1. Igor Stravinsky, courtesy Boosey & Hawkes

    Feature: After the Rite

    Tuesday 14 May 2013 by Carmel Smith

    The 100th anniversary of the first performance of Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring' was on 29 May. We ask choreographers, dancers & programmers what this groundbreaking work means to them... Continue Reading

  2. Olympic opening ceremony London 2012 choreographers Temujin Gill & Sunanda Biswas Photo: Chantal Guevara

    News: Talking choreography & collaboration

    Tuesday 14 May 2013

    The National Choreographers' Conference bought together a fascinating mix of speakers who work in film, TV, music video, West End theatre and contemporary dance... Continue Reading

  3. News: Sylvie Guillem

    Tuesday 14 May 2013

    In an interview in the Independent, Guillem speaks her mind about the people she has worked with and her passion for the artform, 'I work hard to make a gift to the audience'. Continue Reading

  4. News: The Royal Ballet - an international company

    Tuesday 14 May 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Kevin O’Hare, director of the Royal Ballet, highlights the quality of the company's dancers in the Telegraph, as a response to comments from a former Royal Ballet principal dancer about the lack of Bri… Continue Reading

  5. Nijinsky: A Life - Lucy Moore - Book Review

    Press Review 3Judith Flanders, Telegraph, Tuesday 14 May 2013Performance

    There have been a dozen biographies since Richard Buckle’s ground-breaking 1971 book, and while new information has from time to time emerged, by now the well has really run dry, and Lucy Moore merely goes over the well-worn ground.  

  6. Wilkie Branson in 'Varmints'. Photo: Paul Blakemore

    Interview: Wilkie Branson

    Monday 13 May 2013 by Carmel Smith

    Bboy dance artist & film maker Wilkie Branson is the choreographer for a new children’s dance theatre adaptation of Helen Ward's book 'Varmints' opening in the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadle… Continue Reading

  7. Ella Robson Guilfoyle at Cloud Dance Festival Photo: James Rowbotham

    Interview: Introducing Cloud Dance Sundays...

    Monday 13 May 2013

    Producer Chantal Guevara gives us the low down on her new series of laidback contemporary dance evenings at the Lion & Unicorn, Kentish Town... Continue Reading

  8. Royal Ballet - Hansel and Gretel - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Sunday 12 May 2013Performance 8 - 10 May 2013

    Hansel and Gretel will be praised for all the reasons detailed above, and particularly for the enthusiasm of all involved, but the lack of hard editorial control is all too apparent.  

  9. Royal Ballet - Hansel and Gretel - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review 4Jenny Gilbert, Independent, Saturday 11 May 2013Performance 8 - 10 May 2013

    The cleverness of Scarlett’s update lies in its psychological truth. He’s certainly done his homework (even Stockholm Syndrome is there). He also finds neat inversions.  

  10. Big Dance Pledge 2013

    News: Big Dance - keeps on dancing

    Friday 10 May 2013 by Carmel Smith

    English National Ballet have come up with a three minute routine to learn for the Big Dance Pledge next weekend... Continue Reading

  11. ZooNation's 'Some Like it Hip Hop' Photo: Simon Prince

    Review: Zoonation - Some Like it Hip Hop - Peacock Theatre

    Sanjoy Roy, Friday 10 May 2013 — Performance: 3 May - 30 June 2013

    It’s a blast. Most hip-hop shows are “showy”, with dazzling displays of street-dance style, and this one is no exception: there are backflips and catflips and slides and locks and what have you,… Continue Reading

  12. Andrej Uspenski - Dancers: Behind the Scenes at the Royal Ballet

    News: Dancers: Behind the Scenes at the Royal Ballet

    Friday 10 May 2013 by Sarah Kearney

    Andrej Uspenski, dancer with the Royal Ballet, has produced a book of his photography. He provides a back stage view of the company and talks about the daily life of a professional dancer in the Guardian.  Continue Reading

  13. Electric Boogaloos at Breakin' Convention 1013. Photo: Belinda Lawley

    Review: Breakin' Convention 2013 - Sadler's Wells

    Donald Hutera, Thursday 9 May 2013 — Performance: 4 - 6 May 2013

    The dance world’s a better place for having Breakin’ Convention in it. Hell, it may even be that the world’s a better place. Among the things I love about this annual festival of hip hop dance t… Continue Reading

  14. The Royal Ballet James Hay, Leanne Cope, Steven McRae, Brian Maloney in 'Hansel & Gretel'. Photo: Tristram Kenton, courtesy ROH

    Review: Royal Ballet - Hansel and Gretel - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Thursday 9 May 2013 — Performance: 8 - 10 May 2013

    The Royal Ballet's young Artist in Residence, Liam Scarlett, is to be congratulated for yet another courageous, challenging new ballet... Continue Reading

  15. Royal Ballet - Hansel and Gretel - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

    Press Review 3Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Thursday 9 May 2013Performance 8 - 10 May 2013

    Scarlett has laboured long to make dance that explores this vehemently obvious narrative, but might consider the dictum that less is more.  


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