Perhaps the strangest and most small-scale tribute to the Ballets Russes centenary has been David Reiser’s pocket show, staged in London’s tiny pub theatre, The Rosemary Branch. Size is not, however, everything, as director Vik Sivalingam’s cast of eight tells the story with gusto of Vaslav Nijinsky’s time with Serge Diaghilev’s company.
Co-artistic director David Massingham admits to having had more than a few concerns when the volcanic ash cloud descended just four days before the second biennial International Dance Festival Birmingham was due to open. “Things got quite nerve-wracking for a few days,” he said. Fortunately most of the artists were already in the UK, others […]
Darren Pritchard is a tall and wiry dancer with very long legs and a shaven head; Susan Pritchard is small and round, with short blonde hair. Although physically unalike, the pair share facial features. Mother and son live together in a house in Salford, and the performance piece created about them by Quarantine and Company […]