March 2006

  1. 'Movin Out' is moving in

    Friday 31 March 2006

    The Broadway hit with choreography by Twyla Th*arp and music by *Billy Joel opens at the Apollo Victoria on 10 April. “Twyla had a really intense, strong vision, and sometimes the best thing you can do is … Continue Reading

  2. Val Bourne founder and director, Dance Umbrella

    Wednesday 29 March 2006

    Retires after this years festival. Judith Mackrell suggests it might be time for a restructure. ‘…a divide is emerging between those who insist that Umbrella must somehow be maintained in its curren… Continue Reading

  3. Theatre Museum closure in question

    Wednesday 29 March 2006

    The Royal Opera House is to mount a rescue bid for the neighbouring Theatre Museum in Covent Garden. Director Tony Hall said “There are some really hard financial questions to answer. I’m confident, … Continue Reading

  4. Gary Avis

    Wednesday 22 March 2006

    is dancing in a new work for the Royal Ballet by Canadian choreographer Matjash Mrozewski which opens on Saturday. ‘Whatever he does on stage, no matter how small the role, this is one dancer who consisten… Continue Reading

  5. It takes two..

    Wednesday 22 March 2006

    There are many places to tango in Buenos Aires – but only one gay milonga – the word for any place where tango is danced. “There are different theories about the history of men dancing togethe… Continue Reading

  6. From Russia - this summer

    Wednesday 22 March 2006

    Both the Mariinsky (formerly the Kirov) and the Bolshoi Ballet companies visit London this summer. The Bolshoi are at the Royal Opera House and the Mariinsky at the Coliseum in July and August. Read more in the … Continue Reading

  7. Crouching Tiger - the musical

    Wednesday 15 March 2006

    Bob and Harvey Weinstein look set to bring a version of Ang Lee’s film to the stage. Independent, 14 Mar Continue Reading

  8. Siobhan Davies Studios - main studio
Photo: Richard Bryant

    Siobhan Davies Dance

    Monday 13 March 2006

    Siobhan Davies Dance is now in its new home in Southwark. Designed by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, (best known for the ‘Straw Bale House’ in North London), Siobhan Davies Studios is a major £4.2m… Continue Reading

  9. Ashley Page

    Monday 13 March 2006

    - has turned Scottish Ballet fortunes aroung in the four years he’s been there. This week they bring Cinderella and a triple bill of Forsythe, Petronio and Balanchine to “Sadlers Wells”:. ̵… Continue Reading

  10. Men in tights - and tutus

    Monday 6 March 2006

    Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo are back at the Peacock Theatre this month. ‘Everybody loves the Trocks because their delicious blend of high art and low comedy has an almost universal appeal –… Continue Reading

  11. Colour blind casting

    Friday 3 March 2006

    The new cast of Billy Elliot – the Musical includes an ethnically diverse line up of boys playing the star role, thanks to a new training scheme. Announcing the new cast Director Stephen Daldry said, ̶… Continue Reading

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