The Hayward Gallery’s MOVE: Choreographing You is a major exhibition examining the interaction between visual arts and dance, from the 1960s to the present.
“Strictly” stars Vincent and Flavia will create and star in a new stage show, Midnight Tango. Presented by Arlene Phillips and Adam Spiegel, the show will make a 13-week tour of the UK from April 2011.
A record attempt to create the largest virtual dance has been launched, in support of a charity campaign to raise awareness of mentoring and befriending. Called Supporting Life’s Journeys, the campaign is part of the European Year 2010 for Combating Social Exclusion and Poverty.
The newly-formed Sarasota International Dance Festival in Florida, US has launched the Carreño Dance Festival, named for the American Ballet Theatre star Jose Manuel Carreño, who will lead the team of guest artists.
Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes first danced in London in 1911. A hundred years on, the Diaghilev Festival at the London Coliseum presents three programmes of revivals and restagings of works from the Ballets Russes repertory. The season will be danced by Kremlin Ballet Theatre, with guest stars Nikolai Tsiskaridze, Ilze Liepa, Maria Alexandrova, Mikhail Lobukhin, Irma […]
Houston Ballet’s new $53 million building, which opens next spring, will be the largest professional dance company facility in the US.
Next spring, the Barbican Art Gallery presents Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s.
The four finalists for The Place Prize have been announced, following the semi-final performances in September.
The first Ice Hot – Nordic Dance Platform will be held in Stockholm on December 1–4, presenting Nordic contemporary dance to an international audience of programmers, artistic directors, agents and the public.
Siobhan Davies Dance launches ROTOR, a programme of performances, sound installations and artworks by award-winning artists, including The Score, a new work by Davies herself. The Score has been filmed from above, its patterns becoming a “score” for nine invited artists to respond through their own art forms.
Summer is finally here, and we can look forward to an exciting season of dance dominated in London by Russian ballet companies. The Mikhailovsky Ballet of St Petersburg arrives at the London Coliseum on July 13, and a week later, the Bolshoi Ballet will be performing at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The Moscow […]
I am delighted to introduce three new members of staff to readers of Dancing Times this month. Joining as production editor (and also for sister magazine Dance Today) is Simon Oliver, who has worked with skill and flair on a wide range of consumer magazine titles for a number of years. From June 1, we […]