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WAYNE MCGREGOR TO CREATE NEW WORLD-CLASS ARTS SPACE AT HERE EAST IN QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK

February 25, 2015

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WAYNE MCGREGOR TO CREATE NEW WORLD-CLASS ARTS SPACE AT HERE EAST IN QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK   Leading international choreographer Wayne McGregor and his company will open a new world-class arts space in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2016. Studio Wayne McGregor – to be built within Here East – will be a home for […]

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance

July 8, 2014

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English National Ballet commission Cameron McMillan to create new work for Big Dance English National Ballet has commissioned award-winning choreographer, Cameron McMillan to create a new work for Big Dance in West London. The piece, Kinetic Echo – Our Dancing Selves, explores questions of online identity and self expression and will be performed at Westfield […]

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DARCEY BUSSELL AND THE MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCH BIG DANCE 2014

July 2, 2014

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Darcey Bussell and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson warm up at City Hall in London for Big Dance 2014, 5–13 July.

DARCEY BUSSELL AND THE MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCH BIG DANCE 2014  GLASGOW, LONDON AND SYDNEY JOIN UP FOR BIG COMMONWEALTH DANCE   Big Dance Special Ambassador, Darcey Bussell, and Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, launched Big Dance 2014 today, Wednesday 2 July, at City Hall in London, with a warm up for this year’s Big Dance, […]

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Derry~Londonderry launches first UK City of Culture Programme

October 25, 2012

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Derry~Londonderry launches first UK City of Culture Programme

Derry~Londonderry launches first UK City of Culture Programme to include The Royal Ballet The programme for Derry~Londonderry 2013, the UK’s first City of Culture, was announced today. Derry~Londonderry in Northern Ireland will play host to a world-class programme which includes the Turner Prize presented outside England for the first time; a new commission by the […]

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MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012

July 6, 2012

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Arlene Phillips and Boris Johnson

MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012 Kate Prince sets the nation dancing St Pancras Station the stage for dancers from every part of the UK Part of the London 2012 Festival Today, dancers from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and from across England, converged on the platforms of St Pancras International Station for the Mayor […]

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MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012

June 27, 2012

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Big Dance 2012

MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012 Kate Prince sets the nation dancing St Pancras Station the stage for dancers from every part of the UK Part of the London 2012 Festival Dancers from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and across England, will converge on the platforms of St Pancras International Station on Thursday 5 July […]

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BIG DANCE AN INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON

May 14, 2012

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Londoners take part in finale of the T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 on July 10, 2010 in London, England. Today's 'Big World Dance', involving thousands of dancers, is the climax of over 850 dance events that have taken place in the captial over the last 9 days. The T-Mobile Big Dance 2010, is London's Legacy Trust UK programme led by the Mayor of London in partnership with Arts Council England.

BIG DANCE AN INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON ·      PARTNERSHIPS WITH OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES HOST CITIES BEIJING AND RIO UNVEILED ·      COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO BIG DANCE WEEK WITH HUNDREDS OF EVENTS ACROSS LONDON AND ALL OVER THE UK ·      OVER HALF A MILLION SCHOOLCHILDREN ACROSS THE GLOBE TAKE PART IN GUINNESS WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT The international programme […]

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Olivier Awards 2012 with MasterCard celebrates links between New York and London

January 24, 2012

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Imelda Staunton & Michael Ball backstage at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Olivier Awards 2012 with MasterCard celebrates links between New York and London ·       Olivier Awards Ceremony held at the Royal Opera House for the first time in its entirety on Sunday 15 April 2012 hosted by  West End stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, with extensive coverage on BBC tv, radio and online ·       Stars […]

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Leading artists from around the world head up first commissions for the London 2012 Festival

December 7, 2010

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ballet dancer Tamara Rojo poses on pointe

Today an announcement from The Royal Opera House heralds the first group of commissions and special projects for the London 2012 Festival – and The Royal Ballet are included. Please see attached iPad painting created specially for today’s announcement by David Hockney. His exhibition will be at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2012. Sent […]

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DIRTY DANCING AT A TOP SECRET LOCATION AND THE STAR STUDDED LAUNCH OF BIG DANCE 2010

July 1, 2010

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Sheridan Smith, Jerry Mitchell, Mayor Boris Johnson and Camilla Dallerup

WE WANT THREE MILLION DANCING BY 2012! So say the organisers of Big Dance 2010.  How are they going to make this happen ? With 850 events across the capital over 9 days   West End stars join Boris Johnson at Palladium stage to kick off T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 Ruth Brill, Artist, English National […]

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Ballet NEWS | THE CLOCK STARTS FOR THE COUNTDOWN TO THE T-MOBILE BIG DANCE 2010

May 20, 2010

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two dancers in front of a red bus

Dance Champion Arlene Phillips launches the T-Mobile Big Dance Bus at Sadler’s Wells © David Parry/ PA • Programme announced for The T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 • The T-Mobile Big Dance Bus launched by Arlene Phillips • Londoners invited to join the biggest street dance in the world The six-week countdown begins today for The […]

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Ballet NEWS | BIG DANCE 2010

January 21, 2010

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two dancers in Swan Lake

Photograph :  David Parry/PA PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR BIG DANCE 2010 AND 2012: LONDON’S MAYOR INVITES EVERYONE TO DANCE • 10,000 people take part in show-stopping Big World Dance in the streets of London in July 2010 • Wayne McGregor to choreograph London in 2012 • £2.89 million funding from Legacy Trust UK for London’s Big […]

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