Paul Taylor’s Taylor 2 company will be holding an audition for a male dancer. The open audition will be held on Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Paul Taylor Dance Company’s headquarters, 551 Grand Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York.
“Got To Dance” judge Kimberly Wyatt is to star in a new West End dance show, REVOLUTION, which will open on May 6 at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket for a six-week run (Sundays only until June 10).
Choreographer Fleur Darkin has been appointed artistic director of Scottish Dance Theatre, Scotland’s national contemporary dance company, based at Dundee Rep Theatre. Starting this autumn, Darkin replaces Janet Smith, who has taken up the post of principal at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance.
Richard Alston, Mark Baldwin, Siobhan Davies, Wayne McGregor and Monica Mason will be among those celebrating the 70th birthday of dance film director and producer Bob Lockyer, in an evening held at The Place on April 13.
Yonah Acosta was presented with English National Ballet’s 2012 Emerging Dancer Award last night at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s Southbank. Cuban-born Acosta, Dancing Times’ Dancer of the Month in November 2011, competed against five of his ENB colleagues to take the prize, and appeared in solos from Diana and Actaeon and Don Quixote […]
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Matthew Lawrence has written a thought-provoking article on eating disorders in ballet on our website.
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Matthew Lawrence investigates eating disorders in ballet Ballet is suffering a Black Swan hangover. Darren Aronofsky’s movie has unwittingly re-fuelled debate over the prevalence of eating disorders amongst dancers. With contradictory accounts creating a maelstrom of controversy, it once again raises the question: What is the truth?
We thought readers of Dancing Times and Dance Today might want to take a look at the first ever issue of Dancing Times published in October 1910. The editor was Philip J S Richardson, who continued to work for the magazine until his retirement in 1958.
Ballroom Pro Edita Daniute has announced her retirement from competitive dancing.