1. Tobias Batley as Winston Smith.
Photo: Guy Farrow.

    News: Big Brother comes to Ballet

    Tuesday 1 September 2015 by Clare Evans

    Northern Ballet will be tackling George Orwell's enduring tale of dystopia in their new production of 1984. Continue Reading

  2. Le Patin Libre 'Vertical Influences'. Photographed at Alexandra Palace as part of Dance Umbrella 2014 by Alicia Clarke

    News: Edinburgh Festival Fringe Total Theatre Awards announced

    Friday 28 August 2015 by carmel smith

    Le Patin Libre, the French Canadian ice dancing collective, are the first winners of a new Dance category, presented in conjunction with The Place... Continue Reading

  3. Image courtesy of Blast Theory.

    News: Digital Playground for choreographers this September at The Place

    Wednesday 26 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Over three days, participants will consider how new technologies offer dance makers exciting ways to create and perform dance, and engage an audience. Continue Reading

  4. Woolf Works - Royal Ballet. Edward Watson, Natalia Osipova.
®ROH, 2015. Photographed by Tristram Kenton

    News: Knight of Illumination Awards 2015 Theatre shortlist announced

    Wednesday 26 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Productions seen at the Royal Ballet and Sadler's Wells have both received two nominations for outstanding lighting and video design.  Continue Reading

  5. Total Theatre Award Nominee Gandini Juggling - 4 x 4 Ephemeral Architecture. 
Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: New Dance Category in Total Theatre Awards

    Tuesday 25 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Dance at Edinburgh Fringe recognised for the first time in new category supported by The Place. Continue Reading

  6. One Youth Dance Auditions


    Friday 21 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Dreaming of dancing but lacking any experience? Here's your chance. Continue Reading

  7. Stopgap

    News: Spotlight On Disability Arts at the Fringe

    Friday 21 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Disability advocates presenting work at Edinburgh Fringe this year talk to The Guardian about access, representation and where the festival should be heading. Continue Reading

  8. Jonathan Ollivier in Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN.
Photo: Chris Mann

    News: New Adventures Northampton project in memory of Jonathan Ollivier

    Thursday 20 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    New Adventures and family hope to to create more stories like Ollivier's in his hometown, where he discovered dance by chance. Continue Reading


    Wednesday 19 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    You can now watch the stars of tomorrow compete in the sold out Sadler's Wells Final from the comfort of your own home. Continue Reading

  10. Sergei Polunin in David LaChapelle's hit music video for “Take Me to Church” by Hozier

    News: Pop and Ballet

    Friday 14 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    The crossover between contemporary dance and ballet is shifting, with ballet dancers in music videos, and pop stars composing for ballets. Continue Reading

  11. Rupert Pennefather in Giselle. 
Photo: ROH, Tristram Kenton.

    News: Rupert Pennefather to leave The Royal Ballet

    Friday 14 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    The versatile principal has decided to move on after 16 years with the company.  Continue Reading

  12. Jonathan Ollivier (1977 - 2015) as Luca in The Car Man.
Photo: Chris Mann

    News: Jonathan Ollivier Remembered

    Monday 10 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    Following yesterday’s tragic incident, Matthew Bourne, Artistic Director of New Adventures, and Alistair Spalding, Artistic Director of Sadler's Wells have issued tributes. Continue Reading

  13. News: Jonathan Ollivier

    Monday 10 August 2015 by carmel smith

    In brief: New Aventures’ dancer Jonathan Ollivier was tragically killed in a motorbike accident on his way to Sadler’s Wells to perform in the final show of The Car Man season on Sunday afternoon. Fu… Continue Reading

  14. Sadler's Wells
Photo: Morley Von Sternberg

    News: Sadler’s Wells announces 21 new artists for Summer University

    Friday 7 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    The participants, all in the early stages of their careers, will take part in an intensive two week programme with the aim of furthering their contributions as dance makers. Continue Reading

  15. Isaac Hernandez and Tamara Rojo
Photo: Laurent Liotado

    News: Is Isaac Hernández the next Carlos Acosta?

    Friday 7 August 2015 by Clare Evans

    ENB's new principal dancer on his ascent from speechless Tamara Rojo fan to her leading man. Continue Reading


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