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  1. CandoCo Dance Company in The Perfect Human / Still at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Thursday 26 February 2009Performance 24 & 25 Feb 09

    ‘If you didn’t know that Hofesh Shechter was a choreographer to keep your eye on, you’d never guess it from his newish piece for Candoco.’  

  2. Ballet Black in Mixed Bill at Linbury Studio

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Thursday 26 February 2009Performance 25 & 26 Feb 09

    ‘For its fourth visit to the Linbury, artistic director Cassa Pancho has put together a neo-classical programme that would shame bigger troupes.’  

  3. Ballet Black in Mixed Bill at Linbury Studio

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Thursday 26 February 2009Performance 25 & 26 Feb 09

    ‘The works are specially created, the performances fluent.’  

  4. CandoCo Dance Company in The Perfect Human / Still at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Press Review Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Thursday 26 February 2009Performance 24 & 25 Feb 09

    ‘The pioneering dance troupe Candoco has a two-fold strategy: they create performances that integrate disabled and non-disabled dancers; and they commission new works from classy choreographers.’  

  5. Feature: Sadler's Wells Global Dance Contest - the launch

    Thursday 26 February 2009

    Back to news www.globaldancecontest.com Continue Reading

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    News: The Global Dance Contest

    Thursday 26 February 2009

    Sadler’s Wells, the dance theatre based in North London, is going global in its search for new talent with the launch of an online dance contest open to anyone over the age of 18, anywhere in the world. Th… Continue Reading

  7. News: The Dancer's Body

    Wednesday 25 February 2009

    *Deborah Bull, former prima ballerina with The Royal Ballet presents, and often dances, her new landmark series for BBC TWO, The Dancer’s Body.* The series, starting on 21 September, and also written by De… Continue Reading

  8. Review: Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) in Misrana at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Soutbank Centre

    Libby Costello, Monday 23 February 2009 — Performance: 22 Feb 09

    Ten years ago syllabi were finalised for the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) graded examinations in South Asian Dance. With two particular styles codified, Kathak and Bharatanatyam, joined the IST… Continue Reading

  9. Sakoba Dance Theatre in Respite at Cochrane Theatre

    Press Review Gavin Roebuck, The Stage, Monday 23 February 2009Performance 21 & 22 Feb 09

    ‘Artistic director Bode Lawal uses an ancestral ritualistic movement vocabulary and then develops it to go beyond cultural tourism in a spiritual, forward-looking progression with live and recorded music.’ 

  10. The Cholmondeleys & Featherstonehaughs in Dancing On Your Grave at Riverside Studios

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 23 February 2009Performance 10 - 22 Feb 09

    ‘Because of its intimate scale, and concentration on a theme, Dancing on Your Grave is much more successful than Anderson’s earlier, inflated piece, Yippeee!’ 

  11. The Cholmondeleys & Featherstonehaughs in Dancing On Your Grave at Riverside Studios

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 23 February 2009Performance 10 - 22 Feb 09

    ‘This show has just three dancers, plus musicians Steve Blake and Nigel Burch, so it’s less a reminder of Anderson’s glory days than that times have grown distinctly stingy.’ 

  12. Colin Dunne in Out of Time at Barbican Pit

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 23 February 2009Performance 17 - 28 Feb 09

    ‘By contrast, how charming is the film of him, aged 10, in a kilt, demonstrating his first world-title display on Blue Peter. “Is it tricky?” asks the presenter, rather gratuitously, of the small, modest boy as he gets his breath back. He smiles, and sa… 

  13. Colin Dunne in Out of Time at Barbican Pit

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Monday 23 February 2009Performance 17 - 28 Feb 09

    ‘He’s nimble and neat, but at times too broody and introspective for the show’s good. Steering clear of facile connections with his audience, he risks not engaging with us at all.’  

  14. Colin Dunne in Out of Time at Barbican Pit

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 23 February 2009Performance 17 - 28 Feb 09

    ‘It takes a tradition to break with one, and it was the hierarchy of a competitive and conservative culture that won Dunne his spurs. Yet this show also feels like a liberation. The world surely has room for both.’ 

  15. Interview: Deborah Baddoo Q&A

    Friday 20 February 2009

    *Deborah Baddoo has been a pioneer in the development and promotion of Black dance in the UK. Since 1986, her company State of Emergency has provided opportunities for hundreds of performing artists in the fiel… Continue Reading

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