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Dancing Times September 2017

September 2017

Dancing Times, September 2017 Volume 107 Issue 1285

Cover Stories

15 – Life after the Bolshoi. Margaret Willis meets Svetlana Lunkina, who is making a new life in Canada

21 – Gala for Grenfell. Photographs by Elliott Franks

30 – Willing to show. Zoë Anderson talks to Ben Duke about his new work for Rambert

39 – The memoirs of Nadia Nerina. Nadia Nerina recounts her decision to stop dancing


23 – Somewhat elevated. Nicola Rayner on a new partnership in exhibition dancing

28 – Chagall on stage. Jonathan Gray introduces an exhibition of stage designs and costumes by Marc Chagall

35 – On stage. Jenny Veldhuis discovers how extra performance opportunities have benefited the students of Berlin’s State Ballet School

42 – Turning the Titanic. Graham Watts talks to Tamás Solymosi, director of the Hungarian State Ballet

Dance Today

74 – Judgement time. Marianka Swain delves into the world of ballroom judging

78 – Building a successful dance school. By Sarah Gittins

80 – Tips on technique. By James Whitehead

81 – Technique clinic. By Phil Meacham

82 – Simon’s Guide to Swing. By Simon Selmon

83 – Stepping Out. By Marianka Swain

84 – Notes from the dance floor. By Lee Knights

86 – Somewhere in time. By Jack Reavely


6 – News. Acosta Danza, Bournemouth Summer Festival

12 – Talking Point by Shobana Jeyasingh

47 – Variety Lights. Barbara Newman on butoh in south London and Hoochie Koochie at the Barbican

49 – FRANCE/dance by Laura Cappelle

51 – Letter from St Petersburg by Igor Stupnikov

53 – Notes from New York by Jack Anderson

55 – Dance Scene. Reviews include Tanguera, English National Ballet, Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, National Ballet of Canada, Stuttgart Ballet

89 – People. English National Ballet promotions, Phil Ashby

90 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis meets Rambert’s Stephen Quildan

95 – Obituaries. Nathan David

97 – Products

99 – Education. The Royal Ballet School

105 – Health. Debbie Malina marks the fifth anniversary of the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science

109 – Classified

110 – Calendar

118 – Listings. Where to learn to dance in the UK

122 – Last Dance. We look back to September 1977

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