There are all sorts of companies and shows out there that claim to “rock” the ballet, or otherwise shake up, take down or reinvent an art form that, they imply, is (breathe it softly, the dirty word) elitist, or at least irrelevant.
One of Matthew Bourne’s most popular shows The Car Man, (based on Bizet’s opera Carmen) will be touring the UK next year, starting at the Churchill Theatre Bromley and arriving at Sadler’s Wells in July for a four week summer season.
THE CAR MAN is loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera (CARMEN) and has one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in New Adventures’ repertory, brilliantly arranged by Terry Davies.
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Having seen a new Romeo and Juliet less than a month ago (Scottish Ballet's minimalist production), I found myself in the presence of yet... The post Romeo and Juliet at ENB appeared first on The Ballet Bag .
Sadler's Wells, London The choreographer brings comedy, carnival and African dance to a hallowed classic, and ends up with something totally new Black and white; good and evil; reality and illusion. It's easy to reduce Swan Lake to a set of diametric o