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An American in Paris in London

Christopher Wheeldon’s production of An American in Paris is coming to London’s West End, with performances at the Dominion Theatre from spring 2017. Inspired by the Oscar-winning film, featuring music by George and Ira Gershwin, the production opened at the Châtelet Theatre in Paris before transferring to Broadway, where it won Wheeldon the Tony award […]

Royal Ballet 2016-17 Plans

The Royal Ballet’s plans for 2016 to 2017 include new works by Crystal Pite (pictured), Liam Scarlett and Wayne McGregor and a new production of Philip Glass’ dance opera Les Enfants Terribles choreographed by Javier De Frutos. The season also marks several anniversaries, including McGregor’s tenth as resident choreographer, 70 years of the company at the Royal Opera […]

March 2016

Editorial and contents March 2016 Welcome to the biggest issue of Dancing Times we have ever produced! At 140 pages, I’m sure there are plenty of things in the magazine to interest everyone, whatever their taste in dance. This month we focus on the dance scene in France, with Laura Cappelle, writing for Dancing Times for the first time, […]

Dance at the 2016 Edinburgh festival

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its 2016 programme, with Natalia Osipova, Scottish Ballet and Akram Khan Company. This year’s festival runs from August 5 to 29, with events in opera, theatre and music as well as dance. In the dance programme, Natalia Osipova appears with Sergei Polunin, Jason Kittelberger and Vu Anh Pham in […]

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

New Adventures has announced the world premiere of Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes, a new production based on the celebrated film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. The production will tour the UK this winter, with an eight week Christmas season at Sadler’s Wells. The designs will be by […]

Kobborg removed from Bucharest National Ballet

Johan Kobborg has apparently been fired as director of the ballet of the Bucharest National Opera. His name has been removed from the company’s website without comment. Kobborg has posted the following statement on Twitter on April 5: “It is with heavy heart I find my name removed as artistic director of the ONB company. I have nothing but […]

Marianela Nuñez interview – part two

In the second part of Zoë Anderson’s interview with Marianela Nuñez, the ballerina discusses The Winter’s Tale, the politics of guest appearances and more Read the first part of the interview here. Last summer, Nuñez made her guest debut with American Ballet Theatre [ABT]. “With ABT, we’ve been trying for a long time, and the […]

April 2016 Issue

Spring is here! The sun is shining (well, some of the time) and the bright new issue of Dancing Times has arrived. This month, we interview dancers from the ballet and ballroom worlds, look at dance on display with a new exhibition by choreographer Lea Anderson and explore the role of the chief executive in dance. There’s […]

The Mariinsky in Cardiff

The Maryinsky Ballet returns to Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff this month, dancing two mixed programmes. On April 14 and 15, the company dance Hans van Manen’s Five Tangos, Wayne McGregor’s Infraand Jerome Robbins’ In the Night. This is the first time the Maryinsky has performed Five Tangos, set to music by Astor Piazzolla, or Infra, to music by Max Richter, […]

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