Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s musical Grease will return to the Dominion Theatre in London’s West End, with new staging and choreography, opening on May 10, 2022, with previews from May 3, 2022. Grease is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips. Casting is to be announced. Colin Ingram, lead producer said: “This […]
Dance On, a new series of dance classes for older adults in Bradford, Doncaster and Leeds, was launched earlier this month. Supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England, Dance On sees newly appointed dance artists working with various community groups to set up new classes across the three cities. Designed to be a way […]
Arlene Phillips is organising a gala to raise funds for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Held at London’s Adelphi Theatre on Sunday, July 30, the gala will bring together stars from many styles to support those who have been affected by the tragedy. The Grenfell Tower, a block of public housing flats in Kensington, […]
One Dance UK is a new industry body created by the merger of the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association and Youth Dance England. A registered charity, it will provide services for young people, teachers and training institutions, professional dancers, choreographers, companies and producers. It aims to provide […]
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Dance UK Conference live stream Sessions from the Dance UK conference, The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, will be live streamed. Sessions to be streamed include the opening night celebration starring Robin Windsor, Kristina Rihanoff, Teneisha Bonner and more, plus a session on dance training – an issue recently highlighted by choreographers Akram Khan, Hofesh […]
Akram Khan, Kevin O’Hare, Gillian Lynne, Tamara Rojo, Jonzi D and Wayne McGregor are among the speakers at The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, the UK’s first ever industry-wide dance conference. Organised by Dance UK, the conference will offer more than 120 speakers, with events at London venues from April 9 to 12. The […]
Natalia Osipova and Jonathan Goddard became the first dancers to pick up two awards in the same ceremony at the 2014 National Dance Awards.
Dancewear brand Capezio is to sponsor Dance Proms 2014. The international celebration of dance, which takes place on November 2, is designed to showcase the high standards of dance from around the UK and the rest of the world and covers an array of genres including salsa, street dance, cheerleading, ballet and ballroom.
English National Ballet [ENB] held its fifth Emerging Dancer Award at London’s Lyceum Theatre on Monday, May 19.
Dance on television this Christmas Christmas is here! Along with mince pies, frantic shopping and The Nutcracker on stage, there’s also plenty of festive television. Dancing Times has been circling the dance goodies in our Christmas listings magazine, with everything from the sequins of Strictly Come Dancing – both the series finale and the Christmas special (pictured) – […]
Hundreds of Save the Children supporters joined choreographer Arlene Phillips in an attempt to break the world record for the most people wearing Christmas jumpers in one space last week on December 13.