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The 13th National Dance Awards – winners

The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2012 were held at The Place on Monday, January 28. Hosted by Gary Avis of The Royal Ballet and KennethTharp of The Place, the awards celebrated a broad spread of dance performances in Britain, from hip hop to narrative ballet. Tharp and Avis opened with a touch of […]

New Year’s Honours for dance

The New Year’s Honours list recognised several figures from the world of dance.

National Dance Awards

Nominations for the 13th National Dance Awards were announced today, at a reception held at The Place. The awards are for dance performances given between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012, and are chosen by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.

Dance at the Royal Opera House in 2012/13

Alongside The Royal Ballet’s new season plans, The Royal Opera House has announced the rest of its dance programme, including performances by Ballet Black, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Arthur Pita, Will Tuckett | Dance Theatre, Danish Dance Theatre and Bern:Ballett.

Dance for Japan success

Fundraising event Dance for Japan was a great success, raising over £5,600 for the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal.

Arts Council cuts

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced its funding decisions for the next four years. Following the 29.6 per cent cut to ACE’s own budget for 2011 to 2015, there will be a 14.9 per cent cut in its budget for funded organisations. The plan was to cut strategically, dropping 206 organisations altogether and concentrating funding […]

Royal Ballet 2011-2012

2011–2012 will be Monica Mason’s final season as director of The Royal Ballet. This is, she explains, “a case of ‘Director’s Choice’ – I’ve included a lot of things that have been particularly special to me, and also one or two that might not appear again for a while.”

Dance for Japan

Dance for Japan is a 12-hour danceathon in support of the Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal. The event, held at Central School of Ballet on Saturday, May 28, will consist of dance classes, workshops and performances, for all ages and abilities.

Dance for Japan

Dance for Japan is a 12-hour danceathon in support of the Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal. The event, held at Central School of Ballet on Saturday, May 28, will consist of dance classes, workshops and performances, for all ages and abilities.

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