News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Ian Bramley to lead Dance UK

    Wednesday 4 June 2003

    From Laban to Dance UKIan Bramley, currently Head of Publications at Laban and Editor of Dance Theatre Journal, will be leaving Laban at the end of June to become Director of Dance UK He has worked at Laban for … Continue Reading

  9. Dance UK and ADAD join forces

    Friday 30 May 2003

    Dance UK and ADAD join forcesAt the beginning of June, the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD) and Dance UK join forces to more effectively promote the development of African Peoples’ dance… Continue Reading

  10. EDge -   postgraduate performance group of London Contemporary Dance School.
Photo: Chris Nash

    The Place @ the British Museum

    Wednesday 28 May 2003

    The Place celebrates with the British Museum The 250th anniversary of the British Museum on 7 June will be a day celebrating global cultures; dance, stories, music, myths and legends from around the world. The B… Continue Reading

  11. '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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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