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Russell Maliphant: Silent Lines – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Russell Maliphant Dance Company was established in 1996. In the intervening years, the company have received two Olivier awards, three South Bank Show awards and three Critics’ Circle National Dance awards for best modern choreography and one for best independent company, amongst many other national and international awards and nominations. Russell Maliphant’s work is ...

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Silent Lines- Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Director: Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh Renowned choreographer Russell Maliphant here indulges his two passions, dance and anatomy. Silent Lines aims to bridge the gap between dance as an art form and as a science, incorporating lighting and video projection. Maliphant is particularly interested in the subdermal tissue beneath our skin known as the fascia; this shown rather strikingly by ...

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Fourteen Days – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Music: Scott Walker, Joby Talbot, Keaton Henson, Charlotte Harding and Armand Amar Choreography: Javier De Frutos, Ivan Perez, Christopher Wheeldon, Craig Revel Horwood and Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Emma Pritchard When it comes to ballet, the word you’d typically use to describe those involved is a troupe. But for the Balletboyz, the term band seems far more fitting. Why? Because here ...

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MaliphantWorks – The Print Room, London

Director / Choreographer: Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It’s a curious thing to revisit a role many years later; often it’s partly nostalgia for a happier time, partly a sense of unfinished business, and partly perhaps a test of a performer’s ability to still deliver years on. Kenneth Branagh may have given five Hamlets (four on stage and one on ...

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Lest We Forget – English National Ballet – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Less We Forget

Artistic Director: Tamara Rojo Choreography: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Peter Jacobs   Lest We Forget is a ‘poignant reflection’ on World War I, featuring three works expressing the experiences of those who fought the war, and those who stayed behind. The programme notes talk of the difficulty of connecting emotionally with events deeply rooted in our heritage ...

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Lest We Forget – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Franz Liszt, Andy Cowton, Jocelyn Pook Choreographers: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Maggie Constable   A much acclaimed and ground-breaking dance event comes to Milton Keynes this week in the form of English National Ballet’s revival of Lest We Forget. This haunting reflection of the horrors of The Great War includes works by three ...

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Lest We Forget – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Franz Liszt, Andy Cowton, Jocelyn Pook Choreographers: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Maggie Constable   A much acclaimed and groundbreaking dance event comes to Milton Keynes this week in the form of English National Ballet’s revival of Lest We Forget. This haunting reflection of the horrors of The Great War includes works by three ...

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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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