August 2003

  1. BSkyB is to buy a share in Artsworld

    Friday 29 August 2003

    the digital arts channel.Guardian, 29 Aug. Continue Reading

  2. Random Dance: 'Polar Seqences'
Dancers: Amanda Weaver, Khamlane Halsackada. Photo: Ravi Deepres
The Place 17 - 27 Sep.

    Random Dance Return to the Place

    Friday 29 August 2003

    Random Dance Return to the PlaceWayne McGregor’s Random Dance will be in residence at the Place for four weeks this September. They will be making and premiering their new work ‘Polar Sequences’… Continue Reading

  3. 'Winterreise'

    Choreographer Trisha Brown's

    Monday 25 August 2003

    collaborates with baritone Simon Keenlyside on a reinterpretation of Schubert’s Winterreise which comes to the Barbican this week. John O’Mahony writes in the Guardian, 25 Aug 03‘“No one … Continue Reading

  4. Is clubbing dead?

    Sunday 24 August 2003

    Akin Ojumu thinks not. “’s easy to find a good swatch of clubs on most nights of the week in London, while recent visits to Liverpool, Glasgow and Leeds revealed a thriving scene in each city. Th… Continue Reading

  5. The Kirov's Le Corsaire

    Sunday 24 August 2003

    - as reviewed by rock critic Kitty Empire for the Observer, 24 Aug 03 Continue Reading

  6. Riverdance and after

    Sunday 24 August 2003

    “Nine years on .. the revolution that Riverdance supposedly heralded for Irish dancing has still to develop beyond its first phase.” Karina Buckley argues in theSun.Times, 24 Aug 03 Continue Reading

  7. British Dance Edition 2004

    British Dance Edition 2004

    Friday 22 August 2003

    British Dance Edition 2004British Dance Edition, showcasing the best of British dance in performance, takes place early next year, for the first time in Cambridge. Hosted by Dance East, the 3 day event runs from… Continue Reading

  8. Cirque du Soleil

    Circus Space Awards

    Wednesday 20 August 2003

    Circus Space AwardsThe Circus Space has made four £1,000 and five £500 Creation Studio bursaries. The bursaries are designed to enable professional circus performers to experiment and work towards devising new… Continue Reading

  9. Christopher Wheeldon

    New work by Christopher Wheeldon

    Monday 18 August 2003

    will be performed by George Piper Dances and the Royal Ballet in London in the next few months. There has to be “a certain chemistry between the music, the dancers and the moment” he tells Judith Mac… Continue Reading

  10. Sue Hoyle is to be Arts Council England's

    Monday 18 August 2003

    Arts Council Englandhas appointed nine Advisors, all of whom are specialists in their field, to lead the new streamlined advisory system. The Lead Advisors will build on the work of the previous national adviso… Continue Reading

  11. Serge Diaghilev

    Les Ballets Russes

    Sunday 17 August 2003

    Serge Diaghilev formed the Ballets Russes, bringing together dancers, composers, painters and sculptors. Kelly Apter discusses the creative legacy that “had an almost unquantifable impact on the dance worl… Continue Reading

  12. San Francisco Ballet
Lorena Feijoo
Photo: RJ Muna

    Edinburgh Festival 2003

    Wednesday 13 August 2003

    The Edinburgh International Festivalruns from 10 – 30 August.If you fancy getting out of town – and seeing some dance, Scotland can offer Cullberg Ballet, Bordeaux Opera Ballet and San Francisco Ball… Continue Reading

  13. Deborah Bull to be BBC Governor

    Monday 11 August 2003

    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

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