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The Rite of Spring & Petrushka, Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, Sadler's Wells

Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring captures the pulsing terror of seasonal change, the relentless onward drive of nature that brings death closer even as...

tauberbach, les ballets C de la B, Sadler's Wells

Belgian Alain Platel makes the kind of dance theatre (like Pina Bausch, to whom he has an oft-remarked debt) for which both “dance” and “theatre” are...

Review: Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre - The Rite of Spring/Petrushka - Sadler's Wells

Almost exactly one year after this double bill last appeared at Sadler’s Wells, with Petrushka the premiered work added to a significant revision of the choreography that director Michael Keegan-Dolan had made for The Rite of Spring – in collaboration

Tauberbach - Sadler's Wells

The critically acclaimed contemporary ensemble les ballets C de la B return to Sadler’s Wells with Alain Platel's new creation tauberbach. In this project, Platel continues previous research into the development of movement material that he describes as

Nederlands Dans Theater 1: Sehnsucht / Schmetterling - Sadler's Wells

One of the world’s most innovative contemporary dance companies, Nederlands Dans Theater 1 are known for combining virtuoso classical technique with intriguing visual sets and themes. They return to Sadler’s Wells for the first time since celebrating

The Rite of Spring and Petrushka, Sadler's Wells, London

After flirting unnecessarily with gender equality by revising the production with six men and six women, Michael Keegan-Dolan has restored the male-heavy stage presence of the 2009 original.

Sadler's Sampled - Sadler's Wells

Bringing world class dance to new audiences, Sadler’s Sampled is a two week taster festival of dance. In only its second year, Sadler’s Sampled allows spectators to get closer to the action with standing tickets from just £8, and activities before an

Savion Glover: SoLe Sanctuary, Sadlers Wells, London

If Riverdance’s Michael Flatley has insured his legs for £25million, then I dread to think what price should be put on Savion Glover’s feet.

SoLe Sanctuary - Savion Glover, Sadler's Wells, London

Savion Glover is to tap dance what Israel Galvan is to flamenco: a revolutionary virtuoso, a fearless exponent of a traditional art who stretches the boundaries of the form until bursting through into another dimension.

Savion Glover: Tap dancing is serious, I’ve no time for comedy

Tap dancer extraordinaire Savion Glover lists the animated penguin film Happy Feet among his impressive list of choreographic credits.