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Aladdin, Lyric Pieces for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced its performances at the Birmingham Hippodrome for the 2012–13 season. They include the UK premiere of David Bintley’s Aladdin and Lyric Pieces by award-winning American choreographer Jessica Lang.

National Dance Awards

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.

Happy Birthday, DanceXchange!

DanceXchange has announced a season of special performances to celebrate its ten years based at Birmingham Hippodrome. The birthday season will include a UK premiere from Chinese company TAO Dance Theatre (pictured) and the world premiere of Aakash Odedra’s new work, Rising.

Dance this week

This week, dance fans can see everything from a lavish fairytale to a show that puts theatre technicians centre stage.

Aspiring directors for Rural Retreats

DanceEast has announced the names of 26 aspiring artistic directors who will attend its latest retreat.

Sadler’s Wells autumn season

Sadler’s Wells has announced its autumn season for 2011. The programme is dominated by a new Out of Asia strand, with artists and themes from China, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Japan and Taiwan. There are also new works from Clod Ensemble (pictured, photograph by Manuel Vason), Fabulous Beast, Rambert Dance Company, Wayne McGregor and ZooNation.

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 […]

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 2011-2012 season

Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced next season’s performances at Birmingham Hippodrome, the company’s home theatre. It’s an excitingly varied programme, including a world premiere by artistic director David Bintley and a rich selection of Ashton works.

WIN! A family ticket to see Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella

WIN! A family ticket to see Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella   Following its tremendous success at the Birmingham Hippodrome last year and on the BBC over Christmas, Birmingham Royal Ballet will be bringing David Bintley’s new version of Cinderella to the London Coliseum for a weeklong season from March 29.

Cinderella on television

Don’t forget – Birmingham Royal Ballet’s new production of Cinderella will be televised this Christmas.

Win new Birmingham Royal Ballet book!

Published by Oberon Books, Birmingham Royal Ballet is a sumptuous coffee table book, celebrating the company’s 20 years in Birmingham with over 300 photographs by Bill Cooper and an introduction by dance critic Judith Flanders.

Dance on Twitter

It’s been a busy dance week, with hard work and celebrations both being reported on Twitter.

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