The National Dance Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary on February 19, at the Barbican, London. Organised on behalf of the Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle, this year’s awards were presented by Miguel Altunaga and Mara Galeazzi with an introduction by Graham Watts, chair of the Dance Section, in which he paid tribute in memoriam […]
The winners of the National Dance Awards (NDAs), chosen by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle, were announced at a ceremony at London’s Barbican Centre on February 19, 2018. There were plenty of firsts in this year’s awards. Liam Riddick, of Richard Alston Dance Company, won his first Dancing Times award for best male […]
The National Dance Awards for 2016 were announced at on February 6, 2017, in a ceremony where comment ranged from rose-patterned jackets to the impact of politics on the arts. Hosted by Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy and Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante of Boy Blue Entertainment, this year’s ceremony was held at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio […]
Nominations have been announced for the 17th National Dance Awards, chosen by the Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle. The nominees were chosen from a long list of more than 400 dancers, choreographers and companies nominated. The single most nominated production is Akram Khan Company’s Until The Lions (pictured above), with four nominations. Northern Ballet’s […]
As Christmas approaches, Dancing Times gets ready for The Nutcracker and for the final rounds of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing – which appears on our cover for the first time, with cover stars Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani. We also meet promising young dancers – ballroom and Latin couple Glenn Richard Boyce and Alexandra […]
Our March 2015 issue is here! Our cover star is Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Céline Gittens. This month features four British-based choreographers, discussing music, choice of subject matter, moving from dancing into choreography and the future of British classical ballet. We also speak to dance fathers and sons, herald Dance UK’s forthcoming conference and report […]
Natalia Osipova and Jonathan Goddard became the first dancers to pick up two awards in the same ceremony at the 2014 National Dance Awards.
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.
English National Ballet has announced the finalists for this year’s Emerging Dancer Competition. Now in its fifth year, the competition is an annual opportunity for the company to recognise the talent of its up-and-coming dancers.
The winners of the 14th Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards (NDA), held on Monday, January 27 at The Place in London, described everything from the joy of dance to the need to pretty much kill yourself in performance. Decided by the Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle, the awards recognise performances given between September 1, […]
The 14th Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards (NDA) took place today at The Place, London. Decided by the 60 members of the Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle, the awards recognise performances given between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013. The nominations were announced on November 8, 2013. Today’s ceremony was hosted by former NDA winner […]
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) – […]