KND Performance Mentoring Programme 2015

26 May 2015

Now in its second year, the successful KND Performance Mentoring Programme 2015 is open for application.

The Place. ChoreodromeThe Place Announces Choreodrome 2015 Artists

21 May 2015

30 dance artists will have the opportunity to research and develop performance ideas, and explore new artistic territory over the summer.

DanceEastFamily Run Business M. R. King & Sons Keeps DanceEast On The Move

21 May 2015

Suffolk based car dealership M. R. King & Sons have provided Dance UK member, DanceEast, with a brand new car, a white Volvo V40, having generously sponsored DanceEast for five years.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015The Place to present three productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

21 May 2015

Dance UK member, The Place, will present three productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time, alongside supporting Total Theatre with a new award for dance.

Birmingham Royal BalletBirmingham Royal Ballet's 2015 Summer Season at Birmingham Hippodrome

21 May 2015

Dance UK member, Birmingham Royal Ballet, is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 17 to 27 June. The Company will perform its Summer season in its home city with two productions, both choreographed by the Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, David Bintley.

Fresh 2015

21 May 2015

Two Yorkshire youth dance companies are put through to U.Dance’s annual competition in Plymouth.

Image taken from Dancer. Photo by Niall WalkerBattersea Arts Centre and The Place collaborate to present genre-busting shows

21 May 2015

A groundbreaking collaboration between two venues across the city to present genre-busting shows in different spaces.

Yorkshire Dance presents Friday Firsts #32: Bend It

21 May 2015

For the second year running, Dance UK member, Yorkshire Dance, presents Bend It – an evening of dance and film exploring gender stereotyping, sexuality & queer aesthetics – as part of its regular Friday Firsts performance programme.

GCSE and A Level dance at the Royal Academy of Dance

19 May 2015

Dance UK member the Royal Academy of Dance is currently accepting applications for their courses in GCSE and A Level dance.

AQA launches their new draft GCSE, AS and A-level Dance specifications, for first teaching in September 2016

18 May 2015

AQA has submitted their new draft GCSE, AS and A-level Dance specifications to Ofqual.

Kevin Spacey Foundation (KSF) Artists of Choice: Dance Category

18 May 2015

Kevin Spacey Foundation selected Artists of Choice will receive a grant of up to $10,000 / £10,000, bespoke mentoring from an industry specialist working at the top of their game and year-round support from KSF.

Intensive Certification course in London

18 May 2015

Language of Dance Centre is pleased to announce that the Language of Dance® Fundamentals (Stage 1) course will soon be taking place.

We need to talk — Gillie Kleiman with Keith Hennessy

15 May 2015

Dance UK member Gillie Kleiman (a dance artist who likes to talk) has invited Keith Hennessy (another dance artist who likes to talk) to share the space in the Lilian Baylis Studio. To talk.

Badke, KVS. Photo Danny WillemsShubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture

15 May 2015

Shubbak, London's largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture will present a diiverse dance programme at Dance UK members Sadler's Wells, Southbank Centre, The Place and The British Museum.

David Nixon OBE and Kevin O’Hare. Photo Lauren Godfrey. Director of The Royal Ballet, Kevin O’Hare joins Northern Ballet’s Board of Directors

15 May 2015

DUK member Northern Ballet has appointed Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, to its Board of Directors.

Applications now open for Choreodrome Labs

15 May 2015

As part of Choreodrome, DUK member The Place is offering two professional development workshops.

Arlene Phillips. Photo: WolfgangWatch Arlene Phillips Judge at English National Ballet School's 2015 Choreographic Competition

11 May 2015

Arlene Phillips, CBE will be head judge at Dance UK member English National Ballet School’s 2015 Choreographic Competition on Tuesday 19 May at 7pm.

Family Dance Show: Company Non Nova L’après-midi d‘un Foehn - Version 1

7 May 2015

An enchanting experience guaranteed to charm the young and the young-at-heart at DUK member The Place.

Northern Ballet dancers photo by Brian SlaterRoyal Opera House to host London Première of Northern Ballet’s enchanting ballet for children

7 May 2015

Following sell-out performances during its extensive national tour and the recent CBeebies television adaptation, Dance UK member Northern Ballet’s latest ballet for children, Elves & the Shoemaker, will have its London Première at The Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House on Saturday 16 May.

UK Beatboxing Champion and World Finalist MC Zani performs in The Spalding Suite at Jerwood DanceHouse as part of Pulse Festival

7 May 2015

The Spalding Suite, a new show with hip hop, beatboxing, music and basketball conceived and written by spoken word artist Inua Ellams and directed by award-winning Benji Reid, is at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 29 & Saturday 30 May, as part of Dance UK member DanceEast's Pulse Festival.

Wayne Sleep (Vice President, Royal Academy ofDance). Photo by Rob MooreWayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London

7 May 2015

The best young ballerinas in the South East of England are set for a competition final co-judged by celebrity dancer and choreographer, Wayne Sleep OBE, Vice President of Dance UK member Royal Academy of Dance.

World Premiere Tour - Forgot Your Password?

6 May 2015

Internationally acclaimed performer and Dance UK member Divya Kasturi has worked with Sir Paul McCartney and Nitin Sawhney, and is about to embark on the world premiere and UK tour of her new work, Forgot Your Password?

The Reason I Jump by Suzannah McCreight photo by Joe Fox PhotographyNew programme in Northern Ireland encourages creativity of next generation of choreographers

6 May 2015

EVOLVE is a pilot programme developed by Dance UK member Dance Resource Base in Belfast that gave four choreographers the essential experience that they need to develop their skills and create a new piece of work and take it from the original concept to a work in progress that is performed on stage.

AkomaAsa Performing Arts Academy (Summer School)

5 May 2015

Dance UK member Akosua Boakye, Teacher and Coordinator of the Disney Lion King Cub School invites your child to enroll in AkomaAsa Performing Arts Academy, a fun packed 3 week summer arts programme for 7-11 year olds.