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) – […]
Edward Watson and Zenaida Yanowsky are among the dancers starring in Kim Brandstrup’s new Frank Bridge Variations, part of the centenary celebrations for composer Benjamin Britten.
Christopher Hampson, Scottish Ballet’s new artistic director, has announced his plans for the company. His first full-length work for Scottish Ballet will be supported by a groundbreaking education project, which aims to bring people across Scotland into the new ballet’s creative process. The company has also been granted an exclusive license to dance Matthew Bourne’s […]
The twelfth Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards took place today at The Place, in the Robin Howard Dance Theatre. Members of the dance section of the Critics’ Circle vote for the awards, on performances given in the UK between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2011.
The choreographer Christopher Hampson has been appointed artistic director of Scottish Ballet, taking over from Ashley Page. He will take up the position in August 2012.
Next summer, Scottish Ballet, English National Ballet and National Dance Company Wales will create work and perform together for the first time, as part of the Cultural Olympiad. Tickets are now on sale for the joint performances in Glasgow, Cardiff and London.
This week, dance fans can see everything from a lavish fairytale to a show that puts theatre technicians centre stage.
How do you visualise Alice’s adventures in the strange world of Wonderland? Scottish Ballet want you to create an image that embodies your idea of the Alice stories.
Happy New Year! 2011 will be a busy dance year – what are you looking forward to?
Scottish Ballet has announced that Ashley Page will leave the company in August 2012, when his current contract comes to an end.