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Ice Hot – Nordic Dance

The first Ice Hot – Nordic Dance Platform will be held in Stockholm on December 1–4, presenting Nordic contemporary dance to an international audience of programmers, artistic directors, agents and the public.

New project from Siobhan Davies

Siobhan Davies Dance launches ROTOR, a programme of performances, sound installations and artworks by award-winning artists, including The Score, a new work by Davies herself. The Score has been filmed from above, its patterns becoming a “score” for nine invited artists to respond through their own art forms.

Dancing for a good cause

Chance to Dance, a fundraising dance event for Marie Curie Cancer Care, takes place at venues across the UK throughout November.

Making a difference

The Lowry has been chosen as one of 20 organisations for the UK-wide scheme mygames.

Clothes Show goes dance

The Dance Show, held at Birmingham NEC on December 3–5, promises live performances, dance classes, seminars, masterclasses and awards.

Global Dance Contest

Global Dance Contest Public voting is now open for the second year of the Sadler’s Wells online Global Dance Contest.

Strictly countdown

The new series of “Strictly Come Dancing” will have a live Saturday night competition followed by a Sunday night results show, presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman. The 30-minute results show will have no dance-off, but will feature a pro-dance performance and the elimination.

Lauren Cuthbertson Covershoot

Take a look behind the scenes of our latest cover shoot with Lauren Cuthbertson

The Dance Champions Group

The Dance Champions Group has held its first Dance Summit. Formed by Rod Aldridge at the request of the Secretary of State for Health, this group – which includes choreographer Wayne McGregor, dancers Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova, choreographer and dance judge Arlene Philips and other figures from the worlds of dance, sport and government […]

Without Walls

Without Walls, a consortium of eight of the UK’s arts festivals, has a new two-year funding deal with Arts Council England. The organisation has appointed Rose Fenton, co-founder of the London International Festival of Theatre, as chair.

Candoco Dance Company

Candoco Dance Company plans to reposition itself as a centre for excellence for inclusive dance practice from 2011 onwards. The company has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England (Grants for the Arts) for a nine-month period of research, partnership building and business plan development.

Alchemy

Alchemy, a new festival celebrating contemporary and traditional culture from India, will be held at the Southbank Centre from April 7–11. The programme consists of music, dance, literature, food, debate and fashion, including free classical and folk dance workshops.

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