There’s an international slant to November’s Dancing Times, with features on the Peking Opera, British male dancers working overseas and a report from the International Championships in ballroom and Latin dance. Our cover stars are The Royal Ballet’s Yasmine Naghdi and Matthew Ball, whose debuts as the star-crossed lovers of Romeo and Juliet are […]
Our February 2015 issue is here! We believe it’s our largest in our 105-year history: 124 pages of interviews, features, reviews, news and debate, with Cira Robinson of Ballet Black as our cover star. We speak to dance names including Vadim Muntagirov of The Royal Ballet, choreographer Richard Alston, dancer and designer Yumiko Takeshima, report […]
Nominations for the 15th National Dance Awards have been announced. The dance section of the Critics’ Circle, a group of more than 50 dance writers and critics, votes on the awards.
Daria Klimentová gives her farewell performances in English National Ballet’s run of Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall, which opens on June 11. She speaks to Zoe Anderson about Juliet and about her partnership with Vadim Muntagirov.
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.
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 […]
Men in Motion, Ivan Putrov’s showcase of male dancing, comes to the London Coliseum from January 30 to 31.
Nominations for the 14th National Dance Awards were announced today by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.
Since 2008, ballerina Alina Cojocaru (pictured) has been raising funds for the Bucharest Hospice Appeal, holding galas for Hospices of Hope. She returns to Sadler’s Wells on Sunday, May 12, with a varied repertory and plenty of starry friends.
Nominations for the 13th National Dance Awards were announced today, at a reception held at The Place. The awards are for dance performances given between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012, and are chosen by the dance section of the Critics’ Circle.
Tamara Rojo (pictured), English National Ballet’s new artistic director, has announced plans for her first season. They include the company premiere of Jirí Kylián’s Petite Mort, an anniversary programme celebrating Rudolf Nureyev and news of Rojo’s artistic team. Rojo said: “I want to transform English National Ballet into England’s most creative and most loved ballet […]
As dance lovers debate Wayne Eagling’s resignation from English National Ballet, Dancing Times has received another letter discussing his time as director, from someone who has worked closely with the company