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The Forsythe Company

The cutting edge of ballet

By Neil Norman  

The US choreographer William Forsythe returns to Sadler’s Wells with his new work, Study #3. Originally premiered in Frankfurt in November 2012, the piece is a kind of physical reminiscence of 30 years at the cutting edge of ballet. Few modern choreographers understand the principles of ballet as well as Forsythe. He has an architect’s view of space and design, a cinematographer’s grasp of lighting and a sculptor’s eye for the representation of physical energy. Thinking well beyond the…

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