September 2005

  1. Dance UK Industry Award 2006

    Wednesday 28 September 2005

    Now in its third year, the Dance UK Industry Award aims to highlight the many important but often unacknowledged contributions that make a real difference to how dance is created, supported and seen. If you know… Continue Reading

  2. Tharan Revfem, Rafael Bonachela and John Ashford at the launch of the Place Prize 2006 on 26 Sep 05

    The Place Prize 2006

    Tuesday 27 September 2005

    The Place Prize for dance 2006 will be awarded next September – and on Monday 26 September, John Ashford, Theatre Director of the Place opened the call for entries for the largest choreography competition … Continue Reading

  3. Forsythe Company in London

    Friday 23 September 2005

    On the surface the new Forsythe Company looks very much like the old Ballett Frankfurt from which it emerge. But one of the dancers reveals “It’s become much more like a laboratory. The mad scientist… Continue Reading

  4. Johan Kobborg

    Tuesday 20 September 2005

    Johan Kobborg, principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, has taken on the challenge of directing Bournonville’s classic ballet La Sylphide. With only a few weeks to go before the ballet is staged at the Royal … Continue Reading

  5. Rambert Dance Company

    Friday 16 September 2005

    Rambert Dance Company are set to move to purpose built premises in the heart of London’s South Bank in 2008. The new building has been designed by architects Allies and Morrison and will be built on land d… Continue Reading

  6. The heart of the matter

    Wednesday 14 September 2005

    Cutting edge, new technology inspired choreographer Wayne McGregor to work with liturgical composer John Tavener would not seem a likely proposition, but their collaborative work – Amu opens at Sadler̵… Continue Reading

  7. Genée International Ballet Competition Winners 2005
Photo: Patrick Baldwin.

    The Genee International Ballet Competition

    Wednesday 14 September 2005

    The Genée International Ballet Competition took place at Sadler’s Wells on Sunday 11 September. A record number of 53 candidates travelled to London from all over the world including Japan, Australia, New… Continue Reading

  8. Cultural Revelation

    Tuesday 13 September 2005

    Cultural Revelation is a pan-London weekend event organised by the GLA, to coincide with London Open House weekend. 17 & 18 September All events are aimed at giving people an insight into the working life o… Continue Reading

  9. Hurricane effects

    Monday 12 September 2005

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater received a rapturous reception at the beginning of their UK tour last week at Sadler’s Wells, with standing ovations every night. For some of the audience though, the com… Continue Reading

  10. Rafael Bonachela

    Monday 12 September 2005

    AKA Kylie’s choreographer , is leaving Rambert in November. ‘I know this kind of work is who I really am..It’s just so exhausting to do nonstop. After I choreograph for a week, I go home at the… Continue Reading

  11. Monica Mason

    Monday 12 September 2005

    has been with the Royal Ballet for 47 years. She has restored the status quo to the company in her three years as Artistic Director. But as it prepares for its 75th anninversary, where is the new work for the Ro… Continue Reading

  12. Stacked Wonky @ Cecil Sharp House

    London Open House

    Monday 12 September 2005

    There’s less dance related openings than in previous years, but take the chance to see: Stacked Wonky Dance Company, who have been in residence at Cecil Sharp House, NW1, the home of the English Folk Song… Continue Reading

  13. Darcey Bussell

    Dance in UK trade mission..

    Wednesday 7 September 2005

    Prime Minister Tony Blair took 46 chairmen and chief executives of British companies on a trip to build business links with China this week – and Darcey Bussell. The Royal ballet principal led masterclasse… Continue Reading

  14. Who's who in the arts

    Wednesday 7 September 2005

    The Times list of the most influential people in the arts include Alistair Spalding (no19) Chief Executive Sadler’s Wells, choreographer Matthew Bourne (37), dancer Sylvie Guillem (53) and Director of Danc… Continue Reading

  15. Dancing for Wishes 05

    Monday 5 September 2005

    Dancing for Wishes is an annual dance and voice coaching masterclass event which offers young people a unique chance to work with leaders in dance and theatre – and raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundat… Continue Reading

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