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002 dt feb 2015

Inside this month:

Zoë Anderson meets The Royal Ballet’s Vadim Muntagirov and choreographer Richard Alston

Maggie Foyer visits the New Zealand School of Dance

Igor Stupnikov writes his Letter from St Peterburg

Paul Arrowsmith talks about The Sleeping Beauty with stage designer Richard Hudson

And much more

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Thursday, 22 January 2015 12:16

A tribute to Derek Rencher

Derek Rencher, the dancer and character artist who dedicated his 45-year career entirely to The Royal Ballet, died at the age of 82 on December 20, 2014.

Here, David Drew, a colleague for many years at The Royal Ballet, pays tribute to the man:

Thursday, 18 December 2014 15:17

Christmas dance on television!


sq-strictly-christmas-bbc-guy-levyChristmas television traditionally includes some goodies for the dance-lover, from classic movie musicals to new recordings of ballet and dance. We’ve been through the listings with a highlighter pen – here’s what we’ve circled, including The Royal Ballet in The Winter’s Tale, Strictly Come Dancing’s grand finale and its Christmas special (pictured left) and Carlos Acosta in Tocororo Suite

Published in Dance Today - News
Thursday, 18 December 2014 14:46

Christmas dance on television!

sq-winters-tale-lamb-by-bbc-roh-johan-perssonChristmas television traditionally includes some goodies for the dance-lover, from classic movie musicals to new recordings of ballet and dance. We’ve been through the listings with a highlighter pen – here’s what we’ve circled, including The Royal Ballet in The Winter’s Tale (pictured left), Strictly Come Dancing’s grand finale and Christmas special and Carlos Acosta in Tocororo Suite

Published in Dancing Times - News
Monday, 03 November 2014 16:23

National Dance Awards nominations

nda logoNominations for the 15th National Dance Awards have been announced. The dance section of the Critics’ Circle, a group of more than 50 dance writers and critics, votes on the awards.

Published in Dancing Times - News

Members of The Royal Ballet, including principals Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Rupert Pennefather and Edward Watson, will be performing in a unique gala on Sunday, February 2, in aid of Ghanaian charity Ashanti Development.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 15:37

Men in Motion at the London Coliseum

putrov in remanso by andre uspenskiMen in Motion, Ivan Putrov’s showcase of male dancing, comes to the London Coliseum from January 30 to 31.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Friday, 08 November 2013 14:44

National Dance Awards: nominations announced

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Nominations for the 14th National Dance Awards were announced today by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Thursday, 28 March 2013 15:37

Britten, Brandstrup, ballet

brandstrup-brian-slaterEdward Watson and Zenaida Yanowsky are among the dancers starring in Kim Brandstrup’s new Frank Bridge Variations, part of the centenary celebrations for composer Benjamin Britten.

Published in Dancing Times - News

kevin-ohare-photo-by-teri-pengilleyThe Royal Ballet’s 2013-14 season was announced today. Kevin O’Hare (pictured), the company’s artistic director, introduces the season in conversation with Zoë Anderson. For more from this interview, see the April issue of Dancing Times.

 

Published in Dancing Times - News
Monday, 28 January 2013 17:27

The 13th National Dance Awards - winners

nda logoThe Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2012 were held at The Place on Monday, January 28. Hosted by Gary Avis of The Royal Ballet and KennethTharp of The Place, the awards celebrated a broad spread of dance performances in Britain, from hip hop – with a spectacular double win for ZooNation – to narrative ballet. Tharp and Avis opened with a touch of showbiz, dancing on with a flourish. This year’s awards were dedicated to the memory of critics John Percival, Charles Hedges and Freda Pitt.

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