“Goldfish plunges into the mind of someone going through the motions and gasping to escape overconsumption within an ordinary space,” says director and choreographer Charlotte Edmonds about “Goldfish,” her recent film representing sensory overload issues and the overwhelming distractions often found in waiting rooms. Featuring Aishwarya Raut of Rambert, Edmunds depicts the idea of having […]
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Since taking the reins as artistic director of Rambert in 2018, Benoit Swan Pouffer has breathed new life into the 96-year-old London-based company.
This month, festivals are unfolding in the Bay Area and thought-provoking premieres are making their debuts in New York City—and it’s all available to watch online. Meanwhile, across the pond, a show that got its start as a livestreamed event is being adapted for live, in-person audiences. Here’s what we have our eye on. Drawing […]
An evening-length creation by Sharon Eyal. A Cunningham Event. Works by Wayne McGregor, Hofesh Shechter and new names including Marion Motin. The current season of British contemporary company Rambert reads like many dancers’ bucket list, and there is a new artistic director behind it: Benoit Swan Pouffer. Best known stateside for his tenure with the […]
A Broadway luminary and a postmodern darling bring their talents to ballet, a music video maven turns to the concert stage, and a contemporary choreographer gets soulful with Aretha Franklin. Our editors’ must-sees this May are all about the unexpected. A Late Commission Tanowitz in rehearsal at NYCB Erin Baiano, Courtesy NYCB NEW YORK CITY […]
When Rambert, the United Kingdom’s oldest professional dance company, announced Wednesday that Benoit Swan Pouffer had been appointed artistic director, it was hardly surprising news. Since April, two months after Mark Baldwin stepped away from Rambert after a 15-year tenure at its head, Pouffer has served as guest artistic director. That initial appointment was in […]