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In the lead-up to the opening of new venues in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, Anna CY Chan is embracing technology to broaden dance audiences and develop future talent.
How did Sadler’s Wells manage to increase its membership and ticket sales while cutting discounts and other incentives? Sebastian Cheswright Cater shares the secrets of their success.
After almost a decade guiding others at the Clore Leadership Programme, Sue Hoyle reflects on those that have influenced her career.
Dance development agency Pavilion Dance South West will co-ordinate ‘Surf the Wave’, a programme of talent development and artist support leading up to a showcase in May 2019.
The project marks a change in strategy for funder Sport England, which had signalled its willingness to consider how dance could tackle inactivity.
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s David Bintley remembers Frederick Ashton and others who have shaped and guided his career.
Scottish Ballet’s first digital season gave the company the opportunity to experiment with new technologies, but would audiences like it? Charlotte Gross tells the story.
Although the new portfolio will contain seven more dance organisations, three regional dance development agencies have lost funding.
Why do boys tend to give up dance classes when they reach their teens? Kate Laho and Natalie Holasz discuss the findings of a recent survey conducted by The Place.
A European Union-funded dance project won ‘success story’ status from a panel of experts for its impact, creative approach and the inspiration it gave others. Carole Blade tells the story.
Producer Patrick Collier names the inspiring, perceptive and – occasionally – annoying people who have guided his working life.
When choreographing a new contemporary dance work for young people, Rosie Kay committed to really listening to their concerns and beliefs – and it took the work in a surprising new direction.
1,000 older people will benefit from the extension of a ‘Dance to Health’ programme involving arts partners including Yorkshire Dance and Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Digital platforms enhance audience engagement in museums and galleries but can the same be done in the performing arts? Ben Walmsley discusses a research project in contemporary dance.
Election candidates are being asked to recognise and campaign to mitigate the strains facing the dance sector.
As she prepares to step down from the company she founded over 30 years ago, Avril Hitman reflects on her career at the forefront of inclusive dance.
Hip hop theatre choreographers are too often seen as outreach workers rather than artists, but a new initiative is trying to change that. Lee Griffiths explains how.
After co-founding a successful dance company, Francesca Moseley reflects on her career as a producer, the support she has received and what it’s like to work freelance.
After updating its approach to data collection and sharing, Sadler’s Wells noticed a surge in email sign-ups for its visiting companies. Sebastian Cheswright Cater and Matt Kirby tell the story.
Many international dance companies tour the UK thanks to the Dance Consortium, but venues, young dancers and many others also benefit from its work. Ros Robins explains how.