UK REGIONAL DANCE NEWS COVERAGE

Casting Announced For BOING! At Weston Studio This Christmas Photo Casting Announced For BOING! At Weston Studio This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2019

Travelling Light and Bristol Old Vic today announced the casting for Sally Cookson's award-winning production of Boing! with Wilkie Branson reprising his role as 'Wilkie' and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School graduate Kel Matsena making his professional debut as Wilkie's mischievous and playful brother...
The Marlowe Theatre Welcomes a Stunning Dance Tribute to the Beatles Sgt Pepper Album Photo The Marlowe Theatre Welcomes a Stunning Dance Tribute to the Beatles Sgt Pepper Album Next Month
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2019

Pepperland (Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 April) is legendary choreographer Mark Morris' unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic LP. Hailed as the first-ever 'art rock' album and widely regarded as the best rock and roll album of all time, it spent 27 weeks at number one on th...
Jasmin Vardimon Company to Receive Its Own Creative Space Photo Jasmin Vardimon Company to Receive Its Own Creative Space
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2019

Jasmin Vardimon Company announces today that it has received two major boosts in its bid to relocate to a new state-of-the-art purpose-built home in Ashford, Kent.   To coincide with last week's approval of the development of a currently disused site in on the Henwood Industrial Estate by Ashford Bo...
Dance Consortium Presents Dada Masilo's GISELLE Photo Dance Consortium Presents Dada Masilo's GISELLE
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2019

Dance Consortium is delighted to announce Dada Masilo's forthcoming UK tour of Giselle. Following the international success of her acclaimed reinterpretations of Carmen, Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake, Soweto-born dancer and award-winning, internationally-renowned choreographer, Dada Masilo brings h...
Antony Dowson Takes Next Generation Of Dancers On Tour With KABERESQUE Photo Antony Dowson Takes Next Generation Of Dancers On Tour With KABERESQUE
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2019

Antony Dowson, who was a former principal at the Royal Ballet and in his early career danced with Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, two of the most iconic figures in ballet, is artistic director of Encore, a dance company of dance students from the prestigious Tring Park School for the Performing A...
Storyhouse Presents Spring Return of BalletBoyz Photo Storyhouse Presents Spring Return of BalletBoyz
by Sarah Hookey - March 21, 2019

Internationally celebrated dance troupe BalletBoyz bring an innovative double bill Them/Us to Storyhousenext month as part of a new UK tour following its London premiere....
Indigenous Feminism Explored In 12th Annual Coastal Dance Festival Photo Indigenous Feminism Explored In 12th Annual Coastal Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2019

Dancers of Damelahamid is proud to announce the 12th annual Coastal Dance Festival (formerly Coastal First Nations Dance Festival), a celebration of Indigenous stories, song, and dance from Canada and abroad, February 20-24, 2019, in the state-of-the-art Anvil Centre in New Westminster. Audiences wi...
Yorke Dance Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Theatre Royal Winchester Photo Yorke Dance Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Theatre Royal Winchester
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2019

Yolande Yorke-Edgell's contemporary ballet company, Yorke Dance Project, heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Tuesday 12 February to celebrate its 20th anniversary....
The Lark Theater Presents NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: ALLELUJAH Photo The Lark Theater Presents NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: ALLELUJAH
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2018

Filmed live at London's Bridge Theatre during its limited run. The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily str...
Choreographer Ieva Kuniskis Presents THEY LIVE NEXT DOOR Photo Choreographer Ieva Kuniskis Presents THEY LIVE NEXT DOOR
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

'They Live Next Door' is a beautifully observed dance and theatre piece about a turbulent relationship between two men created by Lithuanian choreographer Ieva Kuniskis and performed by Nicholas Minnsand Mark Boldin....
Russian State Ballet Presents A Trio Of Classics At The Belgrade Theatre Photo Russian State Ballet Presents A Trio Of Classics At The Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2018

Following the huge success of their previous productions at the Belgrade Theatre, the internationally acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Opera House return to Coventry this November with another trio of traditional ballets, all accompanied by a live 30-piece orchestra....
MDI Announce Sponsors LEAPing To Support Annual Dance Festival Photo MDI Announce Sponsors LEAPing To Support Annual Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2018

