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by Lyndsey Winship on July 27, 2021
Choreographer Drew McOnie: ‘Success is made of the time you don’t waste’
by Lyndsey Winship on July 27, 2021
Choreographer Drew McOnie talks a-mile-a-minute. His cogs are constantly whirring, not only thinking about the steps he’s making but also how to nurture his dancers, how to create the right environment in the studio... Read full article
by Judith Mackrell on November 02, 2017
Dance legend Twyla Tharp on truculent men, selling hot dogs and her idol Agatha Christie
by Judith Mackrell on November 02, 2017
The last time Twyla Tharp was working at the Royal Ballet it was 1995 and she was creating her comic Rossini ballet, Mr Worldly Wise. Now, as she returns, it’s hard to recognise that two decades have passed. The 76-year-old choreographer... Read full article
by Judith Mackrell on September 25, 2017
'You leave part of yourself on stage': Royal Ballet dancers on Kenneth MacMillan
by Judith Mackrell on September 25, 2017
Kenneth MacMillan holds a peculiarly revered position within the culture of the Royal Ballet. Many junior dancers say that it’s the principal roles within his story ballets – Romeo and Juliet, Mayerling and Manon – to which they most aspire.... Read full article
by Dalya Alberge on July 30, 2017
Sergei Polunin says ballet must shake off ‘elitist image’ or die
by Dalya Alberge on July 30, 2017
Ballet must get rid of its elitist image, seek larger audiences and woo the best directors from films and musicals, according to Sergei Polunin, one of classical dance’s biggest and most outspoken stars.... Read full article
by Kate Hutchinson on July 19, 2017
Holly Blakey: the dance punk who turned Coldplay into disco chimps
by Kate Hutchinson on July 19, 2017
Having learned ballet in a car park and given all the right moves to Florence + the Machine. Now, the queen of music videos is putting on her first show. The choreographer talks about dance snobs, anorexia and reclaiming bump ’n’ grind... Read full article
by Maria Croce on April 22, 2017
Ballet dancers face toughest challenge yet in new film for Glasgow audiences
by Maria Croce on April 22, 2017
Couple Madeline Squire and Nick Shoesmith have performed together before with Scottish Ballet – as a pair who fall in love in Cinderella. But now they’re acting out a struggling relationship for new ballet film The Perfect Place.... Read full article
by Daniel Masoliver on April 08, 2017
My workout: ‘Ballet has given me strength’
by Daniel Masoliver on April 08, 2017
Lauren Hibbert, 32, on why she loves to dance - I have always loved to dance. It’s a brilliant way to keep fit: it’s so much fun and doesn’t even feel like exercise. I’ve had lessons since I was little, everything from jazz and contemporary to street... Read full article
by BalletBoyz on March 29, 2017
Here are Balletboyz’ Michael Nunn and William Trevitt to tell us more
by BalletBoyz on March 29, 2017
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.... Read full article
by Sharon Verghis on March 11, 2017
Australian Ballet teams up with choreographer David Bintley for Faster
by Sharon Verghis on March 11, 2017
David Bintley is the Birmingham Royal Ballet’s veteran artistic director, a sparkling former character dancer nurtured early by some of English ballet’s greatest names — think Fred Ashton, Peter Wright and Ninette de Valois — and choreographer... Read full article
by Luke Jennings on March 05, 2017
‘The traditional duet always has the woman reliant on the man. I’m sick of it’
by Luke Jennings on March 05, 2017
In September 2016, Julie Cunningham became the first recipient of the Leverhulme choreography fellowship, which helps professional dancers to become full-time working choreographers. Cunningham trained at the Rambert school, then spent 10 years... Read full article
by Judith Mackrell on March 02, 2017
Matthew Bourne's protege James Cousins on his dance with Shakespeare
by Judith Mackrell on March 02, 2017
So far, I’ve had a massively fortunate career,” says James Cousins, managing to look both grateful and self-deprecating. The choreographer, now 28, was only one year out of London Contemporary Dance School when he won the first New Adventures... Read full article
by Emma Clayton on February 07, 2017
Award-winning choreographer Jacqui Drake's aim to raise £1 million
by Emma Clayton on February 07, 2017
After talking to Jacqui Drake, I can’t help but feel ashamed for all those times I’ve moaned about the small stuff. “I am terminally ill - I’m just not getting off at this terminus,” says the Bradford dance teacher and choreographer. ... Read full article
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