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 […]
English National Ballet (ENB) and English National Ballet School (ENBS) have announced plans for a new joint home in East London. The move will bring the company and its school under one roof, in a centre combining training facilities, teaching and rehearsal studios alongside production space.
Akram Khan, Kevin O’Hare, Gillian Lynne, Tamara Rojo, Jonzi D and Wayne McGregor are among the speakers at The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, the UK’s first ever industry-wide dance conference. Organised by Dance UK, the conference will offer more than 120 speakers, with events at London venues from April 9 to 12. The conference […]
Natalia Osipova and Jonathan Goddard became the first dancers to pick up two awards in the same ceremony at the 2014 National Dance Awards.
English National Ballet is the first ballet company to become an “associate company” at Sadler’s Wells, it was announced at the London venue’s annual press conference. The theatre also announced Sylvie Guillem’s farewell performances, and confirmed details of its proposed new venue, to be built as part of a new cultural quarter in Stratford, London.
BBC Young Dancer, a search for the UK’s most talented young dancers, has announced a starry line-up of judges, including Matthew Bourne, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, Tamara Rojo, Kenrick Sandy and Alistair Spalding. Carlos Acosta will be ambassador for the new talent competition, whose final rounds will be broadcast on BBC Two and BBC Four. […]
English National Ballet (ENB) has announced its 2014 to 15 season, with works by William Forsythe, John Neumeier and Jiri Kylián, and guest performances by Ivan Vasiliev and Alban Lendorf.
English National Ballet has announced principal casting for its autumn tour of Swan Lake and Coppélia and Christmas run of The Nutcracker.
English National Ballet [ENB] held its fifth Emerging Dancer Award at London’s Lyceum Theatre on Monday, May 19.
English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová will retire this season, after 18 years with the company. Her farewell performance will be as Juliet, partnered by Vadim Muntagirov.
English National Ballet has announced the finalists for this year’s Emerging Dancer Competition. Now in its fifth year, the competition is an annual opportunity for the company to recognise the talent of its up-and-coming dancers.
Vadim Muntagirov is leaving English National Ballet to join The Royal Ballet. Muntagirov trained at The Royal Ballet School but joined English National Ballet, where he was promoted very early, and developed an outstanding partnership with ballerina Daria Klimentová. Recently, two Royal Ballet ballerinas had joined ENB: Tamara Rojo, now artistic director of ENB, and […]