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09 September

The 9/11 dance tribute called Table of Silence premiered in 2011, a decade after the despicable attacks that toppled the World Trade Center’s twin towers in New York City. Conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi (Artistic Director of Buglisi Dance Theater), the free healing ritual was performed annually at the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln […]

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23 May

Whether you realized it at the time or not, you have probably been exposed to yellowface portrayals of Asian people, performed by non-Asians (and most-most often, by white people). The Orphan of China play in the mid-1700s is one of the first documented examples of yellowface, and The Good Earth film from 1937 won Luise Rainer […]

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14 May

If you’re a Netflix fan, you probably know that Never Have I Ever is no longer just the name of a game. It’s also a television series, created by  Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, that follows an American girl with Indian roots through the complexities of growing up – and navigating different aspects of her identity. […]

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28 April

Raymond Sweetman is not your typical dance professional. He began dancing as an adult, transitioning into a dance career from the sports sector; and he enjoys K-pop dance as much as the more widespread dance genres of ballet and contemporary dance. As the founder of Purple A, a London-based K-pop dance group, Sweetman organizes dance events and […]

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13 February

Isadora Duncan is known as a pioneer of modern dance, but many theatre-goers haven’t seen her work. Viviana Durante’s Company is giving Londoners the chance to view her Dance of the Furies (1911), alongside two more contemporary pieces. In this interview, we catch up with choreographer Joy Alpuerto Ritter, who created new work specifically for Isadora Now: […]

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15 October

Gender inequality is an important societal issue – that also needs to be rectified in the dance world. In the dance sector, women greatly outnumber men and keenly welcome them into the fold. However, women are less frequently found in positions of dance leadership than men, and when they do reach Executive / Artistic Director […]

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02 October

Director and choreographer Omari Carter founded The Motion Dance Collective (The MDC), a screendance production company, in 2011. Carter’s award-winning company creates innovative, thought-provoking narratives and has shown work at more than 40 film festivals in the UK and abroad. In addition to producing screendance pieces, The MDC also focuses on educating artists about capturing […]

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17 September

London is a fantastic city, made more exciting by its willingness to embrace and promote a variety of cultural arts. Distance-wise, London sits more than 4,000 miles away from the sunny, double island nation of Trinidad and Tobago; but the city will soon get to experience Sonny Blacks’ stage production of Carnival, titled Caribbean Carnival […]

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10 September

The winners of this year’s Genée competition were crowned in Toronto, Canada on 29 August. The week-long 2019 ballet competition was held the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, drawing young talented dancers from around the globe. In the finals, Darrion Sellman (age 15, USA) and Mia Zanardo (age 15, Australia) were awarded gold […]

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08 September

Dance Umbrella 2019, a festival celebrating 21st Century choreography, takes over London’s dance venues from 8 – 27 October. The annual Dance Umbrella festival (also known as DU Fest) brings international dance makers to London for a series of shows and discussions. Their aim is “to entice audiences, nurture artists, innovate practice, and stimulate interest […]

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02 July

Thanks to both America’s Got Talent and Britain’s Got Talent, dance group Another Kind of Blue became a household name. Their stirring dance performances incorporate moving projections in a way that creates exciting illusions and helps viewers to understand the moving stories. Another Kind of Blue is currently touring their mixed bill, Flirt with Reality. […]

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02 February

In this interview, Heatherly shares her experience of teaching dance in Okinawa at the FootLoose Dance studio – along with advice for all dance educators.

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