From 20–29 July, IF: Milton Keynes International Festival will transform the physical spaces of Milton Keynes and invite people to see a different side of the city with 10 days of new outdoor theatre, large and small-scale performance, circus, stand-up comedy, live music, family activities and free events. Continue reading IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2018
The Southbank Centre is full of dance this month, with a number of highlights. Continue reading Southbank Centre in July
The internationally acclaimed all-male dance company BalletBoyz® will present Young Men at Wilton’s Music Hall from 13–17 November, choreographed by Iván Pérez to a live version of the score, composed by cult singer songwriter Keaton Henson. It will be a new adaptation of the work, a portrayal of soldiers’ lives as part of the final 14–18 NOW season which marks the centenary of the armistice. Continue reading BalletBoyz® presents Young Men at Wilton’s Music Hall
Recently National Theatre Wales launched its month-long celebration of the National Health Service’s 70th birthday, NHS70. Continue reading NHS70 – Touch, celebrating 70 years of the NHS
It has been revealed that the Paul Hamlyn Foundation will grant £750,000 a year to arts organisations, helping primary school teachers use the arts in their classrooms. Cultural organisations and primary schools will be supported to work collaboratively to bring the arts into classrooms across the UK, following the launch of the new fund earlier this year. The Teacher Development Fund will therefore invest around £750,000 a year in partnership projects that promote learning through the arts by providing teacher training. Continue reading New fund to promote learning through the arts in schools
English National Ballet, via its Artistic Director Tamara Rojo CBE, recently announced its promotions and new joiners for the 2018/2019 season. Continue reading News from English National Ballet
Theatrical institution ArtsEd has received planning permission from London Borough of Hounslow for the reorganisation and refurbishment of its west London home, Cone Ripman House, to create a new studio theatre, as well as additional rehearsal and teaching spaces. Continue reading Refurbishment of ArtsEd
With dance and ballet competitions constantly on the horizon, there is a debate as to whether students should get a say in choosing their competition variations, or whether it should be down to their teacher or coach to select the variation they think best suits the student. Continue reading Competition variations
Known for her diverse and unique works and her abilities to craft exquisite material with world-class dancers, Janis has worked as a choreographer, teacher and movement director internationally including for; Scottish Opera, Dantzaz, National Theatre of Scotland, Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival, Beijing Dance/LDTX, National Dance Company of Wales, Beijing Dance Festival, Edinburgh International Science Festival, National Museum of Scotland, Beijing Dance Academy, UK NOW Festival China, World Expo Shanghai, Back to Back & Lung Ha Theater Companies, Sichuan Peoples Art Theatre, and many more.
This Autumn-Winter season, English National Ballet presents four critically acclaimed productions: Lest We Forget, Manon, Swan Lake, and Nutcracker. The season will run from 20 September 2018 – 20 January 2019.
To commemorate the end of the First World War, English National Ballet’s acclaimed Lest We Forget programme returns to Sadler’s Wells, London, in September 2018, opening the company’s 2018/2019 season. Featuring three poignant works, Lest We Forget reflects on the experiences of those who fought in the conflict, and those who stayed behind. Drawing on superb design and evocative scores, choreographers Liam Scarlett, Russell Maliphant and Akram Khan have created dance pieces full of unforgettable and haunting images. Continue reading English National Ballet’s Autumn – Winter season