mon 28/11/2022

Jenny Gilbert

Articles By Jenny Gilbert

Dada Masilo's Giselle, Sadler's Wells review - bold, brutal, unforgiving

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Manon, Royal Opera House review - splendid start to the season

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Redd, Barbican Theatre review - hip hop gets the blues

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Alvin Ailey, Programme C review - black, beautiful, brilliant

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Sadler's Wells review - Still more Revelations

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Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras, Sadler's Wells review - storming opening to flamenco festival

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The Mother, QEH review - Natalia goes psycho

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Cinderella, English National Ballet, Royal Albert Hall review - big, bright and bankable

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'I wrote a letter to Björk in Icelandic and it did the trick': Helgi Tomasson on an intervention that saved a ballet

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Four Quartets, Barbican Theatre review - ultimate stage poetry

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Within the Golden Hour/Medusa/Flight Pattern, Royal Ballet review - the company shows its contemporary face

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She Persisted, English National Ballet, Sadler's Wells review - a must-see triple bill

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Victoria, Northern Ballet, Sadler's Wells - A queen re-instated, once again

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Swan Lake, English National Ballet, London Coliseum review - a solid, go-to production

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The Unknown Soldier, Infra, Symphony in C, Royal Ballet, review - WWI ballet honours obscure tragedy

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'It’s more fun to dance in a tutu': Tory Dobrin of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

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