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Strictly speaking

Week 4 Last week on Strictly we drank deep from the well of insanity that was a histrionic theme show combined with the terrorising presence of He Who Must Not Be Named, Baby! This week, it was the inevitable comedown. The debilitating hangover. The throbbing migraine. The constant threat of impending nausea.

Got To Dance winner Lukas McFarlane to launch Dance Proms this Saturday

Got To Dance winner Lukas McFarlane will join Capezio’s interactive window display on Saturday, October 18 to officially launch Dance Proms 2014.

Swing dance balls to celebrate lindy hop legend

Thousands of dancers – from professionals to absolute beginners – will hit the floor at swing dance balls across the UK from late October to the end of November. The balls celebrate Harlem lindy hop legend, Frankie Manning, who helped spread the popularity of swing dancing throughout the world. 

Strictly speaking

I wouldn’t want to imply that the producers of Strictly have some kind of substance-abuse problem and/or are suffering a collective nervous breakdown. It’s just difficult to find another explanation for the acid-trip train wreck that was Movie Week. Or, as it shall henceforth be known, Guess The Dance Buried Under Three Layers of 1980s Bargain […]

UK Saturday Fun Competition

Fun was certainly the name of the game on Saturday, October 4 London when the tenth annual UK Saturday Fun Competition took place at the Rivoli Ballroom in south London. The contest is an informal and fun practice competition for starter, beginner and improver same-sex couples, with some fun dances for mixed couples and individual […]

Northern Ballet spring 2015

Northern Ballet has announced its spring 2015 season, including a new adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 by Jonathan Watkins, a season of iconic love stories, a new mixed bill and the company’s latest children’s ballet, The Elves and the Shoemaker.

Jive along at a festive Norfolk break

Potters Resort has teamed up with Ceroc to present its 2014 Christmas Spectacular featuring dance lessons, new all-singing and dancing seasonal entertainment and plenty of festive fun.

Classically British 2014

2014 is the 20th anniversary of the Mark Elie Dance Foundation and Portobello Dance. They’re celebrating with a group of birthday events, including an exhibition of photographs and Classically British, a Black History event that celebrates the rich cultural mix of British professional dancers and choreographers in contemporary and neo-classical ballet.

Dance with the Stars

Avid Strictly fans will have the chance to meet their heroes at a weekend dance break with performances from and tuition with the stars themselves in March next year.

American Ballet Theatre’s 75th anniversary

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) will mark its 75th anniversary with a 15-month celebration, including historic revivals, new works, a new documentary and a touring exhibition by the Library of Congress and an anniversary gala.

The Week of the Waltz

In a bid to get Britain waltzing, former Strictly Come Dancing stars Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone will be joining forces with superstar violinist André Rieu (all pictured) to launch the Week of the Waltz.

October 2014!

The October 2014 issue of Dance Today is here! Our cover star and columnist, Strictly professional Natalie Lowe, leads our Strictly Come Dancing coverage, which includes an exclusive interview with Joanne Clifton. We have plenty of tips for dancers, including a new technique column and a report on cross-training for ballroom and Latin, plus interviews […]

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