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BWW Review: RAYMONDA, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: RAYMONDA, London Coliseum
by Gary Naylor - Jan 20, 2022

Tamara Rojo doesn't go far enough in re-inventing Raymonda, its new story lacking the boldness of its new setting in the Crimean War.

English National Ballet Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer Tamara Rojo CBE t Photo English National Ballet Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer Tamara Rojo CBE to Step Down
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

The Company has announced today that Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer, Tamara Rojo CBE, will step down towards the end of 2022 to take up the role of Artistic Director at San Francisco Ballet.

San Francisco Ballet Appoints Tamara Rojo As New Artistic Director Photo San Francisco Ballet Appoints Tamara Rojo As New Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022

San Francisco Ballet today announced the appointment of Tamara Rojo, its first new artistic director in nearly four decades and first woman to lead the internationally-recognized company that has balanced an innovative focus on new and contemporary choreography with a deeply held dedication to classical ballet for nine decades.

MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 4, 2022

Though hardly an ideal start to the new theatrical year, we want to applaud all of the incredible casts, creatives, backstage and front-of-house staff who are working so hard to keep shows on. If you can support productions, please do ‚Äď whether revisiting an amazing long-running show or checking out something new. And speaking of which: here are some of the most intriguing London additions for this month. Keep checking back for our reviews, interviews and features!

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.

ATG Summer Party in Aid of Sam Mendes and His Theatre Artists Fund Raises £90,000 Photo ATG Summer Party in Aid of Sam Mendes and His Theatre Artists Fund Raises £90,000
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021

Mark Cornell and Sienna Miller presented the Ambassador Theatre Group's (ATG) Summer Party at Kensington Palace Gardens in support of Sam Mendes and his Theatre Artists Fund (TAF) with an auction hosted by Lord Harry Dalmeny, Chairman of Sotheby's.

Third Round of Culture Recovery Fund to Provide £300 Million to Support Thousand of  Photo Third Round of Culture Recovery Fund to Provide £300 Million to Support Thousand of Organizations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced that the final £300 million of the Government’s record-breaking £2 billion Culture Recovery Fund will support organisations in need of urgent funding.

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.

English National Ballet Receives Grant From Government's Culture Recovery Fund Photo English National Ballet Receives Grant From Government's Culture Recovery Fund
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2020

English National Ballet has announced that they have been awarded a grant of £3 million through the Government's Culture Recovery Fund, announced today.

Dancing Times Magazine Celebrates 110 Years This Month Photo Dancing Times Magazine Celebrates 110 Years This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2020

1910 saw George V ascend to the throne, the trial and execution of Dr Crippen, the publication of EM Forster's Howard's End and the birth of Alice Marks, later Alicia Markova, the country's first prima ballerina. It also witnessed the establishment of the Dancing Times, the first independent magazine devoted solely to dance.

English National Ballet Announces Revised Autumn 2020 Schedule Photo English National Ballet Announces Revised Autumn 2020 Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

English National Ballet today has announced its revised plans for Autumn 2020, as the Company's previously scheduled performances have been cancelled due to the continuing impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

BWW Review: CINDERELLA IN-THE-ROUND, Royal Albert Hall Photo BWW Review: CINDERELLA IN-THE-ROUND, Royal Albert Hall
by Vikki Jane Vile - Jul 10, 2020

There were few greater joys in dance in 2019 than English National Ballet's Cinderella-in-the-round, which played to full auditoriums for 10 days last summer in London. After recent events, it already feels like a lifetime ago, so it's a particular treat to relive it now, as the last of their series of Watch Parties.

Roundup: UK Artists and Institutions Respond to the Government's £1.57 Billion Rescu Photo Roundup: UK Artists and Institutions Respond to the Government's £1.57 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020

The UK Government has announced a £1.57 billion rescue package to help the nation's cultural, arts and heritage institutions weather the impact of the health crisis.  Arts institutions are responding to this announcement, including the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and more!

SA International Ballet Competition Attracts Record Entries From 28 Countries Photo SA International Ballet Competition Attracts Record Entries From 28 Countries
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020

The biennial South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC), presented virtually in light of challenges faced by COVID19, has attracted its largest competitor enrolment since inception in 2008, with 155 dancers representing 28 countries.

Without Help From the Government, the UK's Christmas Ballet Season Might be Cancelled Photo Without Help From the Government, the UK's Christmas Ballet Season Might be Cancelled
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2020

The New York Times has reported that unless the UK government steps in to help dance companies survive the ongoing global health crisis, Christmas ballet season could be in jeopardy. 

Tamara Rojo Says It Will Take Three Months for English National Ballet Performers to  Photo Tamara Rojo Says It Will Take Three Months for English National Ballet Performers to be Ready for the Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2020

The Times has reported that Tamara Rojo, the head of English National Ballet, said that it will take three months to get the company's performers ready to perform live once again. 

Grange Park Opera, Surrey, Launches Summer Season Of Brand New Work Photo Grange Park Opera, Surrey, Launches Summer Season Of Brand New Work
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2020

Grange Park Opera, Surrey's founder & Chief Executive Officer Wasfi Kani has devised an entirely new season of work available solely online.

Tamara Rojo, Nicholas Serota and Mark Cornell to Sit on Taskforce Aimed at Rebuilding Photo Tamara Rojo, Nicholas Serota and Mark Cornell to Sit on Taskforce Aimed at Rebuilding Arts and Culture
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020

The Stage has reported that English National Ballet's Tamara Rojo, the Arts Council's chair Nicholas Serota and Mark Cornell, chief executive of Ambassador Theatre Group, will be sitting on a new government-led taskforce aimed at rebuilding the arts and culture in the wake of the health crisis. 

BWW Review: ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET'S DUST, Milton Keynes Theatre Photo BWW Review: ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET'S DUST, Milton Keynes Theatre
by Vikki Jane Vile - Apr 30, 2020

I've written about Dust, Akram Khan's work for English National Ballet World War One programme, Lest We Forget, several times. Somehow, each time, even knowing what's coming, it still packs a chilling, earth shattering punch both through the screen and on stage.

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