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02 October

There’s a reason why Riverdance is synonymous with Irish dance, the whole world over. Now, the rhythm of Riverdance once again strikes the stage (literally), sounding with a renewed vigour.

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13 June

Streaming dance shows from the comfort of home has been tiding us over, while the theaters remain shut. But while cameramen often skillfully capture choreography on film, there’s a distinct difference between dance that is preserved in a recording and that which is created specifically for a recording in a screendance format. Balletboyz Romeo and Juliet […]

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28 May

The Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen capped off the company’s 50th anniversary season from December 2019. Choreographed by Christopher Hampson with set designs by the award-winning Lez Brotherston, this imaginative two-act ballet is perfect for families. The 90-minute wintry Snow Queen ballet (sans intervals) loosely follows Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, Snow Queen – which also inspired the hit movie, […]

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18 May

Swans are semi-regularly represented by ballet dancers; bugs – not so much. However, the Royal Opera House has presented a version of Franz Kafka’s greatest literary work. With just seven cast members, Arthur Pita’s The Metamorphosis ballet was first shown in the Royal Opera House’s intimate Linbury Studio Theatre (2011). The dance theater production won a […]

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14 April

You might be stuck at home in lockdown, but with the power of the internet, almost anything is possible. So, take a much-needed break from the news, pause your playlist of cute cat videos and join us on a digital dance journey around the world. Our dance passport challenge brings you to six different countries, […]

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26 February

Viviana Durante Company celebrates the modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan in a triple bill called Isadora Now, including her Dance of the Furies from 1911.

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27 October

Although referred to as Bath, England – the official name for the city is Bath Spa. So, really, you’d be remiss if you missed out on a Bath day spa experience. Most visitors head to the Roman Baths museum, but unfortunately, you can’t wade into their warm outdoor pool. Still, you can connect with an ancient Roman […]

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19 October

Boy Blue came to perform at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls as part of the 2019 London Dance Umbrella festival.

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19 October

Mythili Prakash, a US-based Indian dancer, was invited to perform at London’s 2019 Dance Umbrella festival. Last year, she was commissioned through Dance Umbrella’s Four by Four project.

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06 October

Following the September run of Akram Khan’s Giselle on the English National Ballet, Dada Masilo brings her own version of the classic ballet to Sadler’s Wells in London. Her captivating 70-minute dance sets Giselle in a South African village and will spend nearly a month touring the UK – thanks to the Dance Consortium. The […]

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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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01 October

London is home to a large and varied dance scene. You can find all sorts of dance shows, dance lessons – and even dance auditions, if you know where to look. For more than a decade, LondonDance.com provided a useful online forum for the London dance community. Unfortunately, the website has ceased to update on […]

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