This is Dance Today’s final issue as a standalone magazine, before it rejoins our sister magazine Dancing Times. So we’re thinking about transitions. Cover stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace discuss upcoming stage show The Last Tango, former champions talk about taking the momentous decision to retire, and we look back at almost six decades […]
Although there is only one major Russian company visiting London this summer, there is a definite Russian feel to this latest issue of Dancing Times. As well as Igor Stupnikov’s regular Letter from St Petersburg, Graham Watts, chair of the UK Dance Critics’ Circle, reports on an extraordinary conference held in that same city devoted […]
This month, we speak to two star dancers with more strings to their bows. Alessandra Ferri talks about her return to dance, while Johan Kobborg explains how he’s taken on the directorship of the Bucharest National Ballet. Elsewhere, we look at male dancing in a new book and at Birmingham Royal Ballet, find out about […]
In Frank Sinatra’s centenary year, the multi-media concert Sinatra: The Man and His Music has returned to the London Palladium. To celebrate the show, its choreographers will be giving a free dance lesson in London – book tickets for your chance to join the class!
This autumn, London’s Regent Street Cinema will show a series of movie musicals, with a free ballroom dance lesson after every screening.
Bill Harpe, a long-standing contributor to Dancing Times, is undertaking a 12-hour dance marathon on Saturday, September 19, in order to raise funds to cover a 35 per cent cut in Arts Council support over three years for The Black-E in Liverpool, the UK’s first community arts project, where he has been actively involved since […]
The dancer Jonathan Ollivier has died in a motorbike accident, hours before he was due to perform in the final show of The Car Man at Sadler’s Wells. He was 38.
Applications are now open for The Old Vic 12, an opportunity for 12 emerging artists to work at the London venue. As part of Matthew Warchus’ first season as director, The Old Vic will select three emerging directors, three writers, three producers, one designer, one composer and one choreographer to take part in the new […]
Youth champions AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt are our cover stars in this month’s issue, which reports on dance from Blackpool to Havana – and reveals our readers’ favourite choreographers…
Sixteen sparkling gowns from Strictly Come Dancing will be on display at Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire, from August 15 to November 1.