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  1. Twyla Tharp

    Twyla Tharp

    Wednesday 2 July 2003

    Twyla TharpFrom avant-garde to Broadway. Twlya Tharp tells Judith Mackrell that she hasn’t sold out;“she hasn’t abandoned her pure-dance audience – her small-scale touring company appears… Continue Reading

  2. Phoenix Dance Theatre

    Wednesday 25 June 2003

    has had its advertising campaign banned by the Advertising Standards Authority -after a disappointed member of their audience complained that the dancers weren’t naked, as seen in the promotional material.… Continue Reading

  3. Ian Bramley to lead Dance UK

    Wednesday 4 June 2003

    From Laban to Dance UKIan Bramley, currently Head of Publications at Laban and Editor of Dance Theatre Journal, will be leaving Laban at the end of June to become Director of Dance UK He has worked at Laban for … Continue Reading

  4. Dance UK and ADAD join forces

    Friday 30 May 2003

    Dance UK and ADAD join forcesAt the beginning of June, the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD) and Dance UK join forces to more effectively promote the development of African Peoples’ dance… Continue Reading

  5. EDge -   postgraduate performance group of London Contemporary Dance School.
Photo: Chris Nash

    The Place @ the British Museum

    Wednesday 28 May 2003

    The Place celebrates with the British Museum The 250th anniversary of the British Museum on 7 June will be a day celebrating global cultures; dance, stories, music, myths and legends from around the world. The B… Continue Reading

  6. 'Capture'
Arts Council of England commissioned dance for screen productions.

    Capture 3

    Friday 9 May 2003

    Capture 3Arts Council England have just announced the commissions for the latest series of dance for screen productions. They will be premiered in December this year. Recipients are: Liz Aggiss & Billy Cowie… Continue Reading

  7. Greater London Authority 'Get into London Theatre'

    Northern School of Contemporary Dance

    Wednesday 30 April 2003

    NSCD joins ConservatoireThe Northern School of Contemporary Dance announces a major strategic alliance with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) and Bristol Old Vic T… Continue Reading

  8. Capture 2

    Friday 25 April 2003

    Capture 2The Arts Council of England commissioned latest series of dance for screen productions Capture2 recieved its world premiere at the Monaco Dance Forum last week. The UK premiere happens at The Place next… Continue Reading

  9. National Youth Dance Agency

    Wednesday 23 April 2003

    New National Youth Dance AgencyArts Council England, in partnership with the Department of Education and Skills (DfES), will be establishing a Youth Dance Agency for England. The DfES have committed £300,000 ov… Continue Reading

  10. Miscellaneous

    Friday 11 April 2003

    Morris Dancinghas been given a reprieve from a new law that would have made it a criminal offence to perform it indoors without a licence.Jack Malvern, Times, 10 July.03 I Put a Spell on You:Dancing Women from S… Continue Reading

  11. Awards

    Friday 11 April 2003

    Kenneth TharpArtistic Director of the National Youth Dance Trust, has received an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to dance.2003 Capture 3Arts Council England have just announced t… Continue Reading

  12. Reports

    Friday 11 April 2003

    dance umbrella 2002achieved the highest ever attendance of any festival in the company’s history, with 37,500 people attending its 59 public performancesread more Racism in TheatreA report backed by the Ar… Continue Reading

  13. Jeanette Siddall

    Wednesday 9 April 2003

    Jeanette Siddall appointed Director of DanceArts Council England has announced the appointment of Jeanette Siddall as Director of Dance. She comes to the Arts Council from Dance UK, the leading organisation for … Continue Reading

  14. Arts Council England

    Arts Council England

    Wednesday 2 April 2003

    Arts Council England – has announced its three-year spending plan, including growth of £75 million in 2004/05 and 2005/06. The Arts Council’s grant-in-aid will increase from £335 million in 2003/04… Continue Reading

  15. 4Dance 2003

    Friday 14 March 2003

    4Dance 2003Arts Council England and Channel 4 have jointly commissioned 11 new films in their first creative dance collaboration – to develop the genre of dance on film. The films will be broadcast as par… Continue Reading

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