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The work Kaze Mononoke is choreographed by two masters of hip hop Marisa Ragazzo and Omid Ighani who founded DaCru, which they define as an urban dance company, in the late 1990s. This work, in the suggestive setting of...
Miguel Berna and his Companie Espanola de Danza take the audience on a journey around the Mediterranean and its dance traditions, from Albania to Aragon and the Pyrenees, from Tunisia to Greece and Italy.
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Plexus by the French director and dramatist is dedicated to Kaori Ito, the Japanese dancer who has inspired generations of young dancers and choreographers. Ito who now lives in Europe has worked with almost all the grea...
For those who still haven't seen MOMIX in Moses Pendleton's choreography Alchemy, which performed to packed houses in Rome last year, here's your chance. In his previous choroegraphy Botanics Pendleton focused on the fou...
The Italian premiere of Carmen by South Africa's celebrity choreographer Dada Masilo. Carmen, which Masilo created for 12 dancers of the Dance Factory, comes after her revolutionary version of Swan Lake – watch the...
TenDance, which takes place around Latina, is a good chance to see new choreographies in old settings. There are 11 new choreographies at Palazzo Caetani in Fondi, Castello Baronale in Maenza, the mediaeval castle in...
Choreography by Paolo Mangiola which focuses on intimate micro-relationships within a group. Manglio is currently based in London, working with Wayne McGregor's Random Dance. He started dancing with Mauro Bigonzetti in 2...
Tango returns to the Auditorium Parco della Musica for its fifth season, this year with the Leonardo Cuello company. Cuello's group was formed in 2005 to explore all aspects of the tango, past and present. Coleccio...
Top-class dance programme for Romaeuropa Festival This year's top-class and often experimental autumn festival is a feast for lovers of dance, with many top contemporary choreographers and dancers performing new works...
Prokofiev started composing Cinderella in 1940 but because of the war and his work on the opera War and Peace he did not finish it until 1944. It was premiered at the Bolshoi Ballet in 1945 and has inspired many great...
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Carolyn Carson, the great American choreographer and dancer, performs Dialogue with Rothko (Italian premier) at the Festival Internazionale di Villa Adriana in Tivoli on 3 July (at Villa Adriano). As the title would sugg...
This year’s programme includes four world premiers and two Italian premieres and, as always covers, a cross section of classical, contemporary and popular dance. There is also an evening (15 July) of performance...
The dance programme includes Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (3-15 July) and Roberto Bolle and Friends on 25 July. Roberto Bolle, the principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, has been busy in promotional campaig...
The Paul Taylor Dance Company is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. On 11 July the company performs Airs, American Dreamer, Piazzolla Caldera. On 12 July Mercuric Tidings, Dust and Piazzolla Caldera, all choreog...
For the Caracalle Festival. 27-28 JUNE. The Toyko Ballet performs three choreographies by Maurice Bejart, Septes danses Grecques (to music by Mikis Theodorakis), Don Giovanni (music by Chopin to a Mozart theme) and Le sa...
26 June. Festival Internazionale della Danza. By the young Italian choreographer Ashai Lombardo Arop with the Etno-Contemporary Dance Company in her new work Hieros Gamos with music by Michele Maione, commissioned by the...
Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet with David Garforth conducting. The choreography is by Canadian dancer turned choreographer Paul Chalmer, who has often worked with the ballet company of the Opera di Roma. The part o...
For Festival Internazionale della Danza. Italy’s prestigious contemporary dance company Aterballetto in workwithinwork, a William Forsythe classic to music by Luciano Berio, which was first performed in Italy only...
Organised by Accademia Filarmonica Romana at Teatro Olimpico Amarcord on 17-20 April. Losely inspired by the Fellini’s film of the same name to mark the 40th anniversary of the film and the 20 anniversary of the...
Choreography by Daniel Ezralow, with the Spellbound Contemporary Ballet, Italy’s top contemporary dance company directed by Mauro Astolfi. Open fuses classical music with contemporary dance. Ezralow’s creatio...
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