1. Ballet shoes

    These shoes are baked for dancing

    Saturday 23 March 2002

    These Shoes are Baked for DancingWhen ballet gets tough, the tough wear dainty pink slippers. Louise Levene from the Daily Telegraph excavates the secret history of dancers’ footwear. . . WHEN the great b… Continue Reading

  2. Sadler's Wells

    New Chief Executive for Sadler's Wells.

    Wednesday 13 March 2002

    Sadler’s Wells Announces New Chief ExecutiveJean-Luc Choplin has been appointed by the Sadler’s Wells Trust and Foundation to succeed Ian Albery in October 2002. Choplin, 52, who lives in Paris at p… Continue Reading

  3. Arts Council Dance Fellowships 2002/3

    Saturday 23 February 2002

    Dance Artists Fellowships 2002 The Arts Council of England has announced the recipients of six dance fellowships worth £30,000 each in 2002/03. Awarded to artists in recognition of an outstanding contribution m… Continue Reading

  4. Who goes to the Opera House?

    Monday 18 February 2002

    According to the new research commissioned by the Royal Opera House by the leading market research company Experian, audiences for opera and ballet at the Royal Opera House are far younger and less affluent than… Continue Reading

  5. Christopher Bruce

    Rambert seek new Artistic Director

    Friday 15 February 2002

    Rambert seek new Artistic DirectorFollowing eight years of outstanding artistic success at the helm of Britain’s flagship contemporary dance ensemble, Christopher Bruce CBE will retire as Rambert Dance Com… Continue Reading

  6. Moulin Rouge

    Wednesday 13 February 2002

    Moulin Rouge too Steamy for PrinceThe premiere of Nicole Kidman’s latest film, Moulin Rouge, kicked off well last night with a frilly spectacle headed by fourteen Can Can dancers direct from the real Mouli… Continue Reading

  7. Princess Margaret

    Princess Margaret

    Wednesday 13 February 2002

    Princess Margaretwho died Saturday 9 February, was the President of the Royal Ballet, Patron of English National Ballet (1976-1989), Northern Ballet Theatre’s Royal Patron and was President of the Sadler&#… Continue Reading

  8. Green Candle Dance Company

    Tuesday 5 February 2002

    Green Candle Dance CompanyOn 17 January, Green Candle Dance Company was officially informed in a ten line letter from the Arts Council of England (ACE) that its application for two year’s core funding has … Continue Reading

  9. Mikhail Baryshnikov


    Saturday 2 February 2002

    Other NewsSelect older news stories from the left hand menu. Ballett FrankfurtWilliam Forsythe announced that he will be leaving Ballett Frankfurt read moreConstructive talks took place this week between William… Continue Reading

  10. In Support of Green Candle

    Friday 1 February 2002

    Half our children do not have English as their first language, about a quarter have special needs, many are refugees and asylum seekers who have lived through hard times and often suffer trauma as a result. This… Continue Reading

  11. More Dance in Schools?

    Wednesday 30 January 2002

    The More Dance in Schools? conference took place on 21 Jan. 02 in Westminster. Catherine Hale reports… The future of dance in Britain begins at school. That was the message from Jane Mooney, Chair of Dance… Continue Reading

  12. Michael Lynch. 
Photographer: Abbie Trayler-Smith


    Tuesday 29 January 2002

    Theatres old & newEdwin Heathcote discusses the character and architecture of London’s theatres.FT 14 Mar 2003 Nicholas Hytner, new Director of the National Theatre, calls for an end to the current foc… Continue Reading

  13. Lindsay Kemp
Image: Holly Warburton

    Lindsay Kemp

    Monday 28 January 2002

    Random Dance has just become the first independent contemporary dance company to commit to its dancers by offering full-time permanent PAYE contracts. This gives dancers the security of guaranteed income, holid… Continue Reading

  14. Pina Bausch:
'Masurca Fogo'

    Pina Bausch

    Wednesday 23 January 2002

    Pina Bauschbrings her company Tanztheater Wuppertal to Sadler’s Wells this week. She talks to Ismene Brown in the Telegraph, 19 Jan. 02 Read John O’Mahony’s profile in theGuardian, 28 Jan. 02 J… Continue Reading

  15. Royal Festival Hall

    South Bank Centre

    Wednesday 23 January 2002

    Who will save the South Bank?“Only with an all-powerful supremo can London’s premier arts centre be rescued from complete ruin” Architecture critic Deyan Sudjic writes in Observer, 21 Jan. 02 … Continue Reading


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