As we approach the second session of Dance UK's Agile Fundraising Training Programme, Asking for Money. Fern Potter, Head of Development & Strategy for Dance UK, ADAD and Youth Dance England, argues that the arts sector needs to get smarter about making the case and escape what she calls the L’Oreal Syndrome.
The Showcase will take place from Monday 24 – Saturday 29 August 2015 during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The Theatres Trust, the National Advisory Body for Theatres, presents its TheatreStage at PLASA London from 5 – 8 October at ExCel London. Following the success of the TheatreStage at last year’s PLASA London, it will once more provide a focal point for members of the theatre industry to gather and network throughout the show.
Dance UK member Yorkshire Dance is encouraging people across the world to get online and help dance artist Robbie Synge create his new piece of work, ‘Douglas’ between now and Friday 26 September.
The Royal United Hospital Bath Sports Injury Clinic is now extending its service to offer specialist dance injury appointments, thanks to funding from dance charity the Dance Again Foundation.
To raise funds for this work, whilst celebrating the huge breadth of dance talent in the UK the Dance Again Foundation is holding a Gala concert at Dance UK member Sadler’s Wells this Sunday 28 September. The Gala will feature performances from major dance stars including dancers from Dance UK members The Royal Ballet, Richard Alston Dance Company and Birmingham Royal Ballet
Each month, Dance UK investigates a different dance style for our members' e-newsletter, finding out about its technique, style and history. For September its dancehall, which Andrea Queens, dance artist and teacher, discusses with Dance UK’s Michael Adamson.
After three years with Dance UK member English National Ballet, Lead Principal Zdenek Konvalina has announced he is to leave the Company.
Dance UK member Candoco Dance Company, the acclaimed contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers, announces two new commissions.
Supporting individual journeys in movement and dance, application forms are now available to apply for the Lisa Ullmann Traveling Scholarship Fund.
Dance UK member Birmingham Royal Ballet is to return to the stage of Dance UK member Sadler’s Wells from 14 - 18 October.
Dance UK member Ballet Ireland is to present a national tour of Swan Lake, one of the great love stories of classical ballet, to 25 theatres throughout Ireland 24th October – 21st December.
Dance UK is recruiting a Finance Director, a new senior role within the Dance UK team.
Dance UK members Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban announce it's autumn dance diary as part of the Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban partnership.
Your chance to train with the very best Musical Theatre choreographers and performers from around the world at Dance London's On Broadway Intensive.
GOlive Dance and Performance Festival returns to present a wide variety of short works to audiences at the Giant Olive Theatre at the Lion & Unicorn pub, London.
Dance UK member and Kathak dance virtuosi SONIA SABRI COMPANY is to return to The Bhavan Centre on Saturday 11th October.
This year DaDaFest celebrates its 30th birthday with a brand new ‘thinking and ideas’ strand, including the inaugural DaDaFest International Congress on Disability Culture and Human Rights. DaDaFest is taking a significant global lead, forging the link between disability arts, social justice and human rights.
Dance UK member Rambert is opening the doors of its award-winning new building in London’s south bank to show visitors what goes on behind the scenes at Britain’s national dance company, along with the chance to join in.
Dance UK and its NIDMS Partners celebrate the establishment of a 3rd NHS specialist service for dancers, made possible by the Dance Again Foundation and based at the Royal United Hospital Bath.
Major dance stars present a program of dance in aid of the Dance Again Foundation, the recently established charity helping dancers to access specialist medical expertise when injured.
Aspiring young dancers are being given the chance to audition for a space on a prestigious training scheme as Dance UK member The Point in Eastleigh works with Dance UK member The Place as a satellite centre for the National Dance Centres for Advanced Training scheme.
Chris Thomson in Dance UK member The Place’s Creative Teaching and Learning team was approached by dance and health professional Lucinda Jarrett, with an intriguing proposition: could the work The Place had been doing in Primary schools on movement metaphor have something to offer people recovering from a stroke?
Dance UK member The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has marked the 60th anniversary of presenting its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to Dance UK member The Royal Ballet with a spectacular gala fundraiser.
As Sadler’s Wells prepares to present its largest celebration of lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists with the Elixir Festival. Dance UK looks back at an article published in Dance UK News Issue 67, written by Diane Parker, reflecting over the debate Dance UK and Dance Umbrella hosted in 2007, entitled What's Age Got to Do With It?
Step into Dance is launching a new initiative bringing together disabled and non-disabled young dancers for a creative dance project this October.