Christmas will soon be upon us, and for everyone in the UK dance world this can mean only two things – the start of The Nutcracker season and the climax of the latest series of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing competition! In this month’s magazine, these important events are not forgotten. Vikki Jane Vile takes […]
Lots of issues relating to the dance industry are discussed in this latest issue of Dancing Times. Laura Dodge reports on Dance UK’s industry-wide conference, The Future: new ideas, new inspirations, which was held at three separate London dance venues in April; Chris May, former administrative director of Richard Alston Dance Company, gives his views […]
WIN! Signed copies of The Ballet Lover’s Companion Published by Yale University Press this month is Zoë Anderson’s latest book, The Ballet Lover’s Companion. Focusing on 140 ballets that form the core of the international repertoire, Anderson takes the reader on a journey through the history of ballet, from its earliest times at the aristocratic […]
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As we well and truly move into the winter months, this issue of Dancing Times has a little bit of something for everyone with an interest in dance, from a story about the “Child Pavlova”, dancer Marjorie Stevens, to Broadway choreographer Susan Stroman’s thoughts on her latest West End production, The Scottsboro Boys, as well […]
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 […]
Well, here we are at the start of another academic year, as well as being at the beginning of a new dance season. In this month’s Dancing Times, we visit the new Dancers’ Course in Kingston upon Thames run by the BalletBoyz; talk to Jérôme Kaplan, the designer of Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby, which […]
This month in Dancing Times, three directors of dance companies – large and small – give insights into their working lives. Alexander Whitley talks to Zoë Anderson on page 15 about his life as a dancer and choreographer, and the new company he has launched; choreographer Jamie Thomson reveals to Laura Dodge on page 27 […]