March 18, 2019

Within the ballet world, it is impossible to miss the absence of diversity amongst dancers performing on stage, which—still today—are overwhelmingly white. In the last years, the lack of inclusivity in ballet has been underlined and brought to popular attention includi...

February 20, 2019

When mythical Tanztheater Wuppertal graces London with a visit to Sadler’s Wells, dance aficionados are presented with an unmissable opportunity to (re)connect with Pina Bausch, the company’s iconic artistic director from 1973 until her death in 2009. The German choreo...

February 15, 2019

In many businesses and corporations, staff is organised by hierarchy. Large ballet companies such as the Royal Ballet make no exception and are structured similarly. In most cases, dancers first join the Royal Ballet as ‘Artists’, eventually being promoted gradually to...

February 11, 2019

Hitting its third week mark, Resolution continues at The Place showcasing intriguing fresh contemporary dance. Following the festival’s usual formula, the evening presents three new pieces by three different choreographers. Looking at highly stimulating work, it is ext...

November 22, 2018

Offering a highly diversified Triple Bill, the Royal Ballet showcases its capability to brilliantly present and dance a wide range of choreographic styles. After premiering a brand new narrative ballet by Alastair Marriott, the company re-explores its contemporary esse...

November 8, 2018

King’s Cultural Experience Award is one of the university’s award modules that focuses on experiential learning. The 10-week programme consists of creative workshops at different arts institutions across London. The diversity of experiences gives students an opportunit...

November 8, 2018

Marie Rambert, a Polish immigrant and former Ballets Russes dancer, founded her own dance company in London in 1926, which makes Rambert the UK’s oldest contemporary dance company. For nearly a century, the dancers have been presenting impactful work from international...

November 4, 2018

Tuesday October 30th and Wednesday October 31st 2018

Tickets: £12 - £45

This week, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s take on London begins by Fire & Fury. The mixed-bill, whose title does recall a quote from recent US presidential declarations, is announced as “fuelled by power...

October 17, 2018

While painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts; Dimitris Papaioannou was performing at the same time both as a dancer  and as an actor. With the creation of Edafos Dance Theatre in 1896, his career shifted to performing arts. Papaioannou gained international recognit...

October 14, 2018

10th – 13th October

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Twenty years ago, Sadler’s Wells inaugurated a brand-new theatre tailored for dance. To celebrate the anniversary, an exhilarating triple-bill was specifically curated. However, the past is not the main focus of this special evening. Before...

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