Boris Charmatz

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Boris Charmatz: Somnole and Infini review – thoughtful and compelling
Dance Reflections festival continued, with offerings from foggy to soporific – but darling of radical dance Boris Charmatz did not disappoint

Sarah Crompton

27, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Boris Charmatz / Serafine1369 review – resistance, endurance and an invisible violin
At the Dance Reflections festival, both choreographers bewilder with experimental works that explore time and personal space

Lyndsey Winship

23, Mar, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Boris Charmatz/Gisèle Vienne review – sleepwalking, with vampires
One French choreographer whistles during his dance in Somnole, while another takes us into a dark, murderous forest in This Is How You Will Disappear

Sanjoy Roy

21, Mar, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Manchester international festival: Sea Change; Breathless Puppets – review
Boris Charmatz gets Manchester’s communal toes tapping, while Akram Khan partners with hand-drawn animation in a coming-of-age tale


11, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Hundreds of dancers perform living flipbook to open Manchester international festival
Sea Change by French choreographer Boris Charmatz saw professional and amateur dancers perform unique ‘funny, awkward movements’

Sasha Mistlin

02, Jul, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Manchester international festival 2021: the best art, from dance delights to a sideways Big Ben
A vast and extraordinary new dance work, and an iconic London landmark relocated to the heart of Manchester

Sophie Harris

29, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Châtelet in Paris launches lockdown festival with street dance and Stockhausen
Powerful political dance from Brooklyn’s FlexN and the spectacle of the Helicopter String Quartet are part of British artistic director’s programme

Lyndsey Winship

06, Jul, 2020 @11:15 AM

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Cross Currents/ Monotones II/ Everyone Keeps Me; Danse Élargie – review
Pam Tanowitz’s dazzling new work for the Royal Ballet sat perfectly alongside Ashton and Cunningham

Sarah Crompton

20, Oct, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Ten minutes to face the apocalypse! A dance-off for dark times
The finalists of Boris Charmatz’s Danse Élargie competition squared up to today’s doom and gloom

Lyndsey Winship

14, Oct, 2019 @12:17 PM

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10,000 Gestures; The Mother review – disparate measures
Twenty-two dancers never make the same move twice, while Natalia Osipova floors a deadly foe

Sara Veale

30, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The top 10 dance shows of 2017
Sgt Pepper strutted, Boris Charmatz gave us a buttock-scratching beauty and three men became Lady Macbeth – our critic picks the best dance of the year

Judith Mackrell

18, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Boris Charmatz’s 10,000 Gestures: pushing forward, one step at a time
Boris Charmatz’s blistering new work is, he says, like life – a blizzard of unique moves, never repeated

Sarah Crompton

16, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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