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  1. News: Not a hair out of place - Capilotracteés at CircusFest 2014

    Monday 31 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    It sounds like the stuff of torture rather than entertainment – but Finnish circus artists, Sanja Kosonen and Elice Abonce Muhonen are determined to bring back the traditional art of hair-hanging. Continue Reading

  2. News: I bet you look good on the dancefloor: scientists research the best moves

    Friday 28 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    Researchers at Northumbria University and the University of Gottingen have discovered the secret to looking good on the dancefloor – at least as far as British men are concerned. And the results, rated by … Continue Reading

  3. New Adventures 'Edward Scissorhands'

    News: Dominic North and Liam Mower to star in Edward Scissorhands

    Tuesday 25 March 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Based on the hit film, New Adventures magical production devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, returns to Sadler's Wells for the Christmas/new year season... Continue Reading

  4. Canada Water Culture Space

    News: New dance presenting venue in Docklands

    Monday 24 March 2014

    Dance is starting to feature more in the programme of the two year old Canada Water Culture Space, with Inconvenient Spoof's solo 'Naïve Dance Masterclass' on Thursday this week... Continue Reading

  5. The Queen is introduced to dancer Angela Towler by Rambert's Chief Executive Nadia Stern. Photo: Benedict Johnson. March 2014

    News: Royal opening for Rambert's new home

    Friday 21 March 2014 by carmel smith

    Her Majesty The Queen officially opened Rambert’s new South Bank home today (Friday 21 March). With the Duke of Edinburgh she toured the building, meeting staff and dancers... Continue Reading

  6. Impact Dance Escape

    News: Escape with Impact Dance on their 6th annual retreat!

    Friday 21 March 2014 by Lise Smith 0 Comments

    For some of us, a holiday means rest, relaxation and a jug of rum punch. For Impact Dance, however, it means seven days of dance classes, shows and evening parties in Turkey. Now in its sixth year, Escape brings… Continue Reading

  7. The new National Centre for Circus Arts

    News: Circus Space becomes the National Centre for Circus Arts

    Friday 14 March 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The National Centre for Circus Arts (formerly known as Circus Space) was officially opened this week in the old Shoreditch Electric Light Station,Hoxton - helping to re-define the Circus industry in the UK Continue Reading

  8. English National Ballet 'Lest We Forget'

    News: Tamara Rojo to dance with Akram Khan

    Tuesday 11 March 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    'Lest We Forget' English National Ballet's programme including new works by Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett marking the centenary of WWI opens next month at the Barbican Theatre... Continue Reading

  9. William Forsythe's 'Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time, No.2'  will be installed in the Old Municipal Market (3-25 May)  - a Brighton landmark which is destined to become a new Dance Space for the city. FREE.
Photo: M Folkwang

    News: Hofesh Shechter's Brighton Festival programme announced

    Monday 10 March 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    There are plenty of dance based reasons for going to Brighton in May - including William Forsythe's installation in the Old Municipal Market a Brighton landmark destined to become a new Dance Space for the city...  Continue Reading

  10. News: Darcey Bussell to bring dance to schools

    Monday 10 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    Prima ballerina-turned-Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell has announced her plans to bring a programme of dance education into secondary schools this summer. The lessons, which will be open to both boys … Continue Reading

  11. 'What's Become Of You?' (Questcequetudeviens?) Compagnie 111 Aurélien Bory/Stéphanie Fuster. Photo: Aglaé

    News: Olivier Award nominations announced today

    Monday 10 March 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Richard Alston, Mark Morris, Michael Hulls, Clemmie Sveaas, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui & Compagnie 111 Aurélien Bory/Stéphanie Fuster all feature in the dance categories... Continue Reading

  12. Wayne McGregor

    News: Wayne McGregor appointed Professor of Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Friday 7 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    Award-winning choreographer and director Wayne McGregor has been appointed Professor of Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. McGrego received the title of Professor this week in recogn… Continue Reading

  13. Natalia Osipova in the Royal Ballet's 'Giselle' earlier this year. Photo: Bill Cooper, courtesy ROH.

    News: Natalia Osipova on learning to fly

    Monday 3 March 2014 by Lise Smith

    Russian star ballerina Natalia Osipova makes her debut in the Royal Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty this month. She tells the Telegraph’s Mark Monahan about the pleasures and challenges of… Continue Reading

  14. Rediscovered footage of Margot Fonteyn in 'Sleeping Beauty' BBC.

    News: Ballet history month on the BBC

    Tuesday 18 February 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Four programmes about ballet, some featuring newly discovered footage from the 1950s, will be shown on BBC Two and BBC Four in March... Continue Reading

  15. News: Fight to save Trockadero Underground

    Monday 17 February 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    For the last four years the basement of the Trocadero Centre in Piccadilly has been a centre for the London hip hop community, where street dancers have been able to gather, perform and meet other dancers. Continue Reading

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