Posted in dance films

Car-Men

Choreographer Jiři Kylián and director Boris Paval Conen made the film on location at coal mine int the Czech Republic, where Kylián choreographed the piece for four dancers on the…

Latest Stories

Posted in dance films

Amelia

The multi-award-winning dance film Amelia (2002) explores the use of point technique using extended intertwining solos, complex partnering sequences and extreme speed to generate powerful performances with unexpected moments of…

Posted in ballet dance

Dancing Nation

Part Three: Rambert’s Rouge and Shobana Jeyasingh Dance’s Contagion Dancing Nation concludes, also featuring Northern Ballet and Matsena’s Shades of Blue. In this final part of three very special programmes…

Posted in ballet dance

Dancing Nation

Part Two: Akram Khan and Natalia Osipova, Far From The Norm and Boy Blue Birmingham Royal Ballet and the swagger of Oona Doherty also feature in Part Two. Dancing Nation…

Posted in ballet dance

Dancing Nation

Part One: Breakin’ Convention and Matthew Bourne’s classic, Spitfire World-class dance also featuring Candoco, HUMANHOOD, and English National Ballet. In this, the first of three Dancing Nation programmes, BBC Arts…

Posted in dance

Subtle Dust

“Very attractive and performed at a high level by the young dancers of NDT 2” Het Parool This piece created by house choreographers Sol León & Paul Lightfoot is part…

Posted in dance

Bella Figura

Nederlands Dans Theater Jiří Kyliáns piece ‘Bella Figura’ for the NDT 1 programme ‘Sometimes, I wonder’.  Bella Figura (1995) is considered a Kylián masterpiece. It was one of the first…

Posted in dance

White Noise

A unique cooperation between Vertigo Dance Company and The Revolution Orchestra gave birth to a new version of the  acclaimed creation that was presented a decade ago White noise questions…

Posted in dance

Play

A sparkling personality on the contemporary dance scene, Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman has been invited for the first time to work with the dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet. Trained…

Posted in ballet

Fantastic Beings

In 2016, choreographer Aszure Barton created Fantastic Beings as part of our She Said triple bill of works by female choreographers. The piece was reworked in 2018 and performed as part of our Voices of…

Posted in opera

Carmen

Free she was born and free she will die. This sometime cigar-maker, sometime smuggler with something of the sorceress about her is often in love – as capable of making…