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Leading female choreographer, movement director, and producer Janis Claxton dies peacefully

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Janis Claxton’s death early this morning. Janis was a tour-de-force: a hugely talented choreographer and a front-line fighter for gender equality in dance. She died early this morning at Marie Curie


Dance Professionals can create their own online Dancer Profile

ABOUT Dance is currently developing a new online Dancer Profile portal targeted towards assisting long-term career minded dance professionals such as Dancers, Dance Teachers and Choreographers.


Janis Claxton Dance presents POP-UP DUETS (fragments of love)

Pop-Up Duets (fragments of love) is a series of 5-minute, contemporary dance duets designed for a wide range of public spaces such as museums, galleries, cafes, libraries etc.


BalletBoyz® presents Young Men

Internationally acclaimed all-male dance company BalletBoyz will bring to life their Rose d’Or award-winning film and sell-out stage production of Young Men in a new hybrid adaptation of live dance and film at Wilton’s Music Hall from Tuesday 13 to S


Gecko’s Missing returns to Battersea Arts Centre

In September 2018 award-winning physical theatre company Gecko marks the opening of Battersea Arts Centre’s theatre programme in the newly refurbished Grand Hall with Missing, the original run of which was interrupted by a disastrous fire


Mark Baldwin OBE, becomes Patron of bbodance

Former Artistic Director of Rambert, the UK’s leading contemporary dance company, Mark Baldwin OBE, has today become Patron of bbodance, the new name for the British Ballet Organization.


Birmingham defies gravity and the norm as its International Dance Festival kicks off

Birmingham International Dance Festival, produced by Birmingham-based DanceXchange, explores the themes of imagination, digital art and reflects on the diversity of its dancer’s bodies in its return for its sixth festival, launching this Friday, 1s


National Dance Company Wales announce appointment of new Artistic Director

National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) has today announced the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Fearghus Ó Conchúir. Fearghus will take up his new position on in the autumn (2018) joining Chief Executive, Paul Kaynes at the helm of Wales


Underbelly Festival Southbank with Joyous Ethiopian Circus

Astonishing acrobats, bewildering contortionists and world-famous jugglers from the highly acclaimed Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams got the 10th-anniversary Underbelly Festival off to a spectacular start with a very special performance


SLP College announces Kay Mellor OBE as Patron

An award-winning writer becomes a patron of Leeds-based Musical Theatre and Dance College. In spring 2018, SLP College officially announced Kay Mellor as their new patron. The announcement follows on the heels of Kay’s brand new stage show..