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 has […]
This is Dance Today’s final issue as a standalone magazine, before it rejoins our sister magazine Dancing Times. So we’re thinking about transitions. Cover stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace discuss upcoming stage show The Last Tango, former champions talk about taking the momentous decision to retire, and we look back at almost six decades […]
Practise makes perfect… This month, we explore the art of preparation and celebrate the 90th Blackpool Dance Festival, at which our cover stars, Michael Malitowski and Joanna Leunis, stepped down from competition – though not, they have explained, from dancing…
Our March 2015 issue goes behind the scenes on the Strictly tour, reveals talking points at the UK Open and explores what you, our readers, want from Dance Today…
Michael Malitowski and Joanna Leunis (pictured), who dance for England, triumphed for an eighth time at the UK Open Professional Latin Championship last week on Thursday, January 23, pipping the US’s Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko to the post in the battle of the Latin giants.
How does a five-time British Open Professional Latin champion prepare for Blackpool? Michael Malitowski tells Nicola Rayner… How are you feeling about Blackpool this year? It’s always the big unknown and the preparation is so massive because this is the toughest competition in terms of importance, and the stress, of course. Also physically this is […]
The film Ballroom Dancer is an intimate, award-winning portrait of elite dancers, exploring the perfectionism behind the glitter and glamour. Directed by Christian Bonke and Andreas Koefoed, the documentary follows Slavik Kryklyvyy as he makes his comeback to the world of professional dancing.
Stardust Ball, on December 15, will be hosting the Shooting Stars Gala to raise funds for Parkinson’s UK, with a specific focus on the practical needs of younger people with Parkinson’s. The gala will feature performances by a large number of top Professional and Amateur dancers, all of whom will very generously be performing free […]
After 15 years at the London Lancaster Hotel, the annual dinner dance of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), which will take place next year on March 18, 2012, moves to a new venue, the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel.