Sadler's Wells

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‘I look like a hot mama in my catsuit!’ – Spice Girl Mel C leaps into modern dance
She rode the heights of superstardom with girl power and karate kicks. Can Sporty Spice cut it as a top-notch dancer? She talks intimate moves, Spice Girls reunions – and why Ginger can buy her own ticket

Lyndsey Winship

16, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty review – delights the heart and mind
Sadler’s Wells, London
Danced with vigour and detail, Bourne’s ingenious fairytale fix is brought bang up to date in this 10th anniversary revival

Sarah Crompton

18, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Dame Beryl Grey obituary
One of the most celebrated British ballerinas of her generation who later dedicated herself to the training of dancers

Jane Pritchard

11, Dec, 2022 @3:24 PM

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Dame Beryl Grey, British ballerina with ‘all the gifts’, dies aged 95
Shooting to fame as a teenager with the Royal Ballet, Grey won international acclaim as a dancer and was artistic director of the company that became English National Ballet

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

11, Dec, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty review – doing the fairytale twist
Crammed with the choreographer’s trademark wit and OTT theatrics, this is an irresistible spin on the story

Lyndsey Winship

08, Dec, 2022 @12:36 PM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Age of Rage, A Scary Little Tempest and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Ivo van Hove’s epic, boisterous family fun and a dance fable for Christmas

Chris Wiegand

01, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Israel Galván: La Consagración de la Primavera review – Stravinsky with a flamenco stamp
The maverick choreographer makes his mark on The Rite of Spring in this elementally austere exercise in anxiety and loose-cannon footwork

Sanjoy Roy

27, Nov, 2022 @12:06 PM

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When Burnley was the UK’s cultural capital | Letter
Letter: In the 1940s, the Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells ballet and opera companies took refuge in the north, writes Austen Lynch

24, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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English National Ballet: Ek/ Forsythe/ Quagebeur review – a fantastic farewell from Tamara Rojo
Mats Ek’s riveting new Rite of Spring for the #MeToo era is the centrepiece of the company’s last triple bill under its transformative artistic director

Sarah Crompton

12, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Julie Cunningham & Company review – holding the moment
In this double bill, a queer response to Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, the dancing is direct, controlled and compelling

Lyndsey Winship

11, Nov, 2022 @3:41 PM

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English National Ballet: Ek/Forsythe/Quagebeur review – masters at work
Mats Ek’s Rite of Spring is a pared back but powerful take on Stravinsky’s mighty score and William Forsythe’s Blake Works 1 is intensely watchable

Lyndsey Winship

10, Nov, 2022 @11:52 AM

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Into the Music review – an allegro trio
From dancers partnering with projections and CCTV-style surveillance to an engrossing piece inspired by Edvard Munch, Carlos Acosta’s company is continuing to carve out a niche

Lyndsey Winship

03, Nov, 2022 @11:49 AM

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