Ballet inspired jewels at Van Cleef & Arpels ‘The Art of Movement’ Exhibition

Van Cleef & Arpels presents jewellery inspired by the movement of dance featuring ballerinas adorned with diamonds, rubies and emeralds that epitomise the intertwined history of dance and fine art. Dance and ballet lovers have a unique opportunity to view the exquisite collection, numerous archive documents and lender masterpieces at “The Art of Movement, Van…

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Unite for Ukraine – Special Gala by UK’s top dance schools

Unite for Ukraine Gala – As the dance world comes together to raise funds in aid of Ukraine, six of the UK’s top dance schools unite in support of young people who have been affected by the war with a special gala performance, Unite for Ukraine at London’s Sadler’s Wells on Sunday 15 May. Proceeds from the event will…

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Stand with Ukraine – Ballet for Peace Gala

Stand with Ukraine – Ballet for Peace Gala sees dancers from some of the most prestigious theatres in the world come together to help raise funds for Ukraine at the San Carlo Theatre in Naples, Italy on 4 April. With the extraordinary presence of four principal dancers from the Kyiv Opera, who have just escaped…

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Crossing the Terrain of Change through Sonia Sabri’s Dance Rhetoric

The exploration of any dance system is something that is quite unique and personal to the dancer. For numerous creatives, discovering novel ways of expressing their art remains central to their practice. Such significant moments of revelation, self-discovery, self-expression and self-development are in fact just some of the chief ingredients of the work of many…

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An Innovative Entrepreneurial Move

Photo by Mart Production

Many terrible and many great things have been birthed during the past eighteen months. The initiative I would like to highlight is the rise of entrepreneurial artists. As an artist and founder myself, I can vouch for the void that the pandemic left many of us. The time it gifted, the closures it inflicted and…

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Flamenco Live Streamed from Spain’s 25th Festival de Jerez

On Thursday, May 6, the Festival de Jerez, one of the world’s foremost flamenco and Spanish dance festivals, launched its 25th edition with the world premiere of dancer Eva Yerbabuena’s production Al igual que tú [The Same as You].   Normally in early May, Jerez would be vibrating with the music and dance coming from…

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