DanceEast has announced the names of 26 aspiring artistic directors who will attend its latest retreat.
Venezuela Viva, a dance spectacular in aid of the British Red Cross, will be held at the London Palladium on October 10.
Wilton’s Music Hall’s bid for Heritage Lottery funding has been rejected.
Fundraising event Dance for Japan was a great success, raising over £5,600 for the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal.
Kevin O’Hare will take over as director of The Royal Ballet, following Monica Mason’s retirement in July 2012. O’Hare has been administrative director of the company since 2009.
The Place has announced the first group of artists of Work Place, its new programme supporting professional choreographers.
The shortlist for the New Adventures Choreographer award, launched to celebrate Matthew Bourne’s 50th birthday, has been announced.
On September 11, The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis (pictured) will hold a gala evening at the Regent Theatre, Ipswich, in support of The Hunger Project.
The June issue of Dance Today contained an incorrect competition date. The BMW Titles competition day will take place in the Emperor Ballroom at the Rover Sports and Social Club, Oxford, on June 19, not on June 12, as stated on page 71 of the magazine.
This week: where have all the young men gone? Last night I was at a modern jive and Argentine tango event and there was a young guy dancing. He was, as my female partner said, “hot” in every sense: good-looking, fast on the floor, talented. He was more or less fighting young women off. As […]
IdeasTap, the online arts and funding organisation, has teamed up with Sky Arts to launch a new bursary for young artists.
Voices in the Alleyway, a new hip hop drama, opens at London’s Cochrane Theatre this week. The show mixes contemporary dance theatre with basketball freestyle.