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Boundless Arts

Boundless Arts, a celebration of deaf and disabled arts and culture in Peckham Square and venues around, will take place on Sunday, September 2 from 1pm to 7pm.

A Summer Like No Other

As part of her day-by-day countdown to Big Dance Week 2012, July 7–15, Dance Today photographer Carole Edrich posted a different dance-related photo a day on her blog. Now, the other side of Big Dance Week, Carole has decided to continue blogging and sharing her photographs with Dance Today. Here, she talks about what she has […]

Anton Du Beke’s first contemporary dance

This autumn, Anton Du Beke will create his first work for a contemporary dance company, Yorke Dance Project. The company’s programme Words Worth will include Du Beke’s new Easy to Love. It’s a series of duets and double duets, inspired by the glamour of old-school Hollywood.

Sally McKay exhibition

Artist Sally McKay, who specialises in painting, drawing and sculpting dancers, will hold an exhibition at no format gallery in London from September 13 to 23. On the opening night, there will be a performance by the Yorke Dance Project.

Northern Ballet board seeks new chair

Northern Ballet has launched a search for a new chair to lead the company. David Forbes, who chaired the company’s board for the last two years, is stepping down to commit more time to his other business interests.

Fire in the Belly

A flicker of enthusiasm can spark a forest fire of talent as Jenny Muhlwa (pictured), owner of Belrobics, discovered on the run-up to the Olympics. 

New classes from Strictly and Olympic opening ceremony choreographers

Choreographers who have worked on “Strictly Come Dancing” and the Olympic opening ceremony will teach courses at London’s Greenwich Dance this autumn.

Cantina

It takes  a while for one’s eyes to refocus in the dim light of the Spiegeltent, an old-fashioned, but beautifully constructed, 1920s big top currently up on London’s South Bank; it’s as if we’re adjusting to a different era. “Enter the world of Cantina. Leave your real life at the door,” says the promotional material, […]

A Summer Like No Other

As part of her day-by-day countdown to Big Dance Week 2012, July 7–15, Dance Today photographer Carole Edrich posted a different dance-related photo a day on her blog. Now, the other side of Big Dance Week, Carole has decided to continue blogging and sharing her photographs with Dance Today. Here, she talks about what she has […]

Hauer Power

Sometimes when Karen Hauer speaks I want to cheer. The newest recruit to the team of “Strictly” professional dancers, with raven locks and legs that rival the Shard, has been hailed excitedly by our red tops as a sizzling Latin pin-up. (And I’m sure the thought may have occurred to the “Strictly” producers when they […]

Dance in the forest

Choreographers from Dog Kennel Hill Project have created a woodland dance performance in a Kentish forest. Performed on August 26 and 27, Marks, Measures, Maps and Mind sets the human search for precision and perfection against the wildness of the forest. The audience will follow their forest guide into King’s Wood, near the village of […]

August 2012

If, like me, you are completely fed up with the terrible weather we have been enduring in the UK this summer, at least you can curl up somewhere warm and dry and pass the time by reading this month’s Dancing Times! As ever, we endeavour to bring to your attention the very best in dance, […]

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