Sergei Polunin

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Romeo & Juliet review – Sergei Polunin is reunited with Alina Cojocaru, and his talent
Polunin and Cojocaru are terrific, but neither is given enough to work with in the UK premiere of Johan Kobborg’s new version

Sarah Crompton

05, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Romeo & Juliet review – Sergei Polunin in swashbuckling form
Choreographed by Johan Kobborg, this is an often overblown show but has a divine turn from Alina Cojocaru

Lyndsey Winship

02, Dec, 2021 @11:40 AM

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‘I tell myself: You’re a penis’: Sergei Polunin on drugs, bad tweets – and his Putin chest tattoo
He walked out of the Royal Ballet and went off the rails. But the bad boy of ballet is now a father with a responsible a new attitude – and he’s even dancing Romeo and Juliet

Lyndsey Winship

30, Nov, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Simple Passion review – sensitive French study of erotic obsession
Laetitia Dosch is sensational as a lecturer passionately embroiled with Sergei Polunin’s reptilian Russian diplomat

Peter Bradshaw

03, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Sergei Polunin/Rasputin; Royal Ballet; San Francisco Ballet; Kalakuta Republik – review
The Firebird gets a new lease of life, while Alexei Ratmansky’s inventive trilogy mixes Björk with Edith Wharton

Sarah Crompton

09, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Polunin Ink review – storm, stress and sweet torment
Ballet and B-movies collide as Sergei Polunin revives Russian villain Rasputin, suffers with Nijinsky, and tackles toxic masculinity with a pineapple

Sanjoy Roy

02, Jun, 2019 @11:31 AM

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Sergei Polunin review – a blatant image recovery effort
The bad boy of ballet’s self-absorbed mixed bill is unlikely to win over his detractors

Sara Veale

02, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Self-destructive dance superstar Sergei Polunin: 'Ukraine put me on a list of terrorists'
He was sacked from the Paris Opera Ballet after homophobic and sexist online rants. In an exclusive interview, he talks about the joy of self-sabotage – and his Vladimir Putin tattoo

Simon Hattenstone

07, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Project Polunin: Satori review – straight from the hurt
Sergei Polunin’s intense three-part show, featuring Natalia Osipova and guests, is far from perfect but it resonates with an authentic emotional charge

Luke Jennings

10, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Project Polunin: Satori review – ballet's bad boy makes howling bid for inner peace
Aided by partner Natalia Osipova and designer David LaChapelle, Polunin throws himself into a trio of precise, deeply felt dances about himself

David Jays

08, Dec, 2017 @9:44 AM

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Sergei Polunin says ballet must shake off ‘elitist image’ or die
Controversial Ukrainian star says classical dance must seek out talented directors from the worlds of films and musicals

Dalya Alberge

29, Jul, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Project Polunin review – a ballet rebel lost in ego
Sergei Polunin’s new triple bill tries to find a way forward outside a traditional career – but extracurricular activities have taken a visible toll

Luke Jennings

19, Mar, 2017 @7:50 AM

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