Interviews

  1. Interview: Deborah Baddoo 'The themes of migration and identity touch a real primal nerve. They evoke responses that are common to all people.'

    Thursday 27 April 2017

    I see a big value of our work in its emotional content._Where Is Home?_ is a 'dance musical'. It's dance, strengthened by music and song, to connect with people's emotions. An absence of dialo… Continue Reading

  2. Interview: FROM FAME To CABARET To LONDON: Toney Wilson Jazz Dancer

    Monday 24 April 2017

    When I walked in to that studio, that first day, everyone was spinning and jumping, and leaping through the air. My mouth was open, my heart was beating fast, and I vowed that day to never stop dancing. Continue Reading

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    News: Event: Conversation with Alistair Spalding, CBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells

    Wednesday 19 April 2017

    Monday 15 May, 7.30 pm – 8.30 pmAn evening talk with Alistair Spalding, CBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells at the "London ballet Circle Continue Reading

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    Interview: Si Rawlinson - 'The awkwardness and incapacity of well-meaning people too often gets in the way of urgent social action'

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    We talk to Si Rawlinson about his work Inherent, which explores the discussion about racism as a white man. Continue Reading

  5. Interview: Naomi Tadevossian - 'It definitely is fun, hurtling and sliding down the set, but it’s also as scary as it looks.'

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    We talk to Naomi Tadevossian, a dancer with Motionhouse, about performing with the groundbreaking curved set from Scattered.  Continue Reading

  6. Photo: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/118517-legend-mulan-2017?gclid=CN-d5LPBktMCFRATGwodQWoJNg

    News: Meet The Dancer - Pan Linguan

    Monday 10 April 2017

    I didn’t actively decide to be a dancer, it felt more like a calling, almost like my destiny. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t stop until I have given my best and reached my goal. I think it&r… Continue Reading

  7. Interview: Malik Nashad Sharpe Q&A

    Thursday 6 April 2017

    Malik Nashad Sharpe is a London based choreographer hailing from New York. His festival Joy and Dissent-A Festival Of Cultural Activism- is co-curated alongside Hackney Showroom’s artistic directors and end… Continue Reading

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http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2017/wild-card-dan-daw/

    News: Meet Dan Daw - Dance maker and performer

    Wednesday 22 March 2017

    The foundation of my artistic approach is collaboration. I’m not sure there are many instances where this doesn’t apply actually. Speaking for myself, there’s something quite lovely about assemb… Continue Reading

  9. Photo credit: http://theartnewspaper.com/news/news/all-aboard-isabel-lewis-s-sensorium-first-stop-dia/

    News: Meet Isabel Lewis - Creative Practitioner

    Wednesday 22 March 2017

    Her occasions investigate how the subtle introduction of a word, sound, movement, or scent can shift perception and awaken the importance of being together...Previous Occasions have been presented at Shanghai Min… Continue Reading

  10. Interview: Theo Clinkard Q&A

    Thursday 23 February 2017 by Rhiannon Brace

    On Thursday evening Danza Contemporánea De Cuba make their Barbican debut with a triple bill of work by leading international choreographers including the UK’s Theo Clinkard. Ahead of Thursday’… Continue Reading

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Photo: Justin Piperger

    Interview: Meet the teacher - Lizzi Kew Ross

    Tuesday 7 February 2017

    Do you have a piece of advice that has always stuck with you and who was it said by?Almost everything that Jane Dudley, ex -Graham dancer and teacher at The Place said during my time there: “What are you sa… Continue Reading

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    Interview: Meet the teacher - Shamita Ray

    Tuesday 7 February 2017

    What one piece of advice would you give to an aspiring dancer?Enjoy it! It won’t last forever.  Continue Reading

  13. Photo: https://www.hagityakira.com/about-hagit

    News: Meet Hagit Yakira, founder of Hagit Yakira Dance

    Wednesday 18 January 2017

    I always had a great passion to engage dance in the community. I didn’t want to distinguish my choreographic practice from the people. I want my work to be created with them, through them; I want the work t… Continue Reading

  14. Photo: www.shobanajeyasingh.co.uk

    Feature: Meet Shobana Jeyasingh, Artistic Director and Choreographer of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company

    Monday 9 January 2017

    Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company is rooted in a vision of societies that are culturally coherent in new and unexpected ways. Avoiding cliché and stereotype, they produce work that directly resonates with all ou… Continue Reading

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Photo: Christopher Duggan

    Interview: Meet Michelle Dorrance, Artistic Director of Dorrance Dance

    Monday 9 January 2017

    Dorrance Dance founded in 2011 by Artistic Director and 2015 MacArthur Fellow, Michelle Dorrance, the company’s inaugural performance garnered a Bessie Award for “blasting open our notions of tap.&rdq… Continue Reading

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