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Olivier Awards 2016: Hits and Misses

As expected, the 40th anniversary Olivier Awards showered trophies on the sensational Gypsy. Imelda Staunton and Lara Pulver’s performances and Mark Henderson’s lighting were recognised, and the production took Best Musical Revival. But there were surprises elsewhere, with starry shows … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my July MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Dig deep Take an active role in uncovering London’s history during the Festival of Archaeology Don’t miss: Picture perfect It’s girls on top in the Prize for Illustration, responding to the theme London … Continue reading

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Olivier Awards 2015: Young Vic triumph heralds the era of the giant-killer

The Young Vic’s victory parade came as no surprise after a bumper year, but, in an impressive night for studio and publicly funded theatre, the egalitarian 2015 Oliviers also showered affection upon the Hampstead, Donmar, RSC, Chichester, Royal Court and … 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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Fashion, champions and unsung heroes

New articles in the Dance Today section include: A passion for fashion The evolution of dancewear and a countdown of the worst fashion disaaaahsters Strictly the best Bruno, Len and Craig pick showstoppers for a new DVD – with mixed results… Teacher of the … Continue reading

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‘Dance Today’ launches Teacher of the Year competition

Leaders. Followers. Juniors. Seniors. Beginners. World champions. We may wear different labels, but there is more in dance that connects us than divides us, and one of the most important connecting threads of all is how much our lives can … Continue reading

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