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  • Isabel Lewis
Photo: Vitali Wagner (2015)

    An ‘Occasion’ bringing music, dance, food together @Tate Modern

    25 March 2017: Isabel Lewis hosts an ‘Occasion’ bringing music, dance, food and drink to the Tanks. For the duration of the exhibition, Lewis is in residence in the foyer of the Tanks galleries transforming the subterranean space and establishing a platform for conversation, contemplation, and dancing. Ten Days Six Nights marks a new departure in the concept of the art exhibition: from a static presentation to an experience of art that unfolds through time.

  • Photo: http://stopgap.uk.com/

    PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE WITH LUCY BENNETT AND DAVID TOOLE

    A workshop for dance artists and choreographers led by Stopgap Dance Company’s Artistic Director Lucy Bennett and acclaimed dancer David Toole. The session will explore the process of creating inclusive choreography.

  • Photo: Stephen Morgan for Protein Dance

    Dance, Movement, Refugees and Migration

    A Platforma networking meeting looking at current practice and future directions. Open to all (whether you have previous experience in this work or not) and featuring presentations by Greenwich Dance, Protein Dance, Natasha Davis and Simona Scotto. 28 February 2017 : 10.30-1pm Greenwich Dance, The Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London SE10 8RE

  • Amy Bell
Photo: http://www.siobhandavies.com/people/detail/amy-bell/

    YOUNG ARTISTS FEEDBACK FORUM

    Facilitated by Artist Amy Bell, who will guide artists and audience through the process of sharing ideas and feedback using Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process. The Young Artists Feedback Forum is a platform for emerging artists to share their work in-progress with an audience. See new work, listen and discuss with the artists and fellow audience members. A bar will be open during the interval and at the end of the evening: a chance to meet the artists, network and socialise. The evening is curated by Siobhan Davies Dance’s YAAG (Young Artists Advisory Group). To book a ticket or for more information contact: info@siobhandavies.com / 020 7091 9650. SUN 5 MAR 2017, 5–7.30PM

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  1. Review: Resolution 2017 - The Place

    Samantha Whitaker , Thursday 23 February 2017 — Performance: 12 Jan - 25 Feb 2017

    You never know what you’re going to get at Resolution!, annual festival of new works by emerging dance artists. And on Tuesday evening, we were treated to a healthy mix of diverse and engaging pieces. Continue Reading

  2. Interview: Theo Clinkard Q&A

    Thursday 23 February 2017 by Rhiannon Brace

    On Thursday evening Danza Contemporánea De Cuba make their Barbican debut with a triple bill of work by leading international choreographers including the UK’s Theo Clinkard. Ahead of Thursday’… Continue Reading

  3. Review: Mercedes Ruiz - Déjame que te baile - Sadler's Wells

    Siobhan Murphy , Wednesday 22 February 2017 — Performance: 21 February

    Time flies when you’re watching Mercedes Ruiz dance. Her latest 90-minute show, whose name translates as “let me dance for you”, seems to pass in a whirling flash of footstamps, high spirits and… Continue Reading

  4. Photo: www.roh.org.uk/productions/the-sleeping-beauty-by-marius-petipa

    Review: The Royal Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty - Royal Opera House:

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 21 February 2017 — Performance: 21 December 2016—14 March 2017

    The real beauty of this Beauty lies in the gorgeous costume and set designs, originally realised by the genius that was Oliver Messel and authentically reimagined for Monica Mason’s 2006 revival by Peter Fa… Continue Reading

  5. Review: Israel Galvan - FLA.CO.MEN - Sadler's Wells

    Katherine Columbus , Friday 17 February 2017 — Performance: 15 & 16 February

    ...wrestling with itself even as the performance plays out. But it’s clear that Galvin has come far with the idea of conceptual flamenco and bringing Spanish dance into the modern world. Continue Reading

  6. News: THE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS ITS SPECIAL COLLECTIONS CURATED ONLINE

    Monday 13 February 2017

    This Ballet History Timeline is not only a fantastic interactive reference, it also an inspiring, free educational resource for students of dance studies. Any direct quotes from authors have been referenced in th… Continue Reading

  7. Review: ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble – From home with love – Lilian Baylis Studio

    Siobhan Murphy, Saturday 11 February 2017 — Performance: Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February

    There is a recognisable muscular collision of bodies here: the dancers’ arcing limbs pass over and around each other; sequences of complicated holds unfurl across the stage; they use each other’s axis… Continue Reading

  8. Photo: http://www.thealbany.org.uk/event_detail/1929/Theatre/We-Raise-Our-Hands-In-The-Sanctuary

    Review: We Raise Our Hands In The Sanctuary - Albany

    Josephine Leask, Thursday 9 February 2017 — Performance: 31 January - 11 February

    We Raise Out Hands In The Sanctuary celebrates and revitalises an incredible time but while it reminds us about how far the LGBT community has come, it also warns us about the serious threats to its continuity an… Continue Reading

  9. Chase Johnsey, far right, in Paquita by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the Peacock theatre, London, in 2015. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian

    Chase Johnsey's unlikely success is a bold and beautiful victory for ballet

    Press Review The awards were given for dance events that were shown in the UK between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016Judith Mackrell, , Wednesday 8 February 2017Performance

    Classical ballet is notoriously an art form that imposes exacting standards of perfection on its dancers. But while it is the women who are presented as the principal victims of those standards – with some battling dangerously to maintain a low weight and lean physi… 

  10. LizziKR_Edgelands
Photo: Justin Piperger

    Interview: Meet the teacher - Lizzi Kew Ross

    Tuesday 7 February 2017

    Do you have a piece of advice that has always stuck with you and who was it said by?Almost everything that Jane Dudley, ex -Graham dancer and teacher at The Place said during my time there: “What are you sa… Continue Reading

  11. Photo: www.shamitaray.webs.com

    Interview: Meet the teacher - Shamita Ray

    Tuesday 7 February 2017

    What one piece of advice would you give to an aspiring dancer?Enjoy it! It won’t last forever.  Continue Reading

  12. Review: Sampled - Sadler's wells

    Josephine Leask , Monday 6 February 2017 — Performance: 3 & 4 February

    ...dynamic, interactive exhibition centre and presents not only a cross-section of choreographic gems, but also workshops, demonstrations, live- DJ’ing and Beatboxing...refreshing is that each sample offer… Continue Reading

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