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Exhilarating, frightening and hilarious: Made in Leeds – Three Short Ballets reviewed

24 September 2022

9:00 AM

24 September 2022

9:00 AM

Made in Leeds: Three Short Ballets

Leeds Playhouse, and touring until 3 November

Giselle

London Coliseum

Good, better, best was the satisfying trajectory of Northern Ballet’s terrific programme of three original short works, which moves south to the Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House at the beginning of November. The company has a new director in the amiable Federico Bonelli, formerly a principal with the Royal Ballet, and he has several problems to address, not least the shortage of richly characterful dancers among the senior ranks.

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