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.
King’s College London is launching a new programme of work to ensure the UK doesn’t lose the expertise about how to use culture to add value to major events gained through staging the Cultural Olympiad in 2012 and other recent major events.
20 dance teachers have been selected to take part in Dance UK’s Dance Teaching Mentoring Programme. Organised by Dance UK in partnership with Dancers’ Career Development, Youth Dance England and the National Dance Teachers Association, the programme recognises the huge importance of teachers within the dance sector and aims to develop the next generation of teaching leaders within the industry.
Dance UK member Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 30 September to 11 October. The Company will perform its Autumn season in its home city with two productions.
‘More Morris, Better Morris, in schools and beyond’ is being organised by Dance UK member the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) with the Joint Morris Organisations. The one-day conference will share effective practice in how to inspire the next generation of morris dancers and will be held at Cecil Sharp House in London on Sunday 2 November 2014.
DUK member The Place has issued a statement following the death of Moshe Romano, a distinguished dancer and for a brief period of time artistic director for Batsheva Dance Company, and rehearsal director for Robert Cohan's company London Contemporary Dance Theatre for almost the entire time from 1973 until its closure in 1994.
Performance highlights include James Cousins Company’s world premiere, Jasmin Vardimon’s re-mastered modern day fairytale, SPILL Festival of Performance events by Gob Squad and Mehmet Sander & John Bowers, Sadler’s Wells and DanceEast Associate Artist Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Mark Bruce Company making their Ipswich dance debut, the return of MOKO Dance this time with Curious Seed and finally Italy’s Compagnia TPO return with Butterflies.