Natalia Osipova

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Far from her comfort zone: Natalia Osipova feels the beat
Lockdown’s dance legacy is evident in a new series of films, including one that matches the ex-Bolshoi ballerina with hip-hop choreographer Joseph Toonga

Lyndsey Winship

08, Oct, 2021 @1:28 PM

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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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Dancing Nation review – Sadler's Wells extravaganza stretches across three hours
Akram Khan and Natalia Osipova’s poetic duet and Shobana Jeyasingh’s Contagion are highlights in a festival from BBC Arts

Lyndsey Winship

29, Jan, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Just keep moving: the top 10 dance shows of 2020
The year started with sparkling ballet and dazzling premieres, then came lockdown. But the dance world didn’t stand still and kept delivering innovative and urgent creations

Lyndsey Winship

22, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Royal Ballet Live: Within the Golden Hour review – sheer, ravishing class from top to pointed toe
Francesca Hayward, Natalia Osipova and Marianela Nuñez are among the many stars in this exquisite mixed bill of classics and more recent work

Lyndsey Winship

15, Nov, 2020 @11:34 AM

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Onegin; English National Ballet 70th anniversary gala – review
Natalia Osipova leads an unforgettable revival of John Cranko’s take on Pushkin. And English National Ballet’s celebrations bring back happy memories

Sarah Crompton

26, Jan, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Onegin review – Natalia Osipova thrills with ecstatic, lovestruck obsession
The Russian ballerina is exhilarating to watch in John Cranko’s 1965 take on Pushkin’s novel, partnered by Reece Clarke in the title role

Lyndsey Winship

20, Jan, 2020 @8:00 AM

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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 Mother review – Natalia Osipova dances to hell and back
Osipova is elegantly wretched in Arthur Pita’s horror-tinged take on a Hans Christian Andersen tale in which Death claims the life of a baby

Lyndsey Winship

21, Jun, 2019 @12:15 PM

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'Mmmm, it was electrifying!’ Natalia Osipova on finding her perfect partner
As the explosively powerful dancer makes the leap into film, she talks about feeling bloodied and bruised by her latest work – and how loving her dogs helps her perform

Lyndsey Winship

10, Jun, 2019 @1:50 PM

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Force of Nature Natalia – fascinating study of the Royal Ballet's star dancer
Shy of breathless revelations, this documentary about the sylph of steel is a strong introduction into Natalia Osipova’s magic

Peter Bradshaw

06, Jun, 2019 @10:00 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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