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  1. Get Creative Weekend 2017 – dance workshops

    Wednesday 5 April 2017

    Discover a range of dance workshops across London as part of the Get Creative weekend.  Continue Reading

  2. Photo: www.dancewest.co.uk

    Dance West announces Choreographers for Ignition festival 2017

    Monday 3 April 2017

    After a nationwide search, DanceWest has announced the seven recipients of their bursaries which includes artists from a Kathak, Contemporary, Neo-classical and Dance-Theatre background.  Continue Reading

  3. Steven McRae and Sarah Lamb in ‘Rubies’ from Jewels, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2013

    THE ROYAL BALLET - JEWELS

    Naomi Cockshutt, Monday 3 April 2017 — Performance: 3 - 21 April

    Created in response to his visit to the Fifth Avenue jewellers Van Cleef & Arpels, the Russian-American choreographer’s plotless ballet presents three distinctive works, each representing a jewel motif;… Continue Reading

  4. Pilobolus: shadow dance production :'Shadowland'
Photo credit: Emmanuel Donny

    2107 HONOURING DANCE AT THE OLIVIERS

    Monday 3 April 2017

    Theatre comes in many forms, but not many can be quite as universally poignant as the world-class dance productions performed in and around London. And it’s the achievement of such sheer quality that the Ol… Continue Reading

  5. ELD Ideas Summit 2016. Photo: Jeremy Freedman.

    2017 Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit, East London Dance, Stratford Circus

    Rachel Nouchi, Saturday 1 April 2017 — Performance: 31 March 2017

    The Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit is an annual event offering artists, producers, venues and organisations from East London and beyond the opportunity to share and exchange enterprising ideas in dance. Continue Reading

  6. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch performing Le Sacre du printemps - photo by Ulli Weiss © Pina Bausch Foundation

    English National Ballet — Pina Bausch / William Forsythe / Hans van Manen - Sadler's Wells

    Vikki Jane Vile, Monday 27 March 2017 — Performance: 23 Mar - 1 Apr

    Above all it’s the attention to detail, precision that demands respect here. In a rush to put out new work so many companies appear under rehearsed but that cannot be said about this piece, indeed this whol… Continue Reading

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http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2017/wild-card-dan-daw/

    Meet Dan Daw - Dance maker and performer

    Wednesday 22 March 2017

    The foundation of my artistic approach is collaboration. I’m not sure there are many instances where this doesn’t apply actually. Speaking for myself, there’s something quite lovely about assemb… Continue Reading

  8. Photo credit: http://theartnewspaper.com/news/news/all-aboard-isabel-lewis-s-sensorium-first-stop-dia/

    Meet Isabel Lewis - Creative Practitioner

    Wednesday 22 March 2017

    Her occasions investigate how the subtle introduction of a word, sound, movement, or scent can shift perception and awaken the importance of being together...Previous Occasions have been presented at Shanghai Min… Continue Reading

  9. An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre, London
Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope
Photo: Tristram Kenton

    Christopher Wheeldon - An American in Paris - Dominion Theatre

    Siobhan Murphy, Wednesday 22 March 2017 — Performance: 22 March - 30 September 2017

    I think this American in Paris proves problematic. For a dance to fully express a narrative moment it needs time to unravel – but this disrupts the musical’s flow and makes for pauses and longueurs. … Continue Reading

  10. James Cousins Company - Rosalind
Photo: David Foulkes

    James Cousins Company - Rosalind - The Place

    Josephine Leask , Monday 20 March 2017 — Performance: Wednesday 15 to Saturday 18 March

    ...there’s a lot going on throughout the 60 minute piece, repetition and unison are welcome breaks and one such section is an orgiastic club scene; here the company dance flat out inside the confined space,… Continue Reading

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https://www.pinterest.com/virnalevin/dan%C3%A7a/

    Trisha Brown: 1936-2017

    Monday 20 March 2017

    One of the most acclaimed and influential choreographers and dancers of her time, Trisha’s groundbreaking work forever changed the landscape of art. From her roots in rural Aberdeen, Washington, her birthpl… Continue Reading

  12. Photo: Sarah Bonn

    Adam Linder - AUTO FICTO REFLEXO - Lilian Baylis Studio

    Lara Hayward, Friday 17 March 2017 — Performance: 15 - 17 Mar

    highlighting diagrammatic reflections of the conversations that take place on stage. I would need to write a sonnet of Shakespearian proportions to adequately reflect Acto’s masterful structure, syntax and … Continue Reading

  13. Photo: Brian Slater

    Company Chameleon - Witness Double Bill - Trinity Laban Theatre

    , Friday 17 March 2017 — Performance:

    Each movement spoke 1000 words illustrating the physical and mental entrapment of bipolar; its contrasting states additionally reflected by stark changes in the score, lights and interactions: dark, fearful and … Continue Reading

  14. Photo: www.russianballeticons.com

    Ensemble Productions - The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2017 - London Coliseum

    Naomi Cockshutt, Thursday 16 March 2017 — Performance: 12 March

    stunning assortment of perfectly placed fouetté turns from Liudmila Konovalova as Odile in the Black Swan pas de deux in Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s illustrious version of Swan Lake and later by E… Continue Reading

  15. Photo: www.rhiannonbrace.com/workshops

    MOVE IT 2017 - Physical Theatre Workshop - EXCEL LONDON

    Wednesday 15 March 2017

    Most dancers struggle to leave their week behind and be completely present so I do spend time warming up bodies and minds and allowing their focus to come within the room. When we do some basic breathing exercis… Continue Reading

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