Lord of the dance
By Kelly Apter for The Scotsman
LIKE the proverbial bus, you wait two years for a Christopher Wheeldon ballet and then three come along at once. Wheeldon’s previous Festival offerings - shown under the banner of New York City Ballet’s Diamond Project - whetted our appetites and left us hungry for more. Now the man who brought Edinburgh Playhouse down with Mercurial Manoeuvres and Polyphonia plans to satiate us with a showcase solely of his own work.
To the uninitiated it may seem odd; triple bills are usually the domain of Balanchine, MacMillan and their ilk - legends with vast repertoires, not someone who has been choreographing for less than seven years. But those who have seen Wheeldon in action will appreciate the logic behind such a programme. click for more
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