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  1. English National Ballet - Lest We Forget - Liam Scarlett's 'No Man's Land'. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: English National Ballet - leavers, promotions & joiners

    Wednesday 15 July 2015 by carmel smith

    Dmitri Gruzdyev & Arionel Vargas leave the Company; Irek Mukhamedov joins as Ballet Master and Character Artist; Alison McWhinney, James Streeter & Max Westwell become Soloists... Continue Reading

  2. Carlos Acosta in 'Cubania', which runs at the Royal Opera House 27 Jul - 2 Aug. Photo: Bill Cooper, courtesy ROH.

    News: Carlos Acosta on life after the Royal Ballet

    Wednesday 15 July 2015 by carmel smith

    When he leaves the Royal Ballet next year Carlos Acosta intends to split his time between London and Cuba and to form his own company, he tells Lyndsey Winship in the Evening Standard... Continue Reading

  3. Michael Nunn & William 'Billy' Trevitt co-artistic directors of BalletBoyz. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival

    Tuesday 14 July 2015 by carmel smith

    - a major new event will be produced by BalletBoyz and the International Music + Media Centre (IMZ Vienna) and take place in Kingston next June, 2016.  Continue Reading

  4. Choreographer Wayne McGregor & Deputy Mayor for Education and Culture Munira Mirza (centre) with dancer & drummers from ADAD (The Association of Dance of the African Diaspora) and pupils from Little Ilford School, Newham at City Hall, Fri 10 July, 2015. Photo: Kois Miah.

    News: Dance becomes part of The London Curriculum

    Thursday 9 July 2015 by carmel smith

    A new resource of information, workshops and connections with dance organisations and venues will be available to teachers, helping them to draw upon the rich resources of ‘the dance capital of the world’ Continue Reading

  5. Edward Watson & Wendy Whelan. Photo by Sean Malyon

    News: Wendy Whelan & Edward Watson on 'Other Stories'

    Friday 3 July 2015 by carmel smith

    The ex-New York City ballerina & current Royal Ballet Principal talk to -and are photographed by the Observer, ahead of their sell out shows at the Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH next week... Continue Reading

  6. 'Political Mother - The Choreographer's Cut' Photo: Tom Medwell

    News: Coming soon - #Hofest

    Friday 3 July 2015 by carmel smith

    Hofesh Shechter looks forward to his September take over of London in conversation with the Evening Standard's Lyndsey Winship Continue Reading

  7. Manchester International Festival 'Tree of Codes' - Marie-Agnes Gillot Photo:  Ravi Deepres

    News: Wayne McGregor's Tree of Codes opens Manchester International Festival

    Thursday 2 July 2015 by carmel smith

    A collaboration with visual artist Olafur Eliasson, Mercury Prize-winning producer/composer Jamie xx, and dancers from Paris Opera Ballet McGregor's own company has been two years in the making... Continue Reading

  8. BirdGang - Clockwise from top: artistic directors Kendra J Horsburgh, Ivan Blackstock, Simeon Qsyea & Quails (Ukweli Roach).

    News: Birdgang become Associate Company at the Young Vic

    Wednesday 1 July 2015 by carmel smith

    BirdGang are to become an Associate Company at the Young Vic – the first dance company to be based at the theatre. The hip hop company, led by Ivan Blackstock, Simeon Qsyea, Quails (Ukweli Roach) and Kendra J … Continue Reading

  9. Jemima Brown of London Contemporary Dance School performing 'Sometimes, even now' by James Cousins at The Place as part of 'Cohan at 90' Photo: Camilla Greenwell

    News: London Contemporary Dance School - Virtual Open Day

    Tuesday 30 June 2015 by carmel smith

    Check in online on Friday from 11.30am to see what life is like at the one of the world’s leading dance conservatories... Continue Reading

  10. News: Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

    Tuesday 30 June 2015 by carmel smith

    A new Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme gives 18 year old Charlotte Edmonds the chance to be mentored by Director Kevin O'Hare and Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor... Continue Reading

  11. Studio Wayne McGregor at Here East
Photo: Gilbert McCarragher

    News: Albers Foundation donates painting in support of Studio Wayne McGregor

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    Seminal Josef Albers painting to be sold at Sotheby’s in support of pioneering choreographer’s new world-class arts space at Here East. Continue Reading

  12. Caroline Finn
Photo: Vreni Arbes

    News: NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY WALES APPOINTS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    Dancer and choreographer Caroline Finn takes up the position in September this year. Continue Reading

  13. Arthur Pita wins  Best Modern Choreography for The Metamorphosis at the Linbury
Photo: John Ross

    News: Arthur Pita in focus

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    The choreographer talks about his influences, his relationship with Matthew Bourne, and why he'll continue working with The Royal Ballet's Edward Watson. Continue Reading

  14. News: Rudolf Nureyev film to be directed by Ralph Fiennes

    Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    The iconic Russian dancer's life will be adapted by David Hare, writer of the Oscar-winning 2008 film The Reader. Continue Reading

  15. Princess Beatrice of York visits English National Ballet School. Photo: Olivier Wecxsteen

    News: Princess Beatrice becomes English National Ballet School's patron

    Monday 22 June 2015 by Clare Evans

    The world renowned training centre for aspiring young dancers has a new royal patron and an upcoming programme of summer performances. Continue Reading

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