The Female Choreographers Collective (FCC) is a new initiative that aims to promote and support female choreographers in the UK. Founded by Holly Noble, director of AD Dance Company, and Jane Coulston, of Beyond Repair Dance, the FCC will be launched with a women-only performance on October 13.
The Design Museum Ball, held by London Design Festival 2012, will feature a one-off performance by Richard Alston Dance Company. Alston’s dancers, dressed in glittering, crystal-encrusted costumes created for them by fashion designer Julien Macdonald, will perform a series of specially-created dance moments in spaces around the Design Museum.
Charles Hedges, the dance and film critic and former chair of the dance section of The Critics’ Circle, will be remembered at a memorial service to be held at St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 4SA on Sunday, September 23 at 2.30pm.
Open auditions for the London revival of the stage musical A Chorus Line will commence on Monday, October 1 from 10am to 6pm at the London Palladium (main entrance on Argyll Street), with registration from 9am to 12noon.