1. News: Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

    Tuesday 30 June 2015 by carmel smith

    A new Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme gives 18 year old Charlotte Edmonds the chance to be mentored by Director Kevin O'Hare and Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor... Continue Reading

  2. Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company - Flamencura. Photo: Rita Slattery

    Review: Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company – Flamencura - Sadler's Wells

    Siobhan Murphy, Thursday 25 June 2015 — Performance: 20 - 28 June 2015

    A showcase of 10 short works illuminating various flamenco styles, from the original fandangos through the familiar soleá and alegrías to the more unusual petenera.. works beautifully. Continue Reading

  3. Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company – Flamencura - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 5Donald Hutera, The Times, Wednesday 24 June 2015Performance 20 - 28 June 2015

    Arms like trailing vines, arched backs and stamping feet, wailing vocals and the strum of strings with an insistent beat beneath…an exceptional evening, elegant yet imbued with force. [The Times content is subscription only] 

  4. Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company – Flamencura - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Laura Thompson, Telegraph, Wednesday 24 June 2015Performance 20 - 28 June 2015

    As for the dancers – flamenco, at its best, seems like a distilled display of femininity and masculinity, one that has nothing to do with youth or beauty, and everything to do with inner pride.  

  5. Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company – Flamencura - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Sanjoy Roy, Guardian, Wednesday 24 June 2015Performance 20 - 28 June 2015

    – instead of commonplaces and cliches – fireworks, passion, swagger – Peña’s dance company offers something altogether more artful: technical command and a glimpse into flamenco’s unsettled soul. 

  6. Studio Wayne McGregor at Here East
Photo: Gilbert McCarragher

    News: Albers Foundation donates painting in support of Studio Wayne McGregor

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    Seminal Josef Albers painting to be sold at Sotheby’s in support of pioneering choreographer’s new world-class arts space at Here East. Continue Reading

  7. Caroline Finn
Photo: Vreni Arbes


    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    Dancer and choreographer Caroline Finn takes up the position in September this year. Continue Reading

  8. Arthur Pita wins  Best Modern Choreography for The Metamorphosis at the Linbury
Photo: John Ross

    News: Arthur Pita in focus

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    The choreographer talks about his influences, his relationship with Matthew Bourne, and why he'll continue working with The Royal Ballet's Edward Watson. Continue Reading

  9. News: Rudolf Nureyev film to be directed by Ralph Fiennes

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    The iconic Russian dancer's life will be adapted by David Hare, writer of the Oscar-winning 2008 film The Reader. Continue Reading

  10. Project O - Swagga - The Yard

    Press Review 3Luke Jennings, Observer, Tuesday 23 June 2015Performance 16 - 20 June 2015

    As political provocation, Swagga scores, but as theatre it could use a tighter focus. For all the you-go-girl affirmation, Cooper and Hyatt remain enigmatic figures. I’d have liked to get to know them better. 

  11. Lilia Pegado & Donald Hutera in the 'sunken garden'.

    Feature: Garden Parties and Park Living

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Donald Hutera

    Veteran freelance dance journalist turned curator/creative producer Donald Hutera on the dance-related performances in the 2015 InTRANSIT Festival. Continue Reading

  12. Morgann Runacre-Temple's Give My Love to the Sunrise'  - Tiffany Hedman & Daniel Kraus. Photo: ASH

    Review: English National Ballet - Choreographics 2015 - Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Monday 22 June 2015 — Performance: 19 & 20 June 2015

    With a broad theme of 'Post-War America' within which to frame their ideas, this programme of work by company dancers is more like a fully-fledged, complete evening of dance... Continue Reading

  13. Princess Beatrice of York visits English National Ballet School. Photo: Olivier Wecxsteen

    News: Princess Beatrice becomes English National Ballet School's patron

    Monday 22 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    The world renowned training centre for aspiring young dancers has a new royal patron and an upcoming programme of summer performances. Continue Reading

  14. KORI KORI 
by Compagnie Oposito as part of GDIF2015
Photo: © Xavier Cantat

    News: Dancing City 2015

    Monday 22 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    Greenwich+Docklands International Festival kicks off next week and includes a free programme of dance of movement in the public spaces around Canary Wharf... Continue Reading

  15. The 7 Fingers - Traces - The Peacock 2015

    Review: The 7 Fingers - Traces - The Peacock

    Graham Watts, Friday 19 June 2015 — Performance: 9 June - 12 July 2015

    If you haven’t seen Traces, then its well worth catching, especially since it still appears fresh, perhaps even improved by this enlarged and engaging cast of international performers Continue Reading


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