Our September 2014 issue is here! As dancers and dance schools come back for the new season, we welcome the new academic year with features on training with the BalletBoyz, in Germany and in Russia, plus designer Jérôme Kaplan’s work in dance and ballerina Alicia Markova celebrated at Ivy House. We think there’s an autumnal look to our gorgeous cover, which shows Scottish Ballet’s Andrew Peasgood and Luciana Ravizzi: the company’s autumn tour includes the world premiere of Helen Pickett’s The Crucible.
Next month, London Studio Centre (LSC) is launching new Junior Associate classes, which aim to give children and young adults aged between seven and 14 the opportunity to gain high quality dance training in a fun and friendly environment. Classes will take place at LSC's new home based at artsdepot in North Finchley.
Sylvie Guillem has announced that she will retire at the end of 2015. The French ballerina made the announcement through the Japan Performing Arts Foundation, adding that her farewell performance is scheduled to take place in Japan.