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Calling dance producers!

The creative charity IdeasTap and Team London Bridge will commission eight to ten outdoor dance pieces, to be performed over the weekend of September 5 to 8 as part of London Bridge Live Arts.

More from Blackpool

As the packed week of Blackpool Dance Festival moves to a close, with results for the Professional Latin and Amateur Ballroom finals.

The Forsythe Company at work

The company of choreographer William Forsythe comes to London’s Sadler’s Wells from June 18 to 20.  During the London season, members of the company will also take part in an insight programme presented by the University of Roehampton’s dance department.

Polunin in Petit’s Coppélia

This July, the Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet comes to the London Coliseum with Roland Petit’s version of Coppélia. Sergei Polunin will dance Franz during the run.

Blackpool Begins

The 2013 Blackpool Dance Festival is well under way. Neil Jones and Ekaterina Sokolova, in their first ever Professional Latin competition, became Blackpool’s Professional Latin Rising Star champions. The couple were dancing for England.

May 2013

With spring finally sprung, this special issue of Dancing Times marks the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, the ballet that caused a scandal at its first performance by Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris on the evening of May 29, 1913.

100-hour dance marathon at Greenwich Dance

As part of the Greenwich Dances season, choreographer Arthur Pita’s Open Heart Productions will stage a 100-hour dance marathon, running from June 3 to 7.

Dance at the More London Free Festival

The More London Free Festival kicks off with a fringe season and plenty of dancing, from zouk (pictured) to swing.

Dance Today goes digital

In July, for the first time ever, Dance Today will be available in digital format – and at no extra cost to subscribers. This means you can read the magazine on your smartphone, tablet or online, for the normal UK subscription price of £23.10 a year or £28/32 from overseas.

Watch the Bavarian State Ballet online

Terence Kohler’s new ballet Helden (Heroes) turns the myth of Prometheus, who stole fire from the gods, into an allegory of modern technology. Appropriately enough, this work will itself be streamed online.

Nijinsky’s daughter receives financial recognition for The Rite of Spring

Tamara Nijinsky, the 93-year-old daughter of Vaslav and Romola Nijinsky, is to receive legal recognition for her father’s celebrated ballet, The Rite of Spring, at the centenary performance in Paris this month.

Memorial service for Phrosso Pfister

A Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of Phrosso Pfister, dance teacher and educator, will be held at St Paul’s Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED at 12 noon on Thursday, July 4, 2013.

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