News: Your weekly London dance guide

Monday 14 August 2017

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Join Rachel Sparks for an ‘inclusive and welcoming’ partner dancing class for all abilities. ‘Accessible to all Gender neutral partnering – anyone can lead, anyone can follow – LGBTQIA+ friendly.’


Book tickets for ROH Insight event MacMillan and Me – Dancing The Rite of Spring as ‘current and former Royal Ballet dancers including Mara Galeazzi and Monica Mason discuss Kenneth MacMillan’s trailblazing ballet and his influence on their careers.’


Witness a ‘delicate encounter between dancers and audience’ on the roof of Royal Festival Hall, as Rambert presents Julie Cunningham & Company in a new site-specific performance.


Drop–in to Siobhan Davies studios to witness Henrietta Hale and Rachel Lopex de la Nieta open their practice to the public. See their research in action, ask questions, make comments or participate as a solo viewer as they work on Messages from the Field, a creative research project embedded in interpersonal communication.


Watch Iceland Dance Company perform Sacrifice, a ‘spectacle of dance, art and film’ created in collaboration with visual artists Ragnar Kjartansson and Matthew Barney. ‘Part dance, part ballet, part rock concert, part film _Sacrifice _spills from the stage into an immersive ‘market’ environment in the foyer spaces of Royal Festival Hall.’


Lurch ‘through extreme sonic worlds specially created by Warp Records artists as super-human dancers from Company Wayne McGregor and The Royal Ballet within the +/- Human installation’ at the Roundhouse.


Dig out your bonnets and waistcoats to enjoy some 19th century dance in a social setting. Suitable for dancers with mixed abilities.

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