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 reviewed […]
The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has announced the new Darcey Bussell Genée Bursaries, designed to help young dancers enter the Genée International Ballet Competition.
Two costumes worn by Margot Fonteyn are now for sale, auctioned by PFC Auctions. The two costumes – a bodice from Swan Lake and a skirt from Romeo and Juliet – were worn by Fonteyn for performances in the 1960s.
Well, here we are at the turn of another year, and everyone at Dancing Times would like to wish all our readers a very happy 2014. I like to think that this issue of the magazine is a kind of mini tribute to Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB), that much-loved company with its legions of admirers.
David Wall, one of the UK’s greatest male dancers, died on June 18, 2013. Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, and Tamara Rojo, director of English National Ballet, have led tributes to Wall as a dancer, teacher and coach.
BBC Four celebrates dance this weekend, with documentaries and filmed performances, from Margot Fonteyn and Merce Cunningham to the Javier De Frutos/Pet Shop Boys collaboration The Most Incredible Thing.
This month, London photography gallery Proud Chelsea presents its first ballet exhibition, Fifty years of the ballet by Colin Jones. Our preview shows a selection of his images.