April 2016

  1. Review: Pablo Bronstein - Historical Dances in an Antique Setting - Tate Britain

    Josephine Leask, Friday 29 April 2016 — Performance: 26 April - 9 October 2016

    What’s effective about the dance element in Bronstein’s installation is that live bodies not only bring the images to life and but also emphasise the social codes and style of his favoured Baroque period.  Continue Reading

  2. Cecilia Lisa Eliceche  (centre).

    Interview: Cecilia Lisa Eliceche - on 'Unison' - her first London performances

    Friday 29 April 2016

    "..lately all my dances as an ‘offering’ - to the audience, the world, to nature, to spirits, especially to the wickedest Basque witch I knew... Continue Reading

  3. Bloch Dance World Cup competitors, with Patron Kimberly Wyatt, centre. Covent Garden, April 2016. Photo: Bettina Strenske.

    News: Kimberly Wyatt announced as Patron of the Bloch Dance World Cup 2016

    Friday 29 April 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    A launch event for annual competition organised by the world famous makers of ballet shoes for over three generations – took place at the company’s Covent Garden store yesterday, hosted by Kimberly Wyatt... Continue Reading

  4. Latitude 2014. Photo: Lise Smith

    News: The Dance Line up for Latitude 2016

    Friday 29 April 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Sadler's Wells in residence on the Waterfront Stage, Richard Alston and Hofesh Shechter's companies, a preview of '!Vamos Cuba!' and the chance to dance with Swing Patrol or tango in The Littl… Continue Reading

  5. Kloe Dean. Photo: Hannaah Furness

    Interview: Kloe Dean Q&A

    Thursday 28 April 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    The hip hop dancer, choreographer, freestyler, teacher and founder of all female collective Myself UK Dance Company is part of Breakin' Convention this weekend... Continue Reading

  6. Photo: George Powell

    News: Fit to Dance Space charter launched

    Wednesday 27 April 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    One Dance UK’s Healthier Dancer Programme and Equity are launching a new Fit to Dance Space Charter to promote safe spaces for dance artists... Continue Reading

  7. Northern School of Contemporary Dance - JV2 - Lilian Baylis Studio

    Press Review Rachel Elderkin, The Stage, Wednesday 27 April 2016Performance 22 & 23 April 2016

    The training programme may be an opportunity for these graduates to progress their skills but from this culminating tour you can’t help feeling that these talented performers have much more to give. 

  8. Pablo Bronstein - Historical Dances in an Antique Setting - Tate Britain

    Press Review 4Adrian Searle, Guardian, Wednesday 27 April 2016Performance 26 April - 9 October 2016

    Three dancers move, stop and move again through the length of the long hall. They dance and pose, flutter their hands, come together and part, echoing one another in stately turns. 

  9. Alexander Whitley & Natalie Allen in 'Pattern Recognition'. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Review: Alexander Whitley - Pattern Recognition - Platform Theatre

    Graham Watts, Wednesday 27 April 2016 — Performance: 8 April 2016

    Pattern Recognition is the next stage in an evolution of Whitley's digitally-enhanced dance, moving on from 'The Measures Taken', his collaboration with the digital arts studio, Marshmallow Laser Feast... Continue Reading

  10. Young dancers

    News: Could bio-banding cut risk of injury for ballet dancers?

    Wednesday 27 April 2016 by Denise Drake

    Grouping young ballet dancers by their developmental rather than chronological age could help lower their risk of injury, a study has suggested. Dancers in vocational training are grouped by age and with full-ti… Continue Reading

  11. Dan Canham's 'Ours Was the Fen Country' Photo Camilla Greenwell

    Feature: Falling Away - Disappearance, resistance & remembering in contemporary dance

    Wednesday 27 April 2016

    Ruth Little, Guest Editor of Dance Umbrella's Definite Article introduces the latest in the series of in-depth writing on dance... Continue Reading

  12. Royal Ballet - Winter's Tale - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 4Luke Jennings, Observer, Wednesday 27 April 2016Performance

    As Hermione, Calvert displays an impressive dramatic range, and dancing of smooth and measured beauty. Her balances are serene and her leitmotif arabesque turns perfectly pitched 

  13. Pablo Bronstein's 'Historical Dances in an Antique Setting', Tate Britain. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: Dance at Tate Britain

    Tuesday 26 April 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Pablo Bronstein's new 'Historical Dances in an Antique Setting' for the grand Duveen Galleries, features continuous performance by three dancers... Continue Reading

  14. Duwane Taylor

    Interview: Duwane Taylor - back Into the Hoods

    Tuesday 26 April 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    As a school boy, Krump champion Duwane saw the first version of Zoonation's hit show and knew what he wanted to do. Ten years later he's dancing in 'Into the Hoods: Remixed' - at The Peacock n… Continue Reading

  15. Dance Class

    News: Applying for dance auditions

    Tuesday 26 April 2016 by Denise Drake

    Fleur Mellor, dancer, choreographer and creative producer for theatre and commercial dance offers three essential steps when applying for dance auditions – brush up your CV, invest in good photographs and … Continue Reading

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