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Clowns

Clowns was commissioned by the BBC as part of the Performance Live strand – a partnership between BBC Arts, Arts Council England and Battersea Arts Centre, showcasing some of the…

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Grand Finale

Part gig, part dance, part theatre and wholly original – there is no better way to describe Grand Finale, the latest work of internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter. Spectacularly bold and…

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Dare to Say

In continuation of our season 2020-2021, Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is very excited to present the second programme, performed by NDT 2. Dare to Say presents two works by distinctive makers. Alexander…

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The Blizzard

Resident choreographer Andrey Kaydanovskiy transforms Alexander Pushkin’s eponymous  story The Blizzard into contemporary ballet language. The piece premiered and opened the Ballet Festival Week in April 2021. Though the story is standard school reading material…

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Revisor

Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, joint creators behind The Guardian’s Best Dance Show of the 21st Century and the Olivier Award-winning Betroffenheit, return to Sadler’s Wells. For their new dance-theatre collaboration, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Crystal…

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Midsummer Night’s Dream

After the sensational success of A Swan Lake, performed by the Norwegian National Ballet in 2014 at the Oslo Opera, the choreographical prodige Alexander Ekman created his Midsummer Night’s dream in April 2015…

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Deca Dance

Designed for the first time in 2000, the program then celebrated the 10 years worth of creations of Ohad Naharin with the company, offering a striking collage of excerpts from…

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Cesena

Avignon, Cour d’honneur, 4.30 in the morning. This promises to be an uncommon experience: the city still sleeping, the day dawning, so favourable to a face-to-face encounter, frank and direct,…

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Harry

For this creation, choreographed on the BJM dancers, the Israeli-American choreographer Barak Marshall was inspired by the inner battles we all wage. “Life is a constant struggle,” he says, “in…

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Pond way

Since the death of Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) and the dissolution of his company — which the choreographer planned before his passing — the vitality of his work has constantly been…

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Walk the Demon

Central to Goecke’s new work is the conception of dance as art, which also makes a ‘voice’ audible behind the movement, and the desire to reinforce that voice of the…