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  1. Big Dance 2010. Photo: Lara Platman

    News: Rafael Bonachela - Big Dance 2014 choreographer for Trafalgar Square

    Wednesday 11 June 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    There's still time to join a dance which will be taking part simultaneously in London, Glasgow and Sydney... Continue Reading

  2. News: Tamara Rojo - Desert Island Discs

    Wednesday 11 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Catch up with Tamara Rojo's interview on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs with Kirsty Young... Continue Reading

  3. News: Dancers stand up to Coca Cola

    Friday 6 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Coca-Cola were intending to feature professional dancers in their new flash-mob advert, but The Stage reports on why they were forced to cancel... Continue Reading

  4. News: Matthew Golding - the new Acosta?

    Wednesday 4 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Canadian dancer Matthew Golding is one of the Royal Ballet’s newest acquisitions – and tipped as possible successor to Carlos Acosta, who recently announced his retirement from ballet next year. Previously … Continue Reading

  5. News: Carlos Acosta to retire from classical ballet

    Thursday 29 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Speaking at the Hay on Wye Festival, the ballet superstar said he'll carry on for another two years, ending with a production of 'Carmen' for the Royal Ballet... Continue Reading

  6. Le Patin Libre. Photo: Rolline Laporte.

    News: Dance Umbrella - new directions in 2014

    Tuesday 20 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The first programme under new Artistic Director Emma Gladstone includes ice skating, flamenco, hip hop & new work for babies... Continue Reading

  7. Junor Souza & Alison McWhinney - winners of English National Ballet's Emerging Dancer competition. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

    News: ENB's Emerging Dancer winners

    Tuesday 20 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    For the first time the award is shared by two dancers - Alison McWhinney and Junor Souza. Continue Reading

  8. Wendy Houstoun. Photo: Hugo Glendinning and Southbank Centre

    News: Wendy Houstoun - Pact with Pointlessness

    Monday 19 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Wendy Houstoun talks about the making of her new work Pact with Pointlessness with the Guardian's Judith Mackrell. Continue Reading

  9. Marina conducting rehearsal for "Bolero"
Portrait of Marina Abramovic
© Rahi Rezvani, Paris 2013.

    News: Marina Abramovic - 512 Hours at the Serpentine Gallery

    Wednesday 14 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Radical performance artist, Marina Abramovic presents a new endurance work that tests her physical and mental limits at the Serpentine Gallery this summer. Continue Reading

  10. News: A look at the Autumn Season at Sadler's Wells

    Monday 12 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Judith Mackrell's run down on what she thinks of the new season for Sadler's Wells Continue Reading

  11. 'Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No.2'. William Forsythe. Brighton Festival 2014. © Victor Frankowksi

    News: Nowhere and Everywhere... and in Brighton

    Friday 9 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    William Forsythe's installation of hundreds of delicate swinging pendulums in a derelict market building is a Brighton Festival highlight... Continue Reading

  12. The Measures Taken - Alexander Whitley

    News: Alexander Whitley on The Measures Taken

    Friday 9 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Choreographer Alexander Whitley talks to the Evening Standard’s Lyndsey Winship of his transition from dancer to choreographer and his new work The Measures Taken, which is inspired by our relationship wit… Continue Reading

  13. News: The digital future of dance photography

    Friday 9 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    The work of the Danish photographer Ingrid Bugge offers a glimpse into the possibilities of the digital future writes the Guardian's Judith Mackrell.  Continue Reading

  14. Royal Swedish Ballet 'Juliet and Romeo' Photo: Gert Weigelt

    News: Sadler's Wells Autumn season

    Thursday 8 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    A packed programme is on sale now. We take a look at some of the highlights... Continue Reading

  15. 'Solo for Two'

    News: Osipova and Vasiliev - together again on stage

    Thursday 8 May 2014 by carmel smith

    Ballet super stars Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev will be performing at the London Coliseum this summer. The programme - Solo For Two - includes a new work by choreographer Arthur Pita... Continue Reading

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