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Dancing Times May 2016

May 2016

Dancing Times, May 2016 Volume 106 Issue 1269

Cover stories

17 – Dancing for joy. Nicola Rayner meets ballroom dancers Sara Andracchio and Andrea Ghigiarelli

21 – A frisson of the forbidden. Sanjoy Roy takes a look at horror in dance

94 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis meets English National Ballet’s Cesar Corrales


25 – The master storyteller. Choreographer Drew McOnie explains the value of narrative dance toMarianka Swain

28 – Containing a choreographer’s ideas. John Macfarlane, designer of The Royal Ballet’s new Frankenstein, talks to Paul Arrowsmith. Photographs by Andrej Uspenski

33 – Cannes can. Christina Gallea Roy pays a visit to the Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes de Rosella Hightower

37 – Karole Armitage comes to London. Iris Fanger meets a choreographer presenting works in London and Boston this month

40 – Preserving the legacy. Gerald Dowler concludes his series by talking to the répétiteurs and coaches Christopher Carr, Bronwen Curry and Jane Bourne

Dance Today

76 – Stepping up. Alison Gallagher-Hughes talks to three Latin American couples who have made the move from amateur to pro

82 – The race is on. Alison Gallagher-Hughes goes behind the scenes at the recording of the new Empress Orchestra album

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. Royal Ballet plans for 2016–17

13 – Letters

15 – Talking Point by Bill Harpe

45 – Letter from St Petersburg by Igor Stupnikov

47 – Notes from New York by Jack Anderson

49 – Media

51 – Dance Scene. Reviews this month include Ballet Black, BalletLORENT, Richard Alston Dance Company, National Youth Dance, English National Ballet

93 – People. Mary Clarke, Luke Schaufuss

98 – Obituaries. Peter Fairweather, Andy Fox, Jill Tookey, Brenda Naylor

101 – Products

102 – Education. Ballet Central, BDF videos

106 – Health. Debbie Malina explores the ways people with disabilities can enjoy dance

111 – Classified

112 – Calendar

118 – Listings

122 – Last Dance

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