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NDT2 – The Lowry, Salford

Company of Cacti - NDT2

Artistic Director: Gerald Tibbs Choreography: Sol León &Paul Lightfoot, Edward Clug, Hans van Manen, Alexander Ekman Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Nederlands Dans Theatre, founded in 1959, is one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies, now under the artistic direction of former NDT dancer Paul Lightfoot. In 1978, NDT founded NDT2, its junior division specifically focusing on the development of younger ...

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Mariinsky Ballet – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Superlatives are usually to be avoided in writing a review. There are, however, exceptions. The Mariinsky Ballet, at the Wales Millennium Centre for their only UK performances in 2016, is one of these. Perfection is the word that springs to mind. FIVE TANGOS Choreography: Hans van Manen Composer: Astor Piazzolla One of just four performances by this ...

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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan has unveiled his first programme

The Edinburgh International Festival 2015 runs fromFriday 7 Augustto Monday 31 August and welcomes over 2,300 artists from 39 nations to perform in Scotland’s magnificent capital city. New director Fergus Linehan, whose previous rôles have seen him head up the Sydney Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival and Vivid LIVE, revealed big international stars across the performing arts, and new areas of ...

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BalletBoyz: The Talent – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Directors: Michael Nunn OBE &William Trevitt OBE Choreography: Liam Scarlett &Russell Maliphant Music: Max Richter &Armand Amar Reviewer: Peter Jacobs When in 2010, a decade into the BalletBoyz story, it became clear that Michael Nunn and William Trevitt were nearing the end of their performing careers, they made the risky decision to stop dancing themselves and take their company ...

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BalletBoyz: The Talent 2013 – Richmond Theatre, London

Choreographers: Liam Scarlett &Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] Formed in 2001 by Royal Ballet breakaways Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, Ballet Boyz has become a successful brand as well as an award winning dance company. Now in a new phase, with Nunn and Trevitt as Artistic Directors and mentors, The Talent 2013 is a dual programme of work performed ...

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