June 2004

  1. Joaquín Cortés

    Monday 14 June 2004

    performs as part of the Hampton Court Palace Festival on 16 June. His secrets for good health are revealed in the Times, 12 Jun Continue Reading

  2. More people take part in the arts

    Monday 14 June 2004

    New figures released today show that the number of people who experience the arts regularly has increased by over 800,000 since 2001 – over 60 per cent more than the Government’s target* for that per… Continue Reading

  3. youth

    Tuesday 8 June 2004

    Ballerina Romayne Grigorova teaches a limbering up class to ladies mainly in their fifties & sixties at the Royal Opera House. Kate Quill finds out more Times, 8 June.04 Continue Reading

  4. Agnes Oaks and Thomas Edur

    Monday 7 June 2004

    appear in the English National Ballet’s Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall this month. They talk about their partnership on and off stage to Judith Mackrell, Guardian, 7 June Continue Reading

  5. Finnish tango

    Monday 7 June 2004

    - not Buenos Aires, but Finland according to a report in the Telegraph. And to prove it, there is a concert of Finnish tango music at the Barbican week… Continue Reading

  6. Polina Semionova

    Monday 7 June 2004

    The 20 year old Russian ballerina makes her British debut in the English National Ballet’s *Swan Lake* at the Royal Albert Hall this week. Charlotte Cripps, Independent, 2 June Continue Reading

  7. Monday 7 June 2004

    _’In the arena of sexual politics, for instance, there is no art form better equipped to portray the physical dynamics of relationships or to confront the issue of body image. In fact, rewriting the roles … Continue Reading

  8. Bill T Jones

    Friday 4 June 2004

    “I don’t think of myself as black, gay and HIV positive,” he says. “There was a time when that was important. People were confused and those labels were very important. But Arnie and I we… Continue Reading

  9. Laban/Forest Hill boys project
Photo: Yvette McGreavy

    Laban funding for boys in dance

    Wednesday 2 June 2004

    Laban has received an award of £99,690 to promote boys in dance from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The grant will enable Laban to run more activities designed specifically to promote inclusion in dance for boys a… Continue Reading

  10. 'Ataxia'
Random Dance Company

    Neurological condition inspires new Random work

    Wednesday 2 June 2004

    Choreographer Wayne McGregor worked with neuroscientists at Cambridge University, partly to find out more about ataxia through empirical research, using his knowledge of the body and the scientists’ neurol… Continue Reading

  11. 'Marguerite et Armand' DVD

    Sylvie Guillem

    Wednesday 2 June 2004

    - has kept rigorous control over images of herself in stills and on film. Louise Levene talks to the ballerina as a new video of her dancing in ‘Margeurite and Armand’ is released. Telegraph, 30 May … Continue Reading


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