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  1. News: Bonnie Bird Awards 2001

    Monday 11 November 2002

    The Laban Centre announced the results of the Bonnie Bird Awards at a VIP reception at Sadler’s Wells, London on 18 October 2001. The awards were presented by Marie McCluskey MBE and Jean de Marigny. Winne… Continue Reading

  2. News: Kenneth MacMillan

    Monday 4 November 2002

    Kenneth MacMillanTo mark the 10th anniversary of his death the Royal Ballet are showing a number of his works as part of the international celebration of Kenneth MacMillan. MacMillan ballets that will feature in… Continue Reading

  3. 'Contact'
picture: Alastair Muir

    News: 'Contact'

    Tuesday 22 October 2002

    ‘Contact’won a Tony Award for Best Broadway Musical of 1999. Its director is Susan Stroman, best known as a choreographer – and it stars former Royal Ballerina Sarah Wildor, but is it a ballet,… Continue Reading

  4. Sheron Wray

    News: Sheron Wray receives a Fellowship

    Wednesday 2 October 2002

    Sheron Wray receives NESTA FellowshipDancer and choreographer Sheron Wray has been awarded a Fellowship of £73,320 by the National Endowment for Science, Technology & the Arts (NESTA). She plans to use some… Continue Reading

  5. Ross Stretton

    News: Ross Stretton resigns from Royal Ballet

    Wednesday 2 October 2002

    Ross Stretton,Director of the Royal Ballet for just over a year, announced his resignation last Wednesday 25 Sept. Their had been rumours of the increasing dissatisfaction with his regime amongst the Royal Balle… Continue Reading

  6. News: Royal Ballet press release

    Monday 30 September 2002

    Royal Ballet Press releaseWed. 25 Sept. 02 Ross Stretton, Director of The Royal Ballet today announced his resignation. He was appointed Director in March 2000. He took up his post in August 2001 following the r… Continue Reading

  7. News: Ross Stretton to leave Royal Ballet

    Wednesday 25 September 2002

    Ross Stretton – Director of The Royal Ballet today announced his resignation. He was appointed Director in March 2000. He took up his post in August 2001 following the retirement of Sir Anthony Dowell. He … Continue Reading

  8. News: London's Open House w/end

    Monday 23 September 2002

    London Open House Weekend21 & 22 September 2002. London’s biggest annual architecture exhibition takes place on 21 & 22 September. In a celebration of contemporary and renowned architecture across … Continue Reading

  9. News: Racism in the Arts

    Friday 20 September 2002

    GLASS CEILINGS The findings of the Glass Ceilings report into the experiences of London’s black and Asian arts managers and administrators should cause us all to question our understanding of cultural dive… Continue Reading

  10. Your Body, Your Risk

    News: Your Body, Your Risk

    Wednesday 11 September 2002

    Dance UK Release New TitleDance UK have just announced the launch of a new book entitled Your Body, Your Risk aimed at young dancers which will provide essential information to help keep dancers dancing for long… Continue Reading

  11. Merce Cunningham

    News: Merce Cunningham is back in town.

    Wednesday 11 September 2002

    Merce CunninghamMerce Cunningham talks to Judith Mackrell in The Guardian about why he doesn’t watch dance performances other than his own:“Cunningham rarely watches other dance performances. He says… Continue Reading

  12. News: The Dancer's Body

    Monday 9 September 2002

    Deborah Bull, former prima ballerina with The Royal Ballet presents, and often dances, her new landmark series for BBC TWO, The Dancer’s Body.The series, starting on 21 September, and also written by Debor… Continue Reading

  13. Bruce Sansom rehearsing SFB

    News: Rambert's new Head of Development

    Wednesday 4 September 2002

    Rambert’s new Head of Development Rambert Dance Company has announced that Bruce Sansom, former principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, has been appointed as its new Head of Development. His role at Ramber… Continue Reading

  14. William Forsythe

    News: William Forsythe to leave Ballett Frankfurt

    Monday 2 September 2002

    William Forsythehas announced that he will be stepping down as Director of Ballett Frankfurt, when his contract expires in 2004.His decision follows the threat of withdrawal of support by Frankfurt City Council,… Continue Reading

  15. Ross Stretton

    News: Royal Ballet dancers dissent

    Wednesday 28 August 2002

    Equity meet with Royal Ballet Dancersthis week, to discuss “serious concerns” about the unorthodox management style of its new artistic director, Ross Stretton, according to a story in the Independen… Continue Reading

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