1. Arts Funding Issues

    Monday 29 July 2002

    Ian Bramleythe Editor of Dance Theatre Journal and Head of Publications @ Laban becomes the new Director of Dance UK from the end of on ADAD and Dance UKare to join forcesmore details Arts Council Engl… Continue Reading

  2. Phoenix Dance Theatre
'Planted Seeds' @ The Place 4 - 8 Nov
Dancers: Tanya Richam-Odoi and Bob Smith

    Edinburgh Festival

    Friday 26 July 2002

    Phoenix wins Business Link Award Phoenix wins Business Link Award Phoenix Dance Theatre, based in Leeds, has received a grant from Business Link West Yorkshire to help raise its profile overseas. Members of the … Continue Reading

  3. International American Choreographers' Showcase

    Friday 26 July 2002

    Choreographers & PiecesThe Ballplayers of Xibalba (premiered at the Youth Theater in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia on May 25, 2002) Choreographer: Susana B. Williams Music by: By Glen Velez Performance: Susana B. Wil… Continue Reading

  4. Blast background

    Monday 22 July 2002

    The BBC is launching a new multi-media initiative which will help teenagers tap into their creativity, develop their talents in dance, music, art or film making. Ultimately, they’ll be encouraged to stage… Continue Reading

  5. Marion North

    Marion North, Principal & Chief Executive,

    Monday 15 July 2002

    Marion North to retireDr Marion North (OBE, PhD, Darts, DLit) has announced her intention to retire as Principal and Chief Executive of Laban Centre London in August 2003. Marion North has held the position of P… Continue Reading

  6. Irène Lidova

    Tuesday 9 July 2002

    Irène LidovaBallet critic and promoter has died in Paris at the age of 95.Mary Clarke & Nadine Meisner look back over her life and work. “the Russian-French critic, writer on dance, and friend and ben… Continue Reading

  7. Alvin Ailey

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Thursday 20 June 2002

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatervisited Sadler’s Wells in June 02 John Percival reflects on how Ailey introduced black culture into the mainstream of American dance in the Independent, 14 June.02 Read Ar… Continue Reading

  8. John Ashford

    Thursday 20 June 2002

    John Ashford awarded CBETHE PLACE’S THEATRE DIRECTOR IS RECOGNISED IN THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS The Place is delighted that John Ashford, its theatre director, has been awarded a CBE for services … Continue Reading

  9. Jiving Lindy Hoppers

    Jiving Lindy Hoppers

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    Jiving Lindy HoppersONE O’CLOCK JUMP DAILY TASTER WORKSHOPSAll at 1-2pm RFH Ballroom Mon 29 Jul Ballin’ The Jack (For children aged 6-9yrs) Learn this exciting song dance sequence with Jiving Lindy … Continue Reading

  10. Darren Johnston

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    Darren JohnstonWorkshop TimetableMon 5 – Thu 8 Aug 10.30am-12noon RFH Ballroom Open Company Class Watch the company of professional and youth dancers warm up and prepare for the day’s work. 11-11.45… Continue Reading

  11. Touchdown Dance

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    Touchdown DanceWORKSHOPSRFH Ballroom Mon 12-Fri 16 Aug3.15-4pm Work in Progress presentation and meet the artists Mon 12-Thu 15 Aug11am-12noon RFH Sensations (For children aged 7-12yrs) Work with a member of To… Continue Reading

  12. The Way of the Wayang

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    The Way of the Wayang28 July. 0210.30- 11.30am RFH BallroomGamelan Music Workshop An introduction into the soundworld of the Javanese Gamelan. 11.45am -12.45pm RFH Gamelan RoomStorytelling Workshop (For children… Continue Reading

  13. Sonia Sabri

    Sonia Sabri Company

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    Sonia Sabri Company‘MONTAGE’ SONIA SABRI COMPANY 4 August. 0211-11.15am RFH BallroomBismillah & Welcome A musical opening to the day’s events. 11.15-1.15pm, 2.15-3.15pm Hungerford Lift Lob… Continue Reading

  14. Jazzcotech Dancers

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    Jazzcotech Dancers11 August. 0210am -5pm RFH Ballroom Oscar Romp Exhibition Oscar Romp will be working live during the day, with his drawings and paintings of jazz-inspired dance will be on show throughout the d… Continue Reading

  15. Vincent Dance Theatre

    Tuesday 18 June 2002

    Vincent Dance Theatre17 August. 0210-10.30am RFH Ballroom Orbital A showing of the skating video made by Vincent Dance Theatre and young men at the funfairs and on the seaside streets of Bridlington. 10.30am … Continue Reading


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