Nutcracker season is here again! Our festive December cover shows Scottish Ballet’s Sophie Martin and Christopher Harrison in Peter Darrell’s version of the ballet, wearing the new designs by Lez Brotherston. This month’s issue has a focus on choreographer-directors, with features on Darrell, Christopher Wheeldon, Cathy Marston and more…
Northern Ballet will offer emerging choreographers the chance to work with its dancers and artistic director David Nixon in the company’s first Choreographic Laboratory.
Nominations 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.
Gender is on the agenda in our November 2014 issue. We explore what it takes to be a man in dance – while BalletBoyz Ed Pearce and Adam Kirkham demonstrate male partnering on the dramatic cover photo by Hugo Glendinning – and speak to director-choreographer Susan Stroman about being a woman in the male-dominated world of choreography.
As mentioned in last month's magazine, Oberon Books is publishing a new photographic book by Andrej Uspenski dedicated to The Royal Ballet's Steven McRae.
The Royal Ballet School has announced that Gailene Stock, its director since 1999, died on April 29, 2014, following a long battle with cancer.
Carlos Acosta's production of Don Quixote, created for The Royal Ballet in 2013, has now been released on DVD.
Kevin O'Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, speaks exclusively to Dancing Times about his plans for the 2014–15 season.
The Linbury season opens with the Deloitte Ignite festival, which runs from September 5 to 28. This year’s month-long festival is focused on ballet and dance. Curated by The National Gallery’s Dr Mina Moore Ede and The Royal Ballet, it has the theme of myths, and will include new works, events for families and children and a range of performances.