1. The BENCH. Photo: Luke Evans

    News: Tackling gender disparity in dance

    Thursday 25 August 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    2Faced Dance Company's programme The BENCH enters its second year, supporting the work of seven female choreographers in a career development programme Continue Reading

  2. Zoielogic Dance in 'Safe'
Photo: Farrows Creative

    News: ZoieLogic Dance Theatre selected for Elevate Award from Arts Council

    Monday 22 August 2016

    All-male contemporary dance/theatre company ZoieLogic Dance Theatre has been selected to receive a prestigious Elevate Award from Arts Council England which substantially increases its funding status Continue Reading

  3. Kwame Asafo-Adjei
Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: 52 Portraits - video series capturing dancers' fears and freedom

    Thursday 11 August 2016

    The Guardian's Judith Mackrell features '52 Portraits', a digital project by Jonathan Burrows, Hugo Glendinning and Matteo Fargion . . . Continue Reading

  4. Resolution at The Place

    News: Apply now to be part of Resolution 2017 at The Place

    Thursday 4 August 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    As well as being a unique platform for artists to present their work on an established London stage, Resolution offers support and guidance throughout the process, from application to post-performance.... Continue Reading

  5. Balletboyz' Moovbank

    News: Moovbank - Balletboyz online resource for teaching dance in schools

    Wednesday 3 August 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Packed with inspirational content including filmed lessons, performance clips, interviews and lesson plans, Moovbank is designed for specialist and non-specialist teachers delivering dance in schools... Continue Reading

  6. Rosemary Butcher, from

    News: Rosemary Butcher 1947 - 2016

    Thursday 28 July 2016

    The influential dance and visual artist Rosemary Butcher died on 14 July, at the age of 69. Continue Reading

  7. News: On keeping a dance company in Cuba and being inspired by Carlos Acosta

    Wednesday 27 July 2016

    Ahead of her new show Vamos Cuba! Nilda Guerra talks to Sarah Crompton about the vitality and heritage of dance in Cuba Continue Reading

  8. Gleich Dances posing in front of Centre 151. Photo: Julia Gleich

    News: Choreographer Dam Van Huynh - new Artistic Director of Centre 151

    Monday 25 July 2016

    For 30 years the Hackney based centre has been a meeting point for refugees from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, promoting culture, arts and community integration. A recent Open Day celebrated the new appointment.. Continue Reading

  9. Darcey Bussell leads a dance work out in Trafalgar Square. Photo: Bettina Strenske

    News: Ten years of Big Dance

    Thursday 30 June 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    This week (2 – 10 July) thousands of people will be taking part in Big Dance events across the UK. In London the final Big Dance week starts with hundreds of people performing Akram Khan’s choreogr… Continue Reading

  10. Trinity Laban. Photo: Belinda Lawley

    News: Trinity Laban offers newly revised diploma for all dance teachers

    Wednesday 29 June 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    From this autumn, a newly revised Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (DDTAL) – which is recognised as a route to Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills statu - will be available... Continue Reading

  11. Hofesh Shechter Company with members of East London Dance's network of choreographers & dancers outside the Tower of London, June 2016. Photo: Ellie Kurttz

    News: A major new dance & music production for the Tower of London in 2018

    Wednesday 29 June 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    East London Dance, Hofesh Shechter Company, Historic Royal Palaces and LIFT announce plans for 'East Wall' - a long-term talent development project and spectacular performance.... Continue Reading

  12. Arlene Phillips, Sir Matthew Bourne, Darcey Bussell CBE & Dawn French. Photo: Elliott Franks.

    News: Royal Academy of Dance award for Sir Matthew Bourne

    Friday 24 June 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Sir Matthew Bourne made his second visit to Buckingham Palace this year - to be presented by with the Royal Academy of Dance's Queen Elizabeth II Coronation (QEII) Award... Continue Reading

  13. Wayne McGregor
Wayne McGregor. Photo ROH, Johan Persson

    News: Wayne McGregor on working with The Royal Ballet

    Wednesday 22 June 2016

    The Royal Ballet's Resident Choreographer talks to Rachel Beaumont about the modern dancer and confounding expectations. Continue Reading

  14. Benjamin Millepied in rehearsal

    News: Benjamin Millepied on his LA 'love story'

    Wednesday 15 June 2016

    The Guardian's Judith Mackrell interviews Benjamin Millepied in advance of his company LA Project's performances at Sadler's Wells next week . . . Continue Reading

  15. Laban building. Photo: Peter Smith

    News: Transfer Laban - part of London Festival of Architecture

    Monday 13 June 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Over the next ten days (13 – 23 June) a full-scale replica of the façade of the Laban Building will be constructed & deconstructed in Canary Wharf’s Montgomery Square, with performances by… Continue Reading


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