Christopher Hampson, artistic director of Scottish Ballet, has now been appointed chief executive of the company.
The Royal Ballet has announced promotions, joiners and leavers for the 2015–16 season.
As the 2014-15 season ends, Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced promotions and dancers joining or leaving the company.
On July 3, London Contemporary Dance School will stream a day of classes, projects, interviews and performances, giving an insight into life and work at the school.
With the popularity of dance increasing and genres becoming ever closer, Dancing Times Ltd has decided to go back to its roots and cover all forms of dance, both performance and social, within the covers of one magazine – Dancing Times.
Crystal Pite’s Polaris, one of the most admired new dances of 2014, will be staged in New York this autumn. Created as part of Sadler’s Wells’ See the Music, Hear the Dance, programme of dances to music by Thomas Adès, Polaris is a huge work, featuring more than 60 dancers.
This month, we speak to Marcelo Gomes about ballet and Matthew Bourne, to Peter Schaufuss and Li Cunxin about La Sylphide and to Richard Bonynge about ballet music. There’s also a focus on the training of young dancers, from youth ballet companies to Elmhurst School for Dance and more…
Dancewear brand Capezio will support the talented 450 dancers who have been shortlisted to perform at Dance Proms 2015 as the headline sponsor for the second year running.
The Dancers’ Forget-Me-Not Fund will hold a Thames River Cruise Dinner Dance on August 15. It will be an evening of dining, dancing and watching the sights of London slip by, all in aid of the Forget-Me-Not Fund, which raises money for dancers who are ill, who receive a “get well” message and a gift.
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch has commissioned three new works for its 2015–16 season. It has also announced plans for a new home, the Pina Bausch Centre, in the heart of the German city of Wuppertal. These are new steps for the company, whose founder choreographer Pina Bausch died in 2009.
Strictly dancer Anton Du Beke will be among the stars taking to the stage for one night only to raise funds for the British Red Cross.
This year’s World of Music, Arts and Dance Festival (WOMAD) will be held from July 24 to 26. With a dedicated All Singing All Dancing Tent, and activities from a luxury spa to the vintage rides of Carter’s Original Steam Fair, it’s a feast of culture.