April 2006

  1. News: Michael Flatley

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Michael Flatley, 43, creator of Riverdance, has given his final stage performance at the end of his Feet of Flames World Tour, in Dallas last weekend. However there are plans for him to co-script and star in a … Continue Reading

  2. News: Jamie Bell

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Jamie Bell,the 15 year old star of Billy Elliot is to be the subject of a documentary by Stephen Daldry, director the Oscar winning film. Bell’s own life echoes the ‘rags to riches’ story told … Continue Reading

  3. News: Pina Bausch

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Pina Bauschbrings her company Tanztheater Wuppertal to Sadler’s Wells this week. She talks to Ismene Brown in the Telegraph, 19 Jan. 02Read John O’Mahony’s profile in theGuardian, 28 Jan. 02Jud… Continue Reading

  4. News: More Dance in Schools?

    Friday 7 April 2006

    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 Danc… Continue Reading

  5. News: Wayne McGregor

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Wayne McGregor has been awarded an Arts Council England /Arts and Humanities Research Board Arts and Science Research Fellowship with Cambridge University for Choreography and Cognition: a joint research project… Continue Reading

  6. News: Arts Council England

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Arts Council England – has announced its three-year spending plan, including growth of £75 million in 2004/05 and 2005/06. The Arts Council’s grant-in-aid will increase from £335 million in 2003/04… Continue Reading

  7. News: Who goes to the Opera House?

    Friday 7 April 2006

    According to the new research commissioned by the Royal Opera House by the leading market research company Experian, audiences for opera and ballet at the Royal Opera House are far younger and less affluent than… Continue Reading

  8. News: Ballet into the 21st Century

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Ballet Directors to form international network Rights and royalties, creativity and risk-taking and corporate governance are main concerns The largest ever gathering of heads of international ballet companies c… Continue Reading

  9. News: Circus Space Awards

    Friday 7 April 2006

    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

  10. News: A New Chief Executive of South Bank Centre

    Friday 7 April 2006

    From Sydney Opera House to the South Bank Centre Michael Lynch, Chief Executive of Sydney Opera House, has been appointed Chief Executive of the South Bank Centre (Royal Festival Hall and Hayward Gallery). He t… Continue Reading

  11. News: Wayne Sleep youth dance day @ RAD

    Friday 7 April 2006

    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. News: Northern School of Contemporary Dance

    Friday 7 April 2006

    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. News: Sue Hoyle is to be Arts Council England's

    Friday 7 April 2006

    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

  14. News: Exploding Potato Closes House...

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Exploding Potato Closes House.The Opera House was evacuated last night in the second interval of a performance given by the visiting San Francisco Ballet. Audience members stood on the streets of Covent Garden … Continue Reading

  15. News: BBC 1's new identity

    Friday 7 April 2006

    BBC 1’s new identityfeatures clips of ballet, hip hop, salsa, tap & roof surfing.See them on the BBC website www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone/ THe BBC’s decision to lose its ‘globe’ branding in f… Continue Reading


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