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National Dance Awards: nominations announced

Nominations for the 14th National Dance Awards were announced today by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.

Carlos and friends

The full programme has been announced for Carlos Acosta’s Classical Selection, a new show presenting highlights from his career in celebration of his 40th birthday. Classical Selection will be at the London Coliseum from July 30 to August 4.

BalletBoyz Gala

The BalletBoyz will celebrate the opening of the company’s new studio and home base in Kingston with a special gala performance. Held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on June 22, the gala will include Royal Ballet stars Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares and the return to the stage of the original BalletBoyz, William Trevitt and […]

Olivier Award winners

Christopher Wheeldon’s Aeternum (pictured) won the Olivier award for best new dance production, announced at a ceremony held last night. Created for The Royal Ballet, the work starred Marianela Nuñez, who won the award for outstanding achievement in dance for her work in Aeternum, Diana and Actaeon and Viscera, all with The Royal Ballet.

Leanne Benjamin to retire

After 21 years with The Royal Ballet, Leanne Benjamin will retire in July 2013, at the end of the current season. Her last performance will be on July 10, in A Gala Evening with The Royal Ballet at the Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo as part of the company’s summer tour. Her final UK performance will be […]

Olivier award nominations

Nominations have been announced for this year’s Olivier awards, presented by the Society of London Theatre and supported by Mastercard.

The Royal Ballet in cinemas

There will be five ballets in the Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season, more than ever before.

Exclusive: Kevin O’Hare introduces the new season

The Royal Ballet’s 2013-14 season was announced today. Kevin O’Hare (pictured), the company’s artistic director, introduces the season in conversation with Zoë Anderson. For more from this interview, see the April issue of Dancing Times.  

Royal Ballet 2013-14 season

The Royal Ballet has announced its plans for the 2013-14 season, with two new full-length productions and four world premieres, including Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet The Winter’s Tale. You can read artistic director Kevin O’Hare’s exclusive introduction to the season here.

The 13th National Dance Awards – winners

The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2012 were held at The Place on Monday, January 28. Hosted by Gary Avis of The Royal Ballet and KennethTharp of The Place, the awards celebrated a broad spread of dance performances in Britain, from hip hop to narrative ballet. Tharp and Avis opened with a touch of […]

National Dance Awards

Nominations for the 13th National Dance Awards were announced today, at a reception held at The Place. The awards are for dance performances given between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012, and are chosen by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.

Dance at the London Coliseum

The London Coliseum has announced its dance performances for spring and summer 2013. The programme includes visits from overseas companies the Mikhailovsky Ballet and Boston Ballet, plus seasons by Birmingham Royal Ballet and English National Ballet.

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