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  1. Loop Atlas by Matthias Sperling, part of material rearranged by Siobhan Davies Dance. Photograph: Pari Nadei

    'Let's turn the whole world around': inside Siobhan Davies' dance laboratory

    Press Review LYNDSEY WINSHIP, The Guardian, Thursday 12 January 2017Performance

    Does the mind rule the body? Her interest in the body, clearly, does not begin and end on the stage. “It is always communicating,” she says, and this is the basis of her latest show, which opens at the Barbican in London this month. Material / rearranged / to … 

  2. Pina Bausch, Polunin and a hip-hop Alice in Wonderland: the best dance to watch in 2017

    Press Review Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, Wednesday 4 January 2017Performance

    Pina Bausch, Polunin and a hip-hop Alice in Wonderland: the best dance to watch in 2017 

  3. Sara Matthews. Photo: Patrick Baldwin

    News: Trinity Laban appoints new Dean of Dance

    Friday 28 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Previously the Director of Central School of Ballet, Sara Matthews joins the South East London based conservatoire in January... Continue Reading

  4. Acosta Danza. Photo: Andrew Lang

    News: Carlos Acosta's new company to tour the UK next year after opening at Sadler's Wells

    Monday 24 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Acosta Danza, based in Havana, Cuba, will become a Sadler’s Wells International Associate Company - alongside Rosas and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. Continue Reading

  5. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance #Londonisopen

    News: New film shows London as the City of Dance

    Thursday 20 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Part of Mayor Sadiq Khan's #LondonisOpen campaign, a new short film features many of London's dance stars dancing in a range of styles & settings across the city.... Continue Reading

  6. Vicky Long Advance Symposium boards. Photo: Hannah Quigley

    News: Addressing gender imbalance across the arts

    Wednesday 19 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Leading performing arts organisations - including Sadler's Wells, the Royal Ballet & Northern Ballet - have committed to address imbalances within their organisations through a programme organised by Tonic... Continue Reading

  7. News: Gary Clarke wins UK Theatre award for Coal

    Tuesday 18 October 2016 by carmel smith

    The production won the Achievement in Dance category - beating other nominees Dance Consortium and Northern Ballet... Continue Reading

  8. Mikah Smillie
Photo: National Youth Ballet of Great Britain

    News: New Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie joins National Youth Ballet of Great Britain

    Monday 17 October 2016 by Jobeda Khanum

    The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain announce the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie. Following the passing of the company’s Founding Director Jill Tookey. Continue Reading

  9. Rambert studio. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: Rambert Revealed 2016

    Saturday 15 October 2016 by carmel smith

    There's still time to drop in on Rambert's South Bank home for a tour, talk, workshop or performance - and check in to a live stream of events all day on Tuesday (18 October) Continue Reading

  10. James Keegan and Michael Flatley dancers.
Photo: Brian Doherty

    News: Michael Flatley opens new Dance Academy in London

    Wednesday 12 October 2016 by Jobeda Khanum

    Classes are taking place in Barking, Chelsea, Fulham, Hammersmith, Islington, Kew, Morden, Staines, Wandsworth, Wimbleon and Woking - for all ages and abilities. A new term will start in January, but it is also … Continue Reading

  11. Compass Commissions. Tara D'Arquian's 'In Situ'. Photo: Chris Nash

    News: Compass Commissions 2016

    Monday 10 October 2016 by carmel smith

    The Greenwich Dance & Trinity Laban Partnership is inviting UK-based dance artists to apply for the fourth year of its flagship commissioning scheme. The deadline is 21 October... Continue Reading

  12. Lyn Wallis. Photo: David Tett

    News: Lynn Wallis, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance, to step down

    Monday 3 October 2016

    Lynn Wallis OBE will be stepping down from her role as Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance at the end of 2016. For 22 years, Lynn has been the custodian of the RAD’s artistic integrity and cred… Continue Reading

  13. Akram Khan in rehearsals at ENB. Photo: Jean Louis Fernandez

    News: Akram Khan on the making of his Giselle

    Wednesday 28 September 2016 by carmel smith

    A round up of interviews with Akram Khan, a video preview & reviews as English National Ballet's new production opens in Manchester... Continue Reading

  14. Photo: Jevan Chowdhury, Moving Cities London.

    News: Take part in our user survey

    Wednesday 21 September 2016 by carmel smith

    Tell us how you use this website and its social media channels - and you could win £100 of Amazon vouchers! Continue Reading

  15. Akram Khan
Photo: Jean Louis Fernandez

    News: The Progress 1000: London's most influential people in dance 2016

    Monday 12 September 2016

    The most influential people in dance in London during 2016 have been named in this year’s 'The Progress 1000'. Continue Reading

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