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  1. Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD), Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA) and Youth Dance England (YDE) consortium.

    News: Arts Council announce funding for a new strategic body for dance

    Friday 27 March 2015 by carmel smith

    The Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD), Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA) and Youth Dance England (YDE) will work together to become a ‘go-to’ industry body... Continue Reading

  2. News: Battersea Arts Centre's Phoenix Fundraiser

    Friday 27 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Following the fire on 13 March, tickets are now on sale for an evening of performances being held on Saturday 18 April at Southbank Centre. Continue Reading

  3. Shechter Junior Company with Ming and Winifred

    News: New from Hofesh Shechter Company: Shechter Junior

    Friday 27 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    - an apprentice programme for talented young dancers between 18 and 25 years old.  Continue Reading

  4. Photo: Jevan Chowdhury (Moving Cities)

    News: Single session tickets now on sale for the biggest ever dance industry conference

    Wednesday 25 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Dance UK's The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations takes place in London, 9 - 12 April. If you don't have time for a day or weekend, now you can book a session on a specific dance form on the Saturday … Continue Reading

  5. (L-R) Valeri Hristov Harris Beattie Haley Vaux Valerie Aitken and Petal Miller Ashmole at the 2015 Phyllis Bedells Bursary

    News: Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced

    Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The bursary is awarded to dancers under 17 years of age, and is a launching pad for a possible career with companies like The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet... Continue Reading

  6. The People's Choice winner, Laurretta Summerscales and The Emerging Dancer Award winner, Jinhao Zhang.
Photo: ASH

    News: English National Ballet announces winners of Emerging Dancer 2015

    Tuesday 24 March 2015 by carmel smith

    The announcement was made last night at the end of the 6th annual competition, having been selected by a judging panel of renowned industry figures. Continue Reading

  7. News: A new dawn for Royal Ballet's Swan Lake

    Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    After a 28 year run, a new Swan Lake is in the works for The Royal Ballet. Luke Jennings and Judith Mackrell look at what we can expect... Continue Reading

  8. Marcelo Gomes in rehearsals for Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

    News: Marcelo Gomes to guest star in New Adventures' Car Man

    Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The American Ballet Theatre star will perform the titular role in the multi-award winning dance thriller during its four week summer season at Sadler’s Wells Continue Reading

  9. News: Hofesh Shechter and The Royal Ballet

    Friday 20 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Hofesh Shechter’s new ballet is part of a triple bill at the Royal Opera House this month. Dancer Beatriz Stix-Brunell enlightens the Guardian on the unique experience of being choreographed by Shechter. Continue Reading

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

    News: Further performances & a special Olivier award for Sylvie Guillem announced

    Wednesday 18 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Further dates have been announced for Sylvie Guillem’s final dance programme Life in Progress. In London, in addition to the sold out performances at Sadler’s Wells (where she is an Associate Artist) in May… Continue Reading

  11. Gecko 'Missing'

    News: Battersea Arts Centre fire - the aftermath

    Monday 16 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Although two shows went ahead at the weekend, Gecko's show 'Missing' was totally destroyed in the Grand Hall and the company are working against the clock to rebuild it in time of a tour in May... Continue Reading

  12. The Ruggeds
Photo: Breakin' Convention

    News: Breakin’ Convention '15 line-up announced

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Sadler’s Wells’ critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre is back with its biggest line-up yet. Continue Reading

  13. Memphis The Musical 
Photo: Johan Persson

    News: West End Musical Experience

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Royal Academy of Dance and Memphis The Musical have teamed up to create a new London weekend outing for theatre and dance lovers. Continue Reading

  14. Michael Flatley - Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

    News: Farewell to Michael Flatley

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    After a career spanning 20 years of sell-out international shows, the original Lord of the Dance is hanging up his tap shoes. Continue Reading

  15. Students backstage at Sadler's Wells 
Photo: Foteini Christofilopoulou

    News: Extra-curricular dance classes improve wellbeing of young people

    Friday 13 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    New research confirms that dance classes are good for more than just your muscles... Continue Reading

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