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Balletboyz, The Talent, Sadler’s Wells | reviews, news & interviews

Balletboyz, The Talent, Sadler’s Wells

Balletboyz, The Talent, Sadler’s Wells

The new boyz step into the Void, and come out as stars

BalletBoyz, in Cemerek's 'Void'Photo: Panayiotis Sinnos

Well, if you’re going to headline yourself in the title of your show "the talent", you’d better have some: audiences aren’t forgiving. William Trevitt and Michael Nunn, ex-Royal Ballet dancers headlining their own company for the last decade, have a history of these pre-emptive strikes – an earlier show was called Critics’ Choice – and they also have a history of living up to them. Fortunately for all, The Talent does too.

Well, if you’re going to headline yourself in the title of your show "the talent", you’d better have some: audiences aren’t forgiving. William Trevitt and Michael Nunn, ex-Royal Ballet dancers headlining their own company for the last decade, have a history of these pre-emptive strikes – an earlier show was called Critics’ Choice – and they also have a history of living up to them. Fortunately for all, The Talent does too.

Void is a pulsing, driving, compellingly theatrical event, lit with noir-ish style and ferocity

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