The artistic director of Boston Ballet, Mikko Nissinen, has announced a reimagined 57th season with three major components: The Nutcracker on broadcast television, the BB@yourhome virtual dance series, and two in-person, live programmes in May at the Citizens Bank Opera House. Featuring sets and costumes by award-winning designer Robert Perdziola and set to Tchaikovsky’s renowned […]
A triple bill at the London Coliseum on December 7–8 marks the UK premiere of Edward Clug’s Radio & Juliet set to the music of Radiohead and performed by English National Ballet first soloist Katja Khaniukova and principal of the Mariinsky Ballet Denis Matvienko. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Faun, a re-making of Nijinsky’s classic L’après Midi […]
Northern Ballet has announced details of its 50th anniversary programme including three world premieres, a star-studded gala and tours of some of the company’s best-loved productions. World premieres next year include Geisha by Kenneth Tindall, Merlin by Drew McOnie and a new children’s ballet. David Nixon’s Cinderella and The Great Gatsby return for national tours […]
New York City Ballet’s plans for 2019–20 marks the first full season under the artistic leadership of Jonathan Stafford, artistic director, and Wendy Whelan, associate artistic director. Planned prior to their appointments, the season was designed by Stafford and NYCB resident choreographer and artistic advisor, Justin Peck, while they were serving on the company’s interim […]
Christmas will soon be upon us, and for everyone in the UK dance world this can mean only two things – the start of The Nutcracker season and the climax of the latest series of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing competition! In this month’s magazine, these important events are not forgotten. Vikki Jane Vile takes […]
Welcome to this brand new issue of Dancing Times. At the start of our 106th volume, we have taken the opportunity to incorporate into Dancing Times our sister magazine, Dance Today, which for nearly 60 years focused on all aspects of social dancing. In this way, we are reuniting within our pages the worlds of […]
Lots of issues relating to the dance industry are discussed in this latest issue of Dancing Times. Laura Dodge reports on Dance UK’s industry-wide conference, The Future: new ideas, new inspirations, which was held at three separate London dance venues in April; Chris May, former administrative director of Richard Alston Dance Company, gives his views […]
We pay tribute this month to Mary Clarke, our beloved editor emeritus, who, you may already have heard, sadly died on March 20 at the age of 91. Astonishingly, Mary had an association with Dancing Times stretching back over 70 years, when her very first article for this magazine was published by our founder editor, […]
We have packed a lot into this month’s magazine, with a whole range of articles and interviews, news and reviews. Diana Vishneva, the Maryinsky ballerina who also has an international career, talks to Zoë Anderson about her new show, On the Edge, which comes to the London Coliseum this month; Jeannette Andersen celebrates the 25th […]
We feature no fewer than four British-based choreographers in this month’s issue of Dancing Times, three of whom are celebrating significant anniversaries. David Bintley has been leading Birmingham Royal Ballet for 20 years, and he talks openly about his work as a choreographer and director to Paul Arrowsmith. Robert Cohan, who was instrumental in establishing […]
Next week, on March 28, our Dance Today Teacher of the Year 2015 will be announced in the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Five dance teachers, including one husband and wife team, have made the shortlist this year.
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