Category Archive: Dance Styles

Stories from the West End

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After 6 months of lockdown, Mampara Dance Company came back together on stage at The Sainsbury Theatre to perform CATS. The rehearsals and the performance

Back to studio: An interview about dance before, during and after lockdown

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Natalie Hunt, founder of Mamparadance, talks in an interview about teaching during lockdown and the return to studio classes in September 2020.

Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2020

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The Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London started the new year with a dance taster festival: Sadler’s Wells Sampled took place on 31st January and 1st February at the theatre.

Rain Dancers of Vuokatti

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Both images: Strictly style dance competitors in the rain in Vuokatti, 2011 The weather has been horrible today – dull, grey, wet and far too cold – but I’m off to somewhere marginally… Continue reading

3 dance images representing Locus on #wordymonday

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All images: Young dancers from Akademi celebrating the official launch of Big Dance 2012 at St Pancras Station I selected this first photograph of young Akademi dancers below a clock and the Olympic… Continue reading

Words Worth at Lilian Baylis Theatre

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All images: Dancers performing Anton Du Beke’s Easy to Love at the Lilian Baylis Theatre I had a lovely evening watching Words Worth tonight after the  photo call earlier. The show itself was… Continue reading

Dancesation Expo 2012

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I’m just back from a final meeting with Yvonne Chan to top and tail an article for next month’s Dance Today. She put together yesterday’s Dancesation Expo – a charity danceathon for DanceAid… Continue reading

al fresco fun

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This couple (Lemington Ridley and Lorcan Mullany) were fantastically expressive dancers, swapping lead and follow so seamlessly and dancing with such musicality it was difficult to focus on other dancers at the event.… Continue reading

Tango Walk – Improv by tech staff

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Another from the Tango Walk last week. I took quite a few shots of these two technical assistants who, without warning, decided to do their own little (ballroom) tango improv. Tanja’s tango site… Continue reading

dancing in the wet village square

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Very nearly one of those tango clichés I’m working to avoid in http://dancetog.com/category/essence-of-tango-series/, this is another of the pairs competing in the Strictly-style competition at last year’s Vuokatti Dance Festival (http://www.vuokattidancefestival.com/en/frontpage/)