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Richard Alston Dance Company presents the premiere of "Mid Century Modern", at Sadler's Wells. Richard Alston choreographed his very first dance in 1968. 50 years later Mid Century Modern celebrates this landmark with new and old work from Alston, a celebration of a half century of making dances. The programme also features London premieres of Carnaval by Alston and Cut and Run by Martin Lawrance.<br />
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For Mid Century Modern Alston has chosen featuring short sections from Rainbow Bandit, Nowhere Slowly, Gypsy Mixture, Proverb, Syrinx, Dutiful Ducks and Signal of a Shake. BBC Young Dancer 2015 finalist Vidya Patel (who joined the Company as a guest dancer for An Italian in Madrid in 2016) features in Syrinx to represent the current decade. RADC dancer Liam Riddick (Best Male Dancer Award, Critics Circle National Dance Awards 2017) will dance the solo Dutiful Ducks. Picture shows: Ellen Yilma, Jennifer Hayes in an extract from Rainbow Bandit (1977)