“maliphantworks3” marks choreographer Russell Maliphant's third season of works performed at the Coronet, an intimate venue in London's Notting Hill characterised by its dimly-lit corridors and eclectic collection of objects and memorabilia. Like the previous two programmes, “maliphantworks3” presents a selection of short works by the choreographer and his collaborators, including three world premieres and the return of 2018's “Duet” performed by Maliphant and long-term collaborator, Dana Fouras. Significantly, this third season also marks Fouras’ last performances with Russell Maliphant Dance Company.
Russell Maliphant and Dana Fouras perform in “maliphantworks3” at the Coronet Theatre. Photograph by Julian Broad
One would think that a dance inspired by the events of the January 6 insurrection—yes, a dance!—would not be the ideal stuff of theater, but the eight members of Laurie Sefton Creates (formerly Clairobscur Dance Company), succeeded in giving life to Sefton’s premiere “Herd. Person?”, while the dance, itself, was occasionally problematic.Continue Reading