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by Lyndsey Winship on April 15, 2019
Merce Cunningham remembered
by Lyndsey Winship on April 15, 2019
He was a rail-thin, zen-like powerhouse who electrified dance – and his pupils. As Merce Cunningham’s centenary is celebrated, four disciples recall an unforgettable teacher... Read full article
by Lyndsey Winship on March 18, 2019
Yuli: this portrait of Carlos Acosta and Cuba is a dance film like no other
by Lyndsey Winship on March 18, 2019
Dance on film can have many functions. It might act as a showstopping decoration to the drama (most movie musicals), a shorthand for its protagonist’s obsession or madness (Black Swan, The Red Shoes) ... Read full article
by Sarah Crompton on September 25, 2018
You couldn't take your eyes off him': the triumph and tragedy of Rudolf Nureyev
by Sarah Crompton on September 25, 2018
It was impossible not to know who Rudolf Nureyev was. From the moment the dancer defected to the west, turning his back on his home and the Kirov company that trained him, he blazed across the front pages.... Read full article
by Judith Potts on August 13, 2018
How dance classes help sufferers of Parkinson's disease
by Judith Potts on August 13, 2018
In 1817, Dr James Parkinson published "An Essay on the Shaking Palsy", in which he described "resting tremor, abnormal posture and gait, paralysis and diminished muscle strength" and went on to outline the progress of a disease, as yet un-named.... Read full article
by View author's website on May 02, 2018
Lloyd Webber Foundation offers £630,000 boost for emerging artists
by View author's website on May 02, 2018
Musical theatre composer Lord Lloyd-Webber has said his charity’s latest round of grants seeks to help increase diversity in the performance arts. The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded 22 grants worth a total of £630,000 to Performances arts... Read full article
by Brian Seibert on April 27, 2018
Carlos Acosta on his new Cuban dance company: 'I want to bring them to the world..
by Brian Seibert on April 27, 2018
The career synopsis of the Cuban born dancer Carlos Acosta reads like a fairy tale. As a dark-skinned boy from an especially poor part of Havana, he was forced to audition for the national ballet school by his father, who wanted him off the streets. ... Read full article
by Judith Mackrell on March 16, 2018
Royal Ballet: Bernstein Centenary review – McGregor and Wheeldon at the top of their game
by Judith Mackrell on March 16, 2018
There’s a kinetic kick and theatrical flair to Leonard Bernstein’s dance scores that have, rightly, made them beloved by choreographers. Yet the composer suspected that every piece he wrote was “theatre music in some way”, and one of the revelations... Read full article
by Maev Kennedy on December 28, 2017
V&A museum acquires Nijinsky ballet costume designed by Léon Bakst
by Maev Kennedy on December 28, 2017
A silk costume designed by Léon Bakst and worn by Vaslav Nijinsky, one of the greatest ballet dancers, has been acquired by the V&A museum.... Read full article
by Ian Youngs on September 15, 2017
How Hull became Britain's hotbed of ballet talent
by Ian Youngs on September 15, 2017
Hull is being recognised as a centre of world-class ballet talent after producing some of Britain's top dancers. One ballet school has trained many of them. What's its secret? On the wall of Skelton Hooper dance school, which is tucked behind... Read full article
by Dincwear on August 21, 2017
A visit from Brittany Cherry
by Dincwear on August 21, 2017
We recently had the pleasure of Brittany Cherry visiting us from California to give some dance classes in the U.K. Brittany is one of the stars of the T.V show “Dancing With The Stars” in America (its version of “Strictly Come Dancing”) ... Read full article
by Hannah Furness on August 20, 2017
Oxford physicist and professional ballerina battles to become astronaut in new BBC show
by Hannah Furness on August 20, 2017
Merritt Moore is not the only small child to dream of becoming an astronaut, ploughing through story books and learning the constellations from her back garden. But she may be the only one on the cusp of realising that dream via a career as a prof... Read full article
by Stephen Wynn-Davies on July 28, 2017
Dance pupil earns spot at Royal Ballet School
by Stephen Wynn-Davies on July 28, 2017
A pupil from Drusilla Duffill Theatre School has been offered a place at the Royal Ballet School in London starting in September. Anna, 10, successfully auditioned before being offered a prestigious place on the junior associate programme.... Read full article
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