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Dance at BFI London Film Festival

There’s a strong dance strand in this year’s BFI London Film Festival, running from October 5 to 16. The festival’s programme includes the documentary Dancer, which traces the career of Sergei Polunin with interviews, new and archive footage. Also in the documentary strand, Fonko explores urban African music, with some fabulous dancing. The features strand […]

World Ballet Day Live – Updated

Update: Now with full streams from The Australian Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet. Prepare for a watching marathon: World Ballet Day Live returns on October 4, with 20 hours of footage streamed live from The Australian Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada […]

October 2016 issue

October’s Dancing Times is the first to come to you from our new office in Battersea Square. There’s a Russian feel to this month’s magazine, with interviews with young dancers from the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky and with Vladimir Urin, the formidable director of the Bolshoi Theatre. We also feature ballroom and Latin show Burn […]

Silky Dance tights giveaway!

We have 50 pairs of amazing tights to give away to Dancing Times readers. Silky Dance Ultimates from Legwear International are a technical breakthrough – they’re knitted using vertical lines of knots, creating a completely ladder-proof garment. (We’ve tested them in the office, and suspect witchcraft was involved: they really don’t ladder!) Designed for the […]

WIN! Tickets to The Last Tango

Fresh from their sell-out hit shows Midnight Tango and Dance ’Til Dawn, Strictly Come Dancing stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace have created their most moving production yet as they prepare to dance in their final ever London show following a hit UK and Ireland tour. Twenty years of dancing together has seen them become […]

Wayne’s world

Dancer Wayne Sleep will be sharing his memories alongside the music that has marked his career in BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night, to be recorded at the Watford Colosseum on October 10. Played live by the BBC Concert Orchestra, and conducted by Gavin Sutherland, the music will include extracts from The Sleeping […]

Darkness Poomba: Korean dance in London

Modern Table, a Korean dance and music group led by choreographer Kim Jae-Duk, make their UK debut at The Place from October 24 to 25, as part of K-Music, London’s festival of Korean music. Darkness Poomba takes contemporary and Korean traditional dance, blending it with live music inspired by ancient Korean song – the “poomba” […]

Can they dance like nobody else?

Alvin Ailey’s first company, established in 1958, consisted of seven black dancers and the intention of showcasing black culture. Over the years, as the troupe’s size and reputation continued to grow, it had an unmatched impact on dance in the US. Though predominantly African-American, the roster was integrated in 1964 and has included white and […]

New works for Northern Ballet

In 2017, Northern Ballet will create three new full-length ballets – a record for the company. Alongside Kenneth Tindall’s Casanova, announced in May, the company will stage new adaptations of John Boyne’s novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. Choreographed and directed by Daniel de Andrade, The […]

New Adventures Choreographer Award Showcase

Jamaal Burkmar, winner of the 2016 New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA), will present three new works at a London showcase from September 21 to 24. Held at the Platform Theatre at Central St Martins, by King’s Cross, the programme includes 16 Bars, created for Jamaal Burkmar Dance to original music by Otis Jones. Storm, danced […]

Candoco autumn tour

Candoco Dance Company’s autumn tour showcases the breadth of the company’s repertory, from a reimagined Trisha Brown classic to improvisation inspired by a documentary about opera singers. Candoco, the UK’s first professional dance company of disabled and non-disabled artists, was founded in 1991. This tour, part of the company’s 25th anniversary season, opens at Tramway, […]

Resolution: call for choreographers

Applications are open for Resolution 2017, The Place’s annual festival of short dance and performance works for emerging artists. This will be the 28th edition of Resolution, which has been a starting point for choreographers including Wayne McGregor, Kate Prince, Luca Silvestrini and Drew McOnie. Selected shows will be performed at The Place, London in […]

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