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  1. François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea - 'Say Yes to Another Excess - Twerk' 
Photo: Emile Zeizig

    News: Grime and grinding - London nightlife is coming to a stage near you

    Friday 13 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    London's nightlife, from Dalston dancefloors to casual sex and dating, will be laid bare in two shows coming to London next month. Continue Reading

  2. Michaela DePrince
Photo: Gallo Images/REX via The Guardian

    News: Michaela DePrince Q&A with the Guardian

    Tuesday 10 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Dutch National Ballet member talks racial bias in modern ballet, her childhood as a war orphan, and her love for Orange Is The New Black Continue Reading

  3. New Adventures' - 'The Car Man'
Photo: Bill Cooper

    News: New Adventures' The Car Man casting announced

    Tuesday 10 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    A new generation of New Adventures’ stars will be making their debuts in the iconic roles. Continue Reading

  4. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Photo: Koen Broos

    News: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui to be new Artistic Director Royal Ballet Flanders

    Wednesday 4 February 2015

    "He will build bridges between tradition, the contemporary world & the future. With his arrival at Royal Ballet Flanders we can look to a new future with absolute confidence." Continue Reading

  5. Arthur Pita - 'The Little Match Girl'
Photo: Phil Conrad

    News: Children's programming in theatre - essential or afterthought?

    Tuesday 3 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Guardian's Lyn Gardner thinks Sadler's Wells is leading the way by putting children at the core of its programme, and wants to know why other theatres aren't doing the same. Continue Reading

  6. Young carers perform at Sadler's Wells
Photo: Alicia Clarke

    News: Young carers perform at Sadler's Wells

    Tuesday 3 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    Thanks to a New Adventures / Create project, 27 young Londoners danced in a new work they devised before the performance of Edward Scissorhands on January 8th. Create, a charity that provides the most disadvanta… Continue Reading

  7. Darcey Bussell with Dance Track student Richard Kamara (age 10)  
Photo: Roy Smiljanic

    News: New home for Birmingham Royal Ballet

    Wednesday 28 January 2015 by Clare Evans

    Birmingham Royal Ballet has unveiled its new look home at the Birmingham Hippodrome complex to a selection of invited guests, including Campaign for the Future President, Darcey Bussell CBE.  Continue Reading

  8. Carlos Acosta - winner of the De Valois Award, presented by Darcey Bussell. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: National Dance Awards for 2014

    Monday 26 January 2015 by carmel smith

    The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2014, were announced today in a lunchtime event hosted by Arlene Phillips... Continue Reading

  9. News: Twenty years in dance

    Thursday 22 January 2015 by carmel smith

    As Richard Alston marks his company's 20th anniversary he compares highlights of the last two decades with Judith Mackrell in the Guardian Continue Reading

  10. Director General Tony Hall (centre) with ( from left) Balletboyz, Kiri Te Kanawa, Darcey Bussell & Kenneth Tharp

    News: BBC makes a song & dance in 2015

    Friday 16 January 2015 by carmel smith

    'Strictly Modern Dance' - a history of contemporary dance ' features students from Trinity Laban; Darcey Bussell and Kenneth Tharp join the BBC Young Dancer team & a screening of Wim Wender… Continue Reading

  11. DanceEast's Rural Retreat 2015. Photo: Eamonn McCabe

    News: DanceEast's Rural Retreat 2015

    Wednesday 7 January 2015 by carmel smith

    Last weekend DanceEast hosted its eighth Rural Retreat –at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich. A diverse mix of 22 aspiring leaders from different parts of the world, dance forms and backgrounds, selected for the… Continue Reading

  12. Jeanetta Laurence - Associate Director of The Royal Ballet

    News: New Year Honours for Dance 2015

    Tuesday 6 January 2015 by Clare Evans

    Jeanetta Laurence, Janet Smith, Marguerite Porter and others received Honours for their contributions to dance... Continue Reading

  13. Kirsty Oswald and Mark Ebulue in Frantic Assembly’s 'Othello'. 
Photo: Manuel Harlan

    News: Steven Hoggett and Scott Graham on Frantic Assembly’s Othello

    Tuesday 6 January 2015 by Clare Evans

    Steven Hoggett and Scott Graham talk to The Guardian about their reluctance to identify as choreographers and dance that’s inspired them. “Scott and I were very inspired by DV8. There was an ignition mom… Continue Reading

  14. News: American science teacher uses dance routines to explain biology

    Friday 2 January 2015 by Clare Evans

    Science teacher Richard Spencer’s creative approach to lessons, including his mitosis mamba and DNA boogie, are inspiring his Middlesbrough College students. “I went to a science festival for a day just … Continue Reading

  15. Richard Alston Dance Company meet hip-hop choreographer Ajani Johnson-Goffe at Sadler’s Wells. 
Photo: Chris Nash

    News: The Guardian: Unmissable Dance for Spring 2015

    Friday 2 January 2015 by Clare Evans

    The New Year’s just begun, but Diana Vishneva’s On The Edge and The Associates and Richard Alston Dance Company at Sadler’s Wells have already been picked as unmissable dance events for 2015. B… Continue Reading

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