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April 2018 issue

The April issue of Dancing Times has the thoughts of several leading company directors, from an interview with The Royal Ballet’s Kevin O’Hare to Scottish Ballet’s Christopher Hampson on standards of behaviour in the ballet world. We also look at gender fluidity in dance, speak to dancers from Chicago to ballet, and offer our regular […]

The Most Incredible Thing

The Most Incredible Thing Charlotte Ballet, Knight Theater, Charlotte – March 10, 2018   The most incredible thing has always been that tomorrow is another day. The trials and tribulations of one day can be replaced with the triumph of the next. So it was for Charlotte Ballet, now under the artistic leadership of Hope […]

March 2018

We have put together a bumper issue of Dancing Times for you this month, which, running at 148 pages, embraces a huge variety of dance styles. Some of you will also be reading Dancing Times for the first time at MOVE IT, the annual dance event for which the magazine has been a media sponsor […]

Get Dancing Times at Blackpool!

Going to the British Open Dance Festival at Blackpool this year? Why not pick up a free copy of the magazine when visiting the DSI stand during the May Blackpool Dance Festival located in the Winter Gardens. This special offer is exclusive to DSI customers during the festival, so don’t miss out!       […]

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…By completing the Dancing Times readers’ questionnaire This month, Dancing Times is conducting a readers’ survey so we can find out what you think about us! By entering, you also have the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes. For a chance to win, complete the survey here. PRIZES The first prize is £100 in Theatre […]

New choreography

In 1947, having hit the big time only three years earlier with his first ballet, Fancy Free, Jerome Robbins began choreographing his fourth Broadway musical. A satire about a touring Russian ballet company and the stage-struck heiress who keeps it afloat, the show, which lasted for 188 performances, was called Look Ma, I’m Dancin’! That’s […]

Log-in From London – February 2018

Emerging contemporary choreographers, flamenco and Shakespeare dominated February’s dance scene in London. The annual Flamenco Festival London took up residency at Sadler’s Wells for a fortnight, while another annual festival, Resolution, came to a close at The Place. The month ended with three successive shows – each in a very different dance form – based […]

Royal Ballet 2018–2019 season

The Royal Ballet will dance new works by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Alastair Marriott, Wayne McGregor and Liam Scarlett in the 2018 to 2019 season, and a new work by Aletta Collins as part of the first season of the reopened Linbury Theatre. The Royal Opera House has said that it will announce more works by […]

The Embroidery Girl

The lavish production The Embroidery Girl offers a rare chance to see a full-scale Chinese dance show in the UK. Inspired by the real stories of two artists, the embroidery masters Shen Shou and Yang Shouyu, the production combines ballet, Chinese folk dance and western stagecraft techniques. Created in 2011 by choreographer Zhao Ming, The […]

Permeable Borders

By Barbara Newman When is it dance and when is it theatre? Before Pina Bausch turned up in the early 1980s, the term dance-theatre wasn’t bandied about as often as it is now. The defining lines were still quite firmly drawn, so when you booked a performance, you knew what to expect. Mark Bruce has […]

Jerome Robbins Centennial

Daniel Pratt attends Miami City Ballet’s Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebrations I saw Miami City Ballet for the first time in March 2017 and it prompted me to write an appreciation of the company in my July blog. February was my birthday month, so for an early birthday treat I made another trip to see the […]

English National Ballet’s 2018-2019 season

English National Ballet’s new season will include an in-the-round Cinderella by Christopher Wheeldon, a new work by Stina Quagebeur based on Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and the company’s move to its new home in East London. The season was announced at a press conference at London City Island, the site of the company’s new home. […]

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