1. Wendy Martin

    Wendy Martin, Southbank Centre [BDE 2012]

    Wednesday 11 January 2012

    Over the next few weeks Lise Smith will be talking to some of the people at the different venues across London who are presenting British Dance Edition (2 – 5 February). First up is a new comer to London … Continue Reading

  2. Lizzi Kew Ross. Photo: Peter Anderson

    Lizzi Kew Ross Q&A

    Tuesday 10 January 2012 by Carmel Smith

    Inspired by Brian Keenan's book about his experiences as a hostage in Beirut in the 1980s, Lizzi's Without Warning starts a run at The Old Vic Tunnels this week... Continue Reading

  3. Ben Wright Q&A

    Sunday 20 November 2011

    One time dancer with Matthew Bourne, Ricochet, London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Richard Alston and Stan Won't Dance, Ben Wright now makes movement for opera and theatre as well as dance. His company, bgrou… Continue Reading

  4. Getting to the heart of the matter - Suzy Willson Q&A

    Monday 24 October 2011

    Theatre director Suzy Willson is the co-founder of Clod Ensemble, which produces projects using theatre, dance and visual arts. Her Performing Medicine: The Anatomy Season season starts with a promenande perform… Continue Reading

  5. Dorothy's Shoes Q&A

    Wednesday 24 August 2011

    Whatever the weather throughout the summer there’s always something happening on the terraces outside the National Theatre in the Watch this Space season. This Bank Holiday Monday, as part of the Alternat… Continue Reading

  6. Carlos Acosta & Zenaida Yanowsky Q&A

    Tuesday 26 July 2011 by Lise Smith

    Born in Havana, Carlos Acosta first came to the UK in 1991 to dance for the English National Ballet and later returned to join the Royal Ballet in 1998. One of the few ballet stars to enjoy recognition outside … Continue Reading

  7. Ethan Stiefel Q&A

    Monday 4 July 2011

    The Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) will be performing their triple bill From Here to There at the Barbican Theatre in July 2011.These performances mark the company’s first appearance in the UK since the … Continue Reading

  8. Hofesh Shechter Q&A

    Wednesday 15 June 2011

    Israeli-born choreographer Hofesh Shechter started dancing with Batsheva and in the UK with Jasmin Vardimon’s company. He’s been making waves here since 2004, when his sextet Cult was chosen for the… Continue Reading

  9. Kenichi Ebina Q&A

    Wednesday 27 April 2011

    Kenichi Ebina is a solo, self taught dance performer from Japan. He’s performing in Breakin’ Convention, the International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre at Sadler’s Wells in May – an… Continue Reading

  10. Joy Constantinides Q&A

    Friday 4 March 2011

    Joy Constantinides is currently touring in Maresa von Stockert’s Tilted Productions new show Masquerade, which has been entrancing audiences around the UK with a dip into the world of dreams and arrives a… Continue Reading

  11. Mayuri Boonham Q&A

    Wednesday 15 December 2010

    Since disbanding Angika, the dance company she ran jointly with Subathra Subramaniam in 2008, choreographer Mayuri Boonham has been on a journey to discover new creative directions. Following a visit to the El… Continue Reading

  12. Siobhan Davies Q&A

    Thursday 18 November 2010

    Siobhan Davies CBE discovered dance when as an art student in 1967 she took dance classes with a group which became the London Contemporary Dance Theatre. By 1969 she was performing with the company and in 1972 … Continue Reading

  13. Lucy Bennett Q&A

    Wednesday 17 November 2010

    As well as dancing with the company, Lucy Bennett is also Assistant Artistic Director of the pioneering integrated dance company StopGAP, who arrive at The Place this Saturday (20 Nov) with a double bill of new… Continue Reading

  14. Russell Maliphant Q&A

    Wednesday 22 September 2010

    !! AfterLight is the new full-evening work by the Russell Maliphant Company, which premieres at Sadler’s Wells on Tuesday, 28 September before being toured through the autumn, including performances in the… Continue Reading

  15. Drew McOnie Q&A

    Tuesday 31 August 2010

    It’s been Drew McOnie’s year for working with some of best choreographers around. He started the year in the limelight as a competitor on BBC1’s Saturday night hit show So You Think You Can Da… Continue Reading


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