April 2010

  1. National Dance CATs website

    National Dance CATs online

    Friday 9 April 2010

    A new website brings together information about the wide range of opportunities in dance training for 10 – 19 year olds across the UK under the Centres for Advance Training scheme. The National Centres for… Continue Reading

  2. Mariinksy Theatre (formerly Kirov)

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Shostakovich Season, featuring ‘The Golden Age’ The Coliseum, 25 – 29 July 2006 *This latest version of Shostakovich’s first ballet has been choreographed by American Noah Gelber, a lon… Continue Reading

  3. Michael Keegan-Dolan

    Friday 9 April 2010

    *After the success of Giselle in bite_05_ last year, Michael Keegan-Dolan’s Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre return to the Barbican next week (20 June – 8 July). *The Flowerbed is a love story based loo… Continue Reading

  4. Mark Baldwin

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ** *Mark Baldwin is Artistic Director of Rambert Dance Company. In their 80th anniversary year the company are looking forward to moving to a new home on the South Bank. Constant Speed – Baldwin’s f… Continue Reading

  5. Royal Ballet 75th Anniversary

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ‘The Rake’s Progress/Divertissements/Homage to the Queen’ The Royal Opera House- 5/6/7/9 June 2006 The Royal Ballet is ending its 2005/6 Season with a flourish in a week full of nostalgia writ… Continue Reading

  6. Javier De Frutos interview

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Down Mexico Way Phoenix Dance Theatre will premiere a new work by Javier De Frutos in London this week, co-commissioned by the company with Sadler’s Wells. De Frutos was born in Caracas, Venezuala, where … Continue Reading

  7. dancefilmday

    Friday 9 April 2010

    The postponement of The Place’s annual Dance on Screen Festival this year left a blank space in the Dance Film calendar like an awkward pause in conversation writes Georgina Harper… After the buzz o… Continue Reading

  8. Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes (DVD £22.99 & BLURAY £29.99)- featuring The Firebird & Rite of Spring, with the Mariinsky Orchestra & Ballet & conductor Valery Gergiev.Available through Danc… Continue Reading

  9. English National Ballet. Esteban Berlanga and Raphael Coumes-Marquet dance 'Faun(e)'
Photo: Annabel Moeller

    Ballet Russes Encounters at Peacock Theatre

    Victoria Hill, Friday 9 April 2010 — Performance: 29 March 2010

    Russian maestro Sergei Diaghilev and his Ballet Russes live on. Following on from last years flurry of events marking the centenary of the formation of the pioneering company, Sadler’s Wells community and … Continue Reading

  10. Book review

    Friday 9 April 2010

    *Darcey Bussell – A Celebration **Author: Clive Burton *Publisher: Reynolds & Hearn Ltd (ISBN: 978-1905287-64-2) Reviewed by Graham Watts As Darcey Bussell embarks on her new adventures for 2008, emi… Continue Reading

  11. Gauri Sharma Tripathi

    Gauri Sharma Tripathi & Mavin Khoo in Part of Alchemy at Southbank Centre

    Katie Fish, Friday 9 April 2010 — Performance: 8 April 2010

    The second evening of Southbank Centre’s Alchemy festival hosted works in progress by two internationally renowned classical Indian dance practitioners. The first was Gauri Sharma Tripathi’s Kireet (… Continue Reading

  12. Rize

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ‘Ghetto Ballet’ is the description that one dancer gives to the new dance form emerging from the streets of LA. Georgina Harper gets krump… Krumping isn’t just a dance style, it is a stat… Continue Reading

  13. Vena Ramphal

    Friday 9 April 2010

    *Choreographer and performer Vena Ramphal premiered a new work in the Linbury theatre at the Royal Opera House on 25 & 26 October. It is part of* Firsts 2005 * – a week of ‘/>**startling, su… Continue Reading

  14. What's the Story?

    Friday 9 April 2010

    *Next month at the Place there is the chance to see the work of four cutting edge international female choreographers.* *It shouldn’t be remarkable, but the fact is, even in contemporary dance (let alone … Continue Reading

  15. Achieving Fusion

    Friday 9 April 2010

    *The Dance Film Academy, a joint collaboration between the BBC, Arts Council England and the Scottish Arts council brought together five artistic teams to immerse themselves in dance film making for two weeks in… Continue Reading


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