19 posts about Dance on this blog
Thursday 28 November 2013, 16:19
The Need for Roots is a trilingual creation funded by Arts Council Wales, which explores notions of cultural identity and has been conceived by choreographers Siriol Joyner, from Aberystwyth and Ruairí Donovan from Cork.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 14:49
A new production of Shakespeare's Scottish play aims to get under the skin of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's toxic relationship and bring their unusual dynamic into sharper focus.
Thursday 19 September 2013, 14:57
The breathtaking beauty of Wales' watery vistas has inspired a new dance commission by the New York choreographer Stephen Petronio which will feature as part of National Dance Company Wales' 30th birthday programme.
Wednesday 11 September 2013, 12:02
Tonight sees the premiere of an interesting collaboration between up and coming Welsh choreographer Jessie Brett and the Ethiopian artist Addisu Demissie at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff.
Wednesday 4 September 2013, 10:37
This season marks a new collaboration between the Cardiff-based dance artist Jo Fong and Sherman Cymru. This month sees the screening of her new piece Witness - a documentary offering a fascinating insight into the lives of three very different dancers.
Thursday 22 August 2013, 13:41
Pal o' Me Heart, a short film adaptation of Welsh dance company Earthfall's award-winning stage production At Swim Two Boys, is currently premiering at the Edinburgh Festival in a portable 360° cinema.
Tuesday 11 June 2013, 10:53
They are used to interpreting the visions of others through their dance steps, but now five dancers from National Dance Company Wales are taking on the guise of creator for a new project.
Friday 24 May 2013, 17:29
Not so long ago in history a heavily pregnant woman was a rare sight, as she was usually ordered into her "confinement" some weeks before the bump became enormous. Now a new dance piece is aiming to challenge conventional images of pregnancy by featuring two women dancers as they near the final months...
Friday 8 February 2013, 10:14
In 2013 National Dance Company Wales will be celebrating their 30th anniversary with a series of special anniversary performances and a tour.
Friday 23 November 2012, 15:36
If you haven't managed to catch Ballet Cymru's thrilling Roald Dahl adaptation yet, the tour comes to an end this week and there is still a chance to catch it at venues in Wales. It's the first time the works of the popular Welsh children's author have been set to dance.
Wednesday 10 October 2012, 16:22
Shamanism, extra-sensory perception and Tai Chi are just some of the influences behind new dance production, Beyond The Body, which is soon to tour Wales.
Wednesday 12 September 2012, 16:26
National Dance Company Wales is about to launch a new programme of pieces showing this autumn, and one of the highlights will be Christopher Bruce's Dream, created for the company as part of the Cultural Olympiad performance - Dance GB.
Friday 27 April 2012, 16:35
An Indian dance company from Bangalore embark on their début tour of Wales next week as part of an ongoing artistic relationship with National Dance Company Wales.
Natya STEM Dance Kampni - STEM stands for Space Time Energy Movement - will visit Brecon, Swansea, Cardiff, Pontypridd and Wrexham on the...
Monday 16 April 2012, 16:10
A new pop-up shop with a difference opens in Wrexham next week: rather than tinned or packaged goods, the commodities on offer at Store are live performances.
After being invited into the shop at the Eagles...
Wednesday 11 January 2012, 10:24
Three choreographers of world renown are topping the bill for the National Dance Company Wales this season.
The varied programme will see 12 dancers from across the globe bringing their work to life.
Kicking off with a performance...
Thursday 24 November 2011, 11:10
National Dance Company Wales are about to embark on three-city tour of India, taking in Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi in a collaboration with the Bangalore-based STEM Dance Kampni.
NDC Wales will perform in venues across the three cities on the tour, which takes place from tomorrow, 25 November, until...
Wednesday 9 November 2011, 16:24
A multi-faceted show exploring the link between visual art and dance is embarking on a tour of Wales.
The brain behind it is dancer Marega Palser, who is one half of the performance duo Mr and Mrs Clark, which she operates with her husband Gareth Clark.
Thursday 22 September 2011, 12:46
The Discover Dance festival returns to Newport's The Riverfront and across the city from tomorrow, with opportunities to see a broad range of dance by both national and international dancers.
Dance groups set to take part in the festival range from ballet to breakdancing, while the festival includes...
Tuesday 7 September 2010, 09:00
BBC Cymru Wales has gone behind the scenes at the prestigious Elmhurst School for Dance in Birmingham for new series Ballet School, which charts the struggles and triumphs of the talented Welsh students who have won places to study there.
The third episode of the programme goes out tonight on BBC Two...
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