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Dancing Times June 2015

June 2015

June 2015 Volume 105 Issue 1258


Cover stories

14 / Swan Lake in a sea container. Jonathan Gray travelled to Tokyo with Birmingham Royal Ballet to find out what is involved when a ballet company goes on tour

27 / The future of dance. Laura Dodge reports from the first ever industry-wide conference for dance in the UK. Photographs by Elliott Franks

82 / BBC Young Dancer. Zoë Anderson attends the finals of the BBC’s new dance competition




19 / A formidable dance challenge. Trader Faulkner remembers an encounter with the great Spanish dancer, Antonio

23 / A beacon for modern dance, but what of ballet? David Mead explores the ballet scene in Taiwan

31 / The winner takes it all? Dominic Antonucci considers the pros and cons of dance competitions




06 / Dance Matters. Sadler’s Wells winter season

10 / Letters

12 / Talking Point. Chris May thinks the Department of Culture, Media and Sport needs breaking up

34 / Dance Scene. Reviews include Diana Vishneva, The Royal Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, and La Scala, Milan

55 / Letter from St Petersburg. Igor Stupnikov attends Dance Open

57 / Notes from New York. Jack Anderson sees works new and old

59 / Dance Media

61 / Dance People. Lisa-Maree Cullum, César Morales

62 / Obituaries. Jocelyn Mather, Maya Plisetskaya, Kathrine Sorley Walker

64 / Dance Health. Debbie Malina considers how acupuncture can help dancers

69 / Dance Education. Roger Tully, IDTC 2015

75 / Classified

76 / Where to Learn

85 / Calendar


Into Dance


79 / Dancer of the Month. Scottish Ballet’s Bethany Kingsley-Garner interviewed by Margaret Willis

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