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Dancing Times April 2016

April 2016

Dancing Times, April 2016 Volume 106 Issue 126


Cover stories


27 – A study in limitations. Dominic Antonucci introduces The Moor’s Pavane

35 – Hand in glove. Jane Pritchard highlights an exhibition organised by choreographer Lea Anderson

48 – Letter from St Petersburg. Igor Stupnikov meets Ekaterina Borchenko

78 – Ballroom romance. Alison Gallagher-Hughes talks to Natascha Karabey, the “professionals’ professional”



17 – Creative glue. The art of the chief executive by Paul Arrowsmith

21 – Ballet in a global city. Francis Yeoh finds out about Singapore Dance Theatre

31 – Moving in a new direction. Nicola Rayner talks to Kele Baker about Strictly, and ancient therapeutic practices

39 – Just us. David Mead drops in on Ballet Theatre UK

42 – Preserving the legacy. Gerald Dowler looks at the works of Pina Bausch, Merce Cunningham and Paul Taylor


Dance Today


82 – Fashion on the ration. Zoë Anderson on wartime dances and fashions

84 – Tips on technique by James Whitehead

85 – Technique clinic by Phil Meacham

86 – Simon’s Guide to Swing by Simon Selmon

87 – Stepping Out by Marianka Swain

88 – Notes from the dance floor

90 – Somewhere in time by Jack Reavely


6 – News. Breakin’ Convention 2016, Rosie Kay Q&A

12 – Letters

15 – Talking Point by Alice Rush

46 – Variety Lights. Barbara Newman on Mrs Henderson Presents, and Marianka Swain on Motown the Musical, both of which have just opened in the West End

51 – Notes from New York. Jack Anderson sees a blooming dance scene

53 – Media. New books and DVDs

55 – Dance Scene. Reviews this month include: Flamenco Festival London, Immortal Tango, Mark Bruce Company, Scottish Dance Theatre, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet, Sarasota Ballet, Paris Opéra Ballet and Norwegian National Ballet

93 – People. Leanne Benjamin

94 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis meets Northern Ballet’s Jenny Hackwell

99 – Obituaries. Marianne Balchin,
Peter Maxwell Davies

101 – Products

102 – Education. IDTC 2016, Linda Jasper

106 – Health. Debbie Malina looks at coping with asthma, with particular relevance for those suffering from the condition who wish to dance

111 – Classified

112 – Calendar. Our guide to what’s on in the UK and internationally

118 – Listings

122 – Last Dance. We look back to April 1976

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