Interviews

  1. Yolande Yorke-Edgell. Photo: Pari Naderi

    Yolande Yorke-Edgell

    Monday 5 November 2012 by Carmel Smith

    Yorke Dance Project arrive at the Lilian Baylis Studio later this month with a mixed bill of new work, including ballroom dancer Anton Du Beke's first foray into contemporary dance... Continue Reading

  2. Toni Jodar

    Toni Jodar - Modern Dance Speaks!

    Thursday 1 November 2012

    Catalonian dance Toni Jodar (Lilian Baylis Studio, 7 & 8 Nov) – talks, illustrates and performs his way through the history of dance – from Isadora Duncan to tanztheater…. Continue Reading

  3. Russell Maliphant. Photo: Panayiotis Sinnos

    The Rodin Project

    Monday 29 October 2012

    Russell Maliphant's latest work is inspired by the great French artist Auguste Rodin – but it’s not about him. He tells Graham Watts: "It's about what we take from him – the way I… Continue Reading

  4. Tommy Franzen

    Tommy Franzén

    Thursday 25 October 2012

    Fresh from 'Some Like it Hip Hop' Tommy Franzén will be dancing in Russell Maliphant's 'The Rodin Project' at Sadler's Wells this week (til Wed). He talks to Graham Watts... Continue Reading

  5. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

    Tuesday 23 October 2012 by Sarah Kearney

    An evil fairy supplying a baby for the king and queen, a sleepwalking princess in limbo land and time travel from 1911 to 2011. Matthew Bourne introduces his latest production - Sleeping Beauty. Continue Reading

  6. The Elektrolytes

    The Elektrolytes - Marcus & Joey

    Tuesday 16 October 2012 by Hannah Dye

    American dance crew the Elektrolytes are in London starring in the new West End show, Flashmob. They are loving the fashion, the accents -and the weather (it's not as hot as Arizona..) Continue Reading

  7. Lez Brotherston designs for dance

    Sunday 14 October 2012 by Sarah Kearney

    Matthew Bourne's designer Lez Brotherston takes Judith Mackrell through the collaborative creative process as she tries to keep up with the ever-changing ideas for Bourne's latest production, Sleeping Beauty. Continue Reading

  8. Jonzi D. Photo: Antonio Olmos

    Jonzi D talks to The Stage

    Monday 8 October 2012

    "Original hip hop values are education, empowerment, peace, love and unity. Real hip hop lives. And it still means something to people." Continue Reading

  9. Liam Riddick & Nancy Nerantzi in Martiin Lawrence's /Madcap. Photo:Stuart Welburn

    Martin Lawrance - on 'Madcap'

    Tuesday 2 October 2012 by Carmel Smith

    The inspiration for his latest work for Richard Alston Dance Company, premiering at The Place this week is cult New York Band Bang On A Can All-Stars… Continue Reading

  10. Kate Prince - Some Like It Hip Hop

    Thursday 20 September 2012 by Sarah Kearney

    ZooNation Dance Company are back in the Peacock Theatre with Kate Prince’s revival of her show Some Like It Hip Hop. She discusses with Laura Thompson how her experience of being a female in the world of … Continue Reading

  11. HeadSpaceDance. Charlotte Broom &  Christopher Akrill. Photo: Urban Joren.

    HeadSpaceDance -Christopher Akrill

    Wednesday 5 September 2012 by Carmel Smith

    After years of dancing together, Charlotte Broom & Chris Akrill have set up their own company – and they’ve got an impressive line up of choreographers for their first show, opening this Friday... Continue Reading

  12. Left to right Philip Sheppard, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Marc Brew. Photo: Irven Lewis

    Marc Brew

    Friday 24 August 2012 by Sarah Golding

    Artistic Director and choreographer Marc Brew has created two pieces for the Southbank Centre's Unlimited Season collaborating with Dame Evelyn Glennie, who performed in the Olympics Opening Ceremony in July… Continue Reading

  13. James Cousins

    James Cousins

    Friday 17 August 2012 by Carmel Smith

    Just two years after leaving London Contemporary Dance School, James Cousins is preparing to present a programme of new work in the main house at Sadler’s Wells next month... Continue Reading

  14. Cindy Jourdain

    Cindy Jourdain - Ballet Coordinator, Olympic Closing Ceremony

    Wednesday 15 August 2012

    The former Royal Ballet ballerina was responsible for recruiting and training 200 dancers to perform alongside Darcey Bussell in 'Spirit of the Flame'... Continue Reading

  15. Wayne McGregor. Photo: Kois Miah

    Making the Big Dance

    Saturday 7 July 2012 by Carmel Smith

    Wayne McGregor has been quite clear from the outset that his piece for Trafalgar Square would be choreographed by the people taking part in it. So how is it all coming together? We asked Jasmine Wilson, Creative … Continue Reading

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