April 2006

  1. Blast

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Blast Focus on Dance Tuesday 6 August, 12-6pm – Blast at Royal Festival Hall, Summer On the South Bank Festival DO you wanna dance?? Come along to the South Bank Centre on Tues. 6 August! As part of the R… Continue Reading

  2. Marion North, Principal & Chief Executive,

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Marion North to retireDr Marion North (OBE, PhD, Darts, DLit) has announced her intention to retire as Principal and Chief Executive of Laban Centre London in August 2003. Marion North has held the position of … Continue Reading

  3. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatervisited Sadler’s Wells in June 02 John Percival reflects on how Ailey introduced black culture into the mainstream of American dance in the Independent, 14 June.02 Read A… Continue Reading

  4. Rudolf Nureyev

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Rudolf Nureyevdied 10 years ago, on 6 January 1992 at the age of 55. To mark the anniversary, the National Film Theatre showed a season of his work on film through January 2003 Allen Robertson previews the seri… Continue Reading

  5. Jiving Lindy Hoppers

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Jiving Lindy HoppersONE O’CLOCK JUMP DAILY TASTER WORKSHOPSAll at 1-2pm RFH Ballroom Mon 29 Jul Ballin’ The Jack (For children aged 6-9yrs) Learn this exciting song dance sequence with Jiving Lindy… Continue Reading

  6. Darren Johnston

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Darren JohnstonWorkshop TimetableMon 5 – Thu 8 Aug 10.30am-12noon RFH Ballroom Open Company Class Watch the company of professional and youth dancers warm up and prepare for the day’s work. 11-11.4… Continue Reading

  7. Touchdown Dance

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Touchdown DanceWORKSHOPSRFH Ballroom Mon 12-Fri 16 Aug3.15-4pm Work in Progress presentation and meet the artists Mon 12-Thu 15 Aug11am-12noon RFH Sensations (For children aged 7-12yrs) Work with a member of To… Continue Reading

  8. The Way of the Wayang

    Friday 7 April 2006

    The Way of the Wayang28 July. 0210.30- 11.30am RFH BallroomGamelan Music Workshop An introduction into the soundworld of the Javanese Gamelan. 11.45am -12.45pm RFH Gamelan RoomStorytelling Workshop (For children… Continue Reading

  9. Sonia Sabri Company

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Sonia Sabri Company‘MONTAGE’ SONIA SABRI COMPANY 4 August. 0211-11.15am RFH BallroomBismillah & Welcome A musical opening to the day’s events. 11.15-1.15pm, 2.15-3.15pm Hungerford Lift Lo… Continue Reading

  10. Jazzcotech Dancers

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Jazzcotech Dancers11 August. 0210am -5pm RFH Ballroom Oscar Romp Exhibition Oscar Romp will be working live during the day, with his drawings and paintings of jazz-inspired dance will be on show throughout the d… Continue Reading

  11. Vincent Dance Theatre

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Vincent Dance Theatre17 August. 0210-10.30am RFH Ballroom Orbital A showing of the skating video made by Vincent Dance Theatre and young men at the funfairs and on the seaside streets of Bridlington. 10.30am … Continue Reading

  12. Ballroom Blitz

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Ballroom BlitzPEGGY SPENCER 18 August. 0211am-2pm RFH BallroomCoffee Dance Your first chance to dance. Hosted by top DJ Nicky Miles. 12.30pm, 4.30pm and 9pm RFH BallroomStar Cabaret World-class cabaret performan… Continue Reading

  13. John Ashford

    Friday 7 April 2006

    John Ashford awarded CBETHE PLACE’S THEATRE DIRECTOR IS RECOGNISED IN THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS The Place is delighted that John Ashford, its theatre director, has been awarded a CBE for services … Continue Reading

  14. Irène Lidova

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Irène LidovaBallet critic and promoter has died in Paris at the age of 95.Mary Clarke & Nadine Meisner look back over her life and work. “the Russian-French critic, writer on dance, and friend and ben… Continue Reading

  15. Monica Mason

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Monica Mason appointed Director of Royal BalletSir Colin Southgate, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Opera House, announced today the appointment of Monica Mason as the Director of The Royal Ball… Continue Reading

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