Wayne McGregor’s latest work for The Royal Ballet will have its premiere on April 5. Still untitled, the new ballet is a collaboration with award-winning music producer Mark Ronson, singer-songwriter Andrew Wyatt and fashion designer Gareth Pugh.
2011–2012 will be Monica Mason’s final season as director of The Royal Ballet. This is, she explains, “a case of ‘Director’s Choice’ – I’ve included a lot of things that have been particularly special to me, and also one or two that might not appear again for a while.”
Akram Khan’s Gnosis has won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for dance.
The 11th National Dance Awards took place at Sadler’s Wells, London on Monday, January 24. It was an afternoon of celebration, congratulation and Black Swan jokes.