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  1. Still from 'Bolshoi Babylon' - Oksana Yushko.

    News: Bolshoi Babylon - in cinemas & online

    Friday 8 January 2016 by carmel smith

    A documentary exploring the aftermath of the acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet’s Artistic Director Sergei Filin in 2013, is out now. Catch it at the Curzon, selected Picturehouse cinemas. Also available online. Continue Reading

  2. Resolution 2016 at The Place
Photo: Chris Nash

    News: New Year's Resolution at The Place

    Friday 8 January 2016

    78 companies take to the stage over 26 nights at The Place for Resolution 2016, starting this weekend . . . Continue Reading

  3. A still from the Big Dance Pledge 2016. Choreography by Akram Khan

    News: Akram Khan & Nitin Sawhney's Big Dance Pledge

    Wednesday 6 January 2016 by carmel smith

    Join thousands & dance! Tutorial films, a written teaching guide, the music track and other resources are available to download now... Continue Reading

  4. Sir Matthew Bourne. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

    News: Dance in the 2016 New Year's Honours list

    Monday 4 January 2016 by carmel smith

    Choreographer Matthew Bourne becomes a Sir, English National Ballet's Tamara Rojo is awarded the CBE, Royal Ballet Associate choreographer Christopher Wheeldon receives an OBE ... Continue Reading

  5.  'Chotto Desh'.

    News: Akram Khan's Chotto Desh chosen for Newham's Every Child a Theatre Goer scheme

    Wednesday 30 December 2015 by carmel smith

    4,500 Year Six children from 67 primary schools in the borough will see the adaptation of Khan's Olivier Award winning 'Desh' at Stratford Circus... Continue Reading

  6. Imperial Ice Stars - 'The Nutcracker on Ice'

    News: Dancing on Ice

    Wednesday 30 December 2015

    From the Imperial Ice stars Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall to Canadian collective Le Patin Libre’s Vertical at Somerset House. Lyndsey Winship looks at current developments in ice dance.. Continue Reading

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

    News: Sylvie Guillem's last dance

    Wednesday 23 December 2015 by Denise Drake

    On 30 December, Sylvie Guillem will dance in public for the last time Continue Reading

  8. Steven Roth

    News: New Executive Director for Scottish Ballet

    Monday 14 December 2015 by Denise Drake

    Steven Roth has been appointed as Scottish Ballet’s Executive Director, to work alongside Chief Executive/Artistic Director Christopher Hampson. Continue Reading

  9. News: Royal Ballet leavers

    Thursday 10 December 2015 by carmel smith

    First Soloist Ricardo Cervera and Principal Roberta Marquez are both leaving the Company in December... Continue Reading

  10. The Bonnies 2015. From left to right: Tom Jackson Greaves, Nicola Conibere, Matthew Bourne, Karla Shacklock, Ian Bramley (accepting on behalf of Rosemary Butcher). Photo: Matthew Tomkinson

    News: The Bonnies - winners announced

    Thursday 10 December 2015 by carmel smith

    The Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund announced the recipients of their 2015 awards at Sadler’s Wells on 3 December, with special guest Matthew Bourne... Continue Reading

  11. Still from 'Moving Southwark' - detail

    News: Moving Southwark

    Wednesday 9 December 2015 by carmel smith

    After Paris, Prague, Brussels and Armenia, amongst others, Moving Cities is back in London... Continue Reading

  12. Photo: Richard Haughton

    News: Akram Khan's Until the Lions

    Wednesday 9 December 2015 by Denise Drake

    Akram Khan’s new production Until the Lions, inspired by the Sanskrit epic poem Mahabharata, is due to open at the Roundhouse in the new year. Continue Reading

  13. One Dance launch, 7 December 2015. Photo: Elliott Franks

    News: Four become One Dance UK

    Monday 7 December 2015 by carmel smith

    A new industry body for dance – the result of the merger of Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association and Youth Dance England – was launched this evening... Continue Reading

  14. Rudolf Nureyev (played by Artem Ovcharenko) in 'Rudolf Nureyev – Dance to Freedom'. BBC/IWC Media/Alexey Kostromin

    News: Dance programmes from the BBC to watch out for...

    Friday 4 December 2015 by carmel smith

    'Dance Rebels: A Story of Modern Dance', filmed at Trinity Laban, and 'Rudolf Nureyev – Dance to Freedom', Carlos Acosta in Imagine... and 'Ballrooms & Ballerinas' a histo… Continue Reading

  15. National Theatre - 'wonder.land'

    News: Javier De Frutos in wonder.land

    Wednesday 2 December 2015 by carmel smith

    Venezuelan born, London based choreographer Javier De Frutos is busy reworking the movement for Damon Albarn’s version of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' opening this month at the National… Continue Reading

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