Organisers of this year's LEAP Dance Festival - which takes place in November - are inviting businesses and organisations to come on-board to support the event as they reveal the first sponsors and partners involved for 2018....
The Marlowe Theatre In Canterbury Welcomes Two Productions Celebrating Young Dance Ta Photo The Marlowe Theatre In Canterbury Welcomes Two Productions Celebrating Young Dance Talent
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2018

THE MARLOWE Theatre in Canterbury welcomes two productions celebrating young dance talent in our region this week....
ERRATICA Presents TOUJOURS ET PRES DE MOI Photo ERRATICA Presents TOUJOURS ET PRES DE MOI
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2018

Using the 19th century 'Pepper's Ghost' illusion, a man and woman interact with miniature holograms of their past selves, uncovering a story of loss, regret and unresolved trauma...
Central School Of Ballet Announces New Appointments: Scottish Ballet's Christopher Ha Photo Central School Of Ballet Announces New Appointments: Scottish Ballet's Christopher Hampson Joins The Board And Christopher Hinton-Lewis Joins As Ballet Tutor
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2018

Central School of Ballet has announced that Christopher Hampson, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Scottish Ballet, will join Central's Board of Governors from the start of the new academic year in September 2018. At the same time Christopher Hinton-Lewis, currently Guest Ballet Master for N...
Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with
Choreographer Irene Schneider A MID Photo Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider's enchanting ballet, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length ballet, which premiered in...
Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with
Choreographer Irene Schneider A MID Photo Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider's enchanting ballet, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length ballet, which premiered in...
New Artistic Director Announced For National Dance Company Wales Photo New Artistic Director Announced For National Dance Company Wales
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2018

National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) have today announced the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Fearghus Ó Conchuir....
LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS Holds Successful Launch Photo LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS Holds Successful Launch
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2018

LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS was successfully launched at the Place in London on March 27th to an audience that included dance practitioners, media, funders and performers. Eddie Nixon (left), Director of Theatre and Artist Development at The Place introduced LDIF's Artistic Director Pawlet B...
Lineup Announced For IDENTITY, A Celebration Of East London's Eclectic Dance And Fash Photo Lineup Announced For IDENTITY, A Celebration Of East London's Eclectic Dance And Fashion
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2018

Curated by East London Dance and directed by maverick choreographer Tony Adigun (Fagin's Twist), IDENTITY unites fashion and dance to spotlight the blazing new artistic voices bursting forth from east London's vibrant creative community....
Flamenco Edition 2018 Presents Manuel Liñán, Spain's National Dance Prize Winner, In Photo Flamenco Edition 2018 Presents Manuel Liñán, Spain's National Dance Prize Winner, In SINERGIA National Tour 2018
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2018

Now in its fourth year and the brainchild of Birmingham-based flamenco artist, choreographer and producer Ana Garcia, Flamenco Edition 2018 presents the UK premiere performances of Sinergia. Starring Manuel Liñan, one of Spain's most celebrated flamenco artists with his company of singers and musici...
Acclaimed Dance Show POINT OF ECHOES Plays at The Point Photo Acclaimed Dance Show POINT OF ECHOES Plays at The Point
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

bgroup and China Plate presents Point of Echoes on Wednesday 28th February at The Point, Eastleigh. The performance forms part of the venues In-the-Round programme, which invites audiences to see acclaimed shows in an intimate seating set-up....
Central School Of Ballet Announces New MA Choreography Participants Jenna Lee and Sop Photo Central School Of Ballet Announces New MA Choreography Participants Jenna Lee and Sophie Laplane
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2018

Central School of Ballet is announcing that esteemed professional choreographers Jenna Lee and Sophie Laplane have joined the organisation's MA Choreography programme. The MA takes 18 months on average to complete, providing the opportunity for professional choreographers to hone their skills, enga...
Elmhurst Ballet School Flies the Flag for Birmingham Photo Elmhurst Ballet School Flies the Flag for Birmingham
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2018

Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, celebrates its home city of Birmingham in its latest drive to attract the very best local, national and international dance talent to the region....
2Faced Dance Company to Bring WHAT THE MOON SAW to Birmingham, Canterbury & London Photo 2Faced Dance Company to Bring WHAT THE MOON SAW to Birmingham, Canterbury & London
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2017

Inspired by the prolific author and writer Hans Christian Andersen and reimagined and presented by 2Faced Dance Company, What the Moon Saw is a new magical dance and circus show suitable for young children, their families, teachers and friends....