It Was Hades in There ; DANCE ++ the Mark Bruce Company the Place LONDON ++ Rambert Dance Company Sadler's Wells LONDON
Gilbert, Jenny, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
The name Mark Bruce registered on hip dance-goers' radar in a big way in the late 1990s. He had the pedigree (he is son of Christopher), he had the wild streak (you needed earplugs at his shows) and he had a knack for big box office that ran counter to the usual hair-shirt tendency of British contemporary dance. The last I remember seeing of his work was a large-scale happening at the South Bank with rock royalty P J Harvey bawling her lungs out alongside Bruce's dancers. The Queen Elizabeth Hall was packed and the crowd went crazy.
And then he disappeared, to re-emerge seven years later with a new company and an ambitious new show called Sea of Bones, which continues …
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Publication information: Article title: It Was Hades in There ; DANCE ++ the Mark Bruce Company the Place LONDON ++ Rambert Dance Company Sadler's Wells LONDON. Contributors: Gilbert, Jenny - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent on Sunday (London, England). Publication date: May 27, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent on Sunday. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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