March 2004

  1. Dance Theatre of Harlem

    Tuesday 30 March 2004

    perform at Sadler’s Wells over the next two weeks. Arthur Mitchell talks to Zoë Anderson about his company, its work, and dancing for Balanchine. “When you watch Dance Theatre, you don’t think… Continue Reading

  2. Future Billy Elliots

    Wednesday 24 March 2004

    - ‘will no longer have to leave their home town to get specialist dance and music training, the government promised yesterday. A network of dance training centres will be created around the country in the … Continue Reading

  3. Mark Baldwin

    Wednesday 24 March 2004

    - is having to teach the DVD generation how to watch a dance performance, but he remains determined to reach new audiences. He talks to Ismene Brown in the Telegraph, 23 Mar.04 Continue Reading

  4. Black Ballet Dancers

    Tuesday 23 March 2004

    are few and far between in British ballet companies. Cassa Pancho and Brenda Edwards are working to change all that. “When the choreographer and teacher Cassa Pancho formed Ballet Black in 2001, she was, i… Continue Reading

  5. Ludmila Tcherina

    Tuesday 23 March 2004

    became the first western dancer to appear at the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow in 1960. A dancer and actress she appeared in several films including The Red Shoes. Tcherina has died at the age of 79. Times… Continue Reading

  6. Nation takes to the dance floor

    Monday 22 March 2004

    From Latin to ballroom, we’re shedding our inhibitions, finding our feet and taking to the dancefloor according to Guardian, 22 Mar. _“Latin dance has really taken off – there are classes acros… Continue Reading

  7. Victoria Beckham supports English National Ballet

    Friday 19 March 2004

    “Victoria has said the ENB is close to her heart and we are discussing various ways she may be able to help us,” said company spokesman Jim Fletcher.Read more: Continue Reading

  8. Nigel Hinds
Photo: Matthew Andrew

    Nigel Hinds appointed as Director @ The Place

    Friday 19 March 2004

    The Executive Team of The Place, one of the world’s foremost centres for contemporary dance, today announced the appointment of Nigel Hinds to the role of The Place Director. The Place Director is responsi… Continue Reading

  9. New management team for Sadler's Wells

    Thursday 18 March 2004

    Sadler’s Wells Theatre has announced that Jean-Luc Choplin, its Chief Executive. has now left the organisation. It has been mutually agreed that he leave the Wells early to focus on preparation for his new… Continue Reading

  10. Midsummer Night's Dream

    Tuesday 16 March 2004

    David Nixon, Artistic Director of the Northern Ballet Theatre, brings his three-act ballet to London this week. He talks to Charlotte Cripps about the work, Independent, 15 March.04 Continue Reading

  11. Jonathan Cope

    Tuesday 16 March 2004

    only started to take his career seriously in his 30’s. He tells Debra Craine how strong women influenced his change in thinking,Times, 16 March.04 Continue Reading

  12. scottish dance theatre

    Monday 15 March 2004

    under the Direction of Janet Smith has more dancers, a big increase in funding and a lottery grant of £1m for a new studio. Earlier this year it won the Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for outstandin… Continue Reading

  13. WNO slash ticket prices

    Friday 12 March 2004

    When they move into their new home, the Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff, top ticket prices will be reduced by one quarter. “Research at the Royal Opera House showed that 39 per cent of ticket-buyers for ba… Continue Reading

  14. Mary Poppins

    Friday 12 March 2004

    - at the Prince Edward Theatre in December 2004. This is the first time that the well-known nanny has made the transition from screen to stage. With direction by Richard Eyre and choreographed by Matthew Bourne.… Continue Reading

  15. Dance Umbrella 04

    Thursday 11 March 2004

    The UK’s leading contemporary dance festival has announced some of the highlights of this years programme, which runs from 5 October to 27 November. The New York based Mark Morris Dance Group brings *The H… Continue Reading

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