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Sylvie Guillem (right) dances with Emanuela Montanari in the female duet choreographed by Russell Maliphant as part of her farewell tour, Life In Progress. The former ballet star rose to glittering fame at the age of 19 under the guidance of Rudolf Nureyev.

Dance legend Guillem's last bow

Oct 16, 2015 5:50 AM

BECAUSE dancers aren't supposed to last beyond the age of 40, this year's da:ns festival at the Esplanade features a surprisingly touching theme of age and physical decline.

Last weekend saw the rare comeback performance of four respected Singaporean dancer-choreographers above 40 who