Dancers’ Career Development (DCD) and The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund (RBBF) have announced a new initiative that will increase support for the retraining of independent dancers in the UK. From January 2014, additional funds will provide new RBBF bursaries in order to help overcome financial barriers to retraining. This is the latest development in a […]
David Bintley’s production of The Prince of the Pagodas has its UK premiere this season.
In last month’s issue of Dancing Times we reviewed Barbara Newman’s new book of interviews, Never Far From Dancing, which is published by Routledge.
Based in the north west, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre (FADT) is a professional dance theatre company that exists to break down barriers through creativity and self-expression by demonstrating the power of transformative theatre.
Members of The Royal Ballet, including principals Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Rupert Pennefather and Edward Watson, will be performing in a unique gala on Sunday, February 2, in aid of Ghanaian charity Ashanti Development.
There is just over one week left to apply for a £30,000 creative bursaries from Sky Academy Arts Scholarships (previously known as the Futures Fund). For the third year running Sky, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland.
Dancing Times Ltd is looking for a bright part-time intern with excellent communication skills to assist with media sales.
Cork City Ballet will celebrate its 21st birthday with a Ballet Spectacular Gala programme, presented at Cork Opera House from November 21 to 23. Stars include guest ballerina Lucia Lacarra, who danced with Roland Petit’s Ballet de Marseille, San Francisco Ballet and the Bavarian State Ballet. She will appear with her partner Marlon Dino.
Frederic Franklin, the British-born dancer who performed with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo during the 1930s–1950s, and who played an integral role in the formation of ballet in the US, will be remembered in a memorial celebration of his life hosted by American Ballet Theatre at LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts in […]
The Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund (DTBF) has just launched a new website that gives full details about its sterling work helping qualified dance teachers suffering temporary or long-term hardship.
A Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of Phrosso Pfister, dance teacher and educator, will be held at St Paul’s Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED at 12 noon on Thursday, July 4, 2013.
Victoria Marr, first soloist with Birmingham Royal Ballet, will be dancing her very last performance with the company, as Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis in Giselle, at Birmingham Hippodrome in June.