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  1. News: THE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS ITS SPECIAL COLLECTIONS CURATED ONLINE

    Monday 13 February 2017

    This Ballet History Timeline is not only a fantastic interactive reference, it also an inspiring, free educational resource for students of dance studies. Any direct quotes from authors have been referenced in th… Continue Reading

  2. Boys will be boys
Photo: Rachel Cherry

    News: How to… get boys dancing

    Tuesday 24 January 2017

    Last year we encountered a seven-year-old boy who had been selected by our partner The Royal Ballet School Primary Steps programme to take part in a special dance opportunity. His father’s response was: &l… Continue Reading

  3. News: Innovative mental health dance programme to help young people

    Monday 23 January 2017

    A brand new partnership with HeadStart Newham Mental Health Prevention Programme and the return of the annual Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit and Ideas Fund are the first of a raft of new projects for 2017 announce… Continue Reading

  4. Loop Atlas by Matthias Sperling, part of material rearranged by Siobhan Davies Dance. Photograph: Pari Nadei

    'Let's turn the whole world around': inside Siobhan Davies' dance laboratory

    Press Review LYNDSEY WINSHIP, The Guardian, Thursday 12 January 2017Performance

    Does the mind rule the body? Her interest in the body, clearly, does not begin and end on the stage. “It is always communicating,” she says, and this is the basis of her latest show, which opens at the Barbican in London this month. Material / rearranged / to … 

  5. Pina Bausch, Polunin and a hip-hop Alice in Wonderland: the best dance to watch in 2017

    Press Review Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, Wednesday 4 January 2017Performance

    Pina Bausch, Polunin and a hip-hop Alice in Wonderland: the best dance to watch in 2017 

  6. The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle: 17th National Dance Awards

    News: 17th National Dance Awards

    Saturday 5 November 2016

    The 17th National Dance Awards winners will be announced at a lunchtime ceremony to be held in Central London on Monday, 6th February 2017. The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle has listed the full nomin… Continue Reading

  7. Sara Matthews. Photo: Patrick Baldwin

    News: Trinity Laban appoints new Dean of Dance

    Friday 28 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Previously the Director of Central School of Ballet, Sara Matthews joins the South East London based conservatoire in January... Continue Reading

  8. Acosta Danza. Photo: Andrew Lang

    News: Carlos Acosta's new company to tour the UK next year after opening at Sadler's Wells

    Monday 24 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Acosta Danza, based in Havana, Cuba, will become a Sadler’s Wells International Associate Company - alongside Rosas and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. Continue Reading

  9. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance #Londonisopen

    News: New film shows London as the City of Dance

    Thursday 20 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Part of Mayor Sadiq Khan's #LondonisOpen campaign, a new short film features many of London's dance stars dancing in a range of styles & settings across the city.... Continue Reading

  10. Vicky Long Advance Symposium boards. Photo: Hannah Quigley

    News: Addressing gender imbalance across the arts

    Wednesday 19 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Leading performing arts organisations - including Sadler's Wells, the Royal Ballet & Northern Ballet - have committed to address imbalances within their organisations through a programme organised by Tonic... Continue Reading

  11. News: Gary Clarke wins UK Theatre award for Coal

    Tuesday 18 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    The production won the Achievement in Dance category - beating other nominees Dance Consortium and Northern Ballet... Continue Reading

  12. Mikah Smillie
Photo: National Youth Ballet of Great Britain

    News: New Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie joins National Youth Ballet of Great Britain

    Monday 17 October 2016 by Jobeda Khanum

    The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain announce the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie. Following the passing of the company’s Founding Director Jill Tookey. Continue Reading

  13. Rambert studio. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: Rambert Revealed 2016

    Saturday 15 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    There's still time to drop in on Rambert's South Bank home for a tour, talk, workshop or performance - and check in to a live stream of events all day on Tuesday (18 October) Continue Reading

  14. James Keegan and Michael Flatley dancers.
Photo: Brian Doherty

    News: Michael Flatley opens new Dance Academy in London

    Wednesday 12 October 2016 by Jobeda Khanum

    Classes are taking place in Barking, Chelsea, Fulham, Hammersmith, Islington, Kew, Morden, Staines, Wandsworth, Wimbleon and Woking - for all ages and abilities. A new term will start in January, but it is also … Continue Reading

  15. Compass Commissions. Tara D'Arquian's 'In Situ'. Photo: Chris Nash

    News: Compass Commissions 2016

    Monday 10 October 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    The Greenwich Dance & Trinity Laban Partnership is inviting UK-based dance artists to apply for the fourth year of its flagship commissioning scheme. The deadline is 21 October... Continue Reading

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