January 2005

  1. Arts Council & Channel 4 launch 4Dance2005

    Monday 10 January 2005

    Following the success of the first creative dance collaboration between Arts Council England & Channel 4 in 2003, the two organisations announce the launch of 4Dance 2005. The collaboration will enable the c… Continue Reading

  2. Sleeping Beauty, on ice, at Sadler's Wells

    Friday 7 January 2005

    Sleeping Beauty on Ice, performed by Olympic medal winning Russian skaters, The Imperial Ice Stars, opens at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, on Wed 12 Jan. It then tours to 14 other venues, arriving at Sad… Continue Reading

  3. Matthew Bourne

    Bourne's record upsets Musicans Union

    Friday 7 January 2005

    The Musicians Union has condemned Arts Council England’s decision to fund the touring production of Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling using recorded music. The production will be accompanied by a live … Continue Reading

  4. Get into London Theatre

    Get Into London Theatre

    Wednesday 5 January 2005

    The fourth Get Into London Theatre intitiative is offering an even greater range of ticket reductions to London shows. Over 80 productions are involved, including a range of dance performances, shows and musical… Continue Reading

  5. Agnes Oaks & Thomas Edur
Photo: Sasha Gusov

    Performances cancelled

    Wednesday 5 January 2005

    Thomas Edur and Agnes Oaks have announced, with much regret, that an injury will prevent them being able to perform at Sadler’s Wells as scheduled from 26 to 30 April 2005. Edur sustained an injury to his… Continue Reading

  6. Choreoforum 2005

    Wednesday 5 January 2005

    The annual meeting of choreographers takes place on Sunday 30 January at the Jerwood Space. Choreoforum is an event designed by choreographers for choreographers working across the widest possible range of cont… Continue Reading

  7. Richard Alston Dance Company

    Tuesday 4 January 2005

    are celebrating their 10th brithday with a nationwide tour this year. Richard Alston talks to Alice Jones about the role music plays in his work. “Over the last 10 years, because I’ve been able to do… Continue Reading

  8. Flamenco Festival

    Tuesday 4 January 2005

    The Flamenco Festival returns to Sadler’s Wells from 17 to 30 January. Alistair Spalding, Chief Executive of Sadler’s Wells, and Miguel Marin have worked together to produce a programme that shows bo… Continue Reading

  9. Henri Oguike

    Tuesday 4 January 2005

    started out breakdancing, and after only a year of lessons was accepted into London Contemporary Dance School. After dancing with Richard Alston’s dance company he started up his own company. Ismene Brown … Continue Reading

  10. 2004 Review

    Tuesday 4 January 2005

    Jann Parry looks back over dance events and performances in 2004. Observer, 2 Jan.05 Continue Reading

  11. Dancer's memory

    Tuesday 4 January 2005

    ‘When a prima ballerina watches someone perform a pirouette, or a professional footballer watches a player bend it like Beckham, they use parts of the brain not used by amateur watchers.’ Tim Radford… Continue Reading


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