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  1. Linda Jasper. Photo: Brian Slater.

    News: Linda Jasper steps down from Youth Dance England

    Tuesday 8 March 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    The Director of YDE for 12 years will leave as it merges with the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK & the National Dance Teachers Association to become One Dance UK at the end of March... Continue Reading

  2. Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker and Brian Eno 
Photo: Anne Van Aerschot

    News: As you dance it: Brian Eno and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker do Shakespeare

    Monday 7 March 2016 by Denise Drake

    In Golden Hours, based upon Shakespeare’s As You Like It, tracks from Brian Eno’s Another Green World and choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, the playwright’s lines are danced rather than … Continue Reading

  3. Steven McRae
Photo: Andrej Uspenski

    News: Steven McRae 'With ballet I’m like a superhero . . . '

    Wednesday 2 March 2016 by Denise Drake

    Currently appearing in the Royal Ballet’s production of Giselle, principle dancer Steven McRae is also cast as a manga character in Ballet Hero Fantasy in a Japanese ballet magazine, introducing readers to… Continue Reading

  4. Royal Ballet - 'Woolf Works' Federico Bonelli & Alessandra Ferri. Photo:Tristram Kenton, ®ROH.

    News: Olivier Awards 2016 - nominations announced

    Monday 29 February 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    Find out who has been nominated in the dance related categories in this 40th year of the awards presented by the Society of London Theatre... Continue Reading

  5. Camden Schools Dance Festiva 2016 at The Place, Parliament Hill School
Photo: Joanna Zlotorzycka

    News: Camden Schools Dance Festival at The Place

    Monday 22 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Eighteen local schools and one youth group demonstrated their dance moves at the seventh annual Camden Schools Dance Festival. Continue Reading

  6. Bartabas, Golgota

    News: Bartabas on staging Golgota

    Monday 22 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    Bartabas appears on horseback alongside Spanish flamenco dancer Andrés Marín, recreating the rituals of Seville’s Holy Week Continue Reading

  7. EDge group shot
Photo: CamillaGreenwell

    News: EDge Company Dance on tour

    Monday 22 February 2016 by Denise Drake

    EDge, London Contemporary Dance School’s vibrant postgraduate dance company to tour four specially commissioned new works across 15 venues and six countries. Continue Reading

  8. 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 Mark Doerfel

    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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Studio Wayne McGregor at Here East

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

    Tuesday 16 February 2016 by Mark Doerfel

    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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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 Mark Doerfel

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

  15. 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 Mark Doerfel

    "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

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