Sadler's Wells

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Outwitting the Devil review – Akram Khan’s dancers defy all limits
The plot of this reworked Gilgamesh myth may be near-impossible to follow – but its dazzling performers are hard to resist

Lyndsey Winship

25, Nov, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Gardenia 10 Years Later review – a drag cabaret’s frail, moving swansong
The performers of the Belgian company Les Ballets C de la B revive a decade-old stage show with added poignancy

Lyndsey Winship

17, Nov, 2021 @12:03 PM

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Sadler’s Wells to open hip-hop academy at new east London venue
Diploma course will provide training in live performance and theatre production at an international standard

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

09, Nov, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Family/Love Chapter 2; Transverse Orientation review – from one extreme to another
While Sharon Eyal’s repetitive works writhe with energy, Dimitris Papaioannou’s new piece lacks momentum but not beauty

Sarah Crompton

31, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Transverse Orientation review – beauty and disgust from Dimitris Papaioannou
Fake babies waving to the audience, an imposing puppet bull and an optical illusion of entwined limbs combine in a cocktail of contradictions

Lyndsey Winship

22, Oct, 2021 @9:25 PM

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Candoco Dance Company review – it all just works, beautifully
Fascinating in its form, enigmatic in its meaning, this double bill is full of delights

Sanjoy Roy

17, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Matthew Bourne’s The Midnight Bell review – raise a glass to this dazzling dance

A zany array of characters gather in a 1930s pub for a poignant, chilling and understated portrait of love, lust and longing

Lyndsey Winship

07, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Creature review – Akram Khan struggles with the weight of the world
Jeffrey Cirio and Erina Takahashi dazzle for a sharp ENB, but this long-awaited new work is all message, no story

Sarah Crompton

02, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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A Sting in the tale: how the music of the Police inspired a dance show about refugees
Choreographer Kate Prince’s latest production is a departure from ZooNation’s usual feel-good shows. But Message in a Bottle is inspired by the incredible true stories

Lyndsey Winship

01, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘I’m celebrating my body for the first time’: Dan Daw’s kink dance show
The Australian dancer allows himself to be dominated on his own terms in a duet bursting with pride – and he’s never felt more free

Lyndsey Winship

29, Sep, 2021 @10:49 AM

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Creature review – Akram Khan’s anticlimactic apocalypse
Starring the superb Jeffrey Cirio, Khan’s third work for ENB is full of urgent ideas. But you can’t tell what they are without reading the programme

Lyndsey Winship

24, Sep, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Motionhouse: Nobody review – keep your eyes glued to this incredible ensemble
Forget about the plot and lose yourself in this dance-circus show whose dizzying performers cast gravity aside

Kate Wyver

23, Sep, 2021 @10:20 AM

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