1. Itzik Galili. Photo: Gadi Dagon

    Feature: Itzik Galili - on making new work from old...

    Tuesday 3 November 2015

    In their November season at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Leeds based Phoenix Dance Theatre premiere a new version of a 1997 work by Israeli born, Netherlands based Galili. He talks to Mike Dixon... Continue Reading

  2. Defracto. Photo: Pierre Morel MED

    Feature: Does it matter what you call a performance?

    Friday 30 October 2015 by Lyndsey Winship

    Is it dance, is it circus, is it theatre? As art forms cross-fertilise, the boundaries between them erode and what we call them becomes uncertain. Lyndsey Winship introduces Currency at The Place... Continue Reading

  3. Tavaziva Dance Theatre 'Africacarmen' Photo: DILLONROSE.COM

    Feature: Africarmen - Bizet's tale, Tavaziva style

    Tuesday 27 October 2015 by Rachel Elderkin

    Bawren Tavaziva's take on 'Carmen' is set in Equitorial Guinea, with music from Warriors International's Fayyaz Virji and a fusion of ballet, contemporary and African dance... Continue Reading

  4. Claire Cunningham 'Give Me A Reason To Live. Photo: Ben Nienhuis

    Feature: Falling for Dance Umbrella

    Monday 12 October 2015

    As the festival prepares to kick off this week, Ruth Little introduces her second 'Definite Article', considering falling as a skill... Continue Reading

  5. Strictly Come Dancing judges: Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli. Photo: BBC/Guy Levy

    News: Strictly with Vikki

    Friday 2 October 2015 by Vikki Jane Vile

    The Strictly judges are back - and so is our ever so slightly obsessed correspondent Vikki Jane Vile... Continue Reading

  6. Evelyn Glennie & Joss Arnott

    Feature: Hearing the sound of the dance...

    Monday 28 September 2015 by Lyndsey Winship

    Choreographer Joss Arnott has bagged a collaboration with Grammy Award winning percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie. Lyndsey Winship went along to meet them both, with composer James Keane... Continue Reading

  7. Antoine Marc. Photo: Gigi Giannella

    News: Dance West launches new season of classes

    Tuesday 22 September 2015

    The new dance hub for West London, based at the Lyric Hammersmith is launching its autumn season of contemporary classes for young people, aged 6 -24...  Continue Reading

  8. 'The Matter of Origins', Montclair State University, 2010. Pictured: Ted Johnson, Keith Thompson, and Ben Wegman. Photo: John Borstel

    Feature: Liz Lerman on grief, age, falling and getting up

    Friday 4 September 2015

    The renowned US choreographer, teacher and writer writes for Dance Umbrella's Definite Article series, curated by Ruth Little. Read an exclusive preview... Continue Reading

  9. Stopgap Dance Company - Artificial Things

    Feature: Report from the Fringe

    Friday 4 September 2015 by Rachel Elderkin

    Rachel Elderkin picks her favourite moments from an ever-growing number of dance shows at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. Continue Reading

  10. National Youth Dance Company rehearsing Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's 'Frame[d]. Photo: Ambra Vernuccio

    Feature: In the studio - National Youth Dance Company

    Wednesday 2 September 2015 by Mark Doerfel

    Apex Rising this weekend features the National Youth Dance Companies of England, Scotland & Wales, with France's Groupe Grenade–Josette Baïz. Photographer Ambra Vernuccio dropped in on rehearsals... Continue Reading

  11. Feature: Spotlight on: NYDC's Apex Rising

    Wednesday 26 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Ahead of their Sadler's Wells performance next week, get to know the young stars who'll be shaping the future of dance. Continue Reading

  12. Feature: Jonathan Ollivier Obituary (1977-2015)

    Tuesday 18 August 2015 by Graham Watts

    The charismatic dancer, who was killed in a motorbike accident just hours before he was due on stage, is remembered by Graham Watts. Continue Reading

  13. Feature: Being a Dancer

    Wednesday 5 August 2015

    Lyndsey Winship introduces her new book, which is jam packed with advice for aspiring dancers and choreographers from 25 leading figures in the dance world. Plus we have a 25% discount code! Continue Reading

  14. Scottish Dance Theatre's 'Yama' by Damien Jalet. Photo: Brian Hartley.

    News: In the Festival & on the Fringe - Dance in Edinburgh

    Tuesday 4 August 2015 by Mark Doerfel 1 Comment

    If you're heading north this month, here's a selection of some of the dance artists and companies you'll find competing for your attention - are there really more than ever this year? Continue Reading

  15. Gloria and Eduardo.
Photo: Daniela Pereiro

    Feature: Tango – Café de los Maestros & Friends

    Friday 31 July 2015 by Siobhan Murphy

    Available from Amazon for £19.99 and Presto Classical for £20. Tango enthusiast Siobhan Murphy reviews:The Café de los Maestros project was started back in 2004 by Gustavo Santaolalla and Gustavo Mozzi as a … Continue Reading


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