News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Michael Lynch. 
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

  7. Lindsay Kemp
Image: Holly Warburton

    News: Lindsay Kemp

    Monday 28 January 2002

    Random Dance has just become the first independent contemporary dance company to commit to its dancers by offering full-time permanent PAYE contracts. This gives dancers the security of guaranteed income, holid… Continue Reading

  8. Pina Bausch:
'Masurca Fogo'

    News: Pina Bausch

    Wednesday 23 January 2002

    Pina Bauschbrings her company Tanztheater Wuppertal to Sadler’s Wells this week. She talks to Ismene Brown in the Telegraph, 19 Jan. 02 Read John O’Mahony’s profile in theGuardian, 28 Jan. 02 J… Continue Reading

  9. Royal Festival Hall

    News: South Bank Centre

    Wednesday 23 January 2002

    Who will save the South Bank?“Only with an all-powerful supremo can London’s premier arts centre be rescued from complete ruin” Architecture critic Deyan Sudjic writes in Observer, 21 Jan. 02 … Continue Reading

  10. News: People

    Friday 11 January 2002

    Sue Hoyle,formerly Executive Director of The Place, is to become Arts Council England’s Lead Advisor for Dance.read on Carlos Acosta’s show Tocororo was at Sadler’s Wells recently. “balle… Continue Reading

  11. News: Exhibitions

    Friday 11 January 2002

    Tate Britainhosted an installation by Lucy Gunning which featured dance. “It’s as if Degas has come back – to hang around outside dance academies with a video camera. There is the sound of traf… Continue Reading

  12. News: Dancing with Words

    Wednesday 5 December 2001

    Dancing with WordsActs of Criticism, a seminar organised by the Institute for Choreography and Dance took place recently. Michael Seaver writes about it The Irish Times. “Although ostensibly about acts of … Continue Reading

  13. News: Obituaries

    Friday 30 November 2001

    Gregory Hinesarguably the ‘greatest tap dancer of his generation’ died aged 57. The dancer and choreographer starred in The Cotton Club (1984), acted alongside Mikhail Baryshnikov in White Nights and… Continue Reading

  14. News: Turner Prize

    Friday 9 November 2001

    The dispute between Turner Prize Nominee Isaac Julien and Javier De Frutos over the copyright of the multiscreen piece The Long Road to Mazatlan, which Julien made with De Frutos as choreographer and performer h… Continue Reading

  15. News: Paying for the Privilege?

    Monday 29 October 2001

    Paying for the Privilege? On Monday 15 October Dance UK alongside Dance Umbrella hosted a debate entitled Paying for the Privilege?. Chaired by Deborah Bull and with contributions from Evan Davies, BBC Economics… Continue Reading

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