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Friday, August 01, 2014

Allegro review: Sexy, stylish and awe-inspiring

That’s what NZ Herald dance critic Bernadette Rae thought of the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s latest season Allegro when it premiered in Auckland on Wed 30 July.

She went onto say it’s “a brilliant programme and a dance company in full and fantastic flight." Read the full NZ Herald review here.

Dance critic Jenny Stevenson from Theatreview described all five short ballets in the Allegro mixed bill as “vital and fresh” showcasing “the vigour and versatility of the company dancers” adding that the dancers were “fizzing with enthusiasm and exuberance." Read the full review here.

Allegro: Five Short Ballets closes in Auckland on Saturday 2 August with a 1.30pm matinee followed by a 7.30pm performance, then tours to Hamilton, Napier, Palmerston North, Wellington, Invercargill and Dunedin.
For dates and booking info visit: http://www.rnzb.org.nz/shows-and-events/allegro/dates-venues/

Image: Laura Jones & William Fitzgerald in Mattress Suite. Image by Ross Brown.