News

  1. Arts Council England

    News: Arts Council England

    Wednesday 2 April 2003

    Arts Council England – has announced its three-year spending plan, including growth of £75 million in 2004/05 and 2005/06. The Arts Council’s grant-in-aid will increase from £335 million in 2003/04… Continue Reading

  2. News: 4Dance 2003

    Friday 14 March 2003

    4Dance 2003Arts Council England and Channel 4 have jointly commissioned 11 new films in their first creative dance collaboration – to develop the genre of dance on film. The films will be broadcast as par… Continue Reading

  3. '21' Choreography: Rafael Bonachela
Photo: Chris Nash

    News: Kylie joins Rambert

    Friday 7 March 2003

    Kylie joins Rambert – on filmRambert dancer/choreographer Rafael Bonachela has announced that ‘21’, his new creation for the company, will incorporate a short black and white film featuring ,Ky… Continue Reading

  4. Wendy Whelan
New York City Ballet

    News: Olivier Awards 2003

    Wednesday 19 February 2003

    Olivier Awards 2003The Olivier Awards for 2003 were announced at the Royal Opera House today, Friday 14 Feb.The award for the Best New Dance Production went to Danses Concertantes, principals and soloists of New… Continue Reading

  5. Jonathan Burrows
Photo: Herman Sorgeloos

    News: Jonathan Burrows award

    Monday 17 February 2003

    Jonathan Burrowshas been awarded $20,000 by the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, New York in recognition for his ongoing contributions to contemporary dance. Established by John Cage and Jasper Joh… Continue Reading

  6. Laban

    News: Laban opens its new building

    Monday 17 February 2003

    Laban, South-East London’s newest venue,Laban, the new centre for contemporary dance was officially opened by Tessa Jowell, Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, on Wednesday 5 February. There were long q… Continue Reading

  7. The Place

    News: London arts organisations face cuts

    Wednesday 5 February 2003

    ALG defer decision to cut arts fundingArts Council London issued the following statement, following the Association of London Government’s decision to defer decisions in cuts in fudning to arts organisatio… Continue Reading

  8. News: Random gives dancers permanent contracts

    Wednesday 29 January 2003

    Random Dance New Contracts, New Programme, Random Dance has just announced its programme of work for 2003 and a new commitment to its dancers. It becomes the first independent contemporary dance company to offer… Continue Reading

  9. 'chrysalis ['kriz∂lis] n f'
Chor.: Wayne McGregor

    News: Monaco Dance Screen Awards 2002

    Friday 17 January 2003

    Monaco Dance Screen Awards 2002 Wayne McGregor’s choreography for the film ‘chrysalis [‘kriz?lis] n f’ won the category for ‘Screen Choreography Over 15 minutes’ at Monaco Dan… Continue Reading

  10. Ballet Summit at Snape Maltings, Jan 03
Photo: Elizabeth Handy

    News: Ballet into the 21st Century

    Wednesday 15 January 2003

    Ballet Directors to form international network Rights and royalties, creativity and risk-taking and corporate governance are main concerns The largest ever gathering of heads of international ballet companies co… Continue Reading

  11. 'Dancer' by Colum MacCann

    News: Novel inspired by Nureyev

    Wednesday 15 January 2003

    Colum McCann’s novel ‘Dancer’is inspired by the life of Rudolf Nureyev.Read an extract in Times, 3 Jan 03 ReviewsGuardian, 11 Jan 03Independent, 11 Jan 03Telegraph, Jan 03 Buy the book online at Amazon Continue Reading

  12. Rudolf Nureyev

    News: Rudolf Nureyev

    Monday 13 January 2003

    Rudolf Nureyevdied 10 years ago, on 6 January 1992 at the age of 55. To mark the anniversary, the National Film Theatre showed a season of his work on film through January 2003 Allen Robertson previews the serie… Continue Reading

  13. Big Ben on New Year's eve

    News: 2002 - the critics look back

    Monday 6 January 2003

    The GuardianAccording to Judith Mackrell “Offstage shenanigans dominated 2002 – and almost left dancers and choreographers in the shade” Meanwhile, “Modern dance – which aims to rei… Continue Reading

  14. Monica Mason
Photo: Sasha Gusov

    News: Monica Mason

    Friday 3 January 2003

    Monica Mason appointed Director of Royal BalletSir Colin Southgate, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Opera House, announced today the appointment of Monica Mason as the Director of The Royal Balle… Continue Reading

  15. Christopher Bruce

    News: Christopher Bruce CBE

    Monday 18 November 2002

    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 ha… Continue Reading

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