English National Ballet
Under Tamara Rojo’s direction the English National Ballet have become a strong, ambitious company. Alongside the classical ballets, Rojo has made contemporary works a feature of the company’s repertoire and their latest triple bill comprises the signature works of three of modern dance’s key choreographers—William Forsythe, Hans van Manen and Pina Bausch.
Akram Khan and Sylvie Guillem
When it was conceived in 2006, “Sacred Monsters” marked Sylvie Guillem's transition from the classical scene to the contemporary one—an intriguing development that had the famed ballerina's fans on the edge of their seats, eager to witness what turned out to be an inspired reformation.