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11 dancetoday nov14

Inside this month:

Q&A: Lucy Worsley
In a new BBC Four series Dancing Cheek to Cheek: An Intimate History of Dance, Lucy Worsley and Len Goodman will take to the floor. Nicola Rayner finds out more

Back in action
Robin Windsor had to step away from this year's Strictly Come Dancing as he recovered from injury. He tells Zoë Anderson about rehabilitation

And now for the next trick...
Jonathan Gray takes a look at special effects in the theatre and finds out that nothing is new

And much more!

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Wednesday, 30 October 2013 14:16

Update: changes at the Vaganova Academy

The Russian newspaper Izvestia has published an interview with Vera Dorofeeva, who has been replaced by Nikolai Tsiskaridze as Rector of the Vaganova Academy.

Published in Dancing Times - News

lopatkina-korsuntsev-frederikadavisRussian culture minister Vladimir Medinsky has announced that Nikolai Tsiskaridze is to be appointed rector of the Vaganova Academy, St Petersburg’s leading ballet school. Maryinsky ballerina Uliana Lopatkina will succeed Altynai Asylmuratova as the school’s artistic director, combining the new role with her stage career. The current rector, Vera Dorofeeva, will be offered a new job. The minister indicated that Tsiskaridze will decide Asylmuratova’s future at the Academy.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Monday, 10 December 2012 15:51

The Nutcracker hits the screen

People will be spoilt for choice with on-screen performances of The Nutcracker over the Christmas period.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Thursday, 01 November 2012 13:28

A century of spring

riteofspringprivatecollectionrogerviolletparisbridgemanartlibraryThe Rite of Spring had its infamous first performance on May 29, 1913, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. Igor Stravinsky’s music and Vaslav Nijinsky’s choreography (pictured) caused an outcry. A century on from that riotous evening, The Rite of Spring will be celebrated around the world, with ballets, concerts, education projects and more.
Published in Dancing Times - News
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 15:12

Dance at the Edinburgh Festival

mariinskyballet04eif2012The dance programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival will include the Maryinsky Ballet (pictured), Angelin Preljocaj’s company, Deborah Colker Dance Company, Juillard Dance and more.

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