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Matt Flint: Reach For The Stars

Matt Flint

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ winner Matt Flint is a ball of energy. Having won this prestigious competition and having danced alongside many well-known music artists, it is any wonder Matt has time for anything else. Despite this, he is running a dance competition named “Can You Dance?” with dancer Tom Shilcock, which will [...]

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Sunanda Biswas: A Credit To Hip Hop

Sunanda Biswas

One of UK’s foremost B-girls and founder of ‘FLOWZAIC’, the UK’s first all-female breaking crew, Sunanda has performed, judged and hosted at some of the biggest Hip Hop and B-Boy events from UK B-Boy Championship, Nike Dance Clash to BOTY and B-Supreme women in the Hip Hop festival at the South Bank Centre. She was [...]

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Blazing Ivan Blackstock

Ivan Blackstock

Ivan Blackstock is a well-respected hip hop artist within the dance theatre world, the commercial world, as well as on the hip hop battle circuit. He undertook training at two prestigious dance conservatoires, namely the Urdang Academy and London Contemporary Dance School, during which he took a gap year to join The Pet Shop Boys [...]

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Kloé Dean: No Rest For Dancers!

Kloé Dean (c) Hugo Glendinning

Kloé Dean, is a passionate and unique hip hop dancer, choreographer and freestyler; as part of one of the UK’S leading street dance companies, Boy Blue Entertainment, Kloe also leads her own all-female Dance Collective ‘Myself UK Dance’. She is currently a cast member of the street dance sensation BLAZE. Kloé has performed in numerous [...]

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Rachel Burn – Freedom And Fulfilment In Freelancing

Rachel Burn

Rachel trained at Middlesex University, and the Merce Cunningham Studios in New York, where she also performed with the Repertory Understudy Group. She has choreographed for Cloud Dance, Actual Size, Middlesex University Students, Switchback Productions and currently a variety of her own projects, including ‘Pull Through, Flick’ performed at Woking Dance Festival, G Live and [...]

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Daria Klimentová: End Of An Era

Daria Klimentova © Laurent Liotardo Photography

Daria Klimentová, one of English National Ballet’s Lead Principals has announced she will retire after dancing the role of Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall in June with long-time partner Vadim Muntagirov. Despite his recent departure to The Royal Ballet the pair have formed one of the most admired ballet partnerships. He will return to [...]

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Where Are All The Budding Ballerinas?

Ballerina

Dancer turned choreographer Carlos Acosta has warned that ballerinas are causing a crisis in the dance world because too few are making the leap to a career as top-level professional dancers. This sweeping statement seems rather unsupported, with Acosta claiming there are no female dancers of a sufficient stature for him to perform opposite, with [...]

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Treacle Holasz – Today’s Pioneer

Treacle Holasz

Treacle Holasz is an emerging Irish, Ukrainian choreographer who combines her eclectic heritage to create comical and engaging physical theatre. Her latest piece ‘Why Fronts: A Contemporary Lap Dance’ is being showcased as part of The Place’s Resolution! 2014 festival. When did you begin dancing, where and why? At around the age of 4 my [...]

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Gemma Sutton: Magical Talent

Gemma Sutton

Gemma Sutton is a magical leading lady. With her feet firmly on the ground Gemma has played a number of coveted musical theatre roles, her most current being Roxie in Chicago at Leicester’s Curve Theatre. Gemma trained for three years on the Musical Theatre course at ArtsEd, having previously engaged with a number of Amateur [...]

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Dane Quixall: A Spotlight

Dane Quixall

A relatively late starter, Dane Quixall began dancing aged 16. He went on to gain a Full Scholarship at the Urdang Academy aged 18, and upon graduating, joined an International Touring Company. With a stellar success story such as Dane’s, with credits such as CATS the musical, it is any wonder that he is a [...]

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