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Music to Move to

Music to Move to is a new interactive digital project, designed to get members of the public dancing in real time and online.

Assis Carreiro to direct the Royal Ballet of Flanders

Assis Carreiro, the driving force behind DanceEast, has been appointed artistic director of the Royal Ballet of Flanders. She joins the Antwerp-based company at a difficult time. The previous director, Kathryn Bennetts, clashed with the Flemish culture minister, Joke Schauvliege, over plans to amalgamate the Antwerp opera and ballet companies under a single intendant.

Dance at the City of London Festival 2012

A number of dance performances are included in the 2012 City of London Festival, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary. The programme of over 150 events in more than 55 London venues, planned by festival director Ian Ritchie, will take place from June 24 to July 27.

Bonachela Dance Company at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

The linking title of Voices provides the theme for Bonachela’s first programme, a double bill, for his newly-formed company. He’s always liked choreographing to vocal music, whether to pop songs or, most recently in Curious Conscience for Rambert, poems set to music by Benjamin Britten. Mark Baldwin had challenged him to extend his range with […]

Union Dance in Sensing Change

Union Dance appeared at the Linbury Theatre on October 14 for one performance only as part of Black History Month. The house was full of enthusiastic young people, and there was an air of anticipation as disco music played over the loudspeakers. Consisting of seven dancers, and directed by Corrine Bougaard, Union Dance aims to […]

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