1. People

    Friday 11 January 2002

    Sue Hoyle,formerly Executive Director of The Place, is to become Arts Council England’s Lead Advisor for on Carlos Acosta’s show Tocororo was at Sadler’s Wells recently. “balle… Continue Reading

  2. Exhibitions

    Friday 11 January 2002

    Tate Britainhosted an installation by Lucy Gunning which featured dance. “It’s as if Degas has come back – to hang around outside dance academies with a video camera. There is the sound of traf… Continue Reading

  3. Dancing with Words

    Wednesday 5 December 2001

    Dancing with WordsActs of Criticism, a seminar organised by the Institute for Choreography and Dance took place recently. Michael Seaver writes about it The Irish Times. “Although ostensibly about acts of … Continue Reading

  4. Obituaries

    Friday 30 November 2001

    Gregory Hinesarguably the ‘greatest tap dancer of his generation’ died aged 57. The dancer and choreographer starred in The Cotton Club (1984), acted alongside Mikhail Baryshnikov in White Nights and… Continue Reading

  5. Turner Prize

    Friday 9 November 2001

    The dispute between Turner Prize Nominee Isaac Julien and Javier De Frutos over the copyright of the multiscreen piece The Long Road to Mazatlan, which Julien made with De Frutos as choreographer and performer h… Continue Reading

  6. Paying for the Privilege?

    Monday 29 October 2001

    Paying for the Privilege? On Monday 15 October Dance UK alongside Dance Umbrella hosted a debate entitled Paying for the Privilege?. Chaired by Deborah Bull and with contributions from Evan Davies, BBC Economics… Continue Reading

  7. Ross Stretton

    Ross Stretton

    Friday 26 October 2001

    For latest on resignation click here Ross StrettonThis week Australian Ross Stretton launched his first production as the Royal Ballet’s new director. He tells Ismene Brown from the Daily Telegraph about h… Continue Reading

  8. Sarah Wildor

    Sarah Wildor's

    Friday 12 October 2001

    Sarah Wildor To Leave Royal BalletPrincipal Dancer Sarah Wildor has decided to leave The Royal Ballet and the company are stressing that it is at her own request. Sarah was born in Essex and trained locally bef… Continue Reading

  9. Jane Dudley in 'New World A-comin'' 1945

    Jane Dudley

    Monday 1 October 2001

    Jane Dudley Born New York 3 April 1912; died London 19 September 2001. Jane Dudley was a member of the Martha Graham Company from 1937 – 44 and continued to work with them as a guest artist. She was Artist… Continue Reading

  10. Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

    Matthew Bourne Creates New Company

    Tuesday 4 September 2001

    Matthew Bourne Creates New Company The rumoured split between Katherine Dore and Matthew Bourne has been big news across the dance scene over the summer months creating gossip, speculation and unease, but finall… Continue Reading

  11. Christopher Bruce

    Friday 31 August 2001

    Christopher Bruce,artistic director of the Rambert Dance Company, talks about the rehearsals for a new work celebrating the 75th anniversary of the company’s foundation – @ 10am on Thursday & Fri… Continue Reading

  12. The Royal Opera House

    Exploding Potato Closes House...

    Monday 20 August 2001

    Exploding Potato Closes House.The Opera House was evacuated last night in the second interval of a performance given by the visiting San Francisco Ballet. Audience members stood on the streets of Covent Garden w… Continue Reading

  13. Michael Flatley

    Monday 30 July 2001

    Michael Flatley, 43, creator of Riverdance, has given his final stage performance at the end of his Feet of Flames World Tour, in Dallas last weekend. However there are plans for him to co-script and star in a f… Continue Reading

  14. Jamie Bell

    Jamie Bell

    Wednesday 25 July 2001

    Jamie Bell,the 15 year old star of Billy Elliot is to be the subject of a documentary by Stephen Daldry, director the Oscar winning film. Bell’s own life echoes the ‘rags to riches’ story told … Continue Reading

  15. Peter Badejo OBE

    Wednesday 11 July 2001

    Peter Badejo OBEPeter Badejo received the OBE at Buckingham Palace on Thursday 12 July. The founder of Badejo Arts is one of Nigeria’s foremost choreographers, dancers and African performance specialists. … Continue Reading


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