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Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui at the National Youth Dance Company

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui will be the next guest artistic director of the National Youth Dance Company (NYDC). The company has just given acclaimed performances at Sadler’s Wells under its current guest director, Akram Khan.

Encore Dance on tour

Encore Dance Company, the touring company for Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, will be dancing at the Elgiva Theatre, Chesham, on April 24 before travelling on to venues across England and Wales.

The arts at the BBC

Tony Hall, the BBC Director-General, has announced a new strand of arts programming, promising “the strongest commitment to the arts that we’ve made in a generation.” Plans include new arts leadership, coverage of major events, new commissions, collaborations and landmark series.

Men in Motion at the London Coliseum

Men in Motion, Ivan Putrov’s showcase of male dancing, comes to the London Coliseum from January 30 to 31.

National Dance Awards: nominations announced

Nominations for the 14th National Dance Awards were announced today by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.

Dance at the Lilian Baylis Studio

The new season at the Lilian Baylis features talks, intimate works and more from the Sadler’s Wells Wild Card series, which gives young artists the chance to programme an evening of work they admire.

Dance at the Peacock Theatre

The new season of dance at the Peacock Theatre includes shows from hip hop to Havana, taking in TV dance show talent along the way.

UPDATE: new season at Sadler’s Wells

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 […]

Spring and summer at Sadler’s Wells

Highlights of the new season at Sadler’s Wells will include Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, James Thiérrée, a UK premiere by new associate artist Crystal Pite, the return of Breakin’ Convention and the Sadler’s Wells Flamenco Festival and, to celebrate the 2014 World Cup, a revival of Brasil Brasiliero.

Ten-year plan for Sadler’s Wells

As well as proposals for a new performance space, Sadler’s Wells today announced its aims for the next ten years.

New dance space for Sadler’s Wells

Alistair Spalding (pictured), artistic director and chief executive of London dance venue Sadler’s Wells, today announced plans for a new performance space. His ten-year plan for the expansion of Sadler’s Wells is backed by a commitment to invest £5 million in commissioning new dance works.

Hofesh Shechter to guest direct Brighton Festival 2014

Choreographer Hofesh Shechter (pictured) is to be the guest director of Brighton Festival 2014. Since 2009, the festival has invited artists to guest direct each year’s programme. Past directors have included artist Anish Kapoor, musician Brian Eno, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, actress Vanessa Redgrave and author Michael Rosen.

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