1. World Ballet Day, 1 October 2014

    News: World Ballet Day

    Wednesday 10 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Wednesday 1 October will see live streaming from behind the scenes at five leading companies: Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada & San Francisco Ballet... Continue Reading

  2. Elixir rehearsals. Photo Tony Nandi

    News: Always a dancer

    Tuesday 9 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    This Friday & Saturday, as part of the Eixir Festival at Sadler’s Wells celebrating the artistry of the older dancer and life long creativity, a group of one time professional dancers are returning to the … Continue Reading

  3. Akram Khan Company 'DESH' Photo: Richard Haughton

    News: Akram Khan to perform DESH in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Monday 1 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    As part of a new British Council initiative, Akram Khan takes his award winning production back to the country which inspired it later this month... Continue Reading

  4. News: Top performances at The Place

    Friday 22 August 2014 by carmel smith

    All the students studying GCSE Dance at The Place achieved passes, with A* -C grades... Continue Reading

  5. Deloitte Ignite 2014

    News: Coming soon - Chris Ofili paints Royal Ballet dancers

    Tuesday 19 August 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    This year's Deloitte Ignite Festival at the Royal Opera House features a new commission by Aakash Odedra, which includes Turner Prize winner Ofili painting directly on to the bodies of dancers... Continue Reading

  6. Inala. Photo: Giulietta Verdon-Roe

    News: Edinburgh International Festival 2014

    Tuesday 12 August 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    The Edinburgh International Festival opened last week and runs until the 31 August – here’s a round up of what dance events will be presented as part of the festival and which ones will be coming to … Continue Reading

  7. Anna Williams, Rosemary Lee, and Tom Hobden & Kate Flurrie

    News: DanceEast announce New Associate Artists

    Friday 1 August 2014 by Lucie Sheppard 0 Comments

    DanceEast, based in Ipswich, works with a range of artists and companies across the UK and international partners and has recently announced New Associate Artist partnerships with James Cousins, Tom Hobden &… Continue Reading

  8. Resolution!(Mafe Toledo 'For the Time Being'min 2014). Photo: Emiliano Capozoli

    News: Resolution! 2015 - it's time to apply

    Friday 1 August 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The Place's platform for dance artists to present their work on an established London stage is in its 26th year and has been the starting point for many established choreographers... Continue Reading

  9. News: Dance Mentoring Programme participants 2014/15

    Wednesday 30 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Twenty dancers have been chosen to take part in a mentoring programme organised by Dance UK and Dancers' Career Development... Continue Reading

  10. Mariinsky Ballet -  'Swan Lake'_Uliana Lopatkina. Photo: Mikhail Logvinov

    News: Mariinsky Ballet - London 2014 summer season

    Monday 28 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    As one of the world's oldest ballet companies arrives at the ROH, Lyndsey Winship has the low down on who to look out for... and Sarah Crompton talks to Xander Parish, the first British dancer to join the company Continue Reading

  11. News: Beats for Peace across the world

    Friday 25 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Dancers in Sydney, London & Glasgow performed Rafael Bonachela's choreography simultaneously on Saturday 12 July at midnight BST, in the Big Commonwealth Dance. Watch a video.. Continue Reading

  12. Swing Patrol, 2011

    News: Swing Patrol success in the Dragons' Den

    Friday 25 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Dragon Deborah Meaden, a dance enthusiast since her stint on Strictly, has invested £65k in an already highly successful London based swing dance group.. Continue Reading

  13. News: Choreographer Lucy Guerin works on National Theatre's Medea

    Monday 21 July 2014 by carmel smith

    Director Carrie Cracknell and Guerin talk to Lyndsey Winship in the Guardian about their collaboration, bringing dance and theatre closer together. Continue Reading

  14. 'Routes to the River'. Photo: Gorm Ashurst.

    News: Countdown to Big Dance weekend 2014

    Thursday 10 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    In parks, squares, gardens, shopping centres and along the riverside you'll find professional performances and hundreds of people dancing - and skipping Continue Reading

  15. News: The ACE National Portfolio Organisation results are in

    Thursday 3 July 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Tuesday 1 July was a brilliant day for some dance companies and organisations, but a terrible day for others … yes it’s the decision from the Arts Council England regarding who would be included in t… Continue Reading


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