Jasmin Vardimon

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Jasmin Vardimon: Alice review – a fairytale that never quite goes through the looking-glass
A krumping Cheshire cat enlivens this well-danced adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s coming-of-age story, but Alice’s deeper life remains unexplored

Lyndsey Winship

30, Oct, 2022 @2:39 PM

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‘Two years ago it was impossible’: how tech turns dance into a multisensory fantasy
From the Barbican in London to shopping centres around the country, audiences can become part of sophisticated new XR dance spectaculars – diving into Lewis Carroll’s imagination or an extravagant ballroom

Lyndsey Winship

01, Apr, 2022 @1:18 PM

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Medusa review – a snake-haired gorgon for the #MeToo era
Jasmin Vardimon’s twist on the ancient Greek myth features near-contortionist dancers and violent choreography let down by a cloudy central concept

Lyndsey Winship

23, Oct, 2018 @1:56 PM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Funny Cow to Julian Opie, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Steve Rose, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements ,Jonathan Jones, Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

20, Apr, 2018 @11:29 AM

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Dover turns clock back a century to welcome home Unknown Soldier … again
Sir Michael Morpurgo is supporting a large-scale public performance to honour the warrior at the spot where his body returned to British soil

Vanessa Thorpe, arts and media correspondent

31, Mar, 2018 @11:05 PM

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Jasmin Vardimon: Pinocchio review – joyous new levels of dance invention
Vardimon’s choreography is superbly performed and complemented by artful stage illusions, but this family show’s over-moralising tone slows down the story

Judith Mackrell

25, Oct, 2016 @1:45 PM

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This week’s best... theatre & dance performances
Adding Machine: A Musical | Séance | And Then Come the Nightjars | The Cheviot, The Stag And The Black, Black Oil | The Book Of Mormon | 2Faced Dance | Candoco Dance Company | Jasmin Vardimon Company

Lyn Gardner & Judith Mackrell

14, Oct, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Swan Lake to school disco: this winter's dance shows are set to dazzle
Sadler’s Wells and Dance Umbrella have announced their autumn seasons and here are the highlights, including naked duets, ordinary Londoners and Pinocchio

Judith Mackrell

06, May, 2016 @12:14 PM

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Movers and shakers: the unmissable dance shows of summer 2016
Power couple Osipova and Polunin burn up the stage, the Windsors do Swan Lake, Jane Eyre becomes a Brontë ballet, and Pinocchio shows what it’s like to be human

Judith Mackrell

02, May, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Pleasure; Tannhäuser – review
Lesley Garrett is fabulously frumpy as a perceptive toilet attendant in Mark Simpson’s opera set in a gay club. But a revival of Tannhäuser leaves everyone in the dark

Fiona Maddocks

01, May, 2016 @7:30 AM

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Young artists have the power to shape the future – let's take them seriously
The key to building a sustainable arts future lies in making young artists a priority today, in education and all other areas of life

Jane Hackett

07, Sep, 2015 @2:00 PM

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The 10 best things to do this week
From a John Waters season at the BFI to a game-changing new sitcom and the best Notting Hill carnival parties, here are the cultural highlights of the next seven days

Ryan Gilbey, John Robinson, Hannah J Davies, James Kettle, Lyn Gardner, Charlie Lyne, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Judith Mackrell & Phil Harrison

28, Aug, 2015 @12:34 PM

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