The Ballet of La Scala, Milan has announced its plans for the 2013–14 season. It will open on December 17 with an evening of works by Alexei Ratmansky, including Concerto DSCH, Russian Seasons and a new work. Performers will include Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle and Massimo Murru.
Choreographer Jasmin Vardimon has been awareded the 2013 International Theatre Institute (ITI) award for excellence in international dance. Presented by Neville Shulman, director of the British Centre, the award recognises Vardimon’s choreographic work in recent years.
This year’s Blackpool Dance Festival has waltzed to an exciting finish. As ever, the festival ended with the Professional Ballroom final, danced to a packed audience at the Winter Gardens.