Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man, his reworking of Bizet’s Carmen for his company New Adventures, will be screened in UK cinemas from March 1. The production moves the action from 19th-century Spain to small-town America of the 1960s. Bizet’s femme fatale becomes Luca, the “car man” of the title, a handsome stranger who triggers a […]
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 […]
As Christmas approaches, Dancing Times gets ready for The Nutcracker and for the final rounds of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing – which appears on our cover for the first time, with cover stars Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani. We also meet promising young dancers – ballroom and Latin couple Glenn Richard Boyce and Alexandra […]
New season, new beginnings! With this issue, Dancing Times incorporates our sister magazine, Dance Today, which for nearly 60 years covered all aspects of social dancing. The new combined magazine goes back to our roots: from the beginning, Dancing Times covered all kinds of dance, from the ballroom to the stage. The new issue […]
This month, we pay tribute to Mary Clarke, our beloved editor emeritus, and speak to our cover star, Aurélie Dupont, as she prepares to leave the stage of the Paris Opéra Ballet. In this issue, we also investigate adult amateur ballet, the recent Munich reconstruction of Paquita and more…
The Royal Ballet’s new season, announced today by Kevin O’Hare, will include Frankenstein by Liam Scarlett and new works by Carlos Acosta, Will Tuckett, Christopher Wheeldon and Wayne McGregor.
Natalia Osipova tells Zoë Anderson about partners, dance styles and what she’d like to dance next.
The Bolshoi Ballet’s Ivan Vasiliev will dance Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort with English National Ballet this Friday.
We are in nostalgic mode in this month’s Dancing Times, and there is also a distinct Russian flavour to the contents. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Maryinsky Ballet’s first performances in London, we publish on pages 34–35 a selection of Frederika Davis’ wonderful photographs of some of the great Russian ballet stars of […]
From July 21–24, English National Ballet dance a programme of Roland Petit ballets at the London Coliseum. Petit, one of France’s most famous choreographers, worked in music hall and for Hollywood as well as in ballet, showing a Parisian sense of theatre and glamour.
Happy New Year! 2011 will be a busy dance year – what are you looking forward to?
English National Ballet has announced its 2011 performances at the London Coliseum.