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Richard Alston Dance Company, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

Choreographers: Richard Alston, Martin Lawrance Pianist: Jason Ridgway Reviewer: Ann Bawtree The evening of dance at Sadler’s Wells Theatre begins with an announcement by Richard Alston, both director and choreographer of his Dance Company. Often his inspiration is music but for the first piece to be performed, it is what he describes as “the energy and talent of these young ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company: An Italian in Madrid – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Richard Alston Choreography: Richard Alston, Martin Lawrance Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Richard Alston, Artistic Director of The Place and his own company based there, is one of the UK’s leading choreographers. Once a radical pioneer, present from the emergence of British contemporary dance – when that in itself was radical – Alston formed the UK’s first independent dance company ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

cast richard alston an italian in madrid 2016 uk tour

Music: Domenico Scarlatti, Frédéric Chopin, Julia Wolfe &Astor Piazzolla Choreographer: Martin Lawrance and Richard Alston Reviewer: S.E. Webster To celebrate their 22nd anniversary, Richard Alston Dance Company is touring the nation with a repertoire of old and new work. Choreographed by Martin Lawrance and Artistic Director, Richard Alston, the performances range widely across the spectrum of contemporary dance drawing on ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company: Triple Bill – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Richard Alston Choreography: Richard Alston, Martin Lawrance Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Richard Alston is one of the UK’s most established and best-loved contemporary choreographers. His personal history is closely-linked with that of British contemporary dance: his career starting in the late-1960s with the newly-formed London Contemporary Dance School, leading to his starting the UK’s first contemporary dance group, studying ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Scott Joplin, Maurice Ravel, Julia Wolfe / Bang On A Can All Stars Choreographers: Richard Alston, Martin Lawrance. Piano: Jason Ridgway Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:3.5] There’s some mood swings tonight in the works the Richard Alston Dance Company have chosen to bring to the Lowry, an evening that opens with a playful frolic and ends with menacing intensity. It’s ...

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