February 2016 (published: 26/01/2016) February 2016

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Dancing Times February 2016

February 2016

Cover stories

17 – Ready to move on. Nicola Rayner meets up with former Strictly Come Dancing professional Robin Windsor

21 – MOVE IT 2016

76 – From seaside to Shanghai. Alison Gallagher-Hughes finds out about Blackpool Dance Festival China


23 – A Month in the Country. The ballet and the play investigated by Paul Arrowsmith

29 – The Royal Danish Ballet School. Jenny Veldhuis pays a visit

32 – The quiet revolutionary. Gerald Dowler interviews Manuel Legris, the French director of the Vienna State Ballet

37 – Nights in the theatres of Spain. Barbara Newman watches traditional and contemporary dance in Madrid and Mallorca

41 – Preserving butterflies. In the second of his series of articles about preserving choreographic legacies, Gerald Dowler looks at how the works of Ashton and Balanchine are cared for

45 – On the fast track. David Mead talks to Justin Peck, New York City Ballet’s choreographer in residence. Photographs by Paul Kolnik

Dance Today

80 – Couple Dancing, Street Style. Lee Knights explores new hustle, a 1970s style brought up to date

82 – Tips on technique by James Whitehead

83 – Technique clinic by Phil Meacham

84 – Simon’s Guide to Swing by Simon Selmon

85 – Stepping Out by Marianka Swain

86 – Notes from the Dance Floor

88 – Somewhere in time by Jack Reavely


6 – News. Win cinema tickets for Giselle

12 – Letters

15 – Talking Point by Phil Meacham

49 – Letter from St Petersburg by Igor Stupnikov

51 – Notes from New York by Jack Anderson

53 – Media

55 – Dance Scene. Reviews include The Royal Ballet and Paris Opéra Ballet

91 – People. New Year Honours for Matthew Bourne, Tamara Rojo and others

92 – Dancer of the Month. New Adventures’ Ashley Shaw interviewed by Margaret Willis

96 – Obituaries. Joan Kent, Madeleine Lytton, Mary Schon

99 – Products

101 – Education. Northern Ballet School, Salsa and Rueda medals, and Spanish Dance Society

107 – Health. Debbie Malina concludes her look at postgraduate courses in dance medicine and science available in the UK

111 – Classified

113 – Calendar. Our guide to performances in the UK and abroad

118 – Listings

122 – Last Dance

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