Interviews

  1. Marc Brew. Photo: Andy Ross

    Interview: Marc Brew - on stripping back the layers

    Saturday 5 March 2016 by carmel smith

    In his latest work, a solo 'For Now, I am...' choreographer and dancer Marc Brew addresses a life changing event. Catch it at the Lilian Baylis Studio this week... Continue Reading

  2. MOVE IT 2016

    Feature: Introducing Move IT 2016

    Wednesday 2 March 2016 by carmel smith

    This year the UK's largest dance show has moved east to the ExCel in London's docklands. Creative Directors Kate Scanlan & Tia Hassan tell us what they have in store for a dance packed weekend later… Continue Reading

  3. Pepa Ubera. Photo: Jesus Ubera

    Interview: Pepa Ubera's Wild Card

    Monday 29 February 2016 by carmel smith

    The Spanish born, now London based artist tells us about her programme, The Palest Light, which started life at Tripspace, East London... Continue Reading

  4. Germán Cornejo & Gisela Galeassi.  Photo: Gustavo Piola

    Interview: Immortal Tango - Germán Cornejo on his new company's first show

    Tuesday 23 February 2016

    "Tango is much more internal than external. Its magic lies in the internal journey the dancer goes through. We have to focus on this when creating new pieces..." Continue Reading

  5. Rhiannon Faith 'Scary Shit'. Photo: Roxanna Ross

    Interview: Rhiannon Faith - on why there's nothing to be afraid of...

    Tuesday 9 February 2016 by carmel smith

    Hot on the heels of 'The Date', Faith premieres another show born out of real life experiences. 'Scary Shit' looks at fears, phobias and female friendships... Continue Reading

  6. Mark Bruce Company -  'The Odyssey' Christopher Tandy as Odysseus. Photo: Nicole Guarino

    Interview: Mark Bruce on The Odyssey

    Wednesday 3 February 2016

    After his award winning dance theatre production of Dracula, Mark Bruce and company are back with a new show - coming to Wilton's Music Hall later this month... Continue Reading

  7. Tara D'Arquian

    Interview: Tara D'Arquian on 'Quests' - the second instalment of her 'In Situ' trilogy

    Monday 1 February 2016 by carmel smith

    Tara tells us about her Nietzsche inspired trilogy, working with an extended cast of volunteers and how Choreology is at the heart of her work.... Continue Reading

  8. Connor Scott, BBC Young Dancer of the Year, 2015. Photo: Guy Levy.

    Interview: Connor Scott - on BBC Young Dancer & beyond

    Friday 22 January 2016 by carmel smith

    We catch up with Connor as he prepares to take part in Sadler's Wells Sampled next weekend... Continue Reading

  9. Edward Watson - Principal of The Royal Ballet. Photo: Rick Guest

    Interview: Rick Guest on 'What Lies Beneath'

    Friday 22 January 2016 by Carole Edrich

    Carole Edrich talks to the photographer who has a stunning exhibition of his portraits of dancers at The Hospital Club in Covent Garden this month... Continue Reading

  10. Kwame Asafo-Adjei in '52 Portraits'

    Interview: 52 Portraits - 'An epic love song to an art form'

    Friday 8 January 2016 by carmel smith

    Jonathan Burrows tells us about his new online project - with collaborators Matteo Fargion & Hugo Glendinning - which will feature weekly portraits of dance artists....  Continue Reading

  11. The Royal Ballet's Leticia Stock & Thomas Whitehead in rehearsal for 'The Nutcracker' ©ROH, 2015. Photo: Andrej Uspenski

    Interview: Leticia Stock - living the Nutcracker dream

    Monday 7 December 2015 by Laura Dodge

    In advance of making her debut as Clara in the Royal Ballet's seasonal favourite, newly promoted First Artist Leticia talks to Laura Dodge about stress and snowflakes, dancer discipline and Christmas in London... Continue Reading

  12. Leila MacMillan's 'Family Portrait'

    Interview: It's joyful. It's social. It's global....

    Friday 27 November 2015 by carmel smith

    Leila McMillan tells us about Flying Low and Passing Through technnique, running an award winning cafe - and her Wild Card evening at Sadler's Wells next week (3 Dec)... Continue Reading

  13. Eleanor Sikorski and Flora Wellesley Wesley. Photo: Camilla Greenwell

    Interview: Introducing Nora

    Monday 16 November 2015 by carmel smith

    Eleanor Sikorski and Flora Wellesley Wesley, also known as Nora, present an evening of work made for them by Liz Aggiss, Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion and Simon Tanguy. We asked them to tell us more... Continue Reading

  14. Yu-Hsien Wu in rehearsal. Photo: Johan Persson

    Interview: Yu-Hsien Wu - on dancing with Russell Maliphant Company

    Wednesday 11 November 2015

    We asked the Taiwanese dancer and choreographer about her experience of leaving her homeland to work with Russell Maliphant Company and live in London… Continue Reading

  15. Madison Keesler backstage in English National Ballet's 'Le Corsaire'. Photo: Laurent Liotardo.

    Interview: Getting the pointe across..

    Monday 2 November 2015 by Laura Dodge

    English National Ballet First Artist Madison Keesler is launching her own YouTube channel this week. She tells Laura Dodge what she has planned... Continue Reading

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