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Aakash Odedra Company Will Perform SHIAMAK: WINTER FUNK Next Month Photo Aakash Odedra Company Will Perform SHIAMAK: WINTER FUNK Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021

Virtuoso dancer Aakash Odedra set up Aakash Odedra Company (AOC) ten years ago. Now based in its own city centre studios in Leicester, the company aims to be a changemaker in education and the arts, to create a level playing field for neurodivergent artists and to reflect the diversity of its home city.

The London Climate Change Festival Will Stream SONG FOR NATURE Photo The London Climate Change Festival Will Stream SONG FOR NATURE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021

Launched by Janie Dee in 2020, the London Climate Change Festival announces today specially curated concert with an all-star line up Song for Nature will be available on Stream.Theatre for a limited run ahead of the COP26 Climate Change Conference. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, Song for Nature was conceived to to raise awareness of climate change featuring a spectacular line-up of performances.

Works & Process At The Guggenheim to Present the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards Photo Works & Process At The Guggenheim to Present the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, will continue its fall 2021 Season with more evening performances in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater this November and December at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Continues Fall 2021 Season with The Met, Alvin Aile Photo Works & Process at the Guggenheim Continues Fall 2021 Season with The Met, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021

Works & Process will continue its fall 2021 Season with more evening performances in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater this November and December at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128.

National Youth Dance Company Alesandra Seutin Will Continue For A Second Year As Gues Photo National Youth Dance Company Alesandra Seutin Will Continue For A Second Year As Guest Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021

National Youth Dance Company (NYDC), the country's flagship company for young dancers run by Sadler's Wells, appoints its next Guest Artistic Director. Current Guest Artistic Director Alesandra Seutin will continue in the role for 2021/22 leading the company's 10th cohort.

BWW Review: AKRAM KHAN'S CREATURE, Sadler's Wells Photo BWW Review: AKRAM KHAN'S CREATURE, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - Sep 24, 2021

​Akram Khan’s third work for English National Ballet finally debuted after numerous COVID-related false starts to a vocal Sadler’s Wells audience this week.

See Chicago Dance Announces Two Programs Expanding Opportunities for Dance Writers Photo See Chicago Dance Announces Two Programs Expanding Opportunities for Dance Writers
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2021

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry's leading nonprofit service organization, and its Executive Director Julia Mayer, announce two programs to expand opportunities for dance writers. 

Stratford Arts Trust Announces Plans To Wind Up Photo Stratford Arts Trust Announces Plans To Wind Up
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021

Without an NPO grant the Board have decided that the future of its work will be best served by focussing on enabling some of its projects to thrive independently of the Trust. This will ensure that the impact SAT has had over the past decade will continue after it winds up in November 2021.

MIF Opens With Commissions By Leading UK & International Artists Photo MIF Opens With Commissions By Leading UK & International Artists
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Manchester International Festival (MIF), returns with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from over 20 countries.

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui To Leave Opera Ballet Vlaanderen at the End of the 2021-2022 Sea Photo Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui To Leave Opera Ballet Vlaanderen at the End of the 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2021

After seven years, artistic leader for dance and choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui will be making the move from Opera Ballet Vlaanderen to Le Grand Théâtre de Genève in Switzerland. From the summer of 2022, he will become the artistic director of the ballet company there.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Harris Theater Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Harris Theater Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced today its Harris Theater Presents season for 2021-22. Beginning with a free outdoor event on the Harris Theater Rooftop in August, the Theater will reopen to the public for the first time since March 2020.

Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2021 Programme Photo Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2021 Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021

Edinburgh International Festival, the world's leading performing arts festival, pioneers the return of live performance in Scotland from 7 – 29 August with a diverse programme of UK and international artists. 

Sadler's Wells Announces New Shows Photo Sadler's Wells Announces New Shows
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021

Sadler's Wells has announced a new lineup, including performances at the Peacock Theatre, which has been closed since March 2020.

Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Ballet and Dance Season Photo Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Ballet and Dance Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

The Kennedy Center has announced its 2021–2022 ballet and dance season - beginning in October 2021.

Casting Announced For THE GLOBAL PLAYGROUND From Theatre-Rites
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021

Casting has been announced for the return to the stage of Theatre-Rites, the highly acclaimed children’s theatre company who celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. Amplifying diverse voices from a team of international collaborators, The Global Playground will premiere at the Manchester International Festival and online this July. 

Manchester International Festival Announces 2021 Performance Highlights Photo Manchester International Festival Announces 2021 Performance Highlights
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

Manchester International Festival (MIF), the world's first festival of original, new work and special events, today unveils its 2021 programme, which will take place across 18 days (1-18 July 2021). 

Southbank Centre Welcomes Audiences Back With Summer Reunion Programme Photo Southbank Centre Welcomes Audiences Back With Summer Reunion Programme
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021

The Southbank Centre today announces a four-month reopening programme, Summer Reunion - providing opportunities for people to reconnect, reunite and enjoy a colourful, joyful celebration of art, culture and entertainment.

Aakash Odedra Company's Virtuoso Solo Show RISING Opens The New Season On The Main S Photo Aakash Odedra Company's Virtuoso Solo Show RISING Opens The New Season On The Main Stage At Curve, Leicester
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2021

Rising is the solo show that launched the extraordinary performer and choreographer Aakash Odedra onto the dance scene. On 24 and 25 May, it will be the first live work back on the main stage at Curve, Leicester where Odedra is an Associate Artist. After that, the show tours to Oxford and Poole.

Leicester's Curve Theatre to Reopen With Socially Distanced Season in May Photo Leicester's Curve Theatre to Reopen With Socially Distanced Season in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

After over a year without audiences in its building, Leicester’s Curve theatre is gearing up to reopen with a special socially distanced season from the 20 May. Upcoming programming includes a new comedy musical, an acclaimed dance and a Made at Curve concert inspired by the life and career of Andrew Lloyd Webber, and more.

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