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 […]
There’s a Russian feel to this month’s issue, as we speak to Bolshoi director Sergei Filin, look back at a turning point for Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and report from a St Petersburg conference on the future of ballet choreography. Elsewhere, we look at The Australian Ballet’s new production of The Sleeping Beauty, and come back […]
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its 2015 programme. Dance highlights include flamenco star Israel Galván (pictured), Sylvie Guillem, Zürich Ballet and Les Ballets C de la B. This year’s festival runs from August 7 to 31.
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its 2015 programme. Dance highlights include Sylvie Guillem, Israel Galván, Zürich Ballet and Les Ballets C de la B. This year’s festival runs from August 7 to 31.
Our October 2014 issue is here! As the weather turns to autumn, and theatres and companies launch their new seasons, we speak to dancers Natalia Osipova, Francesca Hayward, Sarah Lamb and Marianela Nuñez, find out about Dance Umbrella’s new director Emma Gladstone and celebrate the 40th birthday of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon – featured on our […]
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its full programme for 2011. This year’s theme is “To the far west”, with a focus on eastern companies and works.
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its theme for 2011.
By Robert Penman Founded in 1982 and now well-known and widely respected throughout Europe and North America, the appearance of San Francisco-based choreographer Alonzo King LINES Ballet at the Festival Theatre on August 26 was a Festival first for the UK. With King’s ballets already established in the repertoires of major companies on both continents, […]
Robert Penman and Zoë Anderson attended some of the performances offered on the 2009 Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe Festival. Here are their thoughts on what they saw: