July 2005

  1. Jude Kelly

    Jude Kelly joins the South Bank Centre

    Friday 29 July 2005

    The South Bank Centre has announced that Jude Kelly is to become its Artistic Director. Theatre director Jude Kelly is also Chair of the Arts, Education and Culture Committee for London 2012, responsible for the… Continue Reading

  2. East London Dance 
Olympic Links
Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Dance & Olympic bid success

    Wednesday 27 July 2005

    As the East of London looks forward to the regeneration of the area that the 2012 Olympics will bring to the area, two dance organisations were delighted to have been part of the successful bid. East London Danc… Continue Reading

  3. 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'
Adam Cooper & Sarah Wildor
Sadler's Wells, 21 Jul - 14 Aug

    Cooper's Seduction

    Tuesday 19 July 2005

    As Adam Cooper’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses comes to London, he talks to Ismene Brown about his preference for ‘meaty’ roles. “[Vicomte of] Valmont is his wickedest and most seductive role … Continue Reading

  4. Ballet tops them all

    Tuesday 19 July 2005

    Charlotte Higgins champions ballet and explains why she feels it beats a night at the theatre or opera, “there exists an art form that can floor opera with one flick of its gracefully pointed toe: ballet.&… Continue Reading

  5. Sarah Wildor

    Tuesday 19 July 2005

    gives an insight into how she stays fit & healthy, plus how she chooses to wind down. “If I’m not dancing every day … I go to the gym, play squash and do yoga. It’s refreshing to take… Continue Reading

  6. Forsythe and the Kirov

    Friday 15 July 2005

    Radical choreographer William Forysthe initially refused a request to work with the Kirov – but they persisted – and are bringing a programme of his work to London. Lyndsey Winship reports in the Ind… Continue Reading

  7. Michael Clark
Photo: Allan Titmuss

    The Michael Clark Company

    Friday 15 July 2005

    - is to become an Artistic Associate of the Barbican. The three year partnership has evolved out of Clark’s previous visits to the venue. During BITE:04 (Barbican International Theatre Events) he choreogra… Continue Reading

  8. Zero Degrees

    Tuesday 12 July 2005

    Akram Khan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Nitin Sawhney & Antony Gormley have collaborated to create Zero Degrees – a piece about points of difference and points of return. Judith Mackrell talks to each of th… Continue Reading

  9. Dance Honours

    Monday 11 July 2005

    Akram Khan was awarded the MBE as part of the recent Queens Birthday Honours list for ‘services to dance’. Also honoured in the New Years List at the beginning of the year were Royal Ballet star Lea… Continue Reading

  10. New Paris Dance Festival

    Monday 11 July 2005

    Paris is hosting an open air dance festival from 5 – 23 July, with San Francisco Ballet. And did it rain on the Opening Night? Well it did… but it sounds like it didn’t dampen an extraordinary … Continue Reading

  11. The show goes on again

    Friday 8 July 2005

    *All scheduled dance and musical performances inLondon will go ahead tonight, Friday 8 July***After the terrorist attacks in London yesterday all West End theatres shut down for the first time since the Blitz in… Continue Reading

  12. New Swan flies in

    Friday 8 July 2005

    The Australian Ballet’s take on ** Swan Lake **p. has done for the status of ballet in the company’s home country what Matthew Bourne’s did in the UK, according to Jenny Gilbert. ‘Yet it… Continue Reading

  13. Billy Elliott the musical

    Friday 8 July 2005

    - is “mawkish”, “repetitive” and “camp”, according to John Lahr, theatre critic of the New Yorker “The British love musicals,” he writes. “They just don̵… Continue Reading

  14. Uliana Lopatkina

    Friday 8 July 2005

    - appearing soon in London with the Kirov Ballet, is universally described as the greatest ballerina today in Russia. Read more in the Telegraph, 9 Jul Continue Reading

  15. 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'
Adam Cooper & Sarah Wildor
Sadler's Wells, 21 Jul - 14 Aug

    Dangerous Liasons

    Friday 1 July 2005

    Adam Cooper’s dance version of *Les Liaisons Dangeureuses* arrives at Sadler’s Wells later this month. He appears in it alongside his wife Sarah Wildor. They talk to Judith Mackrell about co-starring… Continue Reading

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