The training programme may be an opportunity for these graduates to progress their skills but from this culminating tour you can’t help feeling that these talented performers have much more to give.
Three dancers move, stop and move again through the length of the long hall. They dance and pose, flutter their hands, come together and part, echoing one another in stately turns.
Pattern Recognition is the next stage in an evolution of Whitley's digitally-enhanced dance, moving on from 'The Measures Taken', his collaboration with the digital arts studio, Marshmallow Laser Feast... Continue Reading
Grouping young ballet dancers by their developmental rather than chronological age could help lower their risk of injury, a study has suggested. Dancers in vocational training are grouped by age and with full-ti… Continue Reading
Ruth Little, Guest Editor of Dance Umbrella's Definite Article introduces the latest in the series of in-depth writing on dance... Continue Reading
As Hermione, Calvert displays an impressive dramatic range, and dancing of smooth and measured beauty. Her balances are serene and her leitmotif arabesque turns perfectly pitched
From lighting and costume to the tactics of touring, dance offers a unique set of challenges. Costume design and production tends to be a more involved process in dance, needing to take into account not just th… Continue Reading
Their bodies are their main building blocks and they use them tremendously effectively, at one point constructing vertiginous human towers.
BalletBoyz are one of today’s genuine ensemble companies, and de Frutos has used their chemistry to his and their advantage, delivering choreography so effortless that it looks entirely improvised.
The New Adventures principal and choreographer is returning to the school where he trained in September.. Continue Reading