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Birmingham Royal Ballet on tour

Birmingham Royal Ballet will go from international straight into smaller-scale local touring this summer. From May 7-9, the company dance Swan Lake at the Virginia Arts Festival in Norfolk, US, following sell-out performances of The Sleeping Beauty in 2007. Back in the UK, the company and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia split in half to perform […]

Camilla Dallerup supports breast cancer charity

Camilla Dallerup, of the BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing”, is urging dance clubs across the UK to join her in Breast Cancer Campaign’s £100 Dance Club Challenge. Any group, club or class can join the challenge by holding a fundraising event aiming to raise £100 or more – through sponsored events, special performances or competitions.

Musical Theatre news

Musical Theatre news: the new musical All the Fun of the Fair has opened at the Garrick Theatre, London. Starring David Essex, the show features his pop hits alongside new songs.

Wendy Toye

A celebration for the life of Wendy Toye will be held at the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End on Tuesday, May 25 at 12 noon.

American Dance Festival

The American Dance Festival has announced its season for 2010, running from June 10-July 24.

Balbir Singh Dance Company

Balbir Singh Dance Company’s tour of the new work Decreasing Infinity continues this month. The company’s first male duet matches a Kathak and a contemporary dancer, with the two styles gradually coming together. The onstage music is by tabla player Kousic Sen and beatbox star Jason Singh. The company will be at Phipps Hall, University […]

National Dance Company Wales

National Dance Company Wales perform Alternative Routes at the Dance House, Wales Millennium Theatre, from June 23-25. Six Wales-based choreographers present new work in this evening, performed by their fellow National Dance Company Wales dancers. For more information, see

Subathra Subramaniam

Subathra Subramaniam has won funding from Arts Council England and The Wellcome Trust to produce and tour a new work, The Shiver, for her new dance company Sadhana. The new work looks at the emotional and scientific reasons for shivering.

Chickenshed tour

Chickenshed’s tour of dance theatre piece Crime of the Century continues this month. The production, created following the deaths of three teenagers associated with Chickenshed, uses words, movement and projection to examine knife crime among young people.

Time of Your Life Academy

A year-long dance programme, named the Time of Your Life Dance Academy will be launched this spring. Supported by the West End musical Dirty Dancing and radio station Magic 105.4’s Cash for Kids appeal.

The Dance Museum

The Dance Museum, Stockholm may be forced to move home. While its own building is renovated, the Swedish Government will take over the Dance Museum’s present home, which is handsomely placed opposite the Royal Palace, between the Royal Opera and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“Strictly Come Dancing” professionals on tour in 2010

If you thought “Strictly Come Dancing” returning to the small screen on Saturday nights was exciting, brace yourself, because next spring the real stars of the show will be appearing in venues across the UK as part of Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals Tour.

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