October 2003

  1. The tie in between English National Ballet's

    Thursday 30 October 2003

    Nutcracker and the childrens TV character Angelina Ballerina proved mutually beneficial. The fundraiser, Fiona Mallin-Robinson, who organised the deal talks to theTimes, 30 Oct 03 Continue Reading

  2. West End Theatres need £255million

    Tuesday 28 October 2003

    - for renovation. “Most of the buildings were constructed quickly and cheaply, and were never expected to last. However, 33 of today’s 40 theatres are listed buildings. Drury Lane and Haymarket Theat… Continue Reading

  3. Robyn Orlin

    Monday 27 October 2003

    talks to Charlotte Cripps about her latest work to come to London, We Must Eat Our Suckers with the Wrappers on.Independent, 27 Oct.03 Continue Reading

  4. Jerwood Winners 2003. L to r: 
Jean Abreu (£8,500 winner), Val Bourne (Artistic Director, Dance Umbrella), 
William Forsythe (Director of Ballett Frankfurt, presenter of the Awards), Wendy Houstoun (£17,000 winner), 
Sarah Fahie (£8,500 winner).

    Jerwood Choreography Awards

    Monday 27 October 2003

    Jerwood Choreography Awards 2003The winners of the 2003 Jerwood Choreography Awards were announced and presented by William Forsythe on Monday 20 October at Laban, Creekside, London SE8. Three awards in total we… Continue Reading

  5. Zenaida Yanowsky

    Wednesday 22 October 2003

    Principal ballerina with the Royal Ballet talks to Louise Levene: “I do feel a certain sadness that I’m never going to touch some roles, roles that I would adore.”Telegraph, 22 Oct 03 Continue Reading

  6. Bright lights, big rip-off?

    Wednesday 22 October 2003

    ‘From ‘Life Is Rhythm’ to ‘‘Cyberjam’, the West End is full of dud shows’ writes Stephen Moss in the Guardian, 22 Oct 03 Continue Reading

  7. Laban

    Laban building wins Stirling Architecture Prize

    Wednesday 22 October 2003

    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 cheq… Continue Reading

  8. Ballett Frankfurt, Chor: William Forsythe 'Kammer/Kammer' Photo: Armin Linke

    Ballett Frankfurt @ Sadler's Wells

    Wednesday 22 October 2003

    Ballett FrankfurtKammer/Kammer at Sadler’s Wells (22 – 25 Oct) will be the last London performances of Ballett Frankfurt under the Directorship of William Forsythe._’Kammer/Kammer’_video … Continue Reading

  9. Jerwood Choreography Awards 2002

    Wednesday 22 October 2003

    Jerwood Choreography Awards 2002The winners of the 2002 Jerwood Choreography Awards were announced and presented by Adam Cooper on Sunday 20 October at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garde… Continue Reading

  10. Russell Maliphant Company. Photo: Hugo Gledinning

    Russell Maliphant

    Saturday 18 October 2003

    brings his expanded company to the Queen Elizabeth Hall this week. Debra Craine talks to Maliphant about the development of his work, and the way he creates “liquid, lithe choreography that can draw the sp… Continue Reading

  11. Ray Powell

    Saturday 18 October 2003

    Dancer with the Sadler’s Wells Ballet (now the Royal Ballet) and the Australian Ballet. “His contribution to ballet in Australia may have been the most important aspect of his career, but his earlier… Continue Reading

  12. Darshan Singh Bhuller

    Phoenix Dance Theatre

    Wednesday 15 October 2003

    will tour a revival of a work by their new Artistic Director. Darshan Singh Buller’s ‘Planted Seeds’, a work inspired by the atrocities of the war in the Balkans. He talks to theIndependent, 15 Oct 03 Continue Reading

  13. Riverdance

    Wednesday 15 October 2003

    is going down a storm to packed houses of 7,000 a night in Beijing. Read more in theGuardian. 15 Oct 03 Continue Reading

  14. Jonathan Burrows
Photo: Herman Sorgeloos

    Jonathan Burrows

    Monday 13 October 2003

    “is probably Britain’s cleverest, most stimulating choreographer. William Forsythe describes the former Royal Ballet man as a “truly great, instinctive choreographer”.” Ismene Brown… Continue Reading

  15. Julia Trevelyan Oman

    Monday 13 October 2003

    designer for theatre, opera, ballet and gardens has died. Obituaries in: Guardian, 13 Oct 03Times, 13 Oct 03Telegraph, 13 Oct 03 Continue Reading

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