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Robert Rauschenberg and Susan Weil: Untitled (ca. 1950).Monoprint: exposed blueprint paper.209.6 x 92.1 cm, Private collection.© Robert Rauschenberg. (Click image for larger version)

Exhibition – Robert Rauschenberg, Tate Modern – London

Though Rauschenberg’s designs have no apparent connection with the dances they accompany, and even compete for the audience’s attention, they have become inescapably part of the experience of each work.

Joe Brown in Alexander Whitley's Beheld.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Candoco Dance Company in Beheld

Gallery by Foteini Christofilopoulou…

Jerome Bel's The Show Must Go On.© Yi-Chun Wu. (Click image for larger version)

Jerome Bel – The Show Must Go On – New York

★★★★★   Jérôme Bel has been called many things, from conceptual artist to choreographer. If art is supposed to put a mirror up to humanity and at the same time challenge convention, Bel is certainly an artist, and one who has also referred to himself as a “philosopher of dance.”

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Programme for British Dance Edition 2016 announced

British Dance Edition (BDE), has announced its programme of performances for the 2016 showcase which is taking place in Wales for the first time – 15 – 18 March 2016.

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2015 National Dance Awards – Announcement of Nominations

The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 16th National Dance Awards,

Interview – Jane Hackett, Director of National Youth Dance Company

Sara Veale catches up with Jane Hackett, director of National Youth Dance Company, ahead of NYDC’s performance at Latitude Festival on 19 July.

Candoco Dance Company in Jerome Bel’s The Show Must Go On.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Candoco Dance Company – The Show Must Go On – London

The Sadler’s audience loved this and gave the performers a standing ovation. It was fascinating to see the mix of people that Candoco had recruited…

Matthew Morris in Jerome Bel’s The Show Must Go On.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Candoco Dance Company in The Show Must Go On

Gallery – Candoco Dance Company in The Show Must Go On

Alexander Whitley.© Daniel Jaems. (Click image for larger version)

Interview – Alexander Whitley, Choreographer and Director

5 Questions to Alexander Whitley on his up and coming premiere, Frames, for Rambert. It gets unveiled in Glasgow on the 5 March and then tours. All you need to know from the man himself…

Tanja Erhart in Hetain Patel's Let's Talk About Dis.© Hugo Glendinning. (Click image for larger version)

Candoco Dance Company – Let’s Talk About Dis, Notturnino – London

A new double bill has just been unveiled by Candoco Dance Company with work by Hetain Patel and Thomas Hauert…

The Suffolk equivalent of the Hollywood sign!.© Lise Smith. (Click image for larger version)

Dance at the Latitude Festival 2014

For the past seven years, the festival’s organisers have been collaborating with Sadler’s Wells to curate a dance programme on the strikingly beautiful Waterfront Stage at the heart of the festival site…

Ballet Revolucion at Latitude Festival 2014.© Lise Smith. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Dance at Latitude Festival 2014

Lise Smith with a gallery of pictures taken over the 3 days of Latitude festival. Features the following, in order of appearance: Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Ballet Revolucion, Sonia Sabri Company, James Cousins Company, English National Ballet, Candoco Dance Company and National Youth Dance Company

Dance at Latitude 2014 – Spotlight on Candoco and Sonia Sabri

Latitude Festival opens next week (17th July) and features lots of interesting dance – Lise Smith catches up with 2 companies preparing their open air shows…

Kostas Papamatthaiakis and Rick Rodgers in Two for C by Javier de Frutos.© Pedro Machado. (Click image for larger version)

Candoco Dance Company – Miniatures, Two for C, Notturnino – London

Candoco completely embodies the essence of diversity in the human condition. I love the emphasis of its strapline being “The Company of Disabled and Non-Disabled Dancers”.

Weston Krukow, Annali Rose and James Gilmer in Amy Seiwert's The Devil Ties My Tongue.© David DeSilva. (Click image for larger version)

Amy Seiwert’s Imagery – Sketch 3 – San Francisco

Amy Seiwert’s Sketch series is about dancers taking risks. Aimée Tsao caught up with Sketch 3 and works by Seiwert, Marc Brew and Val Caniparoli…

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Place Prize for Dance 2012/13 – Finalists Announced

And the four Finalists are: h2dance (Hannah Gillgren and Heidi Rustgaard), Riccardo Buscarini, Rick Nodine, Eva Recacha. Congrats to all, more details in the press release.

Nigel Charnock in Ten Dixon Road© Hugo Glendinning. (Click image for larger version)

Nigel Charnock, 1960 – 2012

As a celebrated creator and performer throughout the world Nigel was simultaneously acclaimed as both “a national treasure” (Arts Council of England) and branded “the unreconstructed bad boy of physical theatre” by London Metro.

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