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Dancing Times May 2017

May 2017

Dancing Times, May 2017 Volume 107 Issue 1281

Cover Stories

18 – Italian fish and chips. Nicola Rayner meets former Professional Latin dancer Maurizio Vescovo

40 – Variety Lights. Barbara Newman reviews An American in Paris, 42nd Street and The Life

44 – Letter from St Petersburg. Igor Stupnikov interviews the Maryinsky Ballet’s Yuri Fateyev

76 – Lights, camera, dancing. Alison Gallagher-Hughes describes her time as an extra in the movie Away


22 – A stage magician. Designer Bob Crowley interviewed by Paul Arrowsmith

27 – Tutu! Elaine Mayson talks to Mthuthulezi November about Fiona Sargeant, his ballet teacher in South Africa

30 – Scènes de ballet. Daniel Pratt on performing Frederick Ashton’s ballet

32 – On Parade. Jane Pritchard highlights an avant garde ballet

37 – The memoirs of Nadia Nerina. Nadia Nerina recounts her visit to the Soviet Union

Dance Today

81 – Bringing home the bling. Lee Knights on pioneering medals tests in salsa

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. By Vikki Jane Vile

90 – Somewhere in time. By Jack Reavely


6 – News. The Royal Ballet’s new season, Studio Wayne McGregor

12 – Letters

17 – Talking Point. By Christopher Nourse

42 – FRANCE/dance. By Laura Cappelle

47 – Notes from New York. By Jack Anderson

49 – Media. Barbara Newman reviews new Pina Bausch books and DVDs

51 – Dance Scene. Reviews include English National Ballet, New Adventures, National Ballet of Canada, Sarasota Ballet

93 – People. Anne Walker, Peter Schaufuss

94 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis meets Northern Ballet’s Filippo di Vilio

98 – Obituaries. Trisha Brown, Robert Harrold, Rona Hart

101 – Products

105 – Education. Phyllis Bedells Bursary, Tring Park School, Science in Dance, Central School of Ballet

108 – Health. Debbie Malina looks at the Keep Fit Association

111 – Classified

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

118 – Listings. Where to learn to dance

122 – Last Dance. We look back to May 1977

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