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January 2016 issue

We welcome 2016 with coverage of very many dance styles, from ballet, ballroom and contemporary dance by way of malambo from Argentina and the Peking Opera from China… Energy forever Zoë Anderson speaks to Royal Ballet principal Marianela Nuñez about Giselle, dance on screen and the politics of guesting: “Nuñez feels strongly about [guesting]. It’s […]

Christmas dance on television

We’ve gone through the listings with our highlighter pen, seeking out dance on television over the festive period, from Strictly to ballet to the traditional New Year’s Day concert from Vienna. We were feeling completist, so decided to include circus spectacle and migrating birds on our list.         Saturday 19 December Strictly […]

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.

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 […]

Get ready for World Ballet Day!

On October 1, the first ever World Ballet Day will see an unprecedented collaboration between five of the world’s leading ballet companies: the Australian Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet.

WIN! Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote on DVD

Carlos Acosta’s production of Don Quixote, created for The Royal Ballet in 2013, has now been released on DVD.

Dance on television this Christmas

Dance on television this Christmas Christmas is here! Along with mince pies, frantic shopping and The Nutcracker on stage, there’s also plenty of festive television. Dancing Times has been circling the dance goodies in our Christmas listings magazine, with everything from the sequins of Strictly Come Dancing – both the series finale and the Christmas special (pictured) – […]

Carlos and friends

The full programme has been announced for Carlos Acosta’s Classical Selection, a new show presenting highlights from his career in celebration of his 40th birthday. Classical Selection will be at the London Coliseum from July 30 to August 4.

BalletBoyz Gala

The BalletBoyz will celebrate the opening of the company’s new studio and home base in Kingston with a special gala performance. Held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on June 22, the gala will include Royal Ballet stars Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares and the return to the stage of the original BalletBoyz, William Trevitt and […]

La Scala ballet season 2013-14

The Ballet of La Scala, Milan has announced its plans for the 2013–14 season. It will open on December 17 with an evening of works by Alexei Ratmansky, including Concerto DSCH, Russian Seasons and a new work. Performers will include Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle and Massimo Murru.

Olivier Award winners

Christopher Wheeldon’s Aeternum (pictured) won the Olivier award for best new dance production, announced at a ceremony held last night. Created for The Royal Ballet, the work starred Marianela Nuñez, who won the award for outstanding achievement in dance for her work in Aeternum, Diana and Actaeon and Viscera, all with The Royal Ballet.

Olivier award nominations

Nominations have been announced for this year’s Olivier awards, presented by the Society of London Theatre and supported by Mastercard.

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