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Tango Fire returns to London

Argentine tango company Tango Fire returns to the UK next year bringing Flames of Desire to the West End’s Peacock Theatre from January 30 to February 24 as part of the show’s second international tour.

Tutu bodice making course

Prescott & Mackay will be holding a two-day course in making boned bodices for ballet tutus. Running on March 7 to 8, 2013, the course will be taught by costume and dancewear specialist Amanda Hall. Prescott & Mackay is the only school in the UK providing short courses in the construction of classical ballet dancewear. […]

Strictly speaking

Week 5 Phew! After last week’s horror fest – in execution more than premise – Strictly got back on track with a theme-free weekend, bar the occasional grating fireworks gag (mainly bleated out by Tess during links. Has Bruce rubbed off on her, or can they not even trust him with the puns these days?). […]

Hungarian National Ballet in Onegin at the Budapest Opera House

It is a wonderful time of year in Budapest: whorls of autumn mist curl up from the Danube, the avenues are lined with golden trees and the mulled wine sellers are out in force. The Hungarian National Ballet has added to the pleasure with its new production of John Cranko’s globally popular Onegin (or Anyegin […]

Stock sale!

Dancing Times Ltd is holding a sale of books, CDs and DVDs at clearance prices in our office, today until 4pm. There are many items available, including hard-to-get DVDs. For a full listing of stock, see our webstore. For today only, prices are much reduced if you buy in person.

Saturday Night Swing Club

The London Swing Dance Society holds its next Saturday night event at The Gable, Moorgate on November 10, with vintage fashion, music from the 1930s to the 1950s and dancing from 7.30pm until 2am.

Dancewear bodice making course

Prescott & Mackay will be holding a two-day course in making boned bodices for dancewear. Running on March 7 to 8, 2013, the course will be taught by costume and dancewear specialist Amanda Hall. Prescott & Mackay is the only school in the UK providing short courses in the construction of classical ballet dancewear.

A Danish Hamlet

The Peter Schaufuss Ballet dance Schaufuss’ ballet version of Hamlet at The Danish Church, Regent’s Park in London tonight.

Lincolnshire celebrates dance

Lincolnshire celebrates dance with a two day festival, held in locations across the county on the weekend of November 17 to 18. Lincolnshire – Let’s Dance! is the final showcase of the two-year, £180,000 Dance4Life project, which aims to involve adults in dance. Run by Lincolnshire Dance, and supported by Lincolnshire County Council and NHS […]

Liam Scarlett appointed artist in residence at The Royal Ballet

Choreographer Liam Scarlett (pictured) has been appointed the first ever artist in residence at The Royal Ballet. The new position will allow Scarlett, a dancer with the company, to focus solely on his choreographic work. He will take up the new role with immediate effect, making his last appearances as a dancer with the company […]

Bateman’s 58th Anniversary Ball

Bateman’s 58th anniversary ball, held in memory of Ken Bateman, will take place on Saturday, November 10 at the Centre, Slough.

Do you have a passion for fashion?

Dance Today is looking back at the evolution of dancewear and we need your help! From satin gowns to Lycra leopard print, tail suits to sequinned vests and everything in between, Marianka Swain is doing a round-up of the good, the bad and the ugly. Nominate your entries to the dancewear hall of fame, whether […]

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