November 2003

  1. Akram Khan

    Sunday 30 November 2003

    returns to the Queen Elizabeth Hall next week with further performances of ‘Kaash’, created with music by Nitin Sawhney and a set by Anish Kapoor. He is profiled in the Observer, 30 Nov 03 Continue Reading

  2. Anastasia Volochkova

    Thursday 27 November 2003

    won her lawsuit against the Bolshoi Theatre. Guardian, 27 Nov.03She was fired by the Bolshoi Theatre for being “too heavy for male dancers to lift… A spokesman for Volochkova said she was 169cm (5ft … Continue Reading

  3. Gene Anthony Ray

    Wednesday 26 November 2003

    dancer and singer who played Leroy Johnson in Alan Parker’s film Fame, died this month aged 41.“Ray’s performance was central to the success of the movie, which won an Academy Award for best so… Continue Reading

  4. Linda Jasper

    Tuesday 25 November 2003

    New National Dance AgencyArts Council England in collaboration with the Department for Education and Skills has announced the appointment of Linda Jasper to lead the development of a new national organisation to… Continue Reading

  5. Breandan de Gallai

    Sunday 23 November 2003

    lead dancer in Riverdance is leaving the show to set up a new production that mixes dance and martial arts. Although there are currently a number of troupes touring Riverdance & Lord of the Dance around the … Continue Reading

  6. English National Ballet, Angelina Ballerina 'The Nutcracker' Photo: Eric Richmond

    Barbie's ballet

    Saturday 22 November 2003

    Ballet schools report that little girls are once again clamouring to go to ballet classes having been inspired by ballerina Barbie and Angelina BallerinaJack Malvern & Lewis Smith, Times, 22 Nov. 03 Continue Reading

  7. Ronald Emblen

    Thursday 20 November 2003

    “Ronald Emblen, who has died aged 70 of a heart condition, was one of the most gifted and best loved character dancers of his generation. He performed a wide range of roles with several companies, primaril… Continue Reading

  8. Matthew Bourne

    Matthew Bourne

    Wednesday 19 November 2003

    has three hit shows currently being performed this season. Bourne won’t have time to pause from his busy schedule as he starts his latest project; choreographer & co-director on the new Mary Poppins mu… Continue Reading

  9. Dance UK Industry Award

    Wednesday 19 November 2003

    Dance UK Industry AwardDo you know of someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to move dance forward and enable the dance art form to thrive? If so, Dance UK wants to hear about them! The Dance UK Indu… Continue Reading

  10. BusStopping

    A BusStopping performance

    Wednesday 19 November 2003

    A BusStopping performance!80% of London’s buses are now more accessible to everyone and Transport for London and Inner Arts are celebrating this week. BusStopping is an arts project where a diverse group … Continue Reading

  11. Dance Umbrella at 25

    Friday 14 November 2003

    Zoe Anderson takes a look at this year’s Dance Umbrella Season. “Dance Umbrella featured international performers from its first year, but it was originally planned as a British showcase. Some of thi… Continue Reading

  12. Ivan Putrov

    Ivan Putrov

    Sunday 9 November 2003

    principal with the Royal Ballet tells Claire Wrathall why he chose Covent Garden over the Ukrainian ballet; and why the city of Kiev, Balanchine, and his dresser Oliver Greatorex, inspire him.Independent, 9 Nov.03 Continue Reading

  13. Clement Crisp

    Saturday 8 November 2003

    - dance critic of the FT celebrates 50 years as a critic and looks back to the early days of his enduring passion. FT, 7 Nov 03 and remembers Dame Ninette De Valois in FT, 8 Nov 03 Continue Reading

  14. Merce Cunningham's

    Friday 7 November 2003

    latest Event is being staged beneath Olafur Eliasson’s giant installation in Tate Modern. Read more in the Independent, 4 Nov 03 and in the Sun. Independent, 2 Nov 03 Continue Reading

  15. 'Hip' 2003

    HIP 2003

    Wednesday 5 November 2003

    HIP 2003: Black British dance festival 18th – 30th November 2003 Following two highly successful years, Hip hits the London stage again this November with a dynamic two-week event of black dance, workshops… Continue Reading

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