July 2004

  1. 'Creekside Spillout'
Photo Laban

    Laban Extravaganza

    Friday 16 July 2004

    Laban celebrated the end of its academic year in style with Creekside Spillout, a free outdoor extravaganza featuring 50 dancers, projections and special effects last Saturday. 600 people came to Laban to watch … Continue Reading

  2. Bolshoi Ballet

    Tuesday 13 July 2004

    Returning to London after an absence of 5 years, the Bolshoi Ballet will perform a dynamic and varied programme. Clifford Bishop interviews the new artistic director, Alexei Ratmansky, and principal dancer, Mar… Continue Reading

  3. Carlos

    Friday 9 July 2004

    Carlos Acosta talks about his north London flat, “Because the ballet world is such a busy, stressful business I needed the flat to be a place to unwind in.” Patricia Wynn Davies hears how Carlos has … Continue Reading

  4. Wayne Sleep

    Thursday 8 July 2004

    “People think dance is elitist and difficult, but this couldn’t be less true. Everyone dances, whether they’re out until five in the morning clubbing or dancing at their own wedding.” Re… Continue Reading

  5. Ballroom

    Wednesday 7 July 2004

    is a new play written by John Retallack and directed by Jack Murphy. Dancers from the local community, at each venue at which it is performed, will form a part of the performance. With a rise in popularity of ba… Continue Reading

  6. Ballet

    Tuesday 6 July 2004

    Carrie Grant, vocal coach on Fame Academy, talks about her love of ballet in the, Times, 3 July.04 Continue Reading

  7. Government report on Dance published

    Friday 2 July 2004

    The Culture Media and Sport Committee published its report Arts Development: Dance on 1 July. The 50 page document examines the current state of the dance economy; the effect of public investment on the dance se… Continue Reading

  8. New Government Report on Dance

    Thursday 1 July 2004

    The Culture, Media and Sport Committee at the House of Commons today released a brand new report entitled Arts Development: Dance To read a copy of the report use the link below to access the Parliament website:… Continue Reading


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