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“Strictly” holidays

“Strictly” stars will be appearing at country house hotels for “VIP Dance Spectacular” short holidays this spring and summer. Anton du Beke and Erin Boag, Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite, Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor and James and Ola Jordan will be encouraging guests to tango, waltz and quickstep, with the chance to meet the […]

Putrov and Polunin return to Sadler’s Wells

Ivan Putrov’s Men in Motion, which played at Sadler’s Wells earlier this year, will return to the theatre for an additional run from March 13 to 15. The evening includes works that showcase the “athleticism and beauty of the male form in motion”.

Applicants are invited for the position of artistic director of English National Ballet

English National Ballet, one of the world’s leading ballet companies, gives over 190 performances a year and performs to nearly 250,000 people annually in the UK and throughout the world.

Wayne McGregor’s new work

Wayne McGregor’s latest work for The Royal Ballet will have its premiere on April 5. Still untitled, the new ballet is a collaboration with award-winning music producer Mark Ronson, singer-songwriter Andrew Wyatt and fashion designer Gareth Pugh.

American Ballet Theatre in La Bayadère

La Bayadère American Ballet Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Washington DC – February 3–5, 2012 Tucked away in a Saturday afternoon matinée at the centre of a weekend mini-season of Natalia Makarova’s production of La Bayadère, padded out on either side by more experienced casts, came a trio of debuts in the leading roles. This protective […]

Aladdin, Lyric Pieces for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced its performances at the Birmingham Hippodrome for the 2012–13 season. They include the UK premiere of David Bintley’s Aladdin and Lyric Pieces by award-winning American choreographer Jessica Lang.

UPDATED: Wayne Eagling steps down as director of ENB

English National Ballet announced today that Wayne Eagling, the company’s artistic director since 2005, will step down at the end of this season.

Dance in the Land of Dragor

Children’s author Julia Suzuki has created a national dance competition based on her books about the mythical Land of Dragor. The competition, currently at regional heat stage, is open to dancers of all ages (male and female) and contestants are judged on their interpretation of a piece of music and the themes of Julia’s book […]

Latin jazz and samba workshop for all levels

Latin American dance company DanceMyWay will host an intensive three-hour workshop on February 19, between noon and 3pm, that promises to “make you move, sweat and learn some amazing Latin and samba moves, footwork and technique”.

First UK-based Zumba instructor conference

The first ever UK-based Zumba instructor conference is about to take place, owing to the huge success of Zumba Fitness nationwide.

Meet the Scene Ball

If you’re new to the swing scene, this Saturday, February 11, would be a good time to introduce yourself. Swing Patrol’s Meet the Scene Ball at Shoreditch Town Hall (380 Old Street, EC1V 9LT) is an event specifically tailored for new dancers and those attending their first big swing event. 

New studio for Matthew Cutler

Enrico Stey and “Strictly” star Matthew Cutler (pictured) will be opening a new studio in Croydon this week, under the name MATICO Dance Studio. It opens its doors to the public on Saturday, February 11 – everybody’s welcome!

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