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  1. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch 'Le Sacre du Printemps' Photo: Ulli Weiss

    News: English National Ballet to dance Bausch's Rite

    Friday 19 February 2016 by carmel smith

    English National Ballet will become only the second company in the world, other than Tanztheater Wuppertal to dance Pina Bausch’s masterpiece 'The Rite of Spring' The performances will be at Sadle… Continue Reading

  2. Farruquito
Photo: Sophie Mühlenburg

    News: Farruquito 'When I don’t dance every day, I am still dancing in my mind'

    Wednesday 17 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    For Farruquito, flamenco is not about a technique — it’s a life steeped in all the elements of traditional gypsy culture.  Continue Reading

  3. Jinhao Zhang, winner of Emerging Dancer in 2015
Photo: ASH

    News: English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer competition

    Wednesday 17 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Entering its seventh consecutive year English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer competition will be held this year for the first time at the London Palladium on Tuesday 17 May 2016. Vital to English Nation… Continue Reading

  4. Studio Wayne McGregor at Here East

    News: Studio Wayne McGregor set to open at the end of 2016

    Tuesday 16 February 2016 by carmel smith

    The new space, in Here East, part of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, will have three dance studios, including two of the largest in London. Artists will be given access to the world-class studios for free in ex… Continue Reading

  5. Thiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez in rehearsals for After The Rain
Photo: Bill Cooper/ROH

    News: Thiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez 'working together better than ever now'

    Monday 15 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    The dancers, as they prepared to co-star in Christopher Wheeldon’s intimate ballet After The Rain, a piece they performed as a married couple four years ago Continue Reading

  6. News: Equity achieves union agreements with independent choreographers

    Monday 15 February 2016

    New agreements have been reached by Equity with independent choreographers producing small-scale shows... Continue Reading

  7. Candoco in Hetain Patel's 'Lets Talk About Dis'. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    News: Candoco at 25 - anniversary year programme to include a new duet by Arlene Phillips

    Friday 12 February 2016 by carmel smith

    Awarding winning Candoco celebrates in 2016 with a programme of performances, special events, participation work and international touring... Continue Reading

  8. John Singer Sargent's portrait of Madame X. Photograph: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    News: Christopher Wheeldon - on new work Strapless

    Monday 8 February 2016 by carmel smith

    "For years, I’ve toyed with the idea of making a ballet about Amélie. Then Kevin O’Hare offered me a slot at the Royal Ballet and I thought this would be a perfect role for Natalia Osipova… Continue Reading

  9. Still from Bertie and Ponciano Almeida's 'Vida Longa' Big Dance Shorts 2012.

    News: Big Dance & Channel 4 Short film commissions announced

    Friday 5 February 2016 by carmel smith

    Big Dance and Channel 4 have announced the short dance films that have been awarded a new commission to be produced for the Channel 4 Random Acts strand. Nominated by experts across the UK contemporary film and … Continue Reading

  10. Big Dance 2011.

    News: Big Dance 2016: Celebrating the dance decade

    Wednesday 3 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Big Dance celebrates a decade of expansion and development in dance across the country in 2016, in this, the final Big Dance year Continue Reading

  11. Sara Baras in Voces
Photo: Santana de Yepes

    News: Sara Baras on Flamenco as a way of life

    Wednesday 3 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Sara Baras talks about maintaing her dance company and her creative process Continue Reading

  12. News: Laurretta Summerscales promoted to Principal of English National Ballet

    Wednesday 3 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has announced that Laurretta Summerscales has been promoted to Principal of English National Ballet. Joining Laurretta on stage after her performance as… Continue Reading

  13. Leroy Mokgatle
Photo: Eliott Franks/Royal Academy of Dance

    News: Leroy Mokgatle on life at the Art of Motion School

    Monday 1 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Winner of the Genée International ballet competition at Sadler’s Wells last year, Leroy talks about his long, very challenging and intensive day Continue Reading

  14. Pivot Dance

    News: Bringing artists and audiences together - Pivot Dance

    Friday 29 January 2016 by carmel smith

    A new European project aims to create a new movement in the dance industry, where 'Audience Clubs' work with artists to inform their creative process... Continue Reading

  15. Rahel Vonmoos’  -'to find a place'. A Compass Commission. Photo: Stephen Berkeley-White

    News: Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban partnership new Compass Commissions

    Friday 29 January 2016 by carmel smith

    Stephanie Schober, Botis Seva and Tom Roden & Anna Williams will be making new site specific, theatre based and work for families... Continue Reading

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