David Wall, one of the UK’s greatest male dancers, died on June 18, 2013. Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, and Tamara Rojo, director of English National Ballet, have led tributes to Wall as a dancer, teacher and coach.
Dance Proms is inviting entries from dance teachers around the world for the 2013 showcase of young dance talent at the Royal Albert Hall, London on November 3. It is the first time that this multi-genre dance spectacular has been opened up to international entries.
On November 11, the Royal Academy of Dance is holding a “Celebrating Dance 2012” day for dance students in order to raise funds for the newly launched Frank Freeman Scholarship fund.
Darcey Bussell has been elected president of the Royal Academy of Dance, following Dame Antoinette Sibley, who retired in April after 21 years in the role.