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Choreographers wanted for Wilton’s Strike!

Applications are open for Wilton’s Strike!, a free dance festival held at Wilton’s Music Hall, London from May 3 to 5.

Creation of One Dance UK

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 […]

Bill’s dance marathon

Bill Harpe, a long-standing contributor to Dancing Times, is undertaking a 12-hour dance marathon on Saturday, September 19, in order to raise funds to cover a 35 per cent cut in Arts Council support over three years for The Black-E in Liverpool, the UK’s first community arts project, where he has been actively involved since […]

Dance UK conference

  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 […]

The Point seeks artists!

  The Point, in Eastleigh is seeking new artists to join its associate artist programme.

Auditions for the Dancehall Theatre Exchange Collective

Auditions for the Dancehall Theatre Exchange Collective (DTX Collective) will be held on Saturday, January 11, from 10am (please be prepared to stay all day), at Greenwich Dance, London.

New dance work at Cloud Dance Festival

Balikbayan, a research and development project funded by Arts Council England and choreographed by Spanish dancer Avatâra Ayuso (pictured), is to be performed for the first time at Cloud Dance Festival. The work will be shown in draft stage on November 17 at 7.30pm at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in north London.

Anjali dance on

Anjali, the UK’s first company for dancers with learning disabilities, is to relaunch thanks to two large anonymous donations.

Spending review: how the arts are affected

The chancellor, George Osborne, has announced the government’s comprehensive spending review, which aims to make savings of £11.5 billion in government spending. The culture, media and sport department has had its resource budget cut by seven per cent, with Arts Council England and national museums cut by five per cent.

Workshop: fundraising for artistic projects

Dance UK is organising a seminar for dance managers and self-managed artists, part of its training programme The Business of Dance. The seminar will be held on Friday, April 5 from 7pm to 10pm.

Dancers announced for mentoring scheme

Twenty dancers have been chosen to take part in Dance UK’s leadership mentoring scheme. The programme offers workforce development for mid-career dancers who have been nominated by their peers as future leaders. It is organised by by Dance UK in partnership with Dancers’ Career Development, with the support of Arts Council England. Over eight months, […]

New name for Theatre Information Group and launch of a new performing arts history resources website

The Theatre Information Group (TIG), which was founded in 1980, has changed its name to the Association of Performing Arts Collections (APAC). This will now be the new title for the Subject Specialist Network of performing arts collections in the UK and Ireland, and the association hopes the change in name will emphasise its “commitment […]

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