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Paul Arrowsmith talks to ballerina Miyako Yoshida about her career

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Friday, 18 December 2015 10:41

Creation of One Dance UK

one-dance-uk-launch-eliott-franksOne Dance UK is a new industry body created by the merger of the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association and Youth Dance England. A registered charity, it will provide services for young people, teachers and training institutions, professional dancers, choreographers, companies and producers. It aims to provide a single, more powerful voice for dance, a central knowledge hub, professional development opportunities and performance platforms. The new body will be based outside London.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 10:29

September 2015 issue

sept-2015-squareThis month, we speak to two star dancers with more strings to their bows. Alessandra Ferri talks about her return to dance, while Johan Kobborg explains how he’s taken on the directorship of the Bucharest National Ballet. Elsewhere, we look at male dancing in a new book and at Birmingham Royal Ballet, find out about Bird College and the Vienna State Opera’s junior company and more…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 14:02

Flexible Benefits

Flexible Benefits

Debbie Malina investigates Stretchworks, an exercise programme that was developed with the aim of helping dancers to avoid injury and maintain optimum fitness; it has since evolved into an approach that is designed to be adapted for all ages and abilities, proving to be beneficial on an emotional as well as a physical level.

mentoring-dance-uk-stephen-wrightApplications are now open for Dance UK’s dancers’ and dance teaching mentoring schemes for 2015 to 16. This professional development opportunity is aimed at dancers and dance teachers who have been identified by their peers as future leaders.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Friday, 29 May 2015 12:48

June 2015 issue

june-squareThis month, we look to the future of dance, with reports on Dance UK’s conference and the first BBC Young Dancer competition. We also look at the practical side of touring a ballet company, at ballet in Taiwan and more…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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farooqFarooq Chaudhry has stepped down as chair of Dance UK. The decision follows his public comments about contemporary dance training in the UK. Julian Flitter, Dance UK’s vice chair, has agreed to become interim chair.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Thursday, 09 April 2015 13:47

Dance UK Conference live stream

Dance UK Conference live stream

moving-cities-photo-jevan-chowdhurySessions from the Dance UK conference, The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, will be live streamed. Sessions to be streamed include the opening night celebration starring Robin Windsor, Kristina Rihanoff, Teneisha Bonner and more, plus a session on dance training – an issue recently highlighted by choreographers Akram Khan, Hofesh Shechter and Lloyd Newson.

Published in Dance Today - News
Thursday, 09 April 2015 13:33

Dance UK Conference live stream

Dance UK Conference live stream

moving-cities-photo-jevan-chowdhurySessions from the Dance UK conference, The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, will be live streamed. Sessions to be streamed include the opening night celebration and performances, and a session on dance training – an issue recently highlighted by choreographers Akram Khan, Hofesh Shechter and Lloyd Newson.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 14:47

Dance UK conference

moving-cities-photo-jevan-chowdhuryAkram Khan, Kevin O’Hare, Gillian Lynne, Tamara Rojo, Jonzi D and Wayne McGregor are among the  speakers at The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, the UK’s first ever industry-wide dance conference. Organised by Dance UK, the conference will offer more than 120 speakers, with events at London venues from April 9 to 12. The conference aims to create the most diverse dance industry gathering ever seen in the UK.

Published in Dancing Times - News
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:14

Dance Manifesto launched

dance-uk-jazz-handsMPs danced lindy hop with Robin Windsor and Jenny Thomas for the launch of Dance UK’s Dance Manifesto 2015. This was the first time a social dance class had been held in the Houses of Parliament, hosted by the all-party parliamentary dance group.

Published in Dance Today - News
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