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John; Torobaka review

Lloyd Newson's tale of a man seeking love in a gay sauna is bleak but compassionate. And Akram Khan and Israel Galván square up with kathak and flamenco.

John; Torobaka review

Lloyd Newson's tale of a man seeking love in a gay sauna is bleak but compassionate. And Akram Khan and Israel Galván square up with kathak and flamenco.

Juliet & Romeo review Mats Eks vivid spin on Shakespeare

Sadlers WellsMats Ek evokes the divided world in which the star-crossed lovers are raised in his thrilling adaptationWhen the veteran Swedish choreographer Mats Ek approaches a ballet narrative, its time to expect the unexpected. Giselle, Swan Lake and Sl

Juliet & Romeo review Mats Eks vivid spin on Shakespeare

Sadlers WellsMats Ek evokes the divided world in which the star-crossed lovers are raised in his thrilling adaptation Continue reading...

Northern Ballet: Dracula review lashings of gothic coupling

Javier Torress Count may be a touch too wholesome, but theres plenty of heaving bosoms and dripping fangs to entertainIn his production of Dracula for Northern Ballet, choreographer-director David Nixon gives us the vampire as hard-bodied sex symbol. Inde

Mariinsky Ballet: Swan Lake review memorable flashes of brilliance

Royal Opera House, LondonOksana Skorik shows great potential, though for impeccable Russian flair look no further than Yorkshire's Xander ParishThe story of 25-year-old Oksana Skorik, first soloist of the Mariinsky Ballet, is not an entirely happy one. T

Rambert Event; Of Saints and Go-Go Boys review

Watching Rambert's dancers up close from just a few feet away proves a revelation.

Romeo and Juliet review teenage kicks from Rojo and Acosta

Royal Albert Hall, London The English National Ballet's stars shine on a bigger stage Last Wednesday, English National Ballet opened its run of Romeo and Juliet with a commanding central performance by artistic director Tamara Rojo . Her Romeo was Ca

Royal Ballet: The Dream/Connectome/The Concert review laughs, science and a familiar formula

Alastair Marriott's Connectome clothes a dated approach in scientific trappings, but Steven McRae shines in Ashton's Dream and Jerome Robbins provides light relief.

Royal Ballet: Sweet Violets/Serenade/ DGV review from ecstasy to agony

Joy is hard to sustain when fate is fickle and Jack the Ripper is waiting in the wings in the Royal Ballet's triple bill.