April 2010

  1. Feature: The Jerwood Choreography Awards 2001

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Jerwood Choreography Awards 2001 Money that demands you to be creative. That’s too good an opportunity to letpass by and this year the Jerwood Choreography Awards are more open and*flexible than ever befor… Continue Reading

  2. Feature: Sidi Larbi at the Shaolin temple

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui visited the Shaolin Temple in China and has been working with the Shaolin monks for several months. __*Sutra* is the result of the collaboration between Sidi Larbi Che… Continue Reading

  3. Feature: Sondra Fraleigh

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Sondra Fraleigh, the founder of the Eastwest Institute for Dance and Movement Studies, based in New York State, will be in London in October to speak at the Daiwa International Butoh Festival – and lead … Continue Reading

  4. Feature: Garry Stewart

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Garry Stewart is artistic director of Australian Dance Theatre, one of the country’s most influential dance companies. Since Stewart took over its directorship in 1999, ADT has enjoyed huge success, both … Continue Reading

  5. Feature: Recommended by... Betsy Gregory

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ***Betsy Gregory took over from Val Bourne as Artistic Director of Dance Umbrella in January this year.* *As a festival director, Betsy sees in the region of 160 shows a year (last time she counted!), both in … Continue Reading

  6. Feature: Recommended by... Caroline Miller

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ** *Caroline Miller is director of Dance UK, a campaigning organisation working to create a* diverse, dynamic and healthy future for dance. *When Caroline’s not lobbying politicians or persuading people t… Continue Reading

  7. Feature: Recommended by... Jonathan Cope

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ** *Former Royal Ballet principal Jonathan Cope returns to the stage to partner Darcey Bussell for her Farewell performances at Sadler’s Wells (15-18 May) but he’ll be on the other side of the curta… Continue Reading

  8. Feature: Happy Doing the Shechter Shake..

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ** This weekend (4 & 5 May 2007) brings the chance to see the second stage of Hofesh Shechter’s new work In Your Rooms. Seen first at The Place in March, it now emerges into the larger space of the Qu… Continue Reading

  9. Interview: Luca Silvestrini Q&A

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Protein Dance specialise in energetic and witty shows with the quirkiness of human behaviour at their centre – from pub culture (Publife) to therapy (On the Couch) and consumerism (The Big Sale). Artisti… Continue Reading

  10. Feature: Recommended by... Amy Hollingsworth

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ** *Award-winning dancer Amy Hollingsworth left Rambert Dance Company in 2006 to work with Rafael Bonachela, Michael Clark, Hofesh Shechter and Kylie Minogue – amongst others.* *But this star of the conte… Continue Reading

  11. Interview: Fleur Darkin Q&A

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Since 2000, Fleur Darkin has been making dance for the stage and screen. In 2003 she was nominated for the Jerwood Choreography Award. Theatre collaborations include two productions with the Everyman, Liverpoo… Continue Reading

  12. Interview: Wim Vandekeybus Q&A

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Wim Vandekeybus is the Artistic Director of Ultima Vez, who are performing Spiegel at Sadler’s Wells, 9 & 10 February 2007, as part of a UK tour. Book now Having founded his company Ultima Vez 20 yea… Continue Reading

  13. Feature: Tap Happy

    Friday 9 April 2010

    Mumble – the baby emperor penguin, star of the Christmas hit film Happy Feet, is not purely an animated creation. His dance moves are actually those of top US tap dance star Savion Glover – who also… Continue Reading

  14. Feature: Revelations - from Stan Won't Dance

    Friday 9 April 2010

    ***Stan Won’t Dance are Liam Steel and Rob Tannion. *Founded in 2004, their first production was Sinner – ‘a self destructive solo for 2 men’. They are currently working on a new produc… Continue Reading

  15. Feature: Skinner Releasing Technique: Upon Reflection

    Friday 9 April 2010

    The final part of Joe Moran’s article, Quiet Unfolding: Skinner Releasing Technique™ in Britain 3: Upon Reflection Joan Skinner often emphasises that the knowing and understanding of Releasing is in… Continue Reading


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