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Stepping Out

Is it time for a same-sex couple on Strictly? In May, Craig Revel Horwood said a same-sex pair would compete on the show “this year or next year”, adding: “There are competitions throughout the world that have same-sex couples. You just … Continue reading

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War stories and Scottish shake-up

My articles in the March issue of Dance Today, out now: Fighting words A deferential revival of Joan Littlewood’s iconic Oh What A Lovely War at Richmond Theatre acts more as effective primer than call to arms Stepping Out The Gay Gordons blend tradition with revolution … Continue reading

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Top teachers, best adverts and the world of showdance

My articles in the February issue of Dance Today, out now: Just ad dance How does fleet-footed advertising affect the dance industry as a whole, and what made our top 10 ads? Teacher of the Year 2015 As we open our competition, dance luminaries pay … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 9

Post-Blackpool week is traditionally a Strictly slump, and there was malaise in the form of Frankie enduring Viennese, Steve wincing through jive and Mark visibly relieved to survive tango. However, we also had the majestic return of Jake’s hips, Pixie’s … Continue reading

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Salsa secrets, puppets and World Book Day

New in the Dance Today section: Coming out of the shadows From the Oscars and the Olympics to Sadler’s Wells, a look at the renaissance of shadow theatre Going solo The best ballroom classes and activities that don’t require a partner, and how to … Continue reading

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Going solo, shadow theatre and Valentine’s quiz

In the February issue of Dance Today, out now, my articles include: Coming out of the shadows From the Oscars to the Olympics, a look at the renaissance of shadow theatre, plus a preview of Pilobolus Dance Theatre’s new Sadler’s Wells … Continue reading

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