1. Cirque du Soleil

    Circus Space Awards

    Wednesday 20 August 2003

    Circus Space AwardsThe Circus Space has made four £1,000 and five £500 Creation Studio bursaries. The bursaries are designed to enable professional circus performers to experiment and work towards devising new… Continue Reading

  2. Christopher Wheeldon

    New work by Christopher Wheeldon

    Monday 18 August 2003

    will be performed by George Piper Dances and the Royal Ballet in London in the next few months. There has to be “a certain chemistry between the music, the dancers and the moment” he tells Judith Mac… Continue Reading

  3. Sue Hoyle is to be Arts Council England's

    Monday 18 August 2003

    Arts Council Englandhas appointed nine Advisors, all of whom are specialists in their field, to lead the new streamlined advisory system. The Lead Advisors will build on the work of the previous national adviso… Continue Reading

  4. Serge Diaghilev

    Les Ballets Russes

    Sunday 17 August 2003

    Serge Diaghilev formed the Ballets Russes, bringing together dancers, composers, painters and sculptors. Kelly Apter discusses the creative legacy that “had an almost unquantifable impact on the dance worl… Continue Reading

  5. San Francisco Ballet
Lorena Feijoo
Photo: RJ Muna

    Edinburgh Festival 2003

    Wednesday 13 August 2003

    The Edinburgh International Festivalruns from 10 – 30 August.If you fancy getting out of town – and seeing some dance, Scotland can offer Cullberg Ballet, Bordeaux Opera Ballet and San Francisco Ball… Continue Reading

  6. Deborah Bull to be BBC Governor

    Monday 11 August 2003

    Deborah Bull to be BBC GovernorDeborah Bull started a four-year term as a BBC Governor this August, 2003. She replaces Sir Richard Eyre who left the Board at the end of May 2003 due to increasing external commi… Continue Reading

  7. Life after the Royal Ballet

    Thursday 31 July 2003

    Adam Cooper and Sarah Wildor having left the Royal Ballet are exploring new artistic opportunities. They talk to Nadine Mesiner about the freedom and variety they are now experiencing in their dance careers, suc… Continue Reading

  8. Adam Cooper

    Adam Cooper

    Monday 28 July 2003

    explains how he keeps in shape Times, 6 Sep.03He talks about his health regime – which involves cigarettes and fry ups – to Bryony Gordon in the,Telegraph, 28 Jul 03 Continue Reading

  9. Kids Week

    Kids Week

    Monday 28 July 2003

    Kids Week in the West End20-31 August 2003Kids Week is back, and this year it’s bigger and better than ever – more tickets have already been sold in the first few days of booking than in the first fe… Continue Reading

  10. Dance Umbrella 25th Anniversary.

    Dance Umbrella 2003

    Monday 28 July 2003

    Dance Umbrella 20032003 marks the 25th Anniversary of Dance Umbrella, the UK’s leading annual contemporary dance festival. This year it runs from 28 Sept – 8 Nov.Dance Umbrella listings Press article… Continue Reading

  11. Wayne Sleep youth dance day @ RAD

    Friday 18 July 2003

    Wayne Sleep youth dance dayWorld renowned dancer Wayne Sleep teams up with the Royal Academy of Dance to stage thrilling dance experience for young people. Jazz, tap and ballet with feature in the day long works… Continue Reading

  12. Kirov Ballet

    Thursday 17 July 2003

    Kirov Ballet – now the Maryinsky Ballet. The 1913 Nijinsky version of The Rite of Spring has painstakingly been researched and pieced back together by two historians and taught to the Kirov ballet. Jenny G… Continue Reading

  13. Mark Baldwin

    Rambert announces new Artistic Director

    Saturday 5 July 2003

    Mark Baldwin new Artistic Director of RambertThe Board of Rambert Dance Company has announced the appointment of Mark Baldwin as the new Artistic Director of the company. Mark was a dancer with Rambert from 1983… Continue Reading

  14. Twyla Tharp

    Twyla Tharp

    Wednesday 2 July 2003

    Twyla TharpFrom avant-garde to Broadway. Twlya Tharp tells Judith Mackrell that she hasn’t sold out;“she hasn’t abandoned her pure-dance audience – her small-scale touring company appears… Continue Reading

  15. Phoenix Dance Theatre

    Wednesday 25 June 2003

    has had its advertising campaign banned by the Advertising Standards Authority -after a disappointed member of their audience complained that the dancers weren’t naked, as seen in the promotional material.… Continue Reading


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