Sadlers Wells

Spanish and Indian Dance Fusion at Sadler's Wells

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

TOROBAKA, meaning bulls and cows in Spanish as the sacred animals in Spain and India, is the latest collaboration between two titans in contemporary dance: Akram Khan and Israel Galván.

ZIK'R: My Mystical Journey From India to Sadler's Wells

Karen Ruimy | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Karen Ruimy

I am excited to announce that I will be performing my new show ZIK'R on June 18th at the prestigious Sadler's Wells. Together with Youth, my musical collaborator, the show which started life in the foothills of India and then moved to Morocco, now arrives in the UK for the first of several dates.

Leather, Feathers and Swans: A Few Things You Ought to Know About Bourne's Swan Lake

Danae Mercer | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Danae Mercer

This story follows the mental breakdown of The Prince and his love/lust for a swan. The Prince desperately wants his mother's affection. Unable to achieve it, he starts to crumble. A group of swans appear, offering him both shelter and destruction. He becomes intrigued by the main swan. Momentarily, he is lifted, flying.

Arts Review: The Snowman, Sadler's Wells

Victoria Sadler | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The Snowman is a wonderful alternative to the usual Christmas entertainment for children of either clichéd pantomimes or The Nutcracker ballet, which can go over the heads of many children.

Estrella Morente: A New Wave in Flamenco

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Estrella, which means star in Spanish, is the heir of a great dynasty of flamenco singers. However heavy the burden might be, she had no problem to evolve into a more restraint performance while keeping its purity. Highly influenced by jazz singers like Ella Fitzgerald; a meticulously orchestrated exhibition of words, sounds, and movements.

Review: Cedar Lake Contemporary Dance Company

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Charlotte Skeoch

The triple bill is a balancing act more complex than any Masterchef's three course meal: programming doesn't get tougher than this. If such a competition existed, artistic director Benoit Swan Pouffer earned a place among the champions with Cedar Lake's triple bill at Sadler's Wells last night.

Artistic Director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Dance Company Benoit Swan Pouffer Talks Budgets, Ballet, and UK Premieres

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

There aren't many contemporary ballet companies with a billionaire heiress footing the bill, but New York's Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet hit that lucrative jackpot when it came to funding.

Interview: Latitude and Sadler's Wells Programmer Emma Gladstone

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Music fans, I know you're grieving the lack of Glastonbury in 2012, but for all you field-loving, ruddily muddy campers, I pose this alternative: Latitude, surely the only festival for any discerning culture vulture.

Interview: Breakin' Convention's Jonzi D

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Since the inception of British hip hop culture, Jonzi D has been at the epicenter of it's creative development. After graduating from London School of Contemporary Dance in 1993, his career has impressively embraced dance, music, spoken word, theatre and often- as a by-product- education.

Review - Umoja: The Spirit of Togetherness

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Umoja couldn't have opened at a better time. Admidst the grey, cold, miserable backdrop of dreary February pessimism, the sounds, sights and joy of South African culture are a welcome ray of light

Rambert Dance Company: Seven for a Secret...

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Watching Rambert is never going to be an arduous task- they are a company of some of the finest contemporary dancers in the country, and their astounding ability is reason enough to see any show.