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Strictly Come Dancing 2017 launch show: not a dry eye in house after tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth

The centrepiece of the hit hoofing contest's 15th series launch show was a touching tribute to beloved former host Bruce Forsyth, who passed away three weeks ago, aged 89.


Royal Ballet surprise for former prima ballerina, 91

A 91-year-old former prima ballerina from Hull has been presented with tickets to the Royal Ballet's first performance in the city for 30 years. Maureen Leathley started dancing at the age of 10 and went on to tour the country before becoming


An American in Paris Extends Engagement for a Second Time

Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris has extended its engagement for a second time, with tickets now on sale until Saturday 28 April 2018. An American in Paris has been


Dance hopefuls in Burton could learn to dance for free as Ultra Ballroom comes to town

Budding dancers in Burton are being urged to get their gladrags on and get ready to boogie and ballroom, all in the name of charity.


Strictly’s Kristina hotfoots it to Coleraine with partner Tristan

“Dancing in small venues with such close interaction with the audience creates something just so precious.” That’s how much Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff


Former Royal Ballet School pupil launches own academy in Deal in Kent

A classically-trained ballet dancer is returning to her first love to share her passion for dance with youngsters. Hannah Harris, 28, from Deal in Kent will launch her own ballet academy at The Astor Theatre, in Stanhope Road, next month.


Schoolgirl's 'once in a lifetime chance' to dance with Strictly star

A Salisbury schoolgirl had the “once in a lifetime chance” to dance with a star of Strictly Come Dancing. Charlotte Hunt, an 11-year-old from Salisbury, travelled to London on August 2 to meet and dance with Karen Hardy, one of the professional dance


Elmhurst Ballet School at Forefront of Research in Dance Science

Elmhurst Ballet School, in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton and in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, is at the forefront of research in dance science and is pioneering ways for dancers to avoid injury by introducing


Gwynedd girl who overcomes hip disorder on the brink of pursuing dance career

A young performer with a congenital hip disorder has beaten medical odds to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer.


UK Tour Dates Announced for Medea, Startling Contemporary Reimagining of the Greek Legend

This autumn UK audiences will have the first opportunity to witness the English language premiere of Jean René Lemoine's reimagining of the classic story of passion and revenge Medea. Previewing at the Marlborough Pub & Theatre in Brighton on the