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Javier Booted from BBC

BBC News is reporting that the BBC (it’s always a bit weird when they do that!) is shelving plans to run all four acts of ‘In The Spirit of Diaghilev’ from its Christmas schedule. The four acts of the performance, all created by different dance makers, run as one show but the segment created by […]

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Stop Laughing At The Back!

Sadler’s Wells Theatre makes it back into the headlines, well here at least, after it was discovered they have the “best dance video on the web”! Seriously? Our editor laughed so hard he fell of his chair and broke a hip! The London theatre is apparently not content with declaring that it “is dance” (whatever […]

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Still Here?

As the world gets metaphorically smaller thanks to the wonder/curse of the internet, online video, free communication systems and the PDF document making print material almost redundant British Dance Edition (BDE), in the eyes of some, is struggling to remain relevant. Next years event, hosted by DanceXchange (DX) in Birmingham from the 3rd to the […]

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Mapping the Money

In a spectacular display of ignorance Arts Council England’s, so-called, “Dance Mapping Study” has come to the conclusion the rest of the dance world came to 25 years ago that dancers don’t get paid enough. We should either celebrate that the funding monolith showed up to the party at all or march en-masse to their […]

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In Search of the Thoughtful Voice

As a form of communication text messaging has its uses, not very many for sure but it definitely has some practical purpose. Here in TheLab™ we’re struggling to think of one but there has to be one, right? In many ways text messages have become a metaphor for large parts of the internet. Keep it […]