There is plenty to see this season that will inspire students of dance. Innovation has been the key word for Rambert Dance Company which is celebrating 85 years at the heart of British dance with its Seven For a Secret tour. The programme is of three works which all feature music played live by the Rambert Orchestra. For details, step to
The Nutcracker, with Tchaikovsky’s marvellous music is a much-loved show and companies performing the classic include Matthew Bourne (Sadler’s Wells), English National Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet. By contrast, the Balletboyz are inspiring a new generation of dancers and fans through their performances that highlight the sheer physicality and strength of the art form, as well as its beauty and grace. Keep an eye out for tour details through
As you know, Ink Pellet does try to ‘get down with the kidz’ and you can’t get more ‘down’ than ‘krumping’ – a form of street dance, which is energetic, expressive and exaggerated. Warwick University even held a masterclass of the style earlier this year!
Finally tickets go on sale next month for Move It, ( the giant dance extravaganza at Olympia in London. The show attracts the biggest movers and shakers (no pun intended, honest!) in the dance business.