Angel Rojas and Carlos Rodriguez are natural partners. Having jointly won the title of Most Outstanding Dancer at the National Spanish and Flamenco Dance Competition in 1994, the Madrid-born pair founded Nuevo Ballet Español the following year, and the have since toured a host of productions featuring their unique approach to Spanish and flamenco dance.
Coming from a music culture with built-in swagger, hip hop should be good at rebellion against authority. For their latest show, the Swedish street dance company Bounce has adapted One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. But the dancers’ hearts seem less in the story of psychiatric patients’ revolt than in the feelgood numbers they have […]
I never thought I would say this: the best scene in Buenos Aires Tango is one with taped music. The latest show by dancer Miguel Angel Zotto has a mix of live and recorded music, dramatic scenes and simple dancing. The simplest, and loveliest, is a nostalgic scene with Zotto and his partners dancing to […]
Miguel Angel Zotto brought his Tango Por Dos, from Argentina, back to the Peacock Theatre May 24-June 11. The present popularity of social dance styles, and fond memories of these superb dancers, ensured full houses and much enthusiasm but I found the evening less enthralling than in the past.