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Jenny Gilbert

Articles By Jenny Gilbert

The Rite of Spring, Pina Bausch/École des Sables, Sadler's Wells review - explosive and disturbing

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Like Water for Chocolate, Royal Ballet review - confusing and ill-conceived

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Carmen, Queen Elizabeth Hall review - a flawed but fascinating retread

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Dance for Ukraine, London Coliseum, online review - a gala to remember

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The Weathering/Solo Echo/DGV, Royal Ballet review - the dancer as chameleon

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Dance (1979), Lyon Opera Ballet, Sadler's Wells review - luminous minimalism

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Swan Lake, Royal Ballet review - a magnificent revival

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Acosta Danza, Sadler's Wells review - here comes the sun

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Kontakthof, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch review - struggling to make contact

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Raymonda, English National Ballet, Coliseum review - a creaky old standard, lavishly restored to health

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Best of 2021: Dance

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Starstruck, Scottish Ballet review - smart, sassy and cinematic

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The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin review - fabulous art, not sure about the framing

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Past Present, Linbury Theatre review - historic, but very much alive

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Ballet Black, Linbury Theatre review - an essential part of the landscape

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Curated by Carlos, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sadler's Wells review - a star turn

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