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Rising – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Aakash Odedra, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Music by: Jocelyn Pook, Andy Cowton and Olga Wojcieowska Lighting: Michael Hulls and Willy Cessa Reviewer: Dave Cunningham A solo dance show performed against pre-recorded music does not sound appealing; if nothing else you’d expect it to lack variety. This is one of a number of assumptions about Rising ...

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BalletBoyz­ theTALENT – Richmond Theatre, London

Choreographers:RussellMaliphant,LiamScarlett Reviewer:CavelleLeigh   BalletBoyz-theTALENT offers an innovative and refreshing take on ballet as an art form, presenting it as a compelling piece of physical theatre rather than the linear storytelling typical of traditional ballet. It opens with a short video explaining what the highly talented all male dance troupe led by former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, ...

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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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Rising – Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry

Choreographers: Aakash Odedra, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] The latest in Warwick Arts Centre’s (L)one series of productions featuring solo artists sees rising star of British South Asian Dance, Aakash Odedra and his show, Rising. In this, he performs four solo pieces by four different choreographers, himself, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Sidi Larbi ...

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The Rodin Project – The Lowry, Salford

Choreographer: Russell Maliphant Music: Alexander Zekke Reviewer: Laura Maley [Rating:4] An Auguste Rodin-inspired dance show from award-winning choreographer Russell Maliphant and Sadler’s Wells offers glimpses of sculptural beauty, and some astonishing skill at The Lowry, but perhaps too much reliance on statue stillness. The first act of The Rodin Project has obvious allusions to classical art: four columns of white ...

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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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