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  1. News: Dancers' Career Development and The Royal Ballet School in Pioneering New Partnership

    Wednesday 18 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Dancers’ Career Development Dancers’ Career Development (DCD) the organisation which helps dancers to make the often difficult transition from professional dancing to a new career, is entering a new part… Continue Reading

  2. News: Honours for dance

    Monday 16 June 2014 by carmel smith

    Choreographers Michael Clark and Rosemary Butcher and dancer Namron Yarrum received awards in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list. Continue Reading

  3. Northern Ballet Northern Ballet Graduate Professional Programme dancers - Alice Bayston, Filippo Di Vilio, Kiara Flavin & Dominique Larose. Photo: Martin Bell

    News: Joiners and leavers at Northern Ballet

    Monday 16 June 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    There are new faces at Leeds based Northern Ballet this summer, several from the Company's pioneeing Graduate Professional Programme – as well as promotions for existing company members. Continue Reading

  4. Rehearsals for Jorge Crecis' 'Through and Out', Greenwich Dance. Photo: Danilo Moroni

    News: Big Dance weekend receives Exceptional Award of £344,780 from Arts Council England

    Monday 16 June 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The Foundation for Community Dance has received an Exceptional Award of £344,780 from Arts Council England for The Big Dance Weekend, 12 & 13 July 2014 – an extensive programme of specially commissioned d… Continue Reading

  5. Big Dance 2010. Photo: Lara Platman

    News: Rafael Bonachela - Big Dance 2014 choreographer for Trafalgar Square

    Wednesday 11 June 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    There's still time to join a dance which will be taking part simultaneously in London, Glasgow and Sydney... Continue Reading

  6. News: Tamara Rojo - Desert Island Discs

    Wednesday 11 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Catch up with Tamara Rojo's interview on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs with Kirsty Young... Continue Reading

  7. News: Dancers stand up to Coca Cola

    Friday 6 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Coca-Cola were intending to feature professional dancers in their new flash-mob advert, but The Stage reports on why they were forced to cancel... Continue Reading

  8. News: Matthew Golding - the new Acosta?

    Wednesday 4 June 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Canadian dancer Matthew Golding is one of the Royal Ballet’s newest acquisitions – and tipped as possible successor to Carlos Acosta, who recently announced his retirement from ballet next year. Previously … Continue Reading

  9. News: Carlos Acosta to retire from classical ballet

    Thursday 29 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Speaking at the Hay on Wye Festival, the ballet superstar said he'll carry on for another two years, ending with a production of 'Carmen' for the Royal Ballet... Continue Reading

  10. Le Patin Libre. Photo: Rolline Laporte.

    News: Dance Umbrella - new directions in 2014

    Tuesday 20 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    The first programme under new Artistic Director Emma Gladstone includes ice skating, flamenco, hip hop & new work for babies... Continue Reading

  11. Junor Souza & Alison McWhinney - winners of English National Ballet's Emerging Dancer competition. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

    News: ENB's Emerging Dancer winners

    Tuesday 20 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    For the first time the award is shared by two dancers - Alison McWhinney and Junor Souza. Continue Reading

  12. Wendy Houstoun. Photo: Hugo Glendinning and Southbank Centre

    News: Wendy Houstoun - Pact with Pointlessness

    Monday 19 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Wendy Houstoun talks about the making of her new work Pact with Pointlessness with the Guardian's Judith Mackrell. Continue Reading

  13. Marina conducting rehearsal for "Bolero"
Portrait of Marina Abramovic
© Rahi Rezvani, Paris 2013.

    News: Marina Abramovic - 512 Hours at the Serpentine Gallery

    Wednesday 14 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Radical performance artist, Marina Abramovic presents a new endurance work that tests her physical and mental limits at the Serpentine Gallery this summer. Continue Reading

  14. News: A look at the Autumn Season at Sadler's Wells

    Monday 12 May 2014 by Lucie Sheppard

    Judith Mackrell's run down on what she thinks of the new season for Sadler's Wells Continue Reading

  15. 'Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No.2'. William Forsythe. Brighton Festival 2014. © Victor Frankowksi

    News: Nowhere and Everywhere... and in Brighton

    Friday 9 May 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    William Forsythe's installation of hundreds of delicate swinging pendulums in a derelict market building is a Brighton Festival highlight... Continue Reading

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