Pina Bausch

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Sun, sand, human sacrifice: Rite of Spring danced on a beach as the world shut down
They flew to Senegal to create an electrifying version of the Pina Bausch classic with her son. Then coronavirus struck. Would they have time to dance the horrifying masterpiece for a film crew at sunset?

Lyndsey Winship

23, Jun, 2020 @2:28 PM

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maliphantworks3; Cowpuncher My Ass; Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Bluebeard – review
Dana Fouras bows out in style, Holly Blakey delivers a frenzy of self-loathing, and Pina Bausch’s Bluebeard was worth the wait

Bidisha

15, Feb, 2020 @5:00 PM

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Bluebeard review – Pina Bausch's punishing portrait of marital misery
Set to Bartók’s opera, the bloody myth becomes a bleak battle of the sexes where we can never quite tell right from wrong

Lyndsey Winship

13, Feb, 2020 @12:59 PM

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He Takes Her By the Hand … review – desire and dread in Bausch's Macbeth
Pina Bausch merged the domestic and dream worlds in a dark but playful version of Shakespeare’s tragedy, revived for the first time in almost 30 years

Chris Wiegand

22, May, 2019 @8:12 PM

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She Persisted review – a fine rebalance
Frida Kahlo rubs shoulders with bare-chested men in the ENB’s dazzling celebration of female choreographers

Lisa Allardice

14, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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English National Ballet: She Persisted review – odes to Frida, Pina and Nora
Ibsen gets an urgent retelling, Kahlo dances with a monkey and Bausch’s masterwork is back in Tamara Rojo’s stellar triple bill

Lyndsey Winship

05, Apr, 2019 @11:23 AM

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Bon Voyage, Bob review – striving for significance
Tanztheater Wuppertal’s magnificent dancers are let down by Alan Lucien Øyen’s stultifying meditation on loss

Sarah Crompton

03, Mar, 2019 @7:59 AM

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Why the world has gone wild for reversible sequins
The addictively tactile discs are everywhere – from T-shirts to lunchboxes. Now they have reached the world of contemporary dance. Why are we so obsessed?

Dale Berning Sawa

25, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Tanztheater Wuppertal: Bon Voyage, Bob … review – love, loss and Pina
The loss of the company’s founder Pina Bausch a decade ago is at the heart of this meticulous meditation on grief and death

Lyndsey Winship

24, Feb, 2019 @12:32 PM

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Don Quixote; Since She review – Nuñez and Muntagirov dazzle
The two principals inspire a blazing revival of Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote. And Dimitris Papaioannou pays loving homage to Pina Bausch

Sarah Crompton

24, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Since She review – dreamlike oddness
Choreographed by Dimitris Papaioannou, the company’s first new work since its founder died in 2009 is uncanny in its blending of his and her imaginations

Lyndsey Winship

15, Feb, 2019 @12:32 PM

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Dancing in the street: could choreographers build better cities?
A new project is looking at how choreography can improve urban engineering, but there has long been a profound relationship between cities and dance

Lyndsey Winship

11, Feb, 2019 @11:00 AM

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