★★★★✰ I look forward to the changes inevitably coming to BRB, but I can't believe any new director will turn their back on such repertoire gems as La fille mal gardee and their Peter Wright Nutcracker.
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Eddie Nixon has just been appointed as The Place's Artistic Director - Graham Watts is first to interview him about his new role and plans...
2015 National Dance Awards – The Nominations Gallery of awards pictures Press release 25 January 2016 The 16th National Dance Awards The Place, London: 25th January 2016 The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 were presented today at a ceremony in London, hosted by Arlene Phillips CBE. Unusually, the judges decided to give two De Valois Awards for Outstanding Achievement in 2015 to...
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.
The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 16th National Dance Awards,
David Drew, for 56 years a member of The Royal Ballet, has died after a long battle with illness. He described himself as one of a ‘bridge generation’ of dancers. The longevity of his career meant that he worked with many figures from the Ballets Russees – but also taught many dancers and choreographers working today.
Farooq Chaudhry has stepped down as Chair of Dance UK in the furore around UK contemporary dance training.
The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2014 took place today in London at The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre.
The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2013 took place today in London at The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre.
UK National Choreographers' Conference 2013 - Laura Dodge with a report on an important event in what must sometimes feel like the worlds loneliest profession...
The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle announced the winners of the 13th National Dance Awards at The Place on 28th January 2013.
The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle announced the nominations for the 13th National Dance Awards at a reception held at The Place on 9th November 2012. The winners will be announced 28th January 2013.
What a ridiculous position we are in when 80% of professional dancers suffer an injury each year that stops them working... With so many dancers being touched by injury each year this initiative should have a profound impact on the profession and seems long overdue...
In a life at the BBC the director, Bob Lockyer, was an outstanding champion of dance for the camera. Now 70, he is still indefatigable in his enthusiasms
Bob Lockyer must be truly proud of his birthday gift: not a dud amongst the commissions he has brought about, sending three young choreographers on their way to a promising future.
The news is now officially released - Tamara Rojo is to be the English National Ballet Artistic Director... the press release in all its glory...
12 Winners Announced: The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2011 took place today in London at The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre.