Dance performances reviewed.
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Two Cigarettes in the Dark
After 'Palermo Palermo', Pina Bausch's Tanztheater Wuppertal is once again in the French capital.
18 Feb 2015
Nederlands Dans Theater
The Dutch troupe combines its signature technique with innovative visual sets to interpret contemporary works by Jiri Kylian, Sol Leon and Paul Lightfoot, and Crystal Pite.
9 Feb 2015
When Evil Trumps Pathos at Notre Dame
In this vintage production, complete with costumes by Yves Saint Laurent, the pathetic hunchback Quasimodo is no match for the magnificently evil Frollo who made him the bell-ringer of the cathedral.
30 Dec 2014
Pina Bausch: 'Palermo Palermo'
As the wall of rubble collapses at the beginning of the show, many things are being blown up in "Palermo Palermo".
17 Dec 2014
Review: Wim Vandekebus' 'Booty Looting'
Flemish choreographer Wim Vandekeybus and his company Ultima Vez create confrontational and intensely physical works that push dancers and technology beyond their limits. Critic Patricia Boccadoro asks whether his recent work is more photography and theatre rather than dance.
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A Luminous Evening at the Opera Bastille
The Paris Opera Ballet offers up their exquisitely light, yet deeply moving, production of Kaguyahime, Jiri Kylian’s retelling of the Japanese fable, "The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter."
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