April 2006

  1. Christopher Bruce

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Christopher Bruce,artistic director of the Rambert Dance Company, talks about the rehearsals for a new work celebrating the 75th anniversary of the company’s foundation – @ 10am on Thursday & Fri… Continue Reading

  2. Matthew Bourne Creates New Company

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Matthew Bourne Creates New Company The rumoured split between Katherine Dore and Matthew Bourne has been big news across the dance scene over the summer months creating gossip, speculation and unease, but final… Continue Reading

  3. Your Body, Your Risk

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Dance UK Release New TitleDance UK have just announced the launch of a new book entitled Your Body, Your Risk aimed at young dancers which will provide essential information to help keep dancers dancing for lon… Continue Reading

  4. Moulin Rouge

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Moulin Rouge too Steamy for PrinceThe premiere of Nicole Kidman’s latest film, Moulin Rouge, kicked off well last night with a frilly spectacle headed by fourteen Can Can dancers direct from the real Moul… Continue Reading

  5. Rambert's new Head of Development

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Rambert’s new Head of Development Rambert Dance Company has announced that Bruce Sansom, former principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, has been appointed as its new Head of Development. His role at Ramber… Continue Reading

  6. Racism in Theatre

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Racism in TheatreA report backed by the Arts Council of England concludes that racism is still rife in the theatre.“The English theatre world is so choked by institutional racism that arts bodies should co… Continue Reading

  7. Laban building wins Stirling Architecture Prize

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Laban wins Stirling Architecture PrizeThe new Laban centre for dance has been awarded the Stirling Architecture prize. Architects Herzog & de Meuron, who also designed Tate Modern, were presented with a che… Continue Reading

  8. 4Dance 2003

    Friday 7 April 2006

    4Dance 2003Arts Council England and Channel 4 have jointly commissioned 11 new films in their first creative dance collaboration – to develop the genre of dance on film. The films will be broadcast as par… Continue Reading

  9. Deborah Bull to be BBC Governor

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Deborah Bull to be BBC GovernorDeborah Bull started a four-year term as a BBC Governor this August, 2003. She replaces Sir Richard Eyre who left the Board at the end of May 2003 due to increasing external commi… Continue Reading

  10. 2002 - the critics look back

    Friday 7 April 2006

    The GuardianAccording to Judith Mackrell “Offstage shenanigans dominated 2002 – and almost left dancers and choreographers in the shade” Meanwhile, “Modern dance – which aims to rei… Continue Reading

  11. Dancing with Words

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Dancing with WordsActs of Criticism, a seminar organised by the Institute for Choreography and Dance took place recently. Michael Seaver writes about it The Irish Times. “Although ostensibly about acts of … Continue Reading

  12. Arts Council Dance Fellowships 2002/3

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Dance Artists Fellowships 2002 The Arts Council of England has announced the recipients of six dance fellowships worth £30,000 each in 2002/03. Awarded to artists in recognition of an outstanding contribution m… Continue Reading

  13. Princess Margaret

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Princess Margaretwho died Saturday 9 February, was the President of the Royal Ballet, Patron of English National Ballet (1976-1989), Northern Ballet Theatre’s Royal Patron and was President of the Sadler&#… Continue Reading

  14. The Place @ the British Museum

    Friday 7 April 2006

    The Place celebrates with the British Museum The 250th anniversary of the British Museum on 7 June will be a day celebrating global cultures; dance, stories, music, myths and legends from around the world. The … Continue Reading

  15. Jane Dudley

    Friday 7 April 2006

    Jane Dudley Born New York 3 April 1912; died London 19 September 2001. Jane Dudley was a member of the Martha Graham Company from 1937 – 44 and continued to work with them as a guest artist. She was Artis… Continue Reading

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