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Acosta Danza: Debut – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Carlos Acosta Choreography: Marianela Boàn, Justin Peck, Goyo Montero, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jorge Crecis Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Carlos Acosta created Acosta Danza in 2015 to harness and showcase young Cuban dancers with skills in both classical and contemporary dance and to create a diverse repertoire that reflects at its core choreographers from the Spanish-speaking world. Acosta’s immense star ...

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M¡longa – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

group of male and female dancers in hold dancing tango

M¡longa, the music of tango, the place where it is danced, a tango event. This evening is dedicated to one of the most vital genres of dance, from its roots in Argentina to a more contemporary flair. With seventeen performers, including live music, Dance Consortium seek to provide Tango for the 21st Century. No overarching narrative is present. Instead, performances ...

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Dance: Sampled – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Peter Jacobs The idea of Dance: Sampled originated a decade ago at Sadler’s Wells. The idea to present a diverse programme of short, distinct works in different styles in order to diversify and broaden dance audience: now being rolled out nationally by The Movement - a new partnership between Sadler’s Wells, The Lowry and Birmingham Hippodrome. As six of ...

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Natalia Osipova – Sadler’s Wells, London

Choreographers: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Russel Maliphant, Arthur Pita, Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Serious question. Is it fair to go to a performance with an expectation how it might turn out? Natalia Osipova and Sergei Polunin’s reputations are pretty much as solid as they get in classical dance. They’re at the level where the pair are comfortably crossing into the mainstream consciousness ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Framed

Artist(s): Sadler's Wells -National Youth Dance Company Choreographer:Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans Having had a great presence at this year's festival, Sadler's Wells wraps up its offerings on The Waterfront Stage by presenting the National Youth Dance Company and their performance of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Framed. With 30 dancers on stage some carnage regarding space ...

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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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Made at Sadler’s Wells – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Choreographers: Wayne McGregor, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui &Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Katie Mitchell [rating:4] Ballet; an art form normally associated with fluffy tutus and pretty arabesques, Made at Sadler’s Wells steps away from this and gives the audience something different: a showcase of three separate works produced by the world-leading contemporary London dance house. Afterlight (Part one) is a solo performance, choreographed ...

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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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