Rambert Revealed

Running from 6 – 12 November, Rambert is opening the doors of its Southbank home to host Rambert Revealed. 2017 marks the fifth annual programme of public events, performances, tours and workshops for members of the public, dance professionals and students, with new additions for this year’s programme. Continue reading Rambert Revealed

One Dance UK secures Active Ageing funding from Sport England

As part of its Dance in Health & Wellbeing partnership with People Dancing, One Dance UK has been successful in receiving National Lottery funding from Sport England Active Ageing for a dance programme to tackle inactivity in areas of Leeds, Bradford and Doncaster over the next three years, working closely with Yorkshire Dance, the region’s dance development organisation. Continue reading One Dance UK secures Active Ageing funding from Sport England

West End discount ticket booth to expand

The Society of London Theatre’s TKTS ticket booth in Leicester Square could be revamped as a two-storey structure featuring a café and a roof-top performance space, if plans submitted to Westminster City Council are successful. Known as the central hub for discounted theatre tickets, the ticket booth in London’s Leicester Square could be radically re-designed, and even include a performance space too to add to the versatility of the building. Continue reading West End discount ticket booth to expand

Hagit Yakira Dance returns

Award-winning Israeli choreographer Hagit Yakira founded Hagit Yakira Dance in 2007 and has since gone on to tour the UK, Europe, Scandinavia and Israel. Hagit Yakira Dance Company creates work whereby human experiences, movement and dance are uniquely and poetically interwoven into an individual interpretation of relationships and emotions through dance and performance. Continue reading Hagit Yakira Dance returns

Gianluca Vincentini – A Wild Card

Gianluca has performed, taught and directed dance throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and USA since 1997. Originally from Italy, Gianluca trained at the National Academy of Dance in Rome, Biennale Danza, Venice and Transitions Dance Company at Trinity Laban. Performance credits include: Henri Oguike, IJAD Dance Company, Efrosini Protopapa’s Lapsus Corpi, himherandit productions and Iceland Dance Company. Continue reading Gianluca Vincentini – A Wild Card

An American in Paris plays final 14 weeks

The new musical, An American in Paris, was critically acclaimed when it opened in London earlier this year. Inspired by the Hollywood classic, it is now playing its final 14 weeks at the Dominion Theatre, and the last performance of this celebrated production will be on Saturday 6 January 2018. Written by Craig Lucas, it features the timeless music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, including the songs I Got Rhythm, ‘S Wonderful, I’ll Build a Stairway To Paradise and They Can’t Take That Away from Me. Continue reading An American in Paris plays final 14 weeks

BalletBoyz’s Ed Pearce on Fourteen Days

Hailing from Somerset, Ed was a Royal Ballet Senior Associate before continuing his studies at Elmhurst Ballet School. He graduated from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in 2010. During his final year he featured in Rambert’s production of A Linha Curva by acclaimed Israeli choreographer Itzik Galili, which toured throughout the UK and he also appeared in BalletBoyz: The Next Generation for More4. Ed is one of the directors of the BalletBoyz Dancer’s Course and this is his seventh season with the company. Continue reading BalletBoyz’s Ed Pearce on Fourteen Days

Charlotte Spencer – Is this a Waste Land?

Charlotte Spencer works as a choreographer, occasional performer, facilitator and curator. She is a Sadler’s Wells Summer University artist 2015-18 and an Artist Activator for Greenwich Dance. She has been commissioned by Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban, Salisbury International Art Festival, Brighton & Hove Libraries, Jerwood Gallery, Turner Contemporary, Our Woods – Corby and Siobhan Davies Dance. She has made performance work with young people, older adults, community groups as well as professional artists. Continue reading Charlotte Spencer – Is this a Waste Land?