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Northern Ballet celebrates master choreographer

Northern Ballet celebrates one of the greats of the dance world - acclaimed choreographer Sir Kenneth MacMillan - in a striking triple bill at the Alhambra.


Glasgow hosts the resurgent street dance form

It's more commonly associated with the gritty neighbourhoods of New York in the 1970s and 80s, but it's Scotland that is now at the forefront of a resurgence in breakdancing across the world.


A talented dancer gains a place at one of Europe’s most prestigious dance schools

A talented dancer from Birstall has won a place at one of Europe’s most prestigious dance schools. Mika George Evans is poised to start a degree course in ballet at the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at just 16 years of age.


Ashton at the Royal Ballet review – miraculous moves and romantic rapture

Shortly before his death in 1988, Frederick Ashton grew fretful about the future of his ballets. He worried that he was falling out of fashion, that a new generation of dancers was unable to understand his style. “They’re afraid of letting go,”


‘Only the strong minded keep going’ says Clackmannanshire’s real-life ‘Billy Elliot’ ballet star

Fast forward to 2017, and rural Clackmannanshire might seem a far cry from the post-industrial wastelands of County Durham. Yet for 18-year-old local lad Harris Bell and his family, who live near Dollar, the realities of a young man overcoming


Ballet Central dancers go on nationwide tour

Ballet Central’s 2017 nationwide tour, the performers are Central School of Ballet’s graduate performing company, and Christopher is delighted to be in charge. “I started last summer, so this is my inaugural year, my first year of students, which is


Russian ballet dancer hosts workshops at Chester's Hammond School

A renowned Russian ballet star hosted dance master classes for pupils at a Chester theatre school earlier this month.


Giselle review – Alina Cojocaru is sublime in signature role

This is an inspired piece of curation. English National Ballet follow their production of Akram Khan’s incendiary new version of Giselle with a historically attentive staging of the 1841 ballet.


Explosion of movement, theatre and design as 2Faced tour reaches Hereford

Hereford-based, international award-winning 2Faced Dance Company, perform RUN atThe Courtyard this February. Headed by artistic director and choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald, international award-winning 2Faced Dance Company


The grace and elegance of ballet

After their incredible performances at The Anvil a year ago, The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia are back in Basingstoke. Their moves in Snow Maiden, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake 12 months ago captivated the Churchill Way audience.