“Francis Bacon” just misses genius but is first rate movement theatre done on a grand scale. I
Putting together almost overnight tributes is no easy task: wonderful that Franz West got just the public wake he would have wanted.
Live sex on stage: there’s nothing people won’t do for a bit of cold hard cash. Dimchev’s dark cherub grin will not leave me soon.
While its roots are in choreographed contact improvisation, Ondrisova takes her dancers much further. Movement is a reflection of both thought and feeling.
It’s refreshing to see a choreographer leaving behind both deconstructionism and maudlin love to take on the world.
Taking on masterworks which can be seen in direct comparison with the world’s best dance companies is a risky strategy but this time pays off.
You’d have to watch Orlic’s Carmina Burana half a dozen times to unravel all the Dali moments.