April 2006

  1. londondance.com users survey

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Earlier this year we carried out our first online survey on londondance.com We wanted to find out more about the way that you use the site – what you like, or don’t like and how we can continue to … Continue Reading

  2. James Thierree

    Friday 7 April 2006

    La Veillée des Abysses A magically surreal show in which bodies and objects collide in an explosion of visual poetry. In a superb display of clowning, Thiérrée transforms commonplace actions into brilliant c… Continue Reading

  3. British Dance Edition 2006

    Friday 7 April 2006

    British Dance Edition, the showcase of the best of British dance is taking place in Leeds over the next few days (9 – 11 February). It is aimed at promoters in the UK and abroad, but some of the performanc… Continue Reading

  4. News stories

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Wayen McGregor is undertaking a joint research project on Choreography and Cognition with scientists at Cambridge University. Christmas Dance in LondonThe Times critic Debra Craine has some recommendations…… Continue Reading

  5. Obituaries

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Gregory Hinesarguably the ‘greatest tap dancer of his generation’ died aged 57. The dancer and choreographer starred in The Cotton Club (1984), acted alongside Mikhail Baryshnikov in White Nights and… Continue Reading

  6. Christopher Wheeldon

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Christopher Wheeldonleft his performing career behind two years ago to pursue his choreographic interests. He has been working with New York City Ballet, but has recently returned to London to create his first l… Continue Reading

  7. Intro to news section

    Friday 7 April 2006

    This is the news sectionThis is the intro to the news section. Continue Reading

  8. Christopher Bruce CBE

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Honours for Christopher BruceOn 14 November, Christopher Bruce CBE, Artistic Director of Rambert Dance Company retired after eight and a half years in post. As a dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director he h… Continue Reading

  9. Physical Justice

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Physical Justice is a new and innovative East London Dance project, pushing dance into a new context and introducing dance to new partners. It is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Arts Council of Engl… Continue Reading

  10. Rambert announces new Artistic Director

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Mark Baldwin new Artistic Director of RambertThe Board of Rambert Dance Company has announced the appointment of Mark Baldwin as the new Artistic Director of the company. Mark was a dancer with Rambert from 198… Continue Reading

  11. 'Fascinating Rhthym'

    Friday 7 April 2006

    According to the latest findings reported in The Journal of Experimental Pyschology, we all have it – but maybe not as much as Fred Astaire or Michael Flatley! Roger Highfield, Science Editor of the Telegr… Continue Reading

  12. Get Fit with the Bolshoi

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Get Fit with the BolshoiThe Times are running a series on the Bolshoi Fitness programme, launched in the UK last month, which is based on a training schedule used by touring Russian ballet dancers with minimal s… Continue Reading

  13. Peter Badejo OBE

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Peter Badejo OBEPeter Badejo received the OBE at Buckingham Palace on Thursday 12 July. The founder of Badejo Arts is one of Nigeria’s foremost choreographers, dancers and African performance specialists. … Continue Reading

  14. Buildings/Venues

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Theatres old & newEdwin Heathcote discusses the character and architecture of London’s theatres.FT 14 Mar 2003Nicholas Hytner, new Director of the National Theatre, calls for an end to the current focu… Continue Reading

  15. Random Moves

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Random MovesFrom July 2001, Random Dance Company will be Sadlers Wells Resident Company. The alliance was announced as Rambert Dance Company premiered Detritus, a new work by Random’s Director, Wayne McGr… Continue Reading

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