1. Rocio Molina - Bosque Ardora - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 5Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Friday 17 October 2014Performance 16 - 18 October, 2014

    Molina is an unconventional and absolutely compelling dancer, all interesting angles and accents. With arms scrolling and torso snaking, she can be sensuous and curvaceous, but she can also be sharp, funky and funny… 

  2. News: Dance represented in the 1000 London's most influential list

    Friday 17 October 2014 by Lucie Sheppard 0 Comments

    Dance has a higher profile this year with Rambert's Mark Baldwin, the Royal Ballet's Natalia Osipova and Ed Watson and Dance UK's Caroline Miller & Helen Laws as new entries... Continue Reading

  3. Birmingham Royal Ballet 'Beauty and the Beast' Photo: Bill Cooper

    Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet - Beauty and the Beast - Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Thursday 16 October 2014— Performance: 14 - 16 October 2014

    David Bintley’s choice of stories to choreograph has always shown a bias towards great literature that happens to have been marvellously represented in film... Continue Reading

  4. Dr Sara Houston receives the fellowship from Professor Rama Thirunamachandran, a member of the Higher Education Academy board.

    News: National Teaching Fellowship award for Roehampton lecturer

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Dr Sara Houston is the first London based lecturer in dance to become a fellow - and the first in the country for 10 years in her field. Continue Reading

  5. News: Face to Face 2014

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Do you work in dance in the South East? Join in a day of planning for the future of dance in the region, organised by The Dance Strategy Group at Sadler's Wells on 7 November... Continue Reading

  6. Anthony Missen (second from right) with Company Chameleon. Photo: Brian Slater

    News: Company Chameleon's Anthony Missen on 'The Beauty of the Beast'

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 0 Comments

    "It's all about male behaviour & interaction - different faces of masculinity & maleness – the beauty, the beast, the idiot, camaraderie, the strength, the vulnerability & sensitivity"  Continue Reading

  7. Sangeeta Isvaran and villagers at the Centre Valbio, Ranomafana, Madagascar. Photo: Dr Cassidy Rist

    News: People Dancing - an international dance event in Cardiff next month

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    If you're a practitioner, producer, manager, educator, policy maker, collaborator or a dance artist there will be something for you at the Foundation for Community Dance's Cardiff event... Continue Reading

  8. Photo (Hannes Langolf) by Hugo Glendinning

    Feature: Win tickets to see DV8's JOHN at the National Theatre

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 by carmel smith

    DV8's latest National Theatre co-production opens at the end of this month. Enter our competition to win a pair of tickets to see one of the first London performances... Continue Reading

  9. Ivan Blackstock in rehearsals. Photo: Foteini Christofilopoulou

    Feature: Ivan Blackstock's A Harlem Dream - cabaret style hip hop

    Monday 13 October 2014 by Siobhan Murphy 0 Comments

    “I like putting people into another dimension. I’m always very inspired by a lot of surreal artists; Dali is my guy.” The man behind Dance Umbrella's first hip hop commission talks to Siobh… Continue Reading

  10. Radioballet 'From The Waltz To The Mambo'Photo: Alex Brenner. BE Festival 2014

    Review: Best of BE Festival - Julia Schwartzbach/Radioballet/Mokhallad Rasem - Barbican Pit

    Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Monday 13 October 2014— Performance: 8 - 11 October 2014

    All three young makers in this selection from Birmingham’s international theatre festival' programme took a simple concept & productively exploited it to variably clever, hilarious or moving effect...  Continue Reading

  11. BRB 'Miracle in the Gorbals' - Delia Mathews as the Suicide and Iain Mackay as the Minister with artists of the company. Photo: Roy Smiljanic

    Feature: Miracle in the Gorbals: a landmark in British Ballet rediscovered.

    Monday 13 October 2014 by Graham Watts 0 Comments

    Gillian Lynne was in the original 1944 production of Robert Helpmann's ballet, which she has recreated for Birmingham Royal Ballet. Graham Watts looks back at divided critical opinion of the time...  Continue Reading

  12. Ben Duke with  Ino Riga in 'Like Rabbits'. Photo: Zoe Manders

    Review: Lost Dog and Lucy Kirkwood - Like Rabbits - The Place

    Graham Watts, Monday 13 October 2014— Performance: 10 & 11 October 2014

    Ben Duke & Lucy Kirkwood have created a loose interpretation of Virginia Woolf’s short story ‘Lappin and Lapinova’ in dance theatre, through a pleasing blend of spoken text, mime and movement.  Continue Reading

  13. New Adventures - Lord of the Flies - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Jeffery Taylor, Express, Sunday 12 October 2014Performance 8 - 11 October 2014

    Brutal, charming, deranged yet ultimately full of hope, director Matthew Bourne and choreographer Scott ambler rub our noses into the rotten side of human nature.  

  14. Theo Clinkard - Ordinary Courage/Accumulation - Laban Theatre

    Press Review 4Luke Jennings, Observer, Sunday 12 October 2014Performance 7 October 2014

    ‘Ordinary Courage’ is a nuanced and powerful examination of loss, inspired by the death of Clinkard’s mother in 2010. 

  15. New Adventures - Lord of the Flies - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 10 October 2014Performance 8 - 11 October 2014

    Matthew Bourne has always been clear that his adaptation of Lord of the Flies is principally about the kids… What appears on stage, however, explodes any preconceptions of a dutiful community project. 


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