Love Stories, Ocean Floor and My Light Shines On

The latest online premiere from Alvin Ailey, Scottish Ballet celebrates the enduring spirit of the Edinburgh Festivals, and a gorgeous showcase of a romantic and creative union.

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Windrush: Movement of the People

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s acclaimed 2018 show retraces passengers’ steps from the Caribbean to Tilbury Dock via the SS Empire Windrush.

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BWW Interview: Janie Dee

The actress discusses the upcoming concert of A Little Night Music at Opera Holland Park.

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Lullaby

If you need a moment of calm, try balletLORENT’s languid, meditative film, featuring dancers filming from their lockdown locales – including London, Newcastle and Scandinavia.

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Kwame Kwei-Armah interview

I spoke to the Young Vic’s Artistic Director about his theatre journey, ahead of a dedicated BBC imagine documentary.

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Jekyll & Hyde, Burberry Inspire and Indoors

Drew McOnie’s stylish dance thriller for the Old Vic, Northern Ballet joins forces with American Ballet Theatre for a transatlantic digital project, and Scottish Ballet’s lockdown work featuring 28 doors and 36 dancers.

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Manon and Dream

The Royal Ballet’s Sarah Lamb superbly conveys Manon’s knotty psychology in Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate production, while the National Dance Company Wales share Christopher Bruce’s sporting Dream to mark what would have been the opening of the Tokyo Olympics.

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Summer Shorts and ENB classes

Marquee TV’s Summer Shorts festival has plenty of dance goodies, including Marianela Nunez dancing to Nina Simone, while English National Ballet offers online workshops for keen teens.

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The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Royal Opera House Online

ZooNation put their hip-hop spin on Lewis Carroll in this witty Kate Prince production – now available online.

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Dracula, Northern Ballet

Bram Stoker’s Gothic tale becomes ballet with a bite in David Nixon’s darkly seductive production – now available on iPlayer.

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