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  1. Your Body, Your Risk

    Your Body, Your Risk

    Wednesday 11 September 2002

    Dance UK Release New TitleDance UK have just announced the launch of a new book entitled Your Body, Your Risk aimed at young dancers which will provide essential information to help keep dancers dancing for long… Continue Reading

  2. Merce Cunningham

    Merce Cunningham is back in town.

    Wednesday 11 September 2002

    Merce CunninghamMerce Cunningham talks to Judith Mackrell in The Guardian about why he doesn’t watch dance performances other than his own:“Cunningham rarely watches other dance performances. He says… Continue Reading

  3. The Dancer's Body

    Monday 9 September 2002

    Deborah Bull, former prima ballerina with The Royal Ballet presents, and often dances, her new landmark series for BBC TWO, The Dancer’s Body.The series, starting on 21 September, and also written by Debor… Continue Reading

  4. Bruce Sansom rehearsing SFB

    Rambert's new Head of Development

    Wednesday 4 September 2002

    Rambert’s new Head of Development Rambert Dance Company has announced that Bruce Sansom, former principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, has been appointed as its new Head of Development. His role at Ramber… Continue Reading

  5. William Forsythe

    William Forsythe to leave Ballett Frankfurt

    Monday 2 September 2002

    William Forsythehas announced that he will be stepping down as Director of Ballett Frankfurt, when his contract expires in 2004.His decision follows the threat of withdrawal of support by Frankfurt City Council,… Continue Reading

  6. Ross Stretton

    Royal Ballet dancers dissent

    Wednesday 28 August 2002

    Equity meet with Royal Ballet Dancersthis week, to discuss “serious concerns” about the unorthodox management style of its new artistic director, Ross Stretton, according to a story in the Independen… Continue Reading

  7. Health & Fitness

    Thursday 8 August 2002

    Learning to ballroom dancecan keep dementia at bay, according to neurologist Joe Verghese. “Dancing involves precise physical activity, listening to the music, remembering dance steps and taking your partn… Continue Reading

  8. Tony Hall

    Royal Opera House

    Tuesday 30 July 2002

    Back at Covent GardenAfter ten years away David Bintley explains what its like to be back. His new ballet, Les Saisons, created for the Royal Ballet will be premiered at the Royal Opera House at the end of May.N… Continue Reading

  9. Blast BBC multimedia initiative

    Blast

    Monday 29 July 2002

    Blast Focus on Dance Tuesday 6 August, 12-6pm – Blast at Royal Festival Hall, Summer On the South Bank Festival DO you wanna dance?? Come along to the South Bank Centre on Tues. 6 August! As part of the RF… Continue Reading

  10. Michael Lynch

    South Bank Centre

    Monday 29 July 2002

    New Chief Executive for the South BankMichael Lynch is leaving Syndey Opera House to come to London in September.read more Who Can Save the South Bank?The debate continues… Join the Observer online debate … Continue Reading

  11. Dance History

    Monday 29 July 2002

    Cambodian arts revival“During Pol Pot’s four-year reign of terror, up to 80 per cent of Cambodia’s artists With them went much of the performance repertory of classical theatre and dance, as we… Continue Reading

  12. Arts Funding Issues

    Monday 29 July 2002

    Ian Bramleythe Editor of Dance Theatre Journal and Head of Publications @ Laban becomes the new Director of Dance UK from the end of June.read on ADAD and Dance UKare to join forcesmore details Arts Council Engl… Continue Reading

  13. Phoenix Dance Theatre
'Planted Seeds' @ The Place 4 - 8 Nov
Dancers: Tanya Richam-Odoi and Bob Smith

    Edinburgh Festival

    Friday 26 July 2002

    Phoenix wins Business Link Award Phoenix wins Business Link Award Phoenix Dance Theatre, based in Leeds, has received a grant from Business Link West Yorkshire to help raise its profile overseas. Members of the … Continue Reading

  14. International American Choreographers' Showcase

    Friday 26 July 2002

    Choreographers & PiecesThe Ballplayers of Xibalba (premiered at the Youth Theater in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia on May 25, 2002) Choreographer: Susana B. Williams Music by: By Glen Velez Performance: Susana B. Wil… Continue Reading

  15. Blast background

    Monday 22 July 2002

    The BBC is launching a new multi-media initiative which will help teenagers tap into their creativity, develop their talents in dance, music, art or film making. Ultimately, they’ll be encouraged to stage… Continue Reading

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