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Rain

New York composer Steve Reich’s percussions provide a mesmerizingly rhythmical score for Drumming Live, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s ballet created in 1998 by the Rosas Company, and performed today by…

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In Her Hands

Inspired by the life and work of Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin, In Her Hands reflects on the relationship between the two French sculptors. It is a glimpse into the mind and…

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Broken Wings

English National Ballet presents Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s critically acclaimed Broken Wings, featuring Tamara Rojo in the role of Frida Kahlo alongside legendary ballet star Irek Mukhamedov as Diego Rivera. The…

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Valley

What is more indispensable, more immediate, what is more inseparable of us than our body? We are our body and exist through it. Everything we do develops on the limits…

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Last Work

“You could endlessly debate the symbolism here […] Whatever its meaning […] the piece is breathtaking for the extraordinary dancing by the Batsheva dancers, and the way Mr. Naharin can…

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Bound To

The curtain rises on Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet, Bound To©, to reveal the dancers mesmerized by their cellphones. For viewers the moment of recognition is instantaneous—we are bound to technology. In this…

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Shift | Cacti

During spring of 2020, the world was paralysed by the corona pandemic and theatres all over the world were forced to close. Performances were cancelled and ballet companies worldwide were…

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In and Out

Following the recent programme Hans van Manen Variations, Dutch National Ballet presents another ballet from Hans van Manen’s treasury: In and Out. The choreography danced by the twelve dancers of the Junior…

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Story / Time

Founded as a multicultural ensemble in 1982, the company was born of an eleven-year artistic collaboration between Bill T. Jones and the late Arnie Zane (1948-1988), appearing multiple times at the Pillow…

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Sadko

The Time Has Come Premiere of Sadko at the Bolshoi Theatre took place on 24 October 1906. Since then, it almost permanently remained in the repertoire (with an exception in the period…