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Cats To Return To London

Cats The Musical

The iconic musical Cats will return to the London Palladium later this year, playing a final ten week season from 23 October 2015, having already seen its West End revival earlier this year which was a huge success. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s creation will go on sale on 14 May for the run, which plays from [...]

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#HOFEST – a London season

The Hofesh Shechter Company has announced #HOFEST, its London season celebrating the diversity of the company’s work and artistic partnerships. #HOFEST will bring together work in September and October across four different venues; the Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, O2 Academy Brixton and Stratford Circus Arts Centre. The four week long season will see the [...]

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An exchange with Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Northern School of Contemporary Dance will be arranging an exchange with dancers from London Contemporary Dance School, Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance and Swiss performance company Le MARCHEPIED, bringing the aspiring students to Leeds for a unique opportunity. The dancers, most of whom will go on to perform all over the world as professionals, are [...]

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang revival

To the delight of its fans, the classic musical production Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is being revived at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds later this year, ahead of a UK and Ireland tour. The show, which has music and lyrics by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman (also responsible for the iconic musical [...]

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English National Ballet School’s Choreographic Competition

English National Ballet School’s 2015 Choreographic Competition will be live streamed on 19 May. The school will once again be working with English National Ballet School graduate and former English National Ballet dancer Andre Portasio, Executive Producer of ArtStreaming TV, to live stream this exciting event across the world. Following the success of ‘A day [...]

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Summer University At Sadler’s Wells

Sadler

Launched in 2010, Sadler’s Wells Summer University supports the development of professional dance artists interested in extending their dance practice. The first edition of the project ran successfully between 2010-2014 and the organisation is now recruiting for the second edition starting in Summer 2015. The Summer University graduates (2010-2014) was a combination of notable dance [...]

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Pressures In The Studio

Pressures of Dance

A dancer of any calibre can face pressures in the dance studio, from themselves, their peers and even their dance teachers. Pressures can take hold in many forms, such as healing after injuries, aspiring to create the ‘ideal’ dancing body shape and changes in the behaviour of dance teachers. Each has an effect on both [...]

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Siobhan Davies Dance And Dancing Museums

Siobhan Davies Dance

Siobhan Davies Dance will be taking part in Dancing Museums, a new European partnership project which will bring together five European dance organisations: La Briqueterie – Centre de développement chorégraphique du Val de Marne (France), Comune di Bassano del Grappa (Italy), D.ID Dance Identity (Austria), Dansateliers (Netherlands) and Siobhan Davies Dance (UK). The dance organisations [...]

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Professional Paths

Careeres After Dance

Despite a lifelong dream of performing on stage night after night, the hard reality for dancers is you may not fulfil this. This can be for a number of reasons, whether you are injured or are simply feel drawn to another lifestyle. After maintaining these dreams, and even a stint of performing, there are a [...]

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Future4Youth

Future4Youth

Future4Youth – the brainchild of Impact Dance’s founder and Artistic Director Hakeem Onibudo – is an exciting partnership between Impact Dance and the African Cultural Exchange Dance and Music. It is calling youth dance companies from all genres of dance to be selected to embark on a unique journey which will focus on dances of [...]

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