We seem to be going all around the world in this latest issue of Dancing Times, giving the magazine a real international flavour. As well as our popular regular columns from New York and St Petersburg, plus reviews in Dance Scene of productions in Canada, France, Germany and Hong Kong, we also pay visits to […]
Editorial and contents January 2016 Happy New Year to all of our readers! For the start of 2016, we offer you a host of articles, interviews and reviews that cover a very varied range of dance styles; we are sure you will find them fascinating. From ballet, ballroom and contemporary dance, to Latin American and […]
Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man, his reworking of Bizet’s Carmen for his company New Adventures, will be screened in UK cinemas from March 1. The production moves the action from 19th-century Spain to small-town America of the 1960s. Bizet’s femme fatale becomes Luca, the “car man” of the title, a handsome stranger who triggers a […]
Applications are open for Wilton’s Strike!, a free dance festival held at Wilton’s Music Hall, London from May 3 to 5.
English National Ballet (ENB) has announced its plans for 2016–17, including Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring, Akram Khan’s new Giselle alongside the company’s traditional Mary Skeaping production and Adagio Hammerklavier by Hans van Manen. Khan’s Giselle, announced in 2014, will have its world premiere at Manchester’s Palace Theatre on September 27, 2016, followed by […]
The Mikhailovsky Ballet will dance three works by its star dancer Ivan Vasiliev, the theatre has announced. The three ballets will have their premieres at the Hermitage Theatre, St Petersburg, on April 15, April 17 and June 6.
English National Ballet (ENB) has announced the nominations for its seventh Emerging Dancer competition, which will be held at the London Palladium on May 17.
Benjamin Millepied is stepping down as director of the Paris Opéra Ballet, where he has been director since 2014. At a press conference on February 4, his successor was announced as Aurélie Dupont, who retired as étoile of the company last year. Millepied will leave at the end of the current season, in July.
We celebrate a world of dance this month, from ballroom in Shanghai to New York City Ballet choreographer Justin Peck and former Strictly professional Robin Windsor. Our cover stars are Cira Robinson and Mthuthuzeli November of Ballet Black. Ready to move on Nicola Rayner meets former […]