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  1. Sylvie Guillem in Mats Ek's 'Bye'.

    News: Further performances & a special Olivier award for Sylvie Guillem announced

    Wednesday 18 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Further dates have been announced for Sylvie Guillem’s final dance programme Life in Progress. In London, in addition to the sold out performances at Sadler’s Wells (where she is an Associate Artist) in May… Continue Reading

  2. Royal Ballet - Swan Lake - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 4Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Tuesday 17 March 2015Performance

    Obraztsova’s sweet lyricism draws qualities of vulnerability and inwardness from McRae’s cool finesse that many other ballerinas fail to elicit, and between them they have an exceptional musical and physical rapport. 

  3. English National Ballet Emerging Dancer competition, 2015. Photo:Laurent Liotardo.

    News: ENB Emerging Dancer - the class of 2015

    Tuesday 17 March 2015 by Graham Watts

    Graham Watts takes a look at this years contenders in English National Ballet's annual competition which places up and coming company talent centre stage... Continue Reading

  4. Gecko 'Missing'

    News: Battersea Arts Centre fire - the aftermath

    Monday 16 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Although two shows went ahead at the weekend, Gecko's show 'Missing' was totally destroyed in the Grand Hall and the company are working against the clock to rebuild it in time of a tour in May... Continue Reading

  5. David Bintley in rehearsal with Jenna Roberts and William Bracewell 
Photo: Andrew Ross

    Interview: David Bintley: A lifetime of outstanding achievement - Part Two

    Sunday 15 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Artistic Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet talks about 'Carmina Burana'his first work for the company, coming to the London Coliseum this week Continue Reading

  6. English National Ballet - Modern Masters - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Sunday 15 March 2015Performance 10 - 15 March 2015

    Watching ENB perform William Forsythe is a bit like hearing a convent girl swear. It’s not really in the company’s DNA. But the nine-strong cast give Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated their best shot, and it’s a joy to see them let rip.  

  7. The Ruggeds
Photo: Breakin' Convention

    News: Breakin’ Convention '15 line-up announced

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Sadler’s Wells’ critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre is back with its biggest line-up yet. Continue Reading

  8. IdeasTap's first dance project - Dance Wembley. 300 dancers performed to an audience of over 80,000 at Wembley for the UEFA Champions League Final opening ceremony. Photo: Lucy Glover.

    News: IdeasTap to close in June

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Lucy Glover

    In its six year existence the charity that created opportunities for young people wanting to work in the arts has directed £200k to dance projects. Lucy Glover reports on its impact - & the gap that it … Continue Reading

  9. Memphis The Musical 
Photo: Johan Persson

    News: West End Musical Experience

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Royal Academy of Dance and Memphis The Musical have teamed up to create a new London weekend outing for theatre and dance lovers. Continue Reading

  10. Michael Flatley - Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

    News: Farewell to Michael Flatley

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    After a career spanning 20 years of sell-out international shows, the original Lord of the Dance is hanging up his tap shoes. Continue Reading

  11. Students backstage at Sadler's Wells 
Photo: Foteini Christofilopoulou

    News: Extra-curricular dance classes improve wellbeing of young people

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    New research confirms that dance classes are good for more than just your muscles... Continue Reading

  12. Ballet de Lorraine - Shaker Loops / Cover - Linbury Studio Theatre

    Press Review 3Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 13 March 2015Performance 11 - 14 March, 2015

    Couples meet in randomly impassioned quarrels or embraces; individuals hurl imprecations to invisible gods or lose themselves in games of skipping. The atmosphere is archaic and oddly haunting. 

  13. English National Ballet - Modern Masters - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Hannah Weibye, The Arts Desk, Thursday 12 March 2015Performance 10 - 15 March 2015

    This is modern ballet at its peak, presented by a great company in a great venue. Tickets are still available and they aren’t even expensive. Seriously, this one is not to be missed. 

  14. English National Ballet - Modern Masters - Sadler's Wells

    Press Review 4Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 12 March 2015Performance 10 - 15 March 2015

    The impact of a new artistic director can be judged as much by the morale of their dancers as by the quality of the repertory… 

  15. Matthew Bourne's 'Sleeping Beauty' Photo: Simon Annand

    News: Reawakened - Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

    Thursday 12 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Christmas at Sadler's Wells means a Matthew Bourne/New Adventures show - and this year sees the return of Princess Aurora, after just three years asleep this time. On sale TODAY... Continue Reading

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