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Dance online this summer

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced a week devoted to dance that runs from May 40 to June 4. Part of Lincoln Center at Home, the offerings of Dance Week, which will be streamed at lincolncenter.org and on Lincoln Center’s Facebook Page, were filmed during more than 40 years of performances on the […]

Christmas dance on television

We’ve gone through the listings with our highlighter pen, seeking out dance on television over the festive period, from Strictly to ballet to the traditional New Year’s Day concert from Vienna. We were feeling completist, so decided to include circus spectacle and migrating birds on our list.         Saturday 19 December Strictly […]

Osipova to dance at Sadler’s Wells

Natalia Osipova, the Russian-born principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, is to appear in a triple bill of specially created contemporary works at Sadler’s Wells next summer. The announcement was made at Sadler’s Wells’ annual press conference, where the theatre also revealed its plans for the first half of 2016.

March 2015 issue

  Our March 2015 issue is here! Our cover star is Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Céline Gittens. This month features four British-based choreographers, discussing music, choice of subject matter, moving from dancing into choreography and the future of British classical ballet. We also speak to dance fathers and sons, herald Dance UK’s forthcoming conference and report […]

November 2014 issue!

Gender is on the agenda in our November 2014 issue. We explore what it takes to be a man in dance – while BalletBoyz Ed Pearce and Adam Kirkham demonstrate male partnering on the dramatic cover photo by Hugo Glendinning – and speak to director-choreographer Susan Stroman about being a woman in the male-dominated world […]

September 2014!

Our September 2014 issue is here! As dancers and dance schools come back for the new season, we welcome the new academic year with features on training with the BalletBoyz, in Germany and in Russia, plus designer Jérôme Kaplan’s work in dance and ballerina Alicia Markova celebrated at Ivy House. We think there’s an autumnal […]

Kevin O’Hare on the 2014–15 Linbury season

In recent years, The Royal Ballet has had a bigger hand in the dance programme of the Linbury Studio Theatre, from commissioning new works from other companies to giving its own performances there. Kevin O’Hare, the artistic director of The Royal Ballet, talks about the Linbury season.

The arts at the BBC

Tony Hall, the BBC Director-General, has announced a new strand of arts programming, promising “the strongest commitment to the arts that we’ve made in a generation.” Plans include new arts leadership, coverage of major events, new commissions, collaborations and landmark series.

National Dance Awards: nominations announced

Nominations for the 14th National Dance Awards were announced today by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.

Gala for Yorkshire Ballet Summer School

STOP PRESS – Sergei Polunin will also be appearing at the Gala Anthony Dowell and actor Derek Jacobi will host a gala marking the 40th anniversary of the Yorkshire Ballet Summer School (YBSS), held at Sadler’s Wells on September 29.

Cloud Dance Festival

Cloud Dance Festival, a showcase for new contemporary ballet and dance, returns this year with Lacuna, a programme at London’s Bernie Grant Arts Centre from July 5 to 7.

BalletBoyz Gala

The BalletBoyz will celebrate the opening of the company’s new studio and home base in Kingston with a special gala performance. Held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on June 22, the gala will include Royal Ballet stars Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares and the return to the stage of the original BalletBoyz, William Trevitt and […]

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