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Burn The Floor at Westfield

The cast of hit ballroom show Burn The Floor will make a special appearance at London’s Westfield shopping centre on Wednesday, April 3.

Easter dancing!

Easter weekend might be chilly, but you can warm up with dance events from swing to samba.

Britten, Brandstrup, ballet

Edward Watson and Zenaida Yanowsky are among the dancers starring in Kim Brandstrup’s new Frank Bridge Variations, part of the centenary celebrations for composer Benjamin Britten.

BalletBoyz and Girlz

The BalletBoyz seek women as well as men for their new project, The Dancer’s Course. Starting in September 2013, this innovative one-year weekend course is aimed at men and women over the age of 18 who want to develop their versatility, contemporary dance skills and technique within the environment of a professional, cutting edge dance […]

The Female Choreographers’ Collective

The Female Choreographers’ Collective (FCC) will hold the first of a two-part forum at Laban Theatre on April 23. The Experiment asks the audience to watch six works, three by male and three by female choreographers – without knowing who made what.

Olivier award nominations

Nominations have been announced for this year’s Olivier awards, presented by the Society of London Theatre and supported by Mastercard.

Le Corsaire at English National Ballet

English National Ballet will be the first UK company to present a full-length production of Le Corsaire, opening on tour in October 2013. The production, by Anna-Marie Holmes, was originally created for Boston Ballet in 1997, and will be revised for English National Ballet.

Emma Gladstone to direct Dance Umbrella

Emma Gladstone (pictured) will succeed Betsy Gregory as the artistic director of Dance Umbrella. She will take up the post in November 2013, following this year’s Dance Umbrella festival, the last to be directed by Gregory.

Dance marathon for Headway

Headway East London, a charity supporting people affected by brain injury, will hold its annual dance marathon on April 27. The fundraising event moves through time from the 1930s to the present day, with live bands, DJs, games, cabaret, dance troupes and competitions keeping a carnival feeling throughout the day.

March 2013

In this bumper issue of Dancing Times, you will find a wide range of up-to-date news, interviews, features, and reviews that reflect the many aspects of the UK dance scene. On page 23, we publish the results of the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2012, and on page 25, Daniel Pratt considers what makes […]

Learn to dance like Diversity with Fitness First

The UK’s most famous street dance troupe surprised shoppers at Old Spitalfields Market last night, March 21, with a pop-up performance to mark the launch of their new class Diversity Street Dance in partnership with Fitness First on March 25.

Dance Today Teacher of the Year 2013

If you haven’t nominated your favourite dance teacher for our new Teacher of the Year competition, there is still plenty of time! Get in touch by post, email dancetoday@dance-today.co.uk, or contact us through Twitter or via our Facebook page by June 7, telling us about your teacher and why you’d love to see them win. […]

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