1. Street art by Levalet, Paris, France (http://levalet.org).

    Gravity & Grace - The Institute of Controlled Falling

    Friday 29 May 2015

    Dramaturg Ruth Little guest edits this year’s Dance Umbrella’s Definite Article series.Her theme is our relationship with gravity -with contributions from artists, scientists & social commentators… Continue Reading

  2. Antoinette Gomis

    Breakin' Convention Preview Picks

    Thursday 30 April 2015 by Clare Evans

    Get to know a few of the artists who'll be bringing alternative and fusion styles to Breakin' Convention this weekend... Continue Reading

  3. Figs in Wigs 'Show Off'

    Figs in Wigs - playing with movement

    Tuesday 21 April 2015 by Clare Evans

    "We started making dance as soon as we started making theatre. As untrained dancers we developed a simple system of our own to create routines in a democratic manner..."  Continue Reading

  4. Joseph Mercier in 'R.I.OT.' Photo: Manuel Vason

    Joseph Mercier - Choreography for Superheroes

    Monday 20 April 2015

    RIOT is the result of a lifetime of wanting to be a superhero, & three years of figuring out how to put that childhood dream on stage. The result is a comic book that comes to life... Continue Reading

  5. 'Pina Bausch Backstage'
Photos by Kh. W. Steckelings

    Pina Bausch backstage by KH. W. Steckelings

    Monday 20 April 2015

    A book of 150 photographs taken by KH. W. Steckelings of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch has just been published. We have a copy to win! Continue Reading

  6. Foundation for the Future: UK Initiatives panel. Photo: Clare Evans

    Dance UK Conference - Emerging Artists: Training, Creativity & Choreography

    Tuesday 14 April 2015 by Clare Evans

    Dance UK's first ever dance conference ended on an up-beat note, as the industry prepares itself for the dynamic next generation of dance artists. Continue Reading

  7. Jonzi D demonstrates his 'urban hip hop tree' at the Dance of the African Diaspora session. Photo: Carole Edrich

    Dance UK conference - The Future: dance Form debates

    Tuesday 14 April 2015

    On Saturday afternoon at Dance UK’s The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations conference attendees were spoilt for choice as five concurrent sessions addressed the future of different dance forms: Ballet, B… Continue Reading

  8. The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations. Photo: Jevan Chowdhury

    Dance UK Conference - The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations

    Saturday 11 April 2015 by Carmel Smith

    Dance UK's industry wide conference closed on Sunday. So far we have reports on the Dragon's Den Agile fundraiser, dance in education, digital & health... Continue Reading

  9. NYDC in rehearsal.  Photo: Gigi Giannella

    The National Youth Dance Company - three years on

    Tuesday 7 April 2015 by Carmel Smith

    As NYDC prepare for the world premiere of their new work with Guest Artistic Director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui on Friday, Director Jane Hackett tells us about the invaluable experience the company gives to young dancers.. Continue Reading

  10. ArtsEd Musical Theatre Easter School, 2014

    Easter Schools

    Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    A selection of dance courses to get you moving these Easter holidays. Continue Reading

  11. English National Ballet Emerging Dancer competition, 2015. Photo:Laurent Liotardo.

    ENB Emerging Dancer - the class of 2015

    Tuesday 17 March 2015 by Graham Watts

    Graham Watts takes a look at this years contenders in English National Ballet's annual competition which places up and coming company talent centre stage... Continue Reading

  12. IdeasTap's first dance project - Dance Wembley. 300 dancers performed to an audience of over 80,000 at Wembley for the UEFA Champions League Final opening ceremony. Photo: Lucy Glover.

    IdeasTap to close in June

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Lucy Glover

    In its six year existence the charity that created opportunities for young people wanting to work in the arts has directed £200k to dance projects. Lucy Glover reports on its impact - & the gap that it … Continue Reading

  13. Birmingham Royal Ballet 'Carmina Burana'

    Win tickets to see Birmingham Royal Ballet in Serenade & Carmina Burana

    Friday 27 February 2015

    We have a pair of tickets to win to see BRB in a programme celebrating Director David Bintley's 20th anniversary with the company... Continue Reading

  14. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance 'Atomos' Photo: Ravi Deepres

    Wearable technology & the making of Atomos

    Wednesday 11 February 2015 by Carmel Smith

    Wayne McGregor|Random Dance bring 'Atomos' back to Sadler's Wells this week. Collaborators Studio XO and dancer Anna Novak talk about making the work... Continue Reading

  15. Photo: Jevan Chowdhury, Moving Cities

    2015 Dance UK industry-wide conference, The Future: New Ideas, New Inspiration

    Friday 30 January 2015 by Clare Evans

    Get the run down of who and what's happening at the UK’s first-ever industry-wide dance conference Continue Reading


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