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

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

    Wednesday 29 June 2016 by Carmel Smith

    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

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

    Royal Academy of Dance award for Sir Matthew Bourne

    Friday 24 June 2016 by Carmel Smith

    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

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

    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

  4. Benjamin Millepied in rehearsal

    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

  5. Laban building. Photo: Peter Smith

    Transfer Laban - part of London Festival of Architecture

    Monday 13 June 2016 by Carmel Smith

    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

  6. Connor Scott, BBC Young Dancer 2015. Photo: Guy Levy, courtesy BBC.

    BBC Young Dancer 2017 - the search is on...

    Friday 10 June 2016 by Carmel Smith

    Applications are now being accepted for the BBC's competition which seeks out the next generation of dance talent.... Continue Reading

  7. Caroline Miller. Photo: Rick Senley

    Dance UK's Caroline Miller to lead Orlando Ballet

    Wednesday 8 June 2016 by Carmel Smith

    Caroline Miller is to become Executive Director of Orlando Ballet. She will take up the role in August... Continue Reading

  8. Julie Cunningham (front) - at Resolution 2016, The Place. Photo: Chantal Guevara.

    Rambert's first Choreography Fellow appointed

    Monday 6 June 2016 by Carmel Smith

    Julie Cunningham, winner of a National Dance Award in 2014 for her work with the Michael Clark Company, will be the inaugural recipient of the Leverhulme Choreography Fellowship... Continue Reading

  9. 'An American in Paris' Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope. Photo: Matthew Murphy

    Wheeldon's An American in Paris comes to London

    Friday 20 May 2016 by Carmel Smith

    The award winning production will be at the Dominion next Spring, after opening in Paris and transferring to Broadway... Continue Reading

  10. Lauren A Wright. Photo: Stuart Whipps

    New Programme Director for Siobhan Davies Dance

    Tuesday 17 May 2016 by Carmel Smith

    Visual arts curator and researcher Lauren A Wright is to join Southwark based Siobhan Davies Dance in the new post of Programme Director next month Continue Reading

  11. Crystal Pite
Photo: Michael Slobodian

    Crystal Pite interview

    Monday 16 May 2016 by Denise Drake

    Crystal Pite discusses dancing with William Forysthe, motherhood and why there are so few women at the top of her profession Continue Reading

  12. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Plans to create new dance hub in East London announced

    Wednesday 11 May 2016 by Denise Drake

    A new home for a hip hop school, three major dance organisations and Studio Wayne McGregor are moving east to transform Stratford Continue Reading

  13. Photo: Luke Evans

    2Faced Dance Company to host The BENCH equality event

    Wednesday 11 May 2016 by Denise Drake

    The first year of the company’s ground-breaking programme for female choreographers, The BENCH, is to culminate in a special one-off event hosted by 2Faced Dance Company in partnership with International Da… Continue Reading

  14. Frame Film Festival - programme announced

    Wednesday 4 May 2016 by Carmel Smith

    The full programme has been announced for the first FRAME London Dance Film Festival, taking place in Kingston-upon-Thames (9 - 12 June), organised by locally based BalletBoyz, in association with dancescreen... Continue Reading

  15. CCN Ballet de Lorraine 'Unknown Pleasures' Photo Arno Paul

    Dance Umbrella 2016 programme announced

    Tuesday 3 May 2016 by Carmel Smith

    The programme for Dance Umbrella 2016 has just been unwrapped. This year’s edition of the annual festival which champions 21st century choreography takes place across London from 7 – 22 October... Continue Reading

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