Sadler's Wells, Londres
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Maria Pages Compania: Yo Carmen - Flamenco Festival 2018
The creme de la creme of Spain's flamenco talent are performing during Sadler's Wells' very special two week Flamenco Festival. From Rafaela Carrasco's bold, contemporary flamenco style to Maria Pag? emotional rollercoaster of a show and the maestros of flamenco, Rojas and Rodriguez, with their sublime company Nuevo Ballet Espa?, famed for their heart-racing sequences, this is a unique chance ...
Carmen La Cubana
Inspired by Oscar Hammerstein II’s Broadway hit Carmen Jones, Christopher Renshaw (The King and I) directs this UK premiere, with new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), mixing opera with salsa, mambo, rumba and cha-cha-cha and including musical favourites such as Habanera.
Ballet Flamenco Jesus Carmona, Impetus, Flamenco Festival 2018
Former dancer with Ballet Nacional de España, Jesús Carmona is a pioneer in flamenco’s evolution. His flawless footwork and ballet-infused moves translate masterfully to the work he creates for his own company who perform this irresistible interpretation of famous scores from Spain’s most beloved composers.
Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin
A cave of riches is waiting to be explored in David Bintley’s glittering production of the classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with the magic lamp. Featuring lavish sets and costumes, stunning special effects, beautiful choreography and a larger-than-life Chinese lion. It also boasts a score by BAFTA awardwinning composer Carl Davis, played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, ...
Candoco Dance Company - Double Bill
The renowned contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled performers returns to Sadler’s Wells with a double bill commissioned and performed by Candoco. Yasmeen Godder, a “leading choreographer of the Israeli new wave” (The Observer), makes work that is seductive, disturbing, potent and personal. In Face In, hidden desires are unleashed as daring and uninhibited movement, underscored by an urban ...
BalletBoyz - 14 days
After its premiere in autumn 2017, BalletBoyz return with their unique project: four pieces, each created in 14 days. Choreographers Javier de Frutos, Craig Revel Horwood, Iván Pérez and Christopher Wheeldon teamed up with composers Scott Walker, Charlotte Harding, Joby Talbot and Keaton Henson to create new works which played with the concept of balanceand imbalance. The programme also features ...
Richard Alston Dance Company - Mid Century Modern
Richard Alston choreographed his very first dance in 1968 – 50 years later Mid Century Modern celebrates this landmark with new and old work from Alston, a fitting celebration of a half century of making dances. The programme also includes Carnaval by Alston performed to Schumann’s music of the same name. Evocative piano pieces describe the different aspects of Schumann’s ...
Sasha Waltz and Guests - Korper
Berlin-based dance-maker and tanztheater luminary Sasha Waltz is celebrated for her compelling imagery and body-focused choreography. Taking the body itself as her subject in Körper, Waltz combines clinical analysis and fantastical illusions as 13 dancers meld together to form strange chimerical creatures and squirm behind glass like scientific specimens, in a series of living tableaux.
In 1986, the city of Rome invited Pina Bausch and her company to make a piece inspired by the Eternal City. Viktor turned out to be the first of Bausch’s epic travelogues, a series which took her company around the world for inspiration-gathering residencies. Deep in the muddy depths of a grave which is still being dug, acorpse couple are ...
Tempo of Light - Flamenco Festival 2018
Featuring the leading voices in Spain today, revered singer Carmen Linares and brilliant rising stars Arcangel and Marina Heredia perform with Miguel A. Cortes, Bolita and Paquito González, demonstrating the passion of flamenco from its gypsy roots through to its modern innovations, accompanied by the outstanding dancer Ana Morales.
Painter and Flamenco: J.R.T. - Flamenco Festival 2018
The Symbolist painter Julio Romero de Torres is famous for his portrayals of the archetypal ‘Spanish woman’. With dramatist Pedro G. Romero, Ursula Lopez, Tamara Lopez and Leonor Leal aim to break all the clichés and stereotypes with this “hypnotizing performance” (ABC, Spain).
Isabel Bayon Compania -Dju-Dju, Flamenco Festival 2018
In an extraordinary collaboration, avant-garde choreographer and dancer Israel Galván directs classical dancer Isabel Bayón as she reinvents herself, exploring the demons and superstitions of the flamenco world, alongside dancers Alicia Márquez and Nieves Casablanca.
Sidi Larbi with Monks from the Shaolin Temple: Sutra
This award-winning collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin Temple in China is one of Sadler’s Wells’ longest-running and most exhilarating productions, now returning to London to celebrate its tenth anniversary.
Akram Khan Company - Xenos
Marking his final performances as a dancer in a full-length piece, Akram Khan takes to the stage alongside five world-class musicians. Khan revisits the myth of Prometheus in the context of the First World War, conjuring the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier. XENOS takes place where humanity stands in wonder and disarray, on the border between East and West, ...
balletLORENT - Rumpelstiltskin
As part of Family Weekend, the ever-popular balletLORENT returns to Sadler’s Wells with another of their fantastical dance-theatre fairy-tale adaptations. Directed by Liv Lorent, and retold by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Rumpelstiltskin is the story of the outsider, shunned for being different.
Voices of America - ENB
Sadler’s Wells Associate Company English National Ballet returns with a programme of works packed with the audacious attitude of American-style neo-classical ballet, featuring two works by one of dance’s leading figures, William Forsythe: the world premiere of a new work created for English National Ballet and Approximate Sonata 2016, a series of pas de deux deconstructing the vocabulary of classical ...
Cloud Gate - Formosa
Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min’s new work takes inspiration from the legendary words of the Portuguese sailors in the 16th century, as they spotted the verdant land that would one day be known as Taiwan: “Formosa!” (“Beautiful!”) With music by award-winning Taiwanese indigenous singer Sangpuy and projection designs made up of Chinese characters, the lines between tribal rituals and the ...
Compania Rafaela Carrasco - Born a Shadow
Flamenco and the lives of female artists from the Spanish Golden Age combine in this show inspired by the hidden voices of Teresa de Jesús, María de Zayas, María Calderon and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Using flamenco rhythms, Rafaela Carrasco finds a way for these women to speak through the centuries.
Rambert - Life is a Dream
Following on from the phenomenal success of Transfigured Night, Danish choreographer and two time Olivier Award-winner Kim Brandstrup creates a new work for Rambert. After a lifetime of incarceration, a man gains a single day of freedom in this retelling of the 17th century play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Illusion and reality collide as legendary film-makers the Quay ...