Assis Carreiro, the driving force behind DanceEast, has been appointed artistic director of the Royal Ballet of Flanders. She joins the Antwerp-based company at a difficult time. The previous director, Kathryn Bennetts, clashed with the Flemish culture minister, Joke Schauvliege, over plans to amalgamate the Antwerp opera and ballet companies under a single intendant.
The Point, Eastleigh is holding auditions for young dancers to join its Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) Satellite Centre scheme. Candidates should be aged between 10 and 14 years old.