September 2003

  1. Donald O'Connor and Marilyn Monroe

    Donald O'Connor

    Monday 29 September 2003

    dancer, singer and actor who starred in Singin’ in the Rain. Born in 1925, died September 2003.Times, 29 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  2. Michael Clark

    ‘Stand Up For Dance’ is back!

    Friday 26 September 2003

    ‘Stand Up For Dance’ is back! Once again, the Dance Umbrella Jerwood Proms will allow audiences to ‘Stand Up for Dance’ for just £5 at Sadler’s Wells. Last year, over 5,000 people … Continue Reading

  3. George Piper Dances video clip 'Critical Mass'

    TV Ballet Boyz

    Tuesday 23 September 2003

    Michael Nunn & William Trevitt filmed as the Royal Opera House prepared to close for rebuilding and ended up recording their own departure from the company. Zoe Anderson catches up with them as George Piper … Continue Reading

  4. Nahid Siddiqui

    Tuesday 23 September 2003

    is one of Britain’s best kathak pratitioners. David Bintley invited her to choreograph a piece on the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Krishna will premiere on 24 Sep in Birmingham.Donald Hutera, Times, 23 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  5. Dancers at Laban
Photo: Merlin Hendy

    Dancing Houses

    Monday 22 September 2003

    Dancing Houses – London Open HouseThe annual London Open House weekend takes place on 20 & 21 September 2003 and is London’s biggest architectural event, giving Londoners and visitors alike the c… Continue Reading

  6. Scottish Dance Theatre

    Sunday 21 September 2003

    is getting a brand new studio, capping its success under Artistic Director Janet Smith.Kelly Apter, Times, 21 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  7. Michael Clark

    Lycra free zone

    Saturday 20 September 2003

    In 1978 Val Bourne launched the first Dance Umbrella. Since then her young artists “have turned into stars, and Umbrella has expanded with them.” Judith Mackrell looks back, Guardian, 18 Sep.03and Is… Continue Reading

  8. Focus on Linbury

    Thursday 18 September 2003

    Deborah Bull outlines how ROH2 will spice things up for the Linbury Studio, engaging with the ‘new, collaborative and experimental’Charlotte Higgins, Guardian, 18 Sep.03Independent, 17 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  9. Johan Kobborg

    Royal Ballet star

    Monday 15 September 2003

    Johan Kobborg brings a programme of short ballets, Out of Denmark, to the Queen Elizabeth Hall this month. Alina Cojocaru, Zenaida Yanowsky and Ricardo Cervera will dance with him.Luke Jennings, Guardian, 15 Sep… Continue Reading

  10. Scottish Ballet

    Sunday 14 September 2003

    has been reborn under the direction of Ashley Page who is aiming for a “diversity of look and style of dancer who is intelligent, physically capable and open to try different things” Senay Boztas, Su… Continue Reading

  11. The Dancer Defects:

    Sunday 14 September 2003

    the struggle for cultural supremacy during the Cold War by David Caute is reviewed by Lesley Chamberlain in the Independent, 14 Sep 03 Continue Reading

  12. Back to ballet

    Thursday 11 September 2003

    Having been thrown out of her ballet class aged just 6yrs for having knock-knees, Janie Hampton, has gone back to class aged 46 and she’s reaping the benefits.Guardian, 11 Sep.03 Continue Reading

  13. Sylvie Guillem

    Sylvie Guillem

    Wednesday 10 September 2003

    will be joined by Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt in a specially commissioned new work by Russell Maliphant at the Royal Opera House next month. Read more in theGuardian, 19 Nov 03, Sun.Independent, 30 Nov 03, an… Continue Reading

  14. Rambert Managers

    Monday 8 September 2003

    recently attended a one-week business acumen programme at Henley Management College, funded by Arts Council EnglandDella Bradshaw reports on a constructive exercise for the company.FT, 8 Sep 03 Continue Reading

  15. Anthony Bowne
Director Laban
Photo Mark Whitfield

    Laban's New Director, Anthony Bowne

    Monday 8 September 2003

    New Director for LabanAnthony Bowne takes up the position of Director of Laban on 1 Sept. following the retirement of Dr Marion North who led Laban for 30 years. Anthony has held the position of Deputy Chief Ex… Continue Reading

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