LONDON'S DANCE HOUSE SADLER'S WELLS HAS A FULL AND EXCITING PROGRAM THIS COMING MONTH
Thursday 19 April 2012
The coming weeks are an exciting time for London's Dance House, Sadler's Wells, with a full program set out full of performances of various types of dance from all over the world.
First to take the stage over at the Peacock Theatre will be Ballet Revolucion. This is the companies first time in London, and they will bring with them their explosive show filled with incredible ballet, sensual salsa and highly energetic hip hop. They will running at the Peacock Theatre from 25 April to 19 May.
Breakin' Convention is Sadler's Wells annual festival of hip hop and it is back again for 2012 at the Sadler's Wells Theatre from 5-7 May. You can get involved in workshops, listen to live MCs and beat boxing and check out the interactive graff zone. This year will feature some of the best hip hop and street performers in the world including Vagabond Crew (France), Unity (UK), Clash 66 (France, Korea), ILL Abilities (International) and many more.
Next at the Sadler's Well will be Ballet Preljocaj - Snow White. Choreographed by one of France's most successful choreographers Angelin Preljocaj, this contemporary ballet is set to extracts from Gustav Mahler's symphonies and showcases spectacular costumes designed by fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier. This will run from only the 10-12 May.
From the 15-19 May at Sadler's Wells, Mark Baldwin celebrates ten years at the head of Rambert Dance Company. To commemorate this achievement, Mark will present four varied pieces including a brand new work. These include What Wild Ecstasy, a modern take on Nijinsky's 100 year old classic L'Apres -midi d'un faune, Siobhan Davie's The Art Of Touch and Itzik Galili's high energy Sub.
To top off the jam-packed month of May, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures will be celebrating their 25th anniversary at Sadler's Well's with a triple bill of early works that helped launch his career. Spitfire was Bourne's first hit in 1988 and it will run along side Town and Country which gave Bourne his first Olivier nomination. The evening will then be completed by The Infernal Galop which was inspired by the icons of France in the 30's and 40's. Running at Sadler's Wells from 21-26 May, this is one not to be missed.
Ballet & Dance