Choreographer and dancer Christopher Marney (pictured) has been appointed artistic director of Ballet Central. Marney, who trained at Central School of Ballet, has danced leading roles for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, and choreographed for companies including Ballet Black. Founded in 1984, Ballet Central gives Central School of Ballet’s final-year students first-hand experience of professional dance. Heidi […]
Crystal Pite’s Polaris, one of the most admired new dances of 2014, will be staged in New York this autumn. Created as part of Sadler’s Wells’ See the Music, Hear the Dance, programme of dances to music by Thomas Adès, Polaris is a huge work, featuring more than 60 dancers.
Christopher Powney, currently director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy, has been appointed artistic director designate of The Royal Ballet School. He will take up the position in April 2014.