Rupert Christiansen

Pam Tanowitz is the real deal: Secret Things/Everyone Keeps Me, at the Linbury Theatre, reviewed

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Artists of the Royal Ballet, in gorgeously coloured Greek chitons with greaves round the ankles, performing Secret Things by Pam Tanowitz. Credit: Alice Pennefather/Roh

Civilisation has never nurtured more than a handful of front-rank choreographers within any one generation, with the undesirable result that the chosen few end up excessively in demand, careering around the globe and overworking, delegating or repeating themselves. Please can someone up there ensure that Pam Tanowitz doesn’t suffer such a fate.

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