News

  1. Michael Lynch. 
Photographer: Abbie Trayler-Smith

    News: Buildings/Venues

    Tuesday 29 January 2002

    Theatres old & newEdwin Heathcote discusses the character and architecture of London’s theatres.FT 14 Mar 2003 Nicholas Hytner, new Director of the National Theatre, calls for an end to the current foc… Continue Reading

  2. Lindsay Kemp
Image: Holly Warburton

    News: Lindsay Kemp

    Monday 28 January 2002

    Random Dance has just become the first independent contemporary dance company to commit to its dancers by offering full-time permanent PAYE contracts. This gives dancers the security of guaranteed income, holid… Continue Reading

  3. Pina Bausch:
'Masurca Fogo'

    News: Pina Bausch

    Wednesday 23 January 2002

    Pina Bauschbrings her company Tanztheater Wuppertal to Sadler’s Wells this week. She talks to Ismene Brown in the Telegraph, 19 Jan. 02 Read John O’Mahony’s profile in theGuardian, 28 Jan. 02 J… Continue Reading

  4. Royal Festival Hall

    News: South Bank Centre

    Wednesday 23 January 2002

    Who will save the South Bank?“Only with an all-powerful supremo can London’s premier arts centre be rescued from complete ruin” Architecture critic Deyan Sudjic writes in Observer, 21 Jan. 02 … Continue Reading

  5. News: People

    Friday 11 January 2002

    Sue Hoyle,formerly Executive Director of The Place, is to become Arts Council England’s Lead Advisor for Dance.read on Carlos Acosta’s show Tocororo was at Sadler’s Wells recently. “balle… Continue Reading

  6. News: Exhibitions

    Friday 11 January 2002

    Tate Britainhosted an installation by Lucy Gunning which featured dance. “It’s as if Degas has come back – to hang around outside dance academies with a video camera. There is the sound of traf… Continue Reading

  7. News: Dancing with Words

    Wednesday 5 December 2001

    Dancing with WordsActs of Criticism, a seminar organised by the Institute for Choreography and Dance took place recently. Michael Seaver writes about it The Irish Times. “Although ostensibly about acts of … Continue Reading

  8. News: Obituaries

    Friday 30 November 2001

    Gregory Hinesarguably the ‘greatest tap dancer of his generation’ died aged 57. The dancer and choreographer starred in The Cotton Club (1984), acted alongside Mikhail Baryshnikov in White Nights and… Continue Reading

  9. News: Turner Prize

    Friday 9 November 2001

    The dispute between Turner Prize Nominee Isaac Julien and Javier De Frutos over the copyright of the multiscreen piece The Long Road to Mazatlan, which Julien made with De Frutos as choreographer and performer h… Continue Reading

  10. News: Paying for the Privilege?

    Monday 29 October 2001

    Paying for the Privilege? On Monday 15 October Dance UK alongside Dance Umbrella hosted a debate entitled Paying for the Privilege?. Chaired by Deborah Bull and with contributions from Evan Davies, BBC Economics… Continue Reading

  11. Ross Stretton

    News: Ross Stretton

    Friday 26 October 2001

    For latest on resignation click here Ross StrettonThis week Australian Ross Stretton launched his first production as the Royal Ballet’s new director. He tells Ismene Brown from the Daily Telegraph about h… Continue Reading

  12. Sarah Wildor

    News: Sarah Wildor's

    Friday 12 October 2001

    Sarah Wildor To Leave Royal BalletPrincipal Dancer Sarah Wildor has decided to leave The Royal Ballet and the company are stressing that it is at her own request. Sarah was born in Essex and trained locally bef… Continue Reading

  13. Jane Dudley in 'New World A-comin'' 1945

    News: Jane Dudley

    Monday 1 October 2001

    Jane Dudley Born New York 3 April 1912; died London 19 September 2001. Jane Dudley was a member of the Martha Graham Company from 1937 – 44 and continued to work with them as a guest artist. She was Artist… Continue Reading

  14. Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

    News: Matthew Bourne Creates New Company

    Tuesday 4 September 2001

    Matthew Bourne Creates New Company The rumoured split between Katherine Dore and Matthew Bourne has been big news across the dance scene over the summer months creating gossip, speculation and unease, but finall… Continue Reading

  15. News: Christopher Bruce

    Friday 31 August 2001

    Christopher Bruce,artistic director of the Rambert Dance Company, talks about the rehearsals for a new work celebrating the 75th anniversary of the company’s foundation – @ 10am on Thursday & Fri… Continue Reading

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