Wayne McGregor

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Carnación; Petrushka review – two contrasting personal visions
Silver Lion winner Rocío Molina unleashes raw energy, while Golden Lion winner Saburo Teshigawara turns his gaze inward

Sarah Crompton

31, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Venice Dance Biennale review – Wayne McGregor delivers sinners and shapeshifters
The British choreographer’s programme includes beguiling digital dance created by Tobias Gremmler, a reckoning with desire from Rocío Molina and seven visions of vice

Chris Wiegand

29, Jul, 2022 @2:27 PM

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AfteRite + Lore review – Wayne McGregor’s radical Stravinsky double bill
In its world premiere performance, McGregor makes Les Noces his own, while the extraordinary Alessandra Ferri stars in his 2018 take on The Rite of Spring

Sarah Crompton

03, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Dante Project review – bold, beautiful and utterly engaging
Wayne McGregor, Thomas Adès and Tacita Dean’s dream-team Divine Comedy is a fitting farewell to its star, Edward Watson

Sarah Crompton

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Dante Project review – Wayne McGregor moves heaven, earth and hell
The Divine Comedy is brilliantly reimagined by McGregor with music by Thomas Adès, sets by Tacita Dean and a poetic send-off for Edward Watson

Lyndsey Winship

15, Oct, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Upping the Dante: Wayne McGregor and Tacita Dean’s Divine Comedy dance
The choreographer and artist discuss creating The Dante Project for the Royal Ballet – and their own visions of heaven and hell

Lyndsey Winship

14, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Wayne McGregor: ‘Dancers are believing their voices can be heard, and I love that’
Royal Ballet choreographer Wayne McGregor had no access to elite ballet schools growing up. But he did have John Travolta and disco to spark a lifelong obsession. Now he wants to make dancers of us all

Arifa Akbar

10, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Royal Ballet: Beauty Mixed Programme review – rose petals and a lust for water
A wild variety of pas de deux fuel this mixed bill, from kitschy Strauss to a duet with a table, plus part of Sleeping Beauty

Lyndsey Winship

27, Jun, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Wayne McGregor on his virus-killing dancefloor: 'I try to transcend the mask'
As he prepares to shake up the ‘Eurocentric’ Venice Biennale, the Royal Ballet choreographer talks about his fears for the arts – and how social distancing has made dancers of us all

Lyndsey Winship

01, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage review – freedom to soar again
After seven months away from the spotlight, the entire company release their pent-up energy in a jubilant and moving three-hour gala of greatest hits

Lyndsey Winship

11, Oct, 2020 @10:59 AM

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Locked Down. Locked In. But Living review – Covid anxieties take shape
Claustrophobia and flights of imagination make a powerful connection in this triple bill of pieces commissioned as a response to the pandemic

Lyndsey Winship

29, Sep, 2020 @10:49 AM

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