Tag Archives: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

Millepied at the Paris Opera Ballet with “rather an American feel”

Benjamin Millepied in his office at the Palais Garnier, January 2015, photo © Sophie Jouve/Culturebox

In early October, the Paris Opera Ballet’s new triple bill was filmed live at one of the most beautiful buildings

An American returns to Paris: the Millepied/Forsythe connection

Benjamin Millepied at the season launch, photo © Francois Mori/AP

When Benjamin Millepied recently launched his first season as director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet he also announced

Cheek to cheek and hip to hip, Milonga works its magic on an ever changing dance floor

Silvina  Cortes, Maricel Giacomini, Bruno Gibertoni, Milonga, photo © Diego Franssens

In Milonga, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui has reprised, but bettered, the concept of Sutra, his 2008 production, in which a contemporary

The best came last in Sydney Dance Company’s new look of 2013

Sydney Dance Company, Alexander Ekman's Cacti.  Photo © Peter Greig

With De Novo, the umbrella title for Sydney Dance Company’s new triple bill, Rafael Bonachela has put together a program

Anna Karenina: Tolstoy’s tragedy interpreted by six choreographers

Keira Knightley as Anna Karenina, director, Joe Wright

Anna Karenina, the movie directed by Joe Wright and starring Kiera Knightley, opens with a painting of the curtain at

Dancing around the world, Sylvie notches up the miles

Sylvie Guillem in Rearray, photo © Bill Cooper

In her travels around the world, Sylvie Guillem will notch up many more miles than 6000 as she tours her

Spain and Morocco merge in an amber glow

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Maria Pagés in Dunas, photo © David Ruano

The dance festival circuit is a blessing for such charismatic performers as Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Sylvie Guillem, Akram Khan, and

UK National Dance Awards winners

2011 National Dance Award winners

A surgeon was working on Akram Khan’s injured Achilles tendon – and Sylvie Guillem was a no show – but

High hopes for the new year

Happy New Year

I’m anticipating a happy new dance year with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Australian Ballet, the 60th anniversary of