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Dancing Times April 2017

April 2017


Dancing Times, April 2017 Volume 107 Issue 1280

Cover Stories

17 – Dirty, flirty and thirty. As Dirty Dancing celebrates its 30th anniversary, Nicola Rayner explores its enduring appeal

21 – Positioning ballet. Maggie Foyer attends a conference that looks to the future of ballet

42 – Making dreams come true. Graham Watts reports on ballet’s Grand Audition

78 – Taxing dance. Lee Knights explains how dance schools have been hit by a recent tax ruling


Features

27 – Junior Ballets. Jenny Veldhuis is impressed by a collaboration between Cannes Jeune Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, and Houston Ballet II

31 – Ashton rediscovered. Jonathan Gray attends a series of masterclasses focusing on the choreography of Frederick Ashton

35 – Madam or Madam Wanda? Anna Mackey investigates who really founded ballet in Ireland

39 – MOVE IT 2017. Vikki Jane Vile reports from the UK’s biggest dance event


Dance Today

82 – Dance Today Dance Teacher of the Year 2017. Zoë Anderson introduces our winner

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. Lee Knights on Afro Cuban Fiesta

90 – Somewhere in time. By Jack Reavely


Regulars

6 – News. English National Ballet, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace, Edinburgh International Festival

12 – Letters

15 – Talking Point. By Gavin McCaig

45 – Variety Lights. Barbara Newman reviews The Wild Party and Twelfth Night

47 – Letter from St Petersburg. By Igor Stupnikov

49 – Notes from New York. By Jack Anderson

51 – Media. New books and DVDs

53 – Dance Scene. Reviews include Resolution at The Place, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Julie Cunningham, Northern Ballet, Project Polunin

93 – People. Charlie Stemp, Nicolai Legat

94 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis meets English National Ballet’s Madison Keesler

99 – Obituaries. Giannandrea Poesio, Mary Willis

103 – Products

104 – Education. Dance Teacher Conference, new RAD headquarters

106 – Health. Debbie Malina looks at burnout

111 – Classified

112 – Calendar

118 – Listings

122 – Last Dance

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