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Capezio to sponsor Dance Proms

Dancewear brand Capezio is to sponsor Dance Proms 2014. The international celebration of dance, which takes place on November 2, is designed to showcase the high standards of dance from around the UK and the rest of the world and covers an array of genres including salsa, street dance, cheerleading, ballet and ballroom.

Sergey and Melia retire

Latin giants Sergey Surkov and Melia (pictured left, at the Night of 100 Stars) danced their last rumba on Blackpool’s famous floor last night after announcing their decision to retire from competition.

Doing all right

To mark Flash Mob‘s return to the Peacock Theatre this week, we revisit our interview with Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer, first published in the May issue of Dance Today  “I get free fish and chips in Grimsby now,” says Kevin Clifton, musing on how his life has changed since appearing on Strictly Come Dancing […]

Blackpool so far

It’s been a good year for England so far at Blackpool Dance Festival with Michael Foskett and Nika Vlasenko, dancing for England, taking the Under 21 Ballroom yesterday. They follow in the footsteps of fellow Under 21 dancers, Richard Lifshitz and Korina Travis (pictured heading the line-up, left), who also dance for England and triumphed […]

Rambert Events

Rambert is creating a site-specific work for its handsome new home on London’s South Bank. The Rambert Event is a new version of the “Events” staged by legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham, with designs by Gerhard Richter and music by Philip Selway from the rock band Radiohead.

WIN! A luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall

WIN! – a pair of tickets to Romeo and Juliet and a night at top London hotel The Gore Hotel, including a three-course dinner, on Saturday, June 14 (eve).

Dance Umbrella 2014

Dance Umbrella has unveiled its programme for 2014, with a line-up including flamenco star Rocío Molina (pictured), hip hop from Ivan Blackstock and new approach to ice skating at Alexandra Palace.

ENB Emerging Dancer 2014

English National Ballet [ENB] held its fifth Emerging Dancer Award at London’s Lyceum Theatre on Monday, May 19.

Watch out for WatchFit

Today, May 16, sees the launch of a new fitness, diet and wellbeing app, which has struck upon new ways to motivate users to shape up and will also allow trainers to keep an eye on their clients’ activities and progress.

Crystal Palace DanceSport Cup

Top competitors will dance live in front of an audience at the Crystal Palace DanceSport Cup this Saturday at ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, as they battle for this year’s championship title. The international ballroom and Latin American event returns to London on May 17, when it will play host to over 100 couples representing […]

Strictly speaking… Hello Claudia! Farewell Brucie!

It was nice to see you, to see you…nice! After 11 series, Sir Bruce Forsyth has handed over the Strictly Come Dancing presenting baton (sequin-covered, naturally) to the fabulous Claudia Winkleman, she of the quick wit, monochrome wardrobe and delicately balanced fringe-to-eyeliner ratio.

Dance ‘Til Dawn hits the West End

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace (pictured) bring their new show Dance ‘Til Dawn to the West End for a limited ten-week run this autumn. Straight from the Golden Age of Hollywood, Dance ‘Til Dawn will open at London’s Aldwych Theatre on October 23. Tickets go on sale later this month, see […]

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