BalletBoyz® presents THEM/US

This summer, BalletBoyz made its West End and Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with its critically acclaimed Them/Us, an innovative double bill and a brand-new collaboration, from the company’s dancers and the Olivier Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. A co-production with Sadler’s Wells, Them/Us played at Sadler’s Wells in March as part of a UK tour. The production will tour to Reading, Milton Keynes, Shrewsbury, Cambridge, Brighton and Deptford. Continue reading BalletBoyz® presents THEM/US

A new title for Darcey Bussell

The Royal Ballet School has honoured former student Dame Darcey Bussell DBE with the title Artist Laureate in recognition of her contribution to the School and to ballet. The new title has been created especially for Darcey to celebrate her exceptional career and achievements as an alumna of the School. It also marks the impact she has made in bringing ballet to ever-broader audiences through her work, as well as inspiring thousands of dancers through her teaching and advocacy work. Continue reading A new title for Darcey Bussell

ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company

ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company’s award-nominated Some Like It Hip Hop had audiences on their feet at its world premiere in 2011. Now the acclaimed show returns to The Peacock for a run from Wednesday 23 October – Saturday 9 November, following a UK tour. Some Like it Hip Hop is directed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist and ZooNation founder Kate Princeand features music by DJ Walde and Josh Cohen. Continue reading ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company

MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY BEGINS PERFORMANCES

MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY, the new immersive entertainment experience, has begun performances in a specially adapted venue at The O2 London. Created by ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus, MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY is a unique concept that puts guests at the heart of the action: over the course of more than four hours, they can enjoy a spectacular show, a four-course Mediterranean feast and an ABBA disco, all in one unforgettable evening. Continue reading MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY BEGINS PERFORMANCES

Genée International Ballet Competition 2019 Medallists

The Royal Academy of Dance recently announced the medallists of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition 2019, held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto on 29 August. After a week of intensive coaching from world-renowned teachers and choreographers, the competition final saw the coveted gold medal awarded to Darrion Sellman, from the USA, trained by Andrea Paris-Gutierrez and Jose Carayol, and Mia Zanardo, from Australia, trained by Hilary Kaplan and Archibald McKenzie. Continue reading Genée International Ballet Competition 2019 Medallists