Welcome to our biggest ever issue! This month’s Dancing Times casts a spotlight on France, from Benjamin Millepied’s shock departure from the Paris Opéra Ballet to the dance scene as a whole. There’s tango with cover stars Germán Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi, ballroom and Latin at the UK Open, crossovers between theatre and dance and […]
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 […]
Dance UK Conference live stream Sessions from the Dance UK conference, The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, will be live streamed. Sessions to be streamed include the opening night celebration starring Robin Windsor, Kristina Rihanoff, Teneisha Bonner and more, plus a session on dance training – an issue recently highlighted by choreographers Akram Khan, Hofesh […]
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 […]
National Dance Company Wales has announced that Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, appointed director in November 2014, will not take up his post.
Nutcracker season is here again! Our festive December cover shows Scottish Ballet’s Sophie Martin and Christopher Harrison in Peter Darrell’s version of the ballet, wearing the new designs by Lez Brotherston. This month’s issue has a focus on choreographer-directors, with features on Darrell, Christopher Wheeldon, Cathy Marston and more…
National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) has advertised the posts of artistic director and chief executive.
National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) has launched its search for a new artistic director, after the departure of Ann Sholem in November last year. As well as a new artistic director, the company is seeking a new chief executive, and plans to refresh its board of trustees.
Dancer and choreographer Eleesha Drennan has won one of this year’s Sky Academy Arts Scholarships, created in partnership with IdeasTap. She will receive £30,000 and mentoring from relevant business and industry figures from Sky and the arts world. Drennan will use the funding to create a new work called Channel Rose, about “retaining our humanity […]
Ann Sholem is stepping down as artistic director of National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales).
The dance programme for the Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House has been announced.
Twenty dancers have been chosen to take part in Dance UK’s leadership mentoring scheme. The programme offers workforce development for mid-career dancers who have been nominated by their peers as future leaders. It is organised by by Dance UK in partnership with Dancers’ Career Development, with the support of Arts Council England. Over eight months, […]