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Jane McCloskey named as new chair of National Dance Company Wales’ board

National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales), the nation’s contemporary dance company, has today announced that Jane McCloskey will be the next chair of its board, as of September. Jane is Dean of Faculty of Creative Industries at the University of South


Northern Ballet to wow audiences with The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Little Mermaid

Northern Ballet has announced it will create a further two new full-length ballets in 2017 which will tour to 17 venues across the country. Adaptations of John Boyne's bestselling novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Hans Christian Andersen's


Nafisah Baba named as BBC's Young Dancer 2017

Nafisah Baba has been named BBC’s Young Dancer 2017. The contemporary dancer, 20, was crowned the winner on stage at Sadler’s Wells theatre in London by former Royal Ballet principal ballerina Darcey Bussell during a live grand final.


Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures, Sadler's Wells

Not every artist attains the kind of status that will allow their early works to be revived – or, when revived, greeted with commercial and critical success. This is something of a shame for those of us with a historical mindset who like seeing where


Legendary lothario Casanova is brought to life in Northern Ballet’s lavish show

His name is synonymous with being the ultimate ladies’ man, but Kenneth Tindall’s production at Norwich Theatre Royal shows there was a lot more to history’s most notorious womaniser than depravity and decadence.


Here are Balletboyz’ Michael Nunn and William Trevitt to tell us more

The internationally acclaimed Balletboyz bring their new production Life., featuring two new commissions by renowned choreographers Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos, to Bristol Old Vic this weekend.


Behind the scenes of Scottish Ballet’s new digital season

Scottish Ballet’s new digital season allows the company to experiment and stay connected with fans around the world. For dancers, it’s just part of life – a daily routine that allows them those precious moments on stage a few times a year.


Review - Richard Alston Dance Company at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter

British dance would be different without Richard Alston. From Rambert (he was the artistic director from 1986 to 1992) to The Place and London Contemporary Dance School: traces of his influence are everywhere. One of the first British choreographers


Northern Ballet's Beauty and the Beast at Nottingham's Theatre Royal is magical

The sumptuous orchestral sounds of Northern Ballet's Sinfonia conducted by John Pryce-Jones and led by Geoffrey Allen for Northern Ballet's classical fairy tale ballet Beauty & The Beast are rich and memorable.


Northern Ballet to bring Romeo and Juliet to life at Grand Opera House

Get swept up in the passion and heartbreak as multi-award winning Northern Ballet returns to Belfast bringing its new production of Romeo and Juliet.