Dance stars unite to raise funds in Gala for Grenfell

Dance stars unite to raise funds in Gala for Grenfell

A dance gala to raise funds for Grenfell survivors is set to take place on 30th July at the Adelphi Theatre in London. Organised by dance doyenne Arlene Phillips CBE, Gala for Grenfell will feature huge names from the dance world including artists from the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet,...

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Carlos Acosta’s new dance company to be Sadler’s Wells Associate

Carlos Acosta’s new dance company to be Sadler’s Wells Associate

Carlos Acosta’s Acosta Danza has been appointed International Associate Company at Sadler’s Wells. It joins renowned companies Rosas and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. Acosta’s new company was founded in Havana last year and features a mixture of Cuba’s finest ballet and contemporary dancers. “Acosta Danza has been founded with the...

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David Bintley’s The Tempest

Since 1995, David Bintley has choreographed numerous ballets for The Birmingham Royal Ballet as its long standing Artistic Director.  Being at the helm directing and choreographing for a major dance company for this length of time is a rare feat that very few people have achieved.  He certainly continues to...

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Celebration! at Sadler’s Wells October 30th 7.30pm

Celebration! at Sadler’s Wells October 30th 7.30pm

Patron Dame Gillian Lynne, the Bolshoi Ballet and London Russian Ballet School present Celebration! at Sadler’s Wells Theatre on October 30th at 7.30pm. On October 30th at 7.30pm two young dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet will join LRBS students at Sadler’s Wells in a performance accompanied by award winning musicians....

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Dance Together project opens new Strathmore special needs school site today

Dance Together project opens new Strathmore special needs school site today

Former ballerina Darcy Bussell (CBE) will attend the opening of Strathmore Special Needs School’s new site. The event will include performances from students across South London who will dance with Balletboyz and dancers from the Royal Ballet School. Strathmore Special Needs School is Richmond’s day special school for learners with...

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Classically British 2016 returns to The Tabernacle

After two decades of dazzling performances to packed audiences, in Edinburgh and London, Classically British is again at its home, The Tabernacle, Notting Hill, as part of Black History Month. The event has found a very clear purpose in instilling fresh hope and inspiration through their community programme initiative. Children...

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Royal Academy of Dance autism friendly dance classes expand with help from the City

Specialised dance classes for children on the autism spectrum have been expanded in London. The RADiate project – led by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and with generous new funding provided by the City of London Corporation’s charity, the City Bridge Trust – will offer subsidised dance classes to...

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World Ballet Day Live

Thursday 1 October, 11am – 4pm World Ballet Day Live returns this year on Thursday 1 October with 23 hours of footage from five of the world’s leading ballet companies; The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet. The Royal Ballet...

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Talent is en pointe at Dance Showdown 2015

Budding young dancers from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea shimmied their way to success during Dance Showdown, one of London’s biggest youth dance events. This year’s event, which is organised each year by Epic CIC, saw more than 210 young people compete and perform alongside established youth dance...

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Notting Hill Carnival: Everything you should know

It is advisable to use public transport to get to the Notting Hill Carnival in London, as most of the local roads will be for pedestrian use only. Also be aware that for safety reasons some stations may close temporarily if they become overcrowded. It may be worthwhile waiting until...

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