1. Nahid Siddiqui

    Tuesday 23 September 2003

    is one of Britain’s best kathak pratitioners. David Bintley invited her to choreograph a piece on the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Krishna will premiere on 24 Sep in Birmingham.Donald Hutera, Times, 23 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  2. Dancers at Laban
Photo: Merlin Hendy

    Dancing Houses

    Monday 22 September 2003

    Dancing Houses – London Open HouseThe annual London Open House weekend takes place on 20 & 21 September 2003 and is London’s biggest architectural event, giving Londoners and visitors alike the c… Continue Reading

  3. Scottish Dance Theatre

    Sunday 21 September 2003

    is getting a brand new studio, capping its success under Artistic Director Janet Smith.Kelly Apter, Times, 21 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  4. Michael Clark

    Lycra free zone

    Saturday 20 September 2003

    In 1978 Val Bourne launched the first Dance Umbrella. Since then her young artists “have turned into stars, and Umbrella has expanded with them.” Judith Mackrell looks back, Guardian, 18 Sep.03and Is… Continue Reading

  5. Focus on Linbury

    Thursday 18 September 2003

    Deborah Bull outlines how ROH2 will spice things up for the Linbury Studio, engaging with the ‘new, collaborative and experimental’Charlotte Higgins, Guardian, 18 Sep.03Independent, 17 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  6. Johan Kobborg

    Royal Ballet star

    Monday 15 September 2003

    Johan Kobborg brings a programme of short ballets, Out of Denmark, to the Queen Elizabeth Hall this month. Alina Cojocaru, Zenaida Yanowsky and Ricardo Cervera will dance with him.Luke Jennings, Guardian, 15 Sep… Continue Reading

  7. Scottish Ballet

    Sunday 14 September 2003

    has been reborn under the direction of Ashley Page who is aiming for a “diversity of look and style of dancer who is intelligent, physically capable and open to try different things” Senay Boztas, Su… Continue Reading

  8. The Dancer Defects:

    Sunday 14 September 2003

    the struggle for cultural supremacy during the Cold War by David Caute is reviewed by Lesley Chamberlain in the Independent, 14 Sep 03 Continue Reading

  9. 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

  10. Sylvie Guillem

    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

  11. 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

  12. Anthony Bowne
Director Laban
Photo Mark Whitfield

    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

  13. Angela Rippon

    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

  14. 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

  15. Shaolin: Wheel of Life

    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


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