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  1. Laban building. Photo: Peter Smith

    News: Transfer Laban - part of London Festival of Architecture

    Monday 13 June 2016 by carmel smith

    Over the next ten days (13 – 23 June) a full-scale replica of the façade of the Laban Building will be constructed & deconstructed in Canary Wharf’s Montgomery Square, with performances by… Continue Reading

  2. Connor Scott, BBC Young Dancer 2015. Photo: Guy Levy, courtesy BBC.

    News: BBC Young Dancer 2017 - the search is on...

    Friday 10 June 2016 by carmel smith

    Applications are now being accepted for the BBC's competition which seeks out the next generation of dance talent.... Continue Reading

  3. Caroline Miller. Photo: Rick Senley

    News: Dance UK's Caroline Miller to lead Orlando Ballet

    Wednesday 8 June 2016 by carmel smith

    Caroline Miller is to become Executive Director of Orlando Ballet. She will take up the role in August... Continue Reading

  4. Julie Cunningham (front) - at Resolution 2016, The Place. Photo: Chantal Guevara.

    News: Rambert's first Choreography Fellow appointed

    Monday 6 June 2016 by carmel smith

    Julie Cunningham, winner of a National Dance Award in 2014 for her work with the Michael Clark Company, will be the inaugural recipient of the Leverhulme Choreography Fellowship... Continue Reading

  5. 'An American in Paris' Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope. Photo: Matthew Murphy

    News: Wheeldon's An American in Paris comes to London

    Friday 20 May 2016 by carmel smith

    The award winning production will be at the Dominion next Spring, after opening in Paris and transferring to Broadway... Continue Reading

  6. Lauren A Wright. Photo: Stuart Whipps

    News: New Programme Director for Siobhan Davies Dance

    Tuesday 17 May 2016 by carmel smith

    Visual arts curator and researcher Lauren A Wright is to join Southwark based Siobhan Davies Dance in the new post of Programme Director next month Continue Reading

  7. Crystal Pite
Photo: Michael Slobodian

    News: Crystal Pite interview

    Monday 16 May 2016 by Denise Drake

    Crystal Pite discusses dancing with William Forysthe, motherhood and why there are so few women at the top of her profession Continue Reading

  8. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: Plans to create new dance hub in East London announced

    Wednesday 11 May 2016 by Denise Drake

    A new home for a hip hop school, three major dance organisations and Studio Wayne McGregor are moving east to transform Stratford Continue Reading

  9. Photo: Luke Evans

    News: 2Faced Dance Company to host The BENCH equality event

    Wednesday 11 May 2016 by Denise Drake

    The first year of the company’s ground-breaking programme for female choreographers, The BENCH, is to culminate in a special one-off event hosted by 2Faced Dance Company in partnership with International Da… Continue Reading

  10. News: Frame Film Festival - programme announced

    Wednesday 4 May 2016 by carmel smith

    The full programme has been announced for the first FRAME London Dance Film Festival, taking place in Kingston-upon-Thames (9 - 12 June), organised by locally based BalletBoyz, in association with dancescreen... Continue Reading

  11. CCN Ballet de Lorraine 'Unknown Pleasures' Photo Arno Paul

    News: Dance Umbrella 2016 programme announced

    Tuesday 3 May 2016 by carmel smith

    The programme for Dance Umbrella 2016 has just been unwrapped. This year’s edition of the annual festival which champions 21st century choreography takes place across London from 7 – 22 October... Continue Reading

  12. Bloch Dance World Cup competitors, with Patron Kimberly Wyatt, centre. Covent Garden, April 2016. Photo: Bettina Strenske.

    News: Kimberly Wyatt announced as Patron of the Bloch Dance World Cup 2016

    Friday 29 April 2016 by carmel smith

    A launch event for annual competition organised by the world famous makers of ballet shoes for over three generations – took place at the company’s Covent Garden store yesterday, hosted by Kimberly Wyatt... Continue Reading

  13. Latitude 2014. Photo: Lise Smith

    News: The Dance Line up for Latitude 2016

    Friday 29 April 2016 by carmel smith

    Sadler's Wells in residence on the Waterfront Stage, Richard Alston and Hofesh Shechter's companies, a preview of '!Vamos Cuba!' and the chance to dance with Swing Patrol or tango in The Littl… Continue Reading

  14. Photo: George Powell

    News: Fit to Dance Space charter launched

    Wednesday 27 April 2016 by carmel smith

    One Dance UK’s Healthier Dancer Programme and Equity are launching a new Fit to Dance Space Charter to promote safe spaces for dance artists... Continue Reading

  15. Young dancers

    News: Could bio-banding cut risk of injury for ballet dancers?

    Wednesday 27 April 2016 by Denise Drake

    Grouping young ballet dancers by their developmental rather than chronological age could help lower their risk of injury, a study has suggested. Dancers in vocational training are grouped by age and with full-ti… Continue Reading

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