We celebrate a world of dance this month, from ballroom in Shanghai to New York City Ballet choreographer Justin Peck and former Strictly professional Robin Windsor. Our cover stars are Cira Robinson and Mthuthuzeli November of Ballet Black. Ready to move on Nicola Rayner meets former Strictly Come Dancing professional Robin Windsor to talk about […]
The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has announced the new Darcey Bussell Genée Bursaries, designed to help young dancers enter the Genée International Ballet Competition.
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 […]
The Royal Ballet School has announced that Gailene Stock, its director since 1999, died on April 29, 2014, following a long battle with cancer.
In partnership with the Royal Academy of Dance, the free online arts website HiBROW [www.hibrow.tv] has filmed in-depth interviews with ballerina Darcey Bussell, Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, and Christopher Hampson, director of Scottish Ballet.
David Wall, one of the UK’s greatest male dancers, died on June 18, 2013. Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, and Tamara Rojo, director of English National Ballet, have led tributes to Wall as a dancer, teacher and coach.
Dance Proms is inviting entries from dance teachers around the world for the 2013 showcase of young dance talent at the Royal Albert Hall, London on November 3. It is the first time that this multi-genre dance spectacular has been opened up to international entries.
On November 11, the Royal Academy of Dance is holding a “Celebrating Dance 2012” day for dance students in order to raise funds for the newly launched Frank Freeman Scholarship fund.
Darcey Bussell has been elected president of the Royal Academy of Dance, following Dame Antoinette Sibley, who retired in April after 21 years in the role.
An exhibition of photographs by Tony Butcher will be held at the Royal Academy of Dance from May 3 to 29.