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Inside this month:

Diversification 

Got To Dance is back this month, with format changes that will keep contestants and judges on their toes, Ashley Banjo tells Claire Saul

The Cuban Experience

Brigitt Mayer reports on a unique collaboration between International Latin dancers and the performers in Havana, Cuba 

Shall we dance?

Successful American franchise Fred Astaire Studios has found its first British affiliate; Marianka Swain wonders: will others follow suit? 

And much more!

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Displaying items by tag: Royal Ballet School
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 15:59

Gailene Stock 1946-2014

gailene-stock-patrick-baldwinThe Royal Ballet School has announced that Gailene Stock, its director since 1999, died on April 29, 2014, following a long battle with cancer.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:06

Royal Ballet School Gala

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The Royal Ballet School Lower School will host a gala event at White Lodge in Richmond Park on Wednesday, June 20. The gala will raise funds in support of the Isabella Plantation Access Project in Richmond Park.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 24 April 2012 11:09

Tony Butcher photographs

tony butcherAn exhibition of photographs by Tony Butcher will be held at the Royal Academy of Dance from May 3 to 29.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Monday, 02 April 2012 10:00

Diamond Jubilee events at White Lodge

To mark the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Royal Ballet School’s White Lodge Museum is presenting a programme of public events to celebrate the rich heritage of White Lodge, a Grade I listed royal hunting lodge commissioned by George I in 1727, and home of the RBS since 1955.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 13:07

New Royal Ballet season

img_5203_edited-1carlos-acosta-and-marianelnunezThe Royal Ballet has announced its plans for the 2012/13 season, Kevin O’Hare’s first as director. It includes six world premieres, with new works by Alexei Ratmansky, Alastair Marriott, Christopher Wheeldon, Liam Scarlett and two by Wayne McGregor – including his first ever narrative work. There will also be company premieres of works by Wheeldon and Scarlett, and revivals of works by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, John Cranko and Wheeldon, and of 19th-century classics.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 15:24

Celebrating Bob Lockyer

boblockyerwinfriedkirschphotoanthonycrickmay1967Richard Alston, Mark Baldwin, Siobhan Davies, Wayne McGregor and Monica Mason will be among those celebrating the 70th birthday of dance film director and producer Bob Lockyer, in an evening held at The Place on April 13.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 15:46

Dance in Parliament

lauren-cuthbertson-pat-glass-mp-edward-watson-and-sir-gerald-kaufman-mpOn Tuesday, October 11, Frank Doran MP, secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Dance Group, led an adjournment debate entitled Education System and Dance.

Published in Dance Today - News
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 15:37

Dance in Parliament

lauren-cuthbertson-pat-glass-mp-edward-watson-and-sir-gerald-kaufman-mpToday Frank Doran MP, secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Dance Group, led an adjournment debate entitled Education System and Dance.

Published in Dancing Times - News

The Royal Ballet School has announced plans to establish a new Associate Centre in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from September 2011.

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