Features

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Danza Contemporanea de Cuba in 'El Cristal' Photo: Monster Cat.

    News: Danza Contemporanea de Cuba - at home

    Tuesday 28 July 2015 by Rhiannon Brace

    As members of Cuba's leading contemporary dance company join Carlos Acosta in his 'Cubania' at the Royal Opera House, Rhiannon Brace writes about seeing them perform & rehearse in Havana... Continue Reading

  8. Ballets C de la B performer Mélanie Lomoff in 'Three Studies of Flesh'. Waterfront Stage, Latitude Festival 2015. Photo: Lise Smith

    Feature: Dance at Latitude Festival 2015

    Wednesday 22 July 2015 by Lise Smith

    Video & stills cameras to hand, Lise Smith was our reporter in the flowers & wellies in Suffolk, checking out Sadler's Wells dance programme on the Waterfront Stage & East London Dance in the The… Continue Reading

  9. Feature: Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism

    Monday 20 July 2015 by Mark Doerfel

    Dr Royona Mitra tells us about her recently published book on the work of Akram Khan - and we have a copy to give away... Continue Reading

  10. Ballet Folklórico de México

    Feature: Win a pair of tickets to see Ballet Folklórico de México!

    Tuesday 14 July 2015

    We have three pairs of tickets up for grabs for the opening night of Ballet Folklórico de México next Wednesday (22 July) Continue Reading

  11. Latitude 2014. Photo: Lise Smith

    News: The low down on dance at Latitude this weekend

    Tuesday 14 July 2015 by Lise Smith

    Head to the Waterfront Stage for Rambert, Co Chameleon, Titanium, AVA Dance, BBC Young Dancers & NYDC; Theatre Arena for East London Dance's Club Cultures & Pandora's Playground for DanceEast..  Continue Reading

  12. Ben Duke in 'Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)'. Photo: Zoe Manders.

    Feature: Edinburgh - a risk assessment

    Monday 13 July 2015

    Ben Duke is taking a show to the Fringe. "I risk failure.. I think it would look like this: a slightly desperate, financially ruined, middle aged man dressed like God performing to a crowd of three people..." Continue Reading

  13. Genee 2015

    Feature: Genée International Ballet Competition 2015

    Sunday 12 July 2015 by Jessica Wilson

    The Royal Academy of Dance has a programme of workshops & events to complement the return to the UK of its flagship competition in September... Continue Reading

  14. Rambert's Adam Blyde and Miguel Altunaga in 'Rooster'. Photo: Tristram Kenton

    Feature: Free ranging Rooster

    Wednesday 8 July 2015 by Lise Smith

    With its sassy moves & soundtrack of vintage 1960s Rolling Stones hits, Christopher Bruce's well loved work is sure to be a festival favourite at Latitude next weekend... Continue Reading

  15. Lilia Pegado & Donald Hutera in the 'sunken garden'.

    Feature: Garden Parties and Park Living

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Donald Hutera

    Veteran freelance dance journalist turned curator/creative producer Donald Hutera on the dance-related performances in the 2015 InTRANSIT Festival. Continue Reading

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