News

  1. 'Capture'
Arts Council of England commissioned dance for screen productions.

    Capture 3

    Friday 9 May 2003

    Capture 3Arts Council England have just announced the commissions for the latest series of dance for screen productions. They will be premiered in December this year. Recipients are: Liz Aggiss & Billy Cowie… Continue Reading

  2. Greater London Authority 'Get into London Theatre'

    Northern School of Contemporary Dance

    Wednesday 30 April 2003

    NSCD joins ConservatoireThe Northern School of Contemporary Dance announces a major strategic alliance with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) and Bristol Old Vic T… Continue Reading

  3. Capture 2

    Friday 25 April 2003

    Capture 2The Arts Council of England commissioned latest series of dance for screen productions Capture2 recieved its world premiere at the Monaco Dance Forum last week. The UK premiere happens at The Place next… Continue Reading

  4. National Youth Dance Agency

    Wednesday 23 April 2003

    New National Youth Dance AgencyArts Council England, in partnership with the Department of Education and Skills (DfES), will be establishing a Youth Dance Agency for England. The DfES have committed £300,000 ov… Continue Reading

  5. Miscellaneous

    Friday 11 April 2003

    Morris Dancinghas been given a reprieve from a new law that would have made it a criminal offence to perform it indoors without a licence.Jack Malvern, Times, 10 July.03 I Put a Spell on You:Dancing Women from S… Continue Reading

  6. Awards

    Friday 11 April 2003

    Kenneth TharpArtistic Director of the National Youth Dance Trust, has received an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to dance.2003 Capture 3Arts Council England have just announced t… Continue Reading

  7. Reports

    Friday 11 April 2003

    dance umbrella 2002achieved the highest ever attendance of any festival in the company’s history, with 37,500 people attending its 59 public performancesread more Racism in TheatreA report backed by the Ar… Continue Reading

  8. Jeanette Siddall

    Wednesday 9 April 2003

    Jeanette Siddall appointed Director of DanceArts Council England has announced the appointment of Jeanette Siddall as Director of Dance. She comes to the Arts Council from Dance UK, the leading organisation for … Continue Reading

  9. Arts Council England

    Arts Council England

    Wednesday 2 April 2003

    Arts Council England – has announced its three-year spending plan, including growth of £75 million in 2004/05 and 2005/06. The Arts Council’s grant-in-aid will increase from £335 million in 2003/04… Continue Reading

  10. 4Dance 2003

    Friday 14 March 2003

    4Dance 2003Arts Council England and Channel 4 have jointly commissioned 11 new films in their first creative dance collaboration – to develop the genre of dance on film. The films will be broadcast as par… Continue Reading

  11. '21' Choreography: Rafael Bonachela
Photo: Chris Nash

    Kylie joins Rambert

    Friday 7 March 2003

    Kylie joins Rambert – on filmRambert dancer/choreographer Rafael Bonachela has announced that ‘21’, his new creation for the company, will incorporate a short black and white film featuring ,Ky… Continue Reading

  12. Wendy Whelan
New York City Ballet

    Olivier Awards 2003

    Wednesday 19 February 2003

    Olivier Awards 2003The Olivier Awards for 2003 were announced at the Royal Opera House today, Friday 14 Feb.The award for the Best New Dance Production went to Danses Concertantes, principals and soloists of New… Continue Reading

  13. Jonathan Burrows
Photo: Herman Sorgeloos

    Jonathan Burrows award

    Monday 17 February 2003

    Jonathan Burrowshas been awarded $20,000 by the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, New York in recognition for his ongoing contributions to contemporary dance. Established by John Cage and Jasper Joh… Continue Reading

  14. Laban

    Laban opens its new building

    Monday 17 February 2003

    Laban, South-East London’s newest venue,Laban, the new centre for contemporary dance was officially opened by Tessa Jowell, Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, on Wednesday 5 February. There were long q… Continue Reading

  15. The Place

    London arts organisations face cuts

    Wednesday 5 February 2003

    ALG defer decision to cut arts fundingArts Council London issued the following statement, following the Association of London Government’s decision to defer decisions in cuts in fudning to arts organisatio… Continue Reading

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