Natalie Reckert, Alex Deutinger and Alexander Gottfarb. Photo by Simon Richardson and Elsa Okazaki Currency Festival at The Place to be Live Steamed

8 October 2015

From 4 - 11 November the Currency festival will showcase European experimental performance that defies easy categorisation. Go online to watch live performances streamed from Dance UK member The Place’s theatre, interviews with the performers and extra content

Lea Anderson's Hand in Glove with London Contemporary Dance School

6 October 2015

Hand in Glove is a performed exhibition created by maverick British choreographer, Lea Anderson.

Leeds BeckettLeeds Beckett present Thinking Dance 2015: Questioning the Contemporary

6 October 2015

Dance UK member Leeds Beckett are delighted to announce that booking is open for our Symposium, Thinking Dance 2015: Questioning the Contemporary.

Fallen Angels Dance Theatre by Brian Slater Fallen Angels rise up at The Royal Opera House

6 October 2015

Dance UK member Fallen Angels Dance Theatre, will be performing a new full-length work, Upon Awakening, at the Clore Studio of the Royal Opera House on November 27, the aim to transform the lives of people struggling with addiction.

Dance Honours Photo

2 October 2015

Dance UK is organising a photograph as an initiative to raise the profile and status of dance.

Phil Sanger choreographing in the studio. Photo: Yolande Yorke-Edgell.Contemporary Dance pioneer, Robert Cohan leads new pilot project for choreographers and composers

2 October 2015

World-renowned choreographer Robert Cohan CBE and his long-time collaborator and composer, Eleanor Alberga have been mentoring three choreographers and composers, all at various stages of their careers. They have been passing on their indispensable knowledge to continue their legacy of creating intuitive contemporary dance and music.

Casson and Friends Casson and Friends are asking for you to be a part of their project Choreospondance

2 October 2015

‘Choreospondance’ is a project that invites you to write a letter describing a dance performance that you would like to see! ‘Casson & Friends’ will then create four new mini dance works using as many of these descriptions as possible and perform them as part of Citymoves' DanceLive Festival from 12th - 18th October 2015.

Applications open for funded Dance UK Choreographers Observerships

1 October 2015

Dance UK is now taking applications for the 2016 Choreographers Observership Programme. Closing date – 14th October 2015

Ayana Kanda as Clara in Northern Ballet's The Nutcracker. Photo by Bill CooperChristmas dreams come true in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker

27 September 2015

Join Dance UK member Northern Ballet on the ultimate family adventure as Christmas favourite, The Nutcracker, returns to the stage touring this festive tale from November 2015 to January 2016.

Lania Atkins, Jana Baldovino, Leroy Mokgatle and Makensie Henson triumph at Genée 2015. Photo: Elliott Franks/Royal Academy of DanceMale dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition

23 September 2015

Dance UK member The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce the medalists from the 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition.

Shobana Jeyasingh DanceAmanda Skoog to be new Executive Director of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

23 September 2015

Amanda Skoog has been appointed as Executive Director of Dance UK member Shobana Jeyasingh Dance. She joins the company from Royal New Zealand Ballet where she has been Managing Director since 2006.

Northern Ballet Jane Eyre Northern Ballet announces World Première of Cathy Marston’s Jane Eyre

23 September 2015

Dance UK member Northern Ballet has announced its next new creation will be an adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s iconic masterpiece, Jane Eyre. Choreographed by acclaimed international dance maker Cathy Marston.

Majesty Workshop, Greenwich Dance AgencyGreenwich Dance Research Workshop with Helena Webb

20 September 2015

Dance UK member Greenwich Dance is running a research workshop with Helena Webb. This empowering movement workshop is open to all levels and will explore Majesty as a concept the every man/woman can claim.

Keith Evans confirmed as Chair of Phoenix Dance Theatre

18 September 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre has confirmed the appointment of Keith Evans as Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Brighton Hippodrome, 1988Theatre Buildings at Risk Register 2015 “An untapped opportunity”

18 September 2015

“Thirty-one theatres are at risk in the UK today.” says The Theatres Trust, launching its Theatre Buildings at Risk Register 2015.

Rambert LogoRambert Revealed: Britain's National Dance Company opens its doors for a week of behind-the-scenes events

15 September 2015

Dance UK member Rambert’s South Bank home will be open to the public for a week of events in October 2015. The third annual Rambert Revealed will provide visitors with an insight into the day-to-day workings of Britain’s national dance company.

DeNada Dance Theatre in Ham and Passion. Photo by Joe ArmitageDenada Dance Theatre presents Ham and Passion

15 September 2015

Dance UK member DeNada Dance Theatre, headed by artistic director and choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra, will tour its dance triple bill Ham and Passion between 2 October 2015 and 26 February 2016

Step into Dance Youth Companies in rehearsal at the Royal Academy of Dance (Photo: Foteini Christofilopolou)Gain an insight into the Step into Dance Youth Companies

10 September 2015

Over the past year, Dance UK member Royal Academy of Dance in partnership with Eastside Educational Trust, two very talented young people, Daniella Rice and Patrycja Cygan have been following three Step into Dance Youth Company members, as they progress through the year.

Applications for the ISTD Level 6 Diploma in Dance Pedagogy are open until 11 September

4 September 2015

Dance UK member the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is delighted to announce that applications for the new intake of the Level 6 Diploma in Dance Pedagogy are open until 11 September 2015.

The Elmhurst School for Dance Health and Wellbeing Centre; A New Era Developing Professional Dancers.

4 September 2015

The oldest vocational school in the UK, Dance UK member Elmhurst School for Dance, is constantly striving to bring a holistic approach to student’s all-round health and wellbeing during the intensity of full time dance training, helping students to develop into independent and collaborative artists.

Essential Fundraising Skills Courses from Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy

1 September 2015

Booking is now open for a set of five ‘Essential Fundraising Skills' one-day training courses on a range of key topics taking place across England between October and April.

Image courtesy of Blast TheoryDigital Playground for choreographers this September at The Place

27 August 2015

The weekend of 11 – 13 September sees the first Digital Lab at Dance UK member The Place as part of the Choreodrome artist development programme. The dance studio becomes a laboratory which pries open the black box of technology to dig into the innards and discover new ways of making.

Silver Medallist Chelsea Andrejic at the 2008 Genée. Photo by Christopher Wahl.International dancers to take global stage with first ever live streaming, from Sadler’s Wells

24 August 2015

The Genée International Ballet Competition Final will be live streamed online on 19 September from 7.30pm via ArtStreamingTV website, allowing the dancers of tomorrow to take their debut steps on an international stage with an enlarged global audience of dance lovers and professionals in virtual attendance.

Jim FletcherAppointment of new Marketing and Communications Manager

12 August 2015

Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD), Dance UK, National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA) and Youth Dance England (YDE) appoint new Marketing and Communications Manager

Rambert appoints Quinta as the company's new music fellow

10 August 2015

Musician and multi-instrumentalist Quinta will join Dance UK member Rambert in September 2015 as the company’s new music fellow. Over the course of the year-long fellowship, Quinta will have the opportunity to gain experience in contemporary dance and make significant creative contributions to the company’s work.