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Gender and dance debate

Let’s Get On And Do Something About The Gender Debate is an open space event on gender and equality for the independent dance sector. It will be held at Clean Break Theatre Company, in London’s Kentish Town, on January 10, 2016.

Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund and Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund merger

The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund (RBBF) announced today that it has merged with the Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund (DTBF) effective from January 1, 2016. This follows extensive liaison between the charities and their key stakeholders. The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund continues as a registered charity.

Osipova to dance at Sadler’s Wells

Natalia Osipova, the Russian-born principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, is to appear in a triple bill of specially created contemporary works at Sadler’s Wells next summer. The announcement was made at Sadler’s Wells’ annual press conference, where the theatre also revealed its plans for the first half of 2016.

November 2015 issue

  There’s an international slant to November’s Dancing Times, with features on the Peking Opera, British male dancers working overseas and a report from the International Championships in ballroom and Latin dance. Our cover stars are The Royal Ballet’s Yasmine Naghdi and Matthew Ball, whose debuts as the star-crossed lovers of Romeo and Juliet are […]

Bill’s dance marathon

Bill Harpe, a long-standing contributor to Dancing Times, is undertaking a 12-hour dance marathon on Saturday, September 19, in order to raise funds to cover a 35 per cent cut in Arts Council support over three years for The Black-E in Liverpool, the UK’s first community arts project, where he has been actively involved since […]

Sergei Filin’s contract at the Bolshoi not renewed

Sergei Filin, the director of the Bolshoi Ballet who was nearly blinded in a horrific acid attack organised by one of his own dancers in Moscow in 2013, has been told his contract with the company will not be renewed when it expires in March 2016.

Baltic Dance Theatre in The Tempest

The Tempest Baltic Dance Theatre, Baltic Opera House, Gdansk – June 14, 2015 There have been a number of Shakespeare plays made into ballets, notably Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, although not that many contemporary choreographers have chosen the Bard for their source material. Izadora Weiss has bucked that trend by making […]

Exciting news from Dancing Times Ltd

With the popularity of dance increasing and genres becoming ever closer, Dancing Times Ltd has decided to go back to its roots and cover all forms of dance, both performance and social, within the covers of one magazine – Dancing Times.

Job vacancy at the Royal Danish Ballet School

The Royal Danish Ballet School, under the direction of Thomas Lund, is looking for a ballet teacher to work with its apprentices.

Ballet Position offers advice to young professional dancers

Ian Knowles and Teresa Guerreiro have recently launched a very useful and informative website that offers advice to young ballet dancers about to embark on a professional career, including information on contracts and salaries in the UK, Europe and the US.

Dancing Times in WHSmith

We are delighted to announce that Dancing Times is now available to purchase in around 190 WHSmith stores across the UK – from Aberdeen to York. To find the store that stocks Dancing Times nearest you, see below.

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Dance Today and sister magazine, Dancing Times, are the UK’s leading dance monthlies. Packed with news, reviews and interviews, Dance Today hosts an array of features on the ballroom, Latin and social dance scene, including interviews with and articles by the stars of Strictly Come Dancing,  whilst Dancing Times concentrates on ballet, contemporary dance, musical theatre and all […]

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