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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Michael Lynch. 
Photographer: Abbie Trayler-Smith

    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

  4. Lindsay Kemp
Image: Holly Warburton

    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

  5. Pina Bausch:
'Masurca Fogo'

    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

  6. Royal Festival Hall

    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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Ross Stretton

    Ross Stretton

    Friday 26 October 2001

    For latest on resignation click here Ross StrettonThis week Australian Ross Stretton launched his first production as the Royal Ballet’s new director. He tells Ismene Brown from the Daily Telegraph about h… Continue Reading

  14. Sarah Wildor

    Sarah Wildor's

    Friday 12 October 2001

    Sarah Wildor To Leave Royal BalletPrincipal Dancer Sarah Wildor has decided to leave The Royal Ballet and the company are stressing that it is at her own request. Sarah was born in Essex and trained locally bef… Continue Reading

  15. Jane Dudley in 'New World A-comin'' 1945

    Jane Dudley

    Monday 1 October 2001

    Jane Dudley Born New York 3 April 1912; died London 19 September 2001. Jane Dudley was a member of the Martha Graham Company from 1937 – 44 and continued to work with them as a guest artist. She was Artist… Continue Reading

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