1. Li Cunxin dances The Rite of Spring at Houston Ballet in 1986.

    News: How Li Cunxin danced his way from Mao's China to the London Coliseum.

    Friday 31 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Ahead of bringing Queensland Ballet to London for a run of La Sylphide, the Mao's Last Dancer author reflects to The Guardian about his journey so far. Continue Reading

  2. Alistair Spalding speaking at the graduation ceremony after receiving his award.

    News: ‘Trust your intuition’, Alistair Spalding tells graduates

    Friday 31 July 2015

    The chief executive and artistic director of Sadler’s Wells has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roehampton, in tribute to his success and commitment to dance over 15 years at the theatre. Continue Reading

  3. Chris Trenfield in New Adventures 'The Car Man'. Photo: Chris Mann

    News: The Car Man on Sky Arts

    Wednesday 29 July 2015 by carmel smith

    If you can’t get to Sadler’s Wells before the end of the run (9 August), you’ve now got the chance to see a new film of Matthew Bourne’s reimagining of Carmen next Monday, 3 August, 8pm... Continue Reading

  4. Popin' Pete. 
Photo: Irven Lewis

    News: Pop Shop youth take over day

    Tuesday 28 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Head along 12 August to celebrate the United Nations' International Youth Day with a day of workshops, art, and the chance to meet Popin' Pete. Continue Reading


    Friday 24 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The selected shows will be performed at The Place as part of a triple bill in either January or February 2016. Continue Reading

  6. News: 'The BENCH' set to smash glass ceiling for Female Choreographers

    Friday 24 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The new initiative aims to raise the profile of female choreographers in the UK and Internationally, and offers bespoke talent development/training for the recipients.  Continue Reading

  7. Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, former Royal Ballet dancers.

    News: White Lodge Museum moves into the digital age

    Friday 24 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The extensive photographic and documentary records of many celebrated alumni will become accessible worldwide through a new online timeline. Continue Reading

  8. Wayne McGregor's Woolf Works - Royal Ballet - Edward Watson, Natalia Osipova.
Photo: Tristram Kenton, ®ROH, 2015.

    News: How contemporary choreographers are transforming ballet

    Friday 24 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Independent's Zoë Anderson on how ballet got its confidence back. Continue Reading

  9. News: Chair Designate announced for major new dance organisation

    Thursday 23 July 2015 by carmel smith

    Sue Wyatt will oversee the merger of ADAD (Association of Dance of the African Diaspora), Dance UK, NDTA (National Dance Teachers Association) & YDE (Youth Dance England) into one leading industry body... Continue Reading

  10. News: Siobhan Davies Dance joins Dancing Museum

    Tuesday 21 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The dance company has announced a partnership with the National Gallery as part of the three-year project which brings together dance organisations, galleries and museums to explore new ways of interacting with a… Continue Reading

  11. David Steele - Middlesex University Graduation 2015 - Honorary Degree Awarded

    News: Honorary Degree for internationally-renowned dance educator

    Tuesday 21 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Vice Principal of London Contemporary Dance School, David Steele, has been recognised for his contribution to dance education with an honorary degree from Middlesex University. Continue Reading

  12. 2015-16 Dancers Mentoring Programme Dancers

    News: Dancers selected for Dance UK’s Mentoring Programme

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Over eight months, each dancer will meet with a high level, paid mentor to discuss and consider a future beyond or alongside their performing careers. Continue Reading

  13. Magpie YG dancers 9th July

    News: 30 years for Magpie Dance

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    The contemporary dance charity celebrated 30 years of working with people with learning disabilities with a dinner in their honour. Continue Reading

  14. Marcelo Gomes in rehearsals for Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake.
Photo: New Adventures' Facebook

    News: Marcelo Gomes - 'This is quite a moment for me'

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Gomes, 35, is arguably at the peak of his ballet career, but it's onwards and upwards for The Car Man star. Continue Reading

  15. Faith Prendergast, Karl Fargerlund-Brekke & Dan Whiley in Sweetshop Revolution's 'I loved you and I loved you'. Photo: © Danilo Moroni

    News: Sally Marie remembers Morfydd Owen

    Friday 17 July 2015 by Clare Evans

    Marie's 'I loved you and I loved' you explores the true story of the enigmatic Welsh composer, who was born almost 100 years ago and died in mysterious circumstances at the age of just 26. Continue Reading


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