Romeo and Juliet: English National Ballet - London Coliseum Romeo: Arionel Vargas, Juliet: Erina Takahashi Mercutio: Juan Rodríguez , Tybalt: James Streeter I have been a fan and a follower of English National Ballet since I was seven when I was taken to my first production of The Nutcracker and subsequently have seen their production every Christmas since. I first saw ENB’s Romeo and Juliet when I was a teenager ‘in the round’ at the Royal Albert Hall and have been captivated ever … [Read more...]
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William Forsythe – A Quiet Evening of Dance
Take the title of choreographer William Forsythe’s A Quiet Evening of Dance literally. For the first forty-five minutes of this show, the only sound you’ll hear is a sometimes soundtrack of distant birds singing quietly and the dancers breathing. The house lights are left up, you’re visible and there’s no set. It’s all black on black with occasional highlights of grating colour in the form of what looks a lot like coloured rubber gloves. The consequence is the audience is left uncomfortable, exposed physically and emotionally in their familiar Sadler’s seats, tested on an actual appreciation of choreography with no comfort blankets and nowhere to hide.
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