Crystal Pite

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The Royal Ballet: 21st-Century Choreographers review – racing out of the blocks
Works by Christopher Wheeldon, Crystal Pite and rising star Kyle Abraham reveal a company eager to pursue expressive and exciting directions

Lyndsey Winship

19, May, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Dance: Sarah Crompton's five best dance of 2020
Our critic chooses her highlights, recalling inventive lockdown venues and the emotional return of the Royal Ballet

Sarah Crompton

26, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The week in dance: Revisor; Antigone, Interrupted – review
Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young take Gogol to extremes, while Joan Clevillé puts the agony into Antigone

Bidisha

08, Mar, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Revisor review – astonishing take on Gogol demands to be seen again
Choreographer Crystal Pite and theatre-maker Jonathon Young combine their worlds for a riveting piece

Sanjoy Roy

04, Mar, 2020 @12:54 PM

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Star debuts and happy returns: theatre, dance and comedy in 2020
Tom Stoppard gets personal, Cush Jumbo does Hamlet, Hollywood names bring everything from tragedy to comedy … plus dance confronts shame and there’s standup open heart surgery

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

02, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Crystal Pite: the dance genius who stages the impossible
Betroffenheit, our best dance show of the 21st century, takes the breath away – and reveals the Canadian trailblazer’s superb craft

Lyndsey Winship

18, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The best dance of the 21st century
Ferocious flamenco, bittersweet ballet and a harrowing masterpiece are among the greatest dance creations of our age

18, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Royal Ballet: Within the Golden Hour / Medusa / Flight Pattern review – monsters and melancholy
Crystal Pite reinvents the corps de ballet, alongside Christopher Wheeldon’s classy meditation and a flawed world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Lyndsey Winship

09, May, 2019 @12:29 PM

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Leaps and bounds: what I learned in 13 years as the Observer's dance critic
After filing his final dance review last month, Luke Jennings reflects on the transcendent highs and excruciating lows, and his hopes for the future of the art form

Luke Jennings

19, Jan, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Nederlands Dans Theater 1 review – performing miracles
Crystal Pite’s thrilling boardroom manoeuvres are the high point in an otherwise shallow programme from these Dutch masters

Luke Jennings

01, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Nederlands Dans Theater review – a superb troupe of dancers
NDT present four pieces including a brilliant reunion for Betroffenheit’s Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young

Sanjoy Roy

27, Jun, 2018 @12:54 PM

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Ballet British Columbia triple bill review – the new classical
The Canadian company takes traditional training to bold new places in works by director Emily Molnar, Crystal Pite and Sharon Eyal

Luke Jennings

11, Mar, 2018 @8:00 AM

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