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  1. 2015-16 Dancers Mentoring Programme Dancers

    Dancers selected for Dance UK’s Mentoring Programme

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Over eight months, each dancer will meet with a high level, paid mentor to discuss and consider a future beyond or alongside their performing careers. Continue Reading

  2. Magpie YG dancers 9th July

    30 years for Magpie Dance

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The contemporary dance charity celebrated 30 years of working with people with learning disabilities with a dinner in their honour. Continue Reading

  3. Marcelo Gomes in rehearsals for Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake.
Photo: New Adventures' Facebook

    Marcelo Gomes - 'This is quite a moment for me'

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Gomes, 35, is arguably at the peak of his ballet career, but it's onwards and upwards for The Car Man star. Continue Reading

  4. Faith Prendergast, Karl Fargerlund-Brekke & Dan Whiley in Sweetshop Revolution's 'I loved you and I loved you'. Photo: © Danilo Moroni

    Sally Marie remembers Morfydd Owen

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Marie's 'I loved you and I loved' you explores the true story of the enigmatic Welsh composer, who was born almost 100 years ago and died in mysterious circumstances at the age of just 26. Continue Reading

  5. Panta Rei

    £500k rural dance scheme launched

    Thursday 16 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) has launched a major three year project which will substantially increase dance touring in rural England, Wales and Scotland. Continue Reading

  6. Step into Dance Contemporary Youth Company
Photo: Mark Lees

    Step LIVE! 2015

    Thursday 16 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    400 young dancers, a 1200 strong audience, and a standing ovation during curtain call... Continue Reading

  7. John Ross Dance in NACA Showcase. Photo: James Williams

    New Adventures Choreographer Award - deadline for applications: 31 July

    Thursday 16 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Previous awards helped launch the careers of James Cousins, Tom Jackson-Greaves and John Ross.  Continue Reading

  8. English National Ballet - Lest We Forget - Liam Scarlett's 'No Man's Land'. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    English National Ballet - leavers, promotions & joiners

    Wednesday 15 July 2015 by Carmel Smith

    Dmitri Gruzdyev & Arionel Vargas leave the Company; Irek Mukhamedov joins as Ballet Master and Character Artist; Alison McWhinney, James Streeter & Max Westwell become Soloists... Continue Reading

  9. Carlos Acosta in 'Cubania', which runs at the Royal Opera House 27 Jul - 2 Aug. Photo: Bill Cooper, courtesy ROH.

    Carlos Acosta on life after the Royal Ballet

    Wednesday 15 July 2015 by Carmel Smith

    When he leaves the Royal Ballet next year Carlos Acosta intends to split his time between London and Cuba and to form his own company, he tells Lyndsey Winship in the Evening Standard... Continue Reading

  10. Michael Nunn & William 'Billy' Trevitt co-artistic directors of BalletBoyz. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival

    Tuesday 14 July 2015 by Carmel Smith

    - a major new event will be produced by BalletBoyz and the International Music + Media Centre (IMZ Vienna) and take place in Kingston next June, 2016.  Continue Reading

  11. Ballet Folklórico de México

    Win a pair of tickets to see Ballet Folklórico de México!

    Tuesday 14 July 2015

    We have three pairs of tickets up for grabs for the opening night of Ballet Folklórico de México next Wednesday (22 July) Continue Reading

  12. Latitude 2014. Photo: Lise Smith

    The low down on dance at Latitude this weekend

    Tuesday 14 July 2015 by Lise Smith

    Head to the Waterfront Stage for Rambert, Co Chameleon, Titanium, AVA Dance, BBC Young Dancers & NYDC; Theatre Arena for East London Dance's Club Cultures & Pandora's Playground for DanceEast..  Continue Reading

  13. Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala. Photo: Tristram Kempton.

    Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala - Sadler's Wells

    Graham Watts, Monday 13 July 2015 — Performance: 7 - 11 July 2015

    'Inala' is at its best when the dancers and singers perform as a single harmonious unit at which time the rhythmic movement of the choir is indistinguishable from the professional dancers.  Continue Reading

  14. Ben Duke in 'Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)'. Photo: Zoe Manders.

    Edinburgh - a risk assessment

    Monday 13 July 2015

    Ben Duke is taking a show to the Fringe. "I risk failure.. I think it would look like this: a slightly desperate, financially ruined, middle aged man dressed like God performing to a crowd of three people..." Continue Reading

  15. New English Ballet Theatre in Valentino Zucchetti's 'Orbital Motion'. Photo: Dave Morgan

    New English Ballet Theatre - Tolstoy's Kreutzer Sonata & an evening of new ballets - Richmond Theatre

    Philippa Newis, Monday 13 July 2015 — Performance: 7 July 2015

    New English Ballet Theatre offers a unique platform for emerging dancers and choreographers to hone their craft and mature as performers in a professional setting... Continue Reading

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