Mark Baldwin is to step down as artistic director of Rambert, the contemporary dance company he has led since 2002. He is leaving to devote more time to his own choreography. Born in Fiji and educated in New Zealand, Mark Baldwin joined Rambert as a dancer in 1983. After ten years working as an independent […]
Rambert is inviting applications for the next Leverhulme choreography fellowship. This is the second of three year-long fellowships, supported by the Leverhulme Trust, which aim to help professional dancers make the transition to become full-time working choreographers. The first fellowship went to Julie Cunningham (pictured). The fellowship is open to artists who may still be […]
Happy New Year! Our new January issue takes us into the New Year with an international focus, from Ballet Flanders cover stars Aki Saito and Wim Vanlessen to training from Beijing to the UK…
There are some great interviews in this latest issue of Dancing Times, which I hope you will enjoy reading as much as I did when we were putting the magazine together. Zoë Anderson talks to Natalia Osipova, The Royal Ballet’s exciting principal dancer, on the eve of her debuts at Covent Garden this month in […]
A Scandinavian season, a collaboration between composer Thomas Adès and choreographers Karole Armitage, Wayne McGregor, Crystal Pite and Alexander Whitley and a new work by Akram Khan and flamenco star Israel Galván (pictured) are among the highlights of the autumn season at London dance venue Sadler’s Wells.
The Linbury season opens with the Deloitte Ignite festival, which runs from September 5 to 28. This year’s month-long festival is focused on ballet and dance. Curated by The National Gallery’s Dr Mina Moore Ede and The Royal Ballet, it has the theme of myths, and will include new works, events for families and children […]
Nominations for the 14th National Dance Awards were announced today by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.
Sadler’s Wells has now released full details for spring and summer 2014, with performances at the Peacock Theatre and the Lilian Baylis Studio as well as the main stage. The venue had already announced highlights, such as Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan. The complete line-up includes details of Flamenco Festival […]
Balikbayan, a research and development project funded by Arts Council England and choreographed by Spanish dancer Avatâra Ayuso (pictured), is to be performed for the first time at Cloud Dance Festival. The work will be shown in draft stage on November 17 at 7.30pm at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in north London.
Now in its seventh year, Cloud Dance Festival returns this month, with a new programme of contemporary ballet and dance. Showtime, the first Cloud Dance Festival to be funded by Arts Council England, will be held at London’s Bernie Grant Arts Centre from November 15 to 17.