Israeli choreographer and London resident Hofesh Shechter has been appointed an Associate Artist of the Sadler’s Wells theatre in London, and as such is putting on a series of dance shows during his tenure. One of these is the fresh three-part production Barbarians, tackling the themes of love, passion and intimacy, and running on selected days from the 18th to the 25th of September.
The classic meets the classical at the Royal Opera House, as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is brought to life by Kenneth MacMillan and his troupe of dancers keeping time with Sergey Prokofiev’s haunting score. From the ball to the duel and the dramatic affair, MacMillan has produced over 400 performances of this ballet and it remains one of the most accomplished and popular.
A timely and heartrending salute to World War I and all those that lost their loves and loved ones, the English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget premiered in London last year and is still wowing crowds up and down the country. With three works telling the stories and experiences of soldiers and families, there’s is no contest as to why this was the winner of the Best Modern Choreography prize at the 2014 Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards.
The groundbreaking, hilarious and supremely talented men of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo are bringing their flighty feet to the Peacock theatre, interpreting traditional ballet and contemporary dance scores with their always surprising and unique twists and turns. There’s nothing else out there like it, so don’t miss your chance to get in on the secret when they pass by this way!
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