

Lady of the Camellias

by Linda on October 29, 2011

Is this ballet for you? Go If: You like soapy dramas complete with beautiful costumes and designs. One for opera lovers too, even if Verdi is not directly involved. Skip If: You have seen both Cranko’s Onegin and MacMillan’s Manon and remain unmoved. Dream Casts This is more a case for dream companies: both Hamburg [...]

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Autumn Glory

by Emilia & Linda on October 14, 2011

At the heart of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s autumn season is a fabulous new triple bill celebrating British classical dance heritage, or what BRB principal Matthew Lawrence calls, in his latest blog for Balletco, a “workout harder than Zumba”: Nearly 75 years old, Ninette de Valois’s Checkmate is a prime example of vintage English ballet. Its [...]

Autumn 2011 Dance at Sadler’s Wells

by Emilia on May 17, 2011

Our picks from the Autumn 2011 season at Sadler’s Wells which goes on sale Monday 23 May, taken from the press release issued earlier today (for full details click here): Grupo Corpo Imã & Onqotô Tuesday 13 – Friday 16 September Founded in 1975, Brazilian contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo and choreographer Rodrigo Pederneiras have [...]