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Recreate an iconic dance scene – and win prizes!

Can you twist like John Travolta? Tap like Shirley Temple? Well now is your chance to show off your moves in the BFI’s Gotta Dance, Gotta Dance! competition in association with Big Dance.

Big Dance 2014

Big Dance is here! This year’s edition of the biennial celebration of dance runs from July 5 to 13, including performances, the Big Dance Bus Tour and Big Dance Shorts, televised on Channel 4.

Ten reasons to get excited about July

Think the summer is a quiet time for dance? Think again… 1) Big Dance is back The biennial celebration of all things terpsichorean will be launched on July 2 by ballerina and Strictly judge Darcey Bussell, this year’s Big Dance special ambassador, with highlights including the Big Commonwealth Dance. See our story for more. www.bigdance.org.uk

Big Dance 2014

Big Dance is here! This year’s edition of the biennial celebration of dance runs from July 5 to 13, including performances, the Big Dance Bus Tour and Big Dance Shorts, televised on Channel 4.

Big Dance 2014

Big Dance is coming! This year’s edition of the biannual celebration of dance runs from July 5 to 13, including performances, the Big Dance Bus Tour and Big Dance Shorts, televised on Channel 4.

A Summer Like No Other

As part of her day-by-day countdown to Big Dance Week 2012, July 7–15, Dance Today photographer Carole Edrich posted a different dance-related photo a day on her blog. Now, the other side of Big Dance Week, Carole has decided to continue blogging and is sharing her photographs for this Summer Of Dance with Dance Today. […]

Spectacular finale for Big Dance

As the finale of Big Dance 2012, Wayne McGregor’s spectacular Big Dance Trafalgar Square, involving 1,000 performers from 30 London groups, will take place this weekend on Saturday, July 14.

Dancing Voices and Big Dance screening

If you happen to free this afternoon or evening, Wednesday, July 11, then there are dance treats on offer at London’s Southbank Centre. Dance Today readers might be particularly interested in the screening of cult classic Strictly Ballroom (see below for details).

Tomorrow’s Men

All-male company Tomorrow’s Men will give a free performance at London’s Canary Wharf tomorrow, Saturday June 30.

Dance through history

As part of Big Dance Week, the Early Dance Circle will celebrate historical dance from the galliard to the Victorian ballroom, with events from July 7 to 15.

Big Dance world record attempt

At 1pm today, thousands of schoolchildren in the UK and across the world will attempt to break a world record with created by Wayne McGregor. The record attempt will take place simultaneously in more than a thousand schools throughout the UK and across Europe, the US, South America, South-East Asia, the Middle East and Far […]

A dance image a day…

Forty-five days ago, 100 days before Big Dance Week 2012, July 7–15, Dance Today photographer Carole Edrich decided to mark the countdown to this, the largest dance event in the world, by posting a different dance-related photo a day on her blog (http://dancetog.com/). Carole will be sharing one image a week with Dance Today. This […]

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