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New To Pointe

Bloch Axis Pointe Shoes

Dance students new to pointe are always excited to get going, inspired by what they have seen through their dance training so far. Watching older students or favourite ballerinas dancing en pointe is often an enamouring experience, and now it is the turn of the younger students to get their first pair of pointe shoes. [...]

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VAULT Festival 2015

Vault Festival 2015

Following the enormous success of last year’s festival, VAULT returns to Waterloo’s Leake Street tunnels from 28 January-8 March. Specifically, dance and physical theatre are one of VAULT’s areas of excellence this year with a wide programme of powerful and provocative shows taking over the venue. Six weeks of live entertainment will see Heritage Arts [...]

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Frantic Assembly’s Othello

Frantic Assembly

In a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth, Frantic Assembly’s explosive Othello will hit the Lyric Hammersmith in the capital from 13 January 2015 following a successful UK tour. The company are said to have radically transformed the Shakespearian classic with its high energy choreography and approach to working artistically. Frantic Assembly’s acclaimed and award-winning Othello [...]

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The Resolution! Programme

Resolution! 2015

Resolution! – the biggest annual showcase for dance in the UK – returns to The Place from 8 January to 21 February 2015. Each night is a triple-bill, profiling 84 companies across 28 nights in a huge celebration and support of new choreographic talent. This platform offers a springboard for the latest dance trends. These [...]

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Royal Court And The Guardian Collaboration

Royal Court Theatre

The Royal Court theatre and the Guardian newspaper are set to collaborate on a web-based play series. Directors, playwrights and journalists are all headed to collaborate on a new series of short plays, which will be available to watch online. Making these theatrical works more readily available to audiences all over increases the reach of [...]

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First National College For The Creative And Cultural Industries

High HouseProduction Park

The first National College for the Creative and Cultural Industries is to be established at the High House Production Park in Thurrock, with backing from the government, it has been revealed. The college will open in September 2016 and will provide specialist training for the technical skills needed by the artistic industries. It will be [...]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire Available On-Demand

Digital Theatre

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is now available on-demand in HD for the first time, courtesy of Collections. To rent, the cost is £3.99, and to buy, it is £10.99, expanding the ballet content of Le Corsaire is the first production to be captured live for English National Ballet. Le Corsaire (The Pirate) [...]

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Martin Harvey – Wacky For Wind In The Willows

Martin Harvey

What better way to celebrate the festive period than with the Royal Opera House’s “The Wind in the Willows” at the Vaudeville Theatre. Martin Harvey joined this year’s production to take on the role of Ratty… Harvey’s extensive dance career has included numerous principal roles with the Royal Ballet from Mayerling, Onegin and La Fille [...]

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Musical Theatre Radio Station to Launch January 2015

Stage Door

Stage Door, an on-demand radio series presented by West End stars including Louise Dearman and Killian Donnelly, will launch in January 2015, it has been announced. The project was originally planned as a 24-hour service dedicated to musical theatre when it was first announced last year, however organisers failed to reach the set fundraising target [...]

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Scott Cupit – Swing star

Scott Cupit

Scott Cupit has the rare skills of having a banking and finance background as well as a love for swing dancing. He has combined the two skills and created what is now considered the largest swing dance school in the world. Summer 2014 saw Scott secure investment from Deborah Meaden via the BBC’s Dragons’ Den. [...]

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