A state of shock and bewilderment encompasses you in the wake of a disaster. A timeless space where you return again and again, repeatedly responding to the disaster long after it has subsided. Here, a crisis-management team is keeping your emergency situation alive and present, a trusted voice is urging you to come to terms […]

The Statement

In light of current events, the topicality of The Statement is probably what is most striking about Crystal Pite’s new work, as the expression of the characters and their use of language are very much linked to our time. The piece could be considered a play, based on a script written by Jonathan Young that […]


The Junior Ballett dances choreografies by Craig Davidson, Bryan Arias and Juliano Nunes. Every two seasons, the Junior Ballett takes the stage with its very own evening of ballet. For the next generation of Ballett Zürich’s dancers, it is a special challenge not only to learn existing repertoire, but to also be directly involved in […]


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 Pite and writer and performer Jonathon Young, together with Pite’s company Kidd Pivot, turn their brilliant minds to the comic play The Inspector General (known as ‘Revizor’ in Russia). Taking Nikolai Gogol’s 1836 farce as […]

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