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Theatre for Tower Bridge

A new 900 seat theatre overlooking Tower Bridge is set to open in the spring of 2017, as a result of the partnership between the former National Theatre team, Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr. The pair’s new London Theatre Company is the brains behind the new venture, in an iconic and and brave venture. The [...]

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Ballet Barre benefits

Ballet Barre fitness is taking the world by storm. With a multitude of different fitness classes popping up in gyms across the world, Ballet Barre is no different. A number of distinct benefits set barre fitness aside however; for those unfamiliar with the technique, an alternative way to get in shape can be ballet. As [...]

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Compression for recovery

Compression products for dance are becoming more popular, having been used for other forms of exercise previously. Amongst the many benefits these products offer, those wearing the compression products on their legs can experience better recovery from exercise, an enhanced warm-up due to increased skin temperature, increased jump height and power (for dancers), and a [...]

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WIN A BACK TO SCHOOL UNIFORM!

To celebrate Back to School season we are offering one lucky customer the opportunity to WIN a complete Back to School uniform, with items chosen from our current Back to School catalogue! The competition is open to all UK residents until Midnight 31st August 2015 via the Dance Direct Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/dancedirect). Simply comment on [...]

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Dollie Henry: dynamic passion for dance

Dollie Henry has led a respected career of 30 years as a performer, choreographer, director and educator and is recognised as one of the most formidable exponents of Artistic Jazz Dance and creative theatre dance and movement direction in the UK. Her innovative and distinctive style captures the energy and flair so needed for the [...]

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Julie Andrews set to direct a new My Fair Lady production

The legend that is Julie Andrews is set to direct a new version of My Fair Lady, returning to the production she starred in 60 years ago. The actress who has immortalised many iconic stories such as The Sound of Music, The Princess Diaries, Mary Poppins and of course My Fair Lady, is a star [...]

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Rocky Horror show gala

In a The Rocky Horror Show gala performance, Stephen Fry, The Great British Bake Off’s Mel Giedroyc and Spice Girl Emma Bunton will join Richard O’Brien on stage on 17 September when the production will be live screened to cinemas across the UK and Europe. The news will be welcomed across a whole host of [...]

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat celebrates 50 years

Musical theatre mogul and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed his plans for a new London production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which will celebrate 50 years of the iconic musical. For many this news will be greeted with delight, having seen the original production, welcoming the iconic musical. Lloyd Webber has been [...]

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Protein for dancers

The new desirable for fitness is strength rather than size, an attribute that is easily attached to dancers in their dedication, technique and ability. Like athletes, dancers also need to aid their bodies in recovery, be it from a hard day of rehearsals or trying something new that can make them feel sore. Protein significantly [...]

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The Olivier Awards – 40th anniversary

The Olivier Awards, the most prestigious of annual theatrical awards, will stage a special concert in 2016, featuring a host of acclaimed West End stars to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Named The Oliviers In Concert, the event will take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on 25 January, as well as being broadcast [...]

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