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Rambert revealed in 2016

In Rambert’s 90th anniversary year, the company will open the doors of its South Bank home to the public for a special two-week edition of Rambert Revealed – the company’s annual programme of public events, tours and workshops. In addition to watching dance, people will also have the chance to take part in a range [...]

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Ingrid Gow – Australian Ballet belle

Ingrid Gow was born in Randwick, Sydney in 1987. She knew from the age of four that she wanted to grow up to be a ballerina. Her training began at Academy Ballet in Sydney and continued at New Zealand School of Dance. In 2007 Ingrid successfully auditioned for Royal New Zealand Ballet, where she danced [...]

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Setback city

Setbacks are, unfortunately, part of a dancer’s life. Whether you didn’t get the part in the production you wanted, you didn’t achieve the highest mark band in your exam or you are healing from an injury, there are many reasons why your enjoyment of and development in dance may falter. At some point along the [...]

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42nd Street to open in London

The classic musical 42nd Street is set to open at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London’s West End next year, delighting fans of the iconic musical which has not been seen for some time. Popular with amateur dramatic companies, the musical follows the lives of performers as they struggle to make their names on Broadway. [...]

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Broadway Dance Lab

Broadway Dance Lab, a new non-profit organisation, is helping kick-start new works of musical theatre by giving choreographers the tools they need, such as studio space and paid dancers, in order to try out concepts for new shows. Whilst music can inspire you no end, and a mirror can help you develop those all-important dance [...]

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

As one of the world’s most popular dance companies, last week the iconic Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returned to the UK ​to delight and impress audiences all over the country. Its visit is the first in over six years, presenting 10 works during six exhilarating programmes, including its crowd pleasing Revelations masterpiece. With a [...]

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Miss Saigon – 25th anniversary performance

The 25th anniversary performance of Miss Saigon will be broadcast in cinemas across the UK on 16 October, it has recently been confirmed, with the iconic musical celebrating its quarter of a century by reaching even more audiences. Miss Saigon is Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby’s musical loosely inspired by Puccini’s opera Madame [...]

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Monopoly – the musical?

The popular and seemingly never ending board game is going to experience a facelift: when it starts playing on Broadway. Hasbro Inc. recently announced that it has partnered with producers the Araca Group to bring a new musical based on the 81-year-old board game to the Great White Way, a different concept indeed. For the [...]

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Dancing through summer

As we move into September, it looks as though summer will soon be on its way out. For many dance teachers, the summer means they are able to have a well deserved break, and can finish those final admin tasks for their classes. However, by the time the end of August comes around it means [...]

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Burn the Floor UK premiere

The newest UK premiere from Burn the Floor – named Fire in the Ballroom – will descend on London’s The Peacock from 18 October – 5 November later this year. Previously named “an exhilarating ballroom extravaganza” in the US, London audiences will too be able to delight in this new production off the back of [...]

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