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  1. Acosta Danza. Photo: Andrew Lang

    News: Carlos Acosta's new company to tour the UK next year after opening at Sadler's Wells

    Monday 24 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Acosta Danza, based in Havana, Cuba, will become a Sadler’s Wells International Associate Company - alongside Rosas and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. Continue Reading

  2. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance #Londonisopen

    News: New film shows London as the City of Dance

    Thursday 20 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Part of Mayor Sadiq Khan's #LondonisOpen campaign, a new short film features many of London's dance stars dancing in a range of styles & settings across the city.... Continue Reading

  3. Vicky Long Advance Symposium boards. Photo: Hannah Quigley

    News: Addressing gender imbalance across the arts

    Wednesday 19 October 2016 by carmel smith

    Leading performing arts organisations - including Sadler's Wells, the Royal Ballet & Northern Ballet - have committed to address imbalances within their organisations through a programme organised by Tonic... Continue Reading

  4. News: Gary Clarke wins UK Theatre award for Coal

    Tuesday 18 October 2016 by carmel smith

    The production won the Achievement in Dance category - beating other nominees Dance Consortium and Northern Ballet... Continue Reading

  5. Mikah Smillie
Photo: National Youth Ballet of Great Britain

    News: New Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie joins National Youth Ballet of Great Britain

    Monday 17 October 2016 by Jobeda Khanum

    The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain announce the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie. Following the passing of the company’s Founding Director Jill Tookey. Continue Reading

  6. Rambert studio. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: Rambert Revealed 2016

    Saturday 15 October 2016 by carmel smith

    There's still time to drop in on Rambert's South Bank home for a tour, talk, workshop or performance - and check in to a live stream of events all day on Tuesday (18 October) Continue Reading

  7. James Keegan and Michael Flatley dancers.
Photo: Brian Doherty

    News: Michael Flatley opens new Dance Academy in London

    Wednesday 12 October 2016 by Jobeda Khanum

    Classes are taking place in Barking, Chelsea, Fulham, Hammersmith, Islington, Kew, Morden, Staines, Wandsworth, Wimbleon and Woking - for all ages and abilities. A new term will start in January, but it is also … Continue Reading

  8. Compass Commissions. Tara D'Arquian's 'In Situ'. Photo: Chris Nash

    News: Compass Commissions 2016

    Monday 10 October 2016 by carmel smith

    The Greenwich Dance & Trinity Laban Partnership is inviting UK-based dance artists to apply for the fourth year of its flagship commissioning scheme. The deadline is 21 October... Continue Reading

  9. Lyn Wallis. Photo: David Tett

    News: Lynn Wallis, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance, to step down

    Monday 3 October 2016

    Lynn Wallis OBE will be stepping down from her role as Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance at the end of 2016. For 22 years, Lynn has been the custodian of the RAD’s artistic integrity and cred… Continue Reading

  10. Akram Khan in rehearsals at ENB. Photo: Jean Louis Fernandez

    News: Akram Khan on the making of his Giselle

    Wednesday 28 September 2016 by carmel smith

    A round up of interviews with Akram Khan, a video preview & reviews as English National Ballet's new production opens in Manchester... Continue Reading

  11. Photo: Jevan Chowdhury, Moving Cities London.

    News: Take part in our user survey

    Wednesday 21 September 2016 by carmel smith

    Tell us how you use this website and its social media channels - and you could win £100 of Amazon vouchers! Continue Reading

  12. Akram Khan
Photo: Jean Louis Fernandez

    News: The Progress 1000: London's most influential people in dance 2016

    Monday 12 September 2016

    The most influential people in dance in London during 2016 have been named in this year’s 'The Progress 1000'. Continue Reading

  13. Kenneth Tharp. Photo: Retts Wood

    News: Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp to stand down as Chief Executive of The Place

    Thursday 8 September 2016 by carmel smith

    After nine years in the role, Kenneth is moving on: "It has been a great privilege to serve the organisation that helped to shape me as an artist and to work alongside so many deeply committed and talented c… Continue Reading

  14. Screen shot from Anna Heighway's 'Move About It'.

    News: Joie de Vivre Dance Film winners announced

    Wednesday 31 August 2016 by carmel smith

    Pavilion Dance South West's competition was set up to celebrate dance by, with and for older people. Watch the winning entries here... Continue Reading

  15. Jamaal Burkmar Dance

    News: New Adventures Choreographer Award showcase

    Thursday 25 August 2016 by carmel smith

    2016 winner Jamaal Burkmar shows three new works at the Platform Theatre from 21 - 24 September... Continue Reading

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