Kevin Berry, who wrote for Dancing Times and Dance Today for many years, sadly died on August 12, after living with cancer for several years. A memorial celebration for Kevin was held at 2.30pm at the Quaker Meeting House in Airton, near Skipton, Yorkshire on September 21.
Folk dancers take over the beautiful medieval city of York this month, with processions, dancing in the city’s squares, show dances and friendly pub gatherings.
William Forsythe is to create a new work for the Paris Opéra Ballet, Stéphane Lissner has told Le Monde. The world premiere will be created for the 2015-2016 season, Benjamin Millepied’s first as director of dance at the Paris Opéra.
James Cousins Company will tour the UK for the first time this autumn, dancing the acclaimed There We Have Been and the new work Without Stars (pictured left).
Swing Patrol, the London-based swing dance group, is launching a series of swing balls across the UK, created in collaboration with local swing and lindy hop groups.
Moscow City Ballet is back in the UK this autumn, following the great success of its Silver Anniversary tour last year. The company will be touring Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker and Giselle from November 3.