BBC outlines new arts and culture programming for 2018

BBC Arts has outlined some of the BBC’s ambitions for dance programming in 2018, in amongst the planning for arts and culture in the coming year. Today’s thriving dance scene will be honoured with a special season of programming for BBC Four this spring, featuring some of today’s most exciting dance makers and the enduring legacy of others, whilst shining a light on a broad range of dance styles from ballet and contemporary, to tap and hip-hop. Continue reading BBC outlines new arts and culture programming for 2018

Motionhouse’s 30th anniversary year

Following its premiere in autumn 2017, and sell-out shows across the UK and Italy, Motionhouse presents the London premiere of Charge, the company’s latest electrifying multimedia production. Art and science collide in Charge as dance-circus, film and music trace the extraordinary story of electricity in our lives, running from Wednesday 21 – Saturday 24 March at The Peacock, London. Continue reading Motionhouse’s 30th anniversary year

Discovering Repertoire

The Royal Academy of Dance has launched Discovering Repertoire, a classical ballet performance programme for students aged 12 upwards, and adults of all ages. The programme offers students the chance to learn and dance well-known, classical repertoire from Coppélia, Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, Paquita, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker to the original score. Continue reading Discovering Repertoire

Ballet Central announces 2018 nationwide tour

Central School of Ballet’s renowned graduate performing company Ballet Central will commence its annual nationwide tour at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London on Friday 2 March. Under the artistic direction of Christopher Marney, Ballet Central’s diverse range of dance and theatre will perform in 20 towns and cities in England and Wales across a five month period. This season’s breadth of repertoire is testament to the distinguished choreographers that support the young dance company.  Continue reading Ballet Central announces 2018 nationwide tour

National Dance Company Wales’s new UK tour

National Dance Company Wales’s new UK tour will run from 8 February to 13 May, following its ambitious and successful staging of P.A.R.A.D.E. National Dance Company Wales’ new Spring programme, Terra Firma, will tour for 16 dates to towns and cities across the UK, starting its journey in the Welsh capital. It will also visit Austria and Germany as part of National Dance Company Wales’ ambition to tour internationally. Continue reading National Dance Company Wales’s new UK tour