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2008 Photo: Mikhail Baryshnikov

    News: Dancing Away - photos by Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Tuesday 2 December 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    "I wanted the audience to see, to be able to imagine, the movement before and after, not just the frozen moment" - a new London gallery shows photos by a legendary dancer. Continue Reading

  2. News: Judith Mackrell : Do choreographers need editors?

    Monday 1 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Throughout history, countless authors can attribute a great chunk of their success to the ruthless pen strokes of a trusted editor. So why not choreographers? “In the world of theatre, at least in tradi… Continue Reading

  3. 'Art of Being' flier

    News: Just looking... ballet in the window of Le Peep Boutique

    Monday 1 December 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Jenna Lee's 'tiniest ballet in the world’ will be performed in the window of a Park Lane shop this Thursday evening - with costumes by Elizabeth Emmanuel. Continue Reading

  4. Sasha Waltz & Guests 'd'avant' Photo: Sebastian Bolesch

    News: Dance & performance at Southbank Centre next Spring

    Thursday 20 November 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The new season has just been announced, with performances from Scottish Dance Theatre, ENB, Sasha Waltz & Guests, Company Chameleon & a new commission focussing on UK basketball culture with beatbox, musi… Continue Reading

  5. Anish Kapoor 'Negative Box Shadow' 2005.  Photo: Dave Morgan (copyright Anish Kapoor)

    News: Akram Khan curates Lowry exhibition

    Monday 17 November 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    As part of The Lowry's (Salford) series 'Performer as Curator', Akram Khan has put together a visual arts exhibition, which includes live performances... Continue Reading

  6. Photo: Ultima Vez by Danny Willems

    News: Sadler's Wells new season on sale

    Monday 10 November 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Sylvie Guillem, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, English National Ballet, Borix Charmatz, Ultima Vez, New Adventures, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker - all these & more coming to London next year... Continue Reading

  7. Sylvie Guillem in Mats Ek's 'Bye'

    News: Sylvie Guillem announces final curtain call

    Tuesday 4 November 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    After a 35 year career, the extraordinary dancer who has been as remarkable in contemporary dance as in classical ballet, announces her final peformances, in a new programme of work touring internationally, with … Continue Reading

  8. English National Ballet in Jiri Kylian's 'Petite mort' James Forbat & Ksenia Ovsyanick. Photo: David Jensen.

    News: English National Ballet - Sadler's Wells' first Associate Ballet Company

    Tuesday 4 November 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    ENB will present spring & autumn seasons each year at Sadler's Wells, starting in 2015 with 'Modern Masters: Icons of 20th Century Choreography' and the return of 'Lest We Forget'... Continue Reading

  9. Kidd Pivott - Crystal Pite's 'Tempest Replica' Photo: Ambra Vernuccio

    News: National Dance Awards nominations announced

    Monday 3 November 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    "These short-listed nominees come from a long list of almost 400 dancers, choreographers and companies and so the final shortlist already represents the elite of the last year," says Chair Graham Watts. Continue Reading

  10. News: Virtual Open Day: London Contemporary Dance School

    Friday 31 October 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Watch the Virtual Open Day for London Contemporary Dance School from 11am on Wednesday 5 November to see what life is like at the one of the world’s leading dance conservatoires. With a mix of live streaming … Continue Reading

  11. Molly Walker & Jacob Lang in Rudolf Laban's 'Green Clowns', recreated by Alison Curtis-Jones. Molly and Jacob are alumni of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, at the tenth anniversary celebration of the CAT scheme, October 2014  Photo:© Jane Hobson.

    News: Celebrating ten years of National Dance CATs

    Tuesday 28 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Nine Centres for Advanced Training in dance have been developing exceptional young dance talent across England for a decade. Last week a celebration of the scheme took place at St Martin in the Fields, London Continue Reading

  12. The UK Theatre Achievement in Dance Award for International Dance Theatre Birmingham was presented to Stuart Griffith (Birmingham Hippodrome) & David Massingham (DanceXchange) by Wayne Sleep.  Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: Dance in the UK Theatre Awards 2014

    Monday 20 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    International Dance Theatre Birmingham wins the Achievement in Dance & Sadler's Wells is a joint winner of the Best Presentation of Touring Theatre Award... Continue Reading

  13. News: The return of the tea dance...

    Friday 17 October 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Tea Dances were a pre/post war past-time to which people flocked to to socialize. Rhik Samadder writes in the Guardian… “Before the 1950s, young people flocked to tea dances to socialise, and dance … Continue Reading

  14. News: Dance represented in the 1000 London's most influential list

    Friday 17 October 2014 by Lucie Sheppard 0 Comments

    Dance has a higher profile this year with Rambert's Mark Baldwin, the Royal Ballet's Natalia Osipova and Ed Watson and Dance UK's Caroline Miller & Helen Laws as new entries... Continue Reading

  15. Dr Sara Houston receives the fellowship from Professor Rama Thirunamachandran, a member of the Higher Education Academy board.

    News: National Teaching Fellowship award for Roehampton lecturer

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Dr Sara Houston is the first London based lecturer in dance to become a fellow - and the first in the country for 10 years in her field. Continue Reading

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