News

  1. News: Racism in Theatre

    Monday 22 April 2002

    Racism in TheatreA report backed by the Arts Council of England concludes that racism is still rife in the theatre.“The English theatre world is so choked by institutional racism that arts bodies should co… Continue Reading

  2. Boys in ballet

    News: The Billy Elliott effect

    Friday 19 April 2002

    The Billy Elliott effect“For the first time in its 76-year history, the establishment that spawned such stars as Dame Margot Fonteyn and Darcey Bussell has accepted more boys than girls.” Telegraph… Continue Reading

  3. BBC identity

    News: BBC 1's new identity

    Monday 8 April 2002

    THe BBC’s decision to lose its ‘globe’ branding in favour of short dance/movement sequences has been getting a mixed response. The new idents show Brazilian dancers, rugby players, disabled bas… Continue Reading

  4. Ballet shoes

    News: These shoes are baked for dancing

    Saturday 23 March 2002

    These Shoes are Baked for DancingWhen ballet gets tough, the tough wear dainty pink slippers. Louise Levene from the Daily Telegraph excavates the secret history of dancers’ footwear. . . WHEN the great b… Continue Reading

  5. Sadler's Wells

    News: New Chief Executive for Sadler's Wells.

    Wednesday 13 March 2002

    Sadler’s Wells Announces New Chief ExecutiveJean-Luc Choplin has been appointed by the Sadler’s Wells Trust and Foundation to succeed Ian Albery in October 2002. Choplin, 52, who lives in Paris at p… Continue Reading

  6. News: Arts Council Dance Fellowships 2002/3

    Saturday 23 February 2002

    Dance Artists Fellowships 2002 The Arts Council of England has announced the recipients of six dance fellowships worth £30,000 each in 2002/03. Awarded to artists in recognition of an outstanding contribution m… Continue Reading

  7. News: Who goes to the Opera House?

    Monday 18 February 2002

    According to the new research commissioned by the Royal Opera House by the leading market research company Experian, audiences for opera and ballet at the Royal Opera House are far younger and less affluent than… Continue Reading

  8. Christopher Bruce

    News: Rambert seek new Artistic Director

    Friday 15 February 2002

    Rambert seek new Artistic DirectorFollowing eight years of outstanding artistic success at the helm of Britain’s flagship contemporary dance ensemble, Christopher Bruce CBE will retire as Rambert Dance Com… Continue Reading

  9. News: Moulin Rouge

    Wednesday 13 February 2002

    Moulin Rouge too Steamy for PrinceThe premiere of Nicole Kidman’s latest film, Moulin Rouge, kicked off well last night with a frilly spectacle headed by fourteen Can Can dancers direct from the real Mouli… Continue Reading

  10. Princess Margaret

    News: Princess Margaret

    Wednesday 13 February 2002

    Princess Margaretwho died Saturday 9 February, was the President of the Royal Ballet, Patron of English National Ballet (1976-1989), Northern Ballet Theatre’s Royal Patron and was President of the Sadler&#… Continue Reading

  11. News: Green Candle Dance Company

    Tuesday 5 February 2002

    Green Candle Dance CompanyOn 17 January, Green Candle Dance Company was officially informed in a ten line letter from the Arts Council of England (ACE) that its application for two year’s core funding has … Continue Reading

  12. Mikhail Baryshnikov

    News: Archive

    Saturday 2 February 2002

    Other NewsSelect older news stories from the left hand menu. Ballett FrankfurtWilliam Forsythe announced that he will be leaving Ballett Frankfurt read moreConstructive talks took place this week between William… Continue Reading

  13. News: In Support of Green Candle

    Friday 1 February 2002

    Half our children do not have English as their first language, about a quarter have special needs, many are refugees and asylum seekers who have lived through hard times and often suffer trauma as a result. This… Continue Reading

  14. News: More Dance in Schools?

    Wednesday 30 January 2002

    The More Dance in Schools? conference took place on 21 Jan. 02 in Westminster. Catherine Hale reports… The future of dance in Britain begins at school. That was the message from Jane Mooney, Chair of Dance… Continue Reading

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Photographer: Abbie Trayler-Smith

    News: Buildings/Venues

    Tuesday 29 January 2002

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

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