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English National Ballet announce 2015’s Emerging Dancers

English National Ballet has announced the finalists for its Emerging Dancer competition. Held on March 23 at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, the competition is deisgned to recognise and nurture talent within the company.

National Dance Awards for 2014

Natalia Osipova and Jonathan Goddard became the first dancers to pick up two awards in the same ceremony at the 2014 National Dance Awards.

January 2015 issue

Happy New Year! Our new January issue takes us into the New Year with an international focus, from Ballet Flanders cover stars Aki Saito and Wim Vanlessen to training from Beijing to the UK…            

December 2014!

Nutcracker season is here again! Our festive December cover shows Scottish Ballet’s Sophie Martin and Christopher Harrison in Peter Darrell’s version of the ballet, wearing the new designs by Lez Brotherston. This month’s issue has a focus on choreographer-directors, with features on Darrell, Christopher Wheeldon, Cathy Marston and more…

Music to Move to

Music to Move to is a new interactive digital project, designed to get members of the public dancing in real time and online.

English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells

English National Ballet is the first ballet company to become an “associate company” at Sadler’s Wells, it was announced at the London venue’s annual press conference. The theatre also announced Sylvie Guillem’s farewell performances, and confirmed details of its proposed new venue, to be built as part of a new cultural quarter in Stratford, London.

National Dance Awards nominations

Nominations for the 15th National Dance Awards have been announced. The dance section of the Critics’ Circle, a group of more than 50 dance writers and critics, votes on the awards.

UPDATE: BBC Young Dancer 2015

BBC Young Dancer, a search for the UK’s most talented young dancers, has announced a starry line-up of judges, including Matthew Bourne, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, Tamara Rojo, Kenrick Sandy and Alistair Spalding. Carlos Acosta will be ambassador for the new talent competition, whose final rounds will be broadcast on BBC Two and BBC Four. […]

October 2014!

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 […]

English National Ballet plans for 2014-15

English National Ballet (ENB) has announced its 2014 to 15 season, with works by William Forsythe, John Neumeier and Jiri Kylián, and guest performances by Ivan Vasiliev and Alban Lendorf.

Autumn casting at English National Ballet

  English National Ballet has announced principal casting for its autumn tour of Swan Lake and Coppélia and Christmas run of The Nutcracker.

Rest and win!

Dancers who post pictures of themselves at rest can win goodies from Dancing Times and Dance UK! With Dance UK, we have launched a social media campaign to promote the importance of rest for dancers. During July and August 2014, dancers are encouraged to share photographs of themselves resting, posted to facebook and Twitter with […]

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