1. News: Back to ballet

    Thursday 11 September 2003

    Having been thrown out of her ballet class aged just 6yrs for having knock-knees, Janie Hampton, has gone back to class aged 46 and she’s reaping the benefits.Guardian, 11 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  2. Sylvie Guillem

    News: Sylvie Guillem

    Wednesday 10 September 2003

    will be joined by Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt in a specially commissioned new work by Russell Maliphant at the Royal Opera House next month. Read more in theGuardian, 19 Nov 03, Sun.Independent, 30 Nov 03, an… Continue Reading

  3. News: Rambert Managers

    Monday 8 September 2003

    recently attended a one-week business acumen programme at Henley Management College, funded by Arts Council EnglandDella Bradshaw reports on a constructive exercise for the company.FT, 8 Sep 03 Continue Reading

  4. Anthony Bowne
Director Laban
Photo Mark Whitfield

    News: Laban's New Director, Anthony Bowne

    Monday 8 September 2003

    New Director for LabanAnthony Bowne takes up the position of Director of Laban on 1 Sept. following the retirement of Dr Marion North who led Laban for 30 years. Anthony has held the position of Deputy Chief Ex… Continue Reading

  5. Angela Rippon

    News: English National Ballet

    Saturday 6 September 2003

    vigorously denied that Angela Rippon is about to stand down as Chairman of the company after allegations of bullyingIndependent, 6 Sep 03, Times, 6 Sep 03, Telegraph, 6 Sep 03 Continue Reading

  6. News: Stratford Circus

    Friday 5 September 2003

    Stratford Circus – the East London venue for performing arts which opened just two years ago has gone into voluntary liquidation. The London Borough of Newham is now operating the theatre and a statement o… Continue Reading

  7. Shaolin: Wheel of Life

    News: Shaolin: Wheel of Life

    Wednesday 3 September 2003

    is back in town. “…last year dance critics reviewed the Shaolin Monks because, when they are not jumping or breaking iron bars across their heads or having wooden staves shattered against their chest… Continue Reading

  8. News: Nina Fonaroff

    Monday 1 September 2003

    The Choreographer and teacher, who danced for Martha Graham and ‘had a fine eye for talent’ died recently.Nadine Meisner, Independent, 1 Sep 03Mary Clarke, Guardian, 29 Aug 03 Continue Reading

  9. News: The Institute of Physics

    Monday 1 September 2003

    has asked Rambert Dance Company to produce a new work marking the centenary of the 1905 publication of Einstein’s theory of relativity.Read more in theGuardian, 1 Sep 03 Continue Reading

  10. Stacked Wonky Dance Co.

    News: Purves & Purves - a new venue for dance.

    Monday 1 September 2003

    Purves & Purves the contemporary furniture store on Tottenham Court Road is to become an occasional venue for dance.Stacked Wonky Dance Company present *‘401 pieces’* – “an after-hour… Continue Reading

  11. Dance East

    News: DanceEast

    Monday 1 September 2003

    DanceEastis taking on it’s biggest challenge yet as it launches a £5 million Capital Campaign to build the East of England’s first custom-built dance facilities on the Ipswich waterfront. Over the n… Continue Reading

  12. News: BSkyB is to buy a share in Artsworld

    Friday 29 August 2003

    the digital arts channel.Guardian, 29 Aug. Continue Reading

  13. Random Dance: 'Polar Seqences'
Dancers: Amanda Weaver, Khamlane Halsackada. Photo: Ravi Deepres
The Place 17 - 27 Sep.

    News: Random Dance Return to the Place

    Friday 29 August 2003

    Random Dance Return to the PlaceWayne McGregor’s Random Dance will be in residence at the Place for four weeks this September. They will be making and premiering their new work ‘Polar Sequences’… Continue Reading

  14. 'Winterreise'

    News: Choreographer Trisha Brown's

    Monday 25 August 2003

    collaborates with baritone Simon Keenlyside on a reinterpretation of Schubert’s Winterreise which comes to the Barbican this week. John O’Mahony writes in the Guardian, 25 Aug 03‘“No one … Continue Reading

  15. News: Is clubbing dead?

    Sunday 24 August 2003

    Akin Ojumu thinks not. “’s easy to find a good swatch of clubs on most nights of the week in London, while recent visits to Liverpool, Glasgow and Leeds revealed a thriving scene in each city. Th… Continue Reading


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