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  1. Eastman/Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui 'Puz/zle' at Sadler’s Wells. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: Help decide who gets Olivier Awards for dance

    Friday 12 December 2014 by carmel smith

    SOLT - the Society of London Theatres is looking for audience members to join its dance panel. Continue Reading

  2. Resolution! 2015. Photo: Chris Nash

    News: Resolution! 2015

    Wednesday 10 December 2014 by carmel smith

    Eighty four companies are preparing to kick start the new year in The Place's annual showcase for new dance makers, which runs from 8 January - 21 February Continue Reading

  3. Future Innovators. East London Dance (Fi.ELD)
Photo: Carmen Klammer

    News: Meet the third collective of Future Innovators: East London Dance (Fi.ELD)

    Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Since the project began in January 2013, Fi.ELD has worked with some of the top industry leaders, developing their skills and themselves as producing artists to make their ideas happen. Continue Reading

  4. News: The Royal Ballet's Natalia Osipova to perform in charity gala in aid of Ukraine

    Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    The Bolshoi Theatre stages politically sensitive gala in support of young dancers in Kiev. Continue Reading

  5. English National Ballet's 'Swan Lake' at the London Coliseum

    News: Get into London Theatre

    Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Theatres all over the capital will welcome in the new year by offering discounted tickets as part of Get Into London Theatre, the annual promotion that allows the public to see some of the best-loved shows in Lo… Continue Reading

  6. Dr Carine Plancke

    News: Research to explore role of traditional dance in 'New Rwanda'

    Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    New research on the role of traditional dance in creating a ‘new Rwanda’, as the country recovers from the impact of the 1994 genocide Continue Reading

  7. English National Ballet - 'The Gospel According to the Other Mary'

    News: The NY street dancer who became English National Opera's surprise Christmas Star

    Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    The identity of the ENO's unknown star who became a twitter sensation after his first performance has been revealed as 25-year-old street dancer James Davis. Continue Reading

  8. English National Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'
Photo: Amber Hunt

    News: Tamara Rojo: The importance of dance in schools and The Nutcracker

    Monday 8 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Tamara Rojo has criticised the decision of former education secretary Michael Gove to cut dance from the school curriculum, and talks about the importance of The Nutcracker as a 'gateway' ballet Continue Reading

  9. Best dance moves for men.
Source: Business Insider's YouTube Channel

    News: Men, your Christmas party dance moves sorted

    Friday 5 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    ... it's all very scientific! A study conducted by Northumbria University in Newcastle has taken the guess work out of your next big night on the town Continue Reading

  10. News: The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations - the UK's first ever industry wide conference

    Wednesday 3 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    From 9 - 12 April 2015 at venues across London, a major conference will take place, with contributions from some of the most prominent figures in the international dance world and a programme of performances... Continue Reading

  11. ROH's 'Wind in the Willows'
Photo: Johan Persson

    News: Will Tuckett and Andrew Motion on making The Wind in the Willows

    Wednesday 3 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Inspired by Kenneth Grahame's melancholy depiction of a gentler England that was about to disappear into a war, choreographer Will Tuckett and poet Andrew Motion tell the Guardian how they adapted the classi… Continue Reading

  12. News: What should a dancer look like?

    Wednesday 3 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Australian choreographer Kate Champion and artist and 'fat-activist' Kelli Jean Drinkwater have made waves by advertising for 'Fat Dancers' for a new work to premiere in the Sydney Festival ne… Continue Reading

  13. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

    News: New dance space for London in 'Olympicopolis'

    Tuesday 2 December 2014 by carmel smith

    Sadler's Wells will create a new venue with a 600 seat dance theatre, flexible ‘making’ spaces for research, development & production, facilities for a Choreographic School and a Hip Hop Academy... Continue Reading

  14. Untitled #21
2008 Photo: Mikhail Baryshnikov

    News: Dancing Away - photos by Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Tuesday 2 December 2014 by carmel smith

    "I wanted the audience to see, to be able to imagine, the movement before and after, not just the frozen moment" - a new London gallery shows photos by a legendary dancer. Continue Reading

  15. News: Judith Mackrell : Do choreographers need editors?

    Monday 1 December 2014 by Clare Evans

    Throughout history, countless authors can attribute a great chunk of their success to the ruthless pen strokes of a trusted editor. So why not choreographers? “In the world of theatre, at least in tradi… Continue Reading

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