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  1. 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

  2. Matthew Bourne's 'Sleeping Beauty' Photo: Simon Annand

    News: Reawakened - Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

    Thursday 12 March 2015 by carmel smith

    Christmas at Sadler's Wells means a Matthew Bourne/New Adventures show - and this year sees the return of Princess Aurora, after just three years asleep this time. On sale TODAY... Continue Reading

  3. Jiri Kylian - Petite Mort (James Forbat and Ksenia Ovsyanick)
Photo - David Jensen

    News: The lasting impact of William Forsythe

    Monday 9 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Commissioned by Rudolf Nureyev and starring Sylvie Guillem, Forsythe’s 1987 ballet In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, was monumental. Ahead of its revival this month, The Guardian looks at why. Continue Reading

  4. Mats Ek’s Juliet & Romeo

Photo: Gert Weigelt

    News: Olivier Awards Nominations 2015

    Monday 9 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The lucky dancers, choreographers and companies competing for London theatre’s most sought-after award have been announced. Continue Reading

  5. ABT - 'Sleeping Beauty'

    News: American Ballet Theatre takes Sleeping Beauty back to basics

    Friday 6 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Alexei Ratmansky claims his new production of the classic ballet is closer to Marius Petipa’s 1890 original than any other contemporary production – and the dancers are rising to the physical challenge Continue Reading

  6. Rachel Redford as Alice and Rufus Sewell as Larry
Photo: Johan Persson

    News: Wayne McGregor on choreographing actors for Closer

    Friday 6 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Artistic Director of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance reveals his techniques to helping actors develop a unique physicality for the characters they’re playing. Continue Reading

  7. VDT - 'Look At Me Now, Mummy'
Photograph: Matthew Simpson

    News: Photo Essay - 21 years of Vincent Dance Theatre

    Monday 2 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Guardian looks back at the striking films, installations and stagings of Vincent Dance Theatre. Continue Reading

  8. Gala Flamenca

    News: The Flamenco Festival - Southern Spain at Sadler's Wells

    Monday 2 March 2015 by Clare Evans

    Sadler's Wells Theatre is rounding off its annual season showcasing the best of traditional and contemporary flamenco. Continue Reading

  9. Robert Clark's Happiness Treatment

    News: Nottdance - get happy

    Saturday 28 February 2015 by carmel smith

    Robert Clark's Happiness Treatments and a retrospective of the work of Rosemary Butcher are just two reasons for booking a ticket to Nottingham for this year's Nottdance festival, 5 - 15 March. Continue Reading

  10. News: Comic Relief Danceathon

    Friday 27 February 2015

    Six hours, 12 different dancing styles, all of them simple but fabulous - Get involved and dance for a good cause! Continue Reading

  11. Here East roof
Photo: Gilbert McCarragher

    News: Studio Wayne McGregor to open next year in East London

    Friday 27 February 2015

    Wayne McGregor is to create new world-class arts space at Here East in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, opening in 2106 Continue Reading

  12. Why Dance Matters debate. 
Photo: Lucy White

    News: Why Dance Matters...

    Thursday 26 February 2015 by carmel smith

    Carlos Acosta, Jonzi D, Seeta Patel and Kenneth Tharp were part of a panel debate at Sadler's Wells on Monday... Continue Reading

  13. Baroness Gloria Hooper, Robin Windsor, Frank Doran, Jenny Thomas, Angela Watkinson, Caroline Miller, Director of Dance UK. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: Strictly Westminster

    Tuesday 24 February 2015 by carmel smith

    Around a hundred people attended the launch of Dance UK's Dance Manifesto 2015 yesterday (Mon 23 Feb), the first time there's been a social dance class in the Houses of Parliament... Continue Reading

  14. Kenneth Tindall
Photo: Bill Cooper

    News: Kenneth Tindall bows out after 14 years with Northern Ballet

    Monday 23 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    The Northern Ballet’s Premier Dancer is moving on to a career as a Freelance Choreographer. Continue Reading

  15. Sylvie Guillem
Photo: Lesley Leslie-Spinks

    News: Sylvie Guillem - A life in progress

    Monday 23 February 2015 by Clare Evans

    From her accidental beginnings as a gymnast to her time as Rudolph Nureyev's protegee, Sylvie Guillem talks to The Guardian about her astonishing career, and her big plans for the final curtain... Continue Reading

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