Cultural Capital
06 June 2011
"Attention-seeking behaviour" is a term given by grown-ups to infantile provocation, gratuitous disruption or...
Cultural Capital
31 May 2011
You can see why the Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui was attracted to the idea of "apocrypha" - non...
Culture
20 April 2011
For many, the idea of the Pet Shop Boys composing a ballet was the most incredible thing. Which was just what made this...
Film
27 January 2011
Black Swan has caused much affronted beating of wings in the ballet world, and you can see why. A rare opportunity for...
Cultural Capital
22 January 2011
Is it ballet?
Culture
29 November 2010
For dance lovers, New York in the 1960s was a bit like Paris in the 1920s: the undisputed centre of an avant-garde arts...
Culture
19 April 2010
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina BauschBarbican Theatre, London EC2For many dancegoers, 2009 marked the end of the 20th...
Culture
09 April 2009
In 1967, a young art student called Siobhan Davies went along to some classes in contemporary dance. At the time,...
Culture
12 February 2009
In the 1990s, Joaquín Cortés made flamenco the new rock'n'roll. Flaunting his studliness like a lead guitarist, he...
Culture
04 December 2008
When the brainy experimental choreographer Wayne McGregor was appointed choreographer- in-residence for the Royal...
Culture
25 September 2008
When the French film actor and arthouse icon Juliette Binoche announced last year that she was going to be in a...