June 2004

  1. American choreographer Lar Lubovitch

    Wednesday 30 June 2004

    makes a rare visit to London this week to celebrate his company’s 35th anniversary. They perform at the Queen Elizabeth Hall this Friday and Saturday. Read more in the Independent Continue Reading

  2. Jean Abreu

    Trailblazers Fellowships 2004

    Wednesday 30 June 2004

    Following the success of last year’s Trailblazer Fellowships, ADAD @ Dance UK will provide four new fellowships of £1000 this year. These fellowships are available to dance artists working in dance forms … Continue Reading

  3. Travelex & Royal Opera House open ballot for £10 tickets

    Wednesday 30 June 2004

    Travelex today announced that tickets for the £10 Mondays at The Royal Opera House will be made available to the public on Thursday July 1 by means of a ballot, either online, or by post. The Travelex £10 Mon… Continue Reading

  4. Kinetika carnival company

    Get out of town

    Tuesday 29 June 2004

    Slough is set to host a unique world record attempt – for the largest mass participation Bollywood dance – as part of the Dance in the Park festival this summer. Bollywood choreographer Honey Kalaria… Continue Reading

  5. Random Dance performance for parliament

    Monday 28 June 2004

    To mark the publication of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s report into Dance, Arts Council England and Frank Doran MP are presenting a performance by Random Dance in the Palace of Westminster. (Th… Continue Reading

  6. The Rough Guide to Choreography

    The Rough Guide To Choreography,

    Friday 25 June 2004

    *The Rough Guide To Choreography*, created in parallel with the Channel 4 series and published by Arts Council England in conjunction with Rough Guides Ltd, will be available from 3 July. Features in the book i… Continue Reading

  7. 'Billy Elliot'

    Billy Elliot the Musical

    Wednesday 23 June 2004

    - will reach the West End next March, at a cost of £6 million. It is being produced by Working Title, the same creative team behind the film. Elton John is writing the music. Billy Elliot was the most popular f… Continue Reading

  8. Motionhouse
'The Edge'

    Get out of town

    Wednesday 23 June 2004

    Road To The Beach: The Edge is a large scale production combining visual dance performance and extreme sports, to be performed at Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall on 25 & 26 June by Motionhouse Dance Theatre… Continue Reading

  9. Carlos Acosta

    Monday 21 June 2004

    The hit show is loosely based on his early life in Cuba. “Classical dance is very strict, and you need to have a certain kind of body and a certain kind of training. On the contrary, the Afro-Cuban is real… Continue Reading

  10. Sulamith Messerer

    Monday 21 June 2004

    The Russian dancer, who has died aged 95, was the Bolshoi Ballet’s prima ballerina for more than 20 years and, as a student, ballerina, teacher and choreographer, devoted her life to classical ballet Guard… Continue Reading

  11. Strictly Come Dancing

    Friday 18 June 2004

    - the BBC1 Saturday night series is pulling in the punters. ‘.. if you are not watching this bizarre yet curiously compelling oddity, you might not have noticed. But 5.5 million people a week are tuning in… Continue Reading

  12. The Clore Leadership Programme

    Friday 18 June 2004

    aims to address the shortage of British arts managers. The first group of 27 Fellows, who will spend a year developing their skills through placements in a variety of arts organisations. ‘According to Denn… Continue Reading

  13. The Rough Guide to Choreography
Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    The Rough Guide to Choreography

    Wednesday 16 June 2004

    - a four part series starring Michael Nunn and William Trevitt is currently running on Channel 4 on Saturdays @ 7pm. As George Piper Dances (Aka the Ballet Boyz) they have had a huge impact on the dance world i… Continue Reading

  14. Marion North

    Marion North awarded CBE

    Monday 14 June 2004

    Dr Marion North, former Principal and Chief Executive of Laban, has been honoured with a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in recognition of her services to dance. Widely respected and saluted a… Continue Reading

  15. See the Royal Ballet's Onegin for free

    Monday 14 June 2004

    The Royal Ballet’s production of Onegin can be seen this Thursday 17 June on a big screen in Trafalgar Square and in Victoria Park, East London. It will be a live relay from the Opera House in Covent Garde… Continue Reading

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