August 2022 – Dancing Occasions


Posted on September 1, 2022

08 Cover August 2022

Editorial and contents August 2022

There’s a Spanish theme – fairly unintentionally – to this newest concern of Dancing Occasions. Not solely can we report again on the latest Flamenco Pageant held at Sadler’s Wells in London in late June and early July this 12 months, which offered a number of wonderful dancers and firms, however we additionally hear from the Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo, who steps down from her place as creative director of English Nationwide Ballet later within the 12 months to be able to take up the position of creative director of San Francisco Ballet. On a sadder notice, in Obituaries we pay tribute to Marina Keet, one of many founders of the Spanish Dance Society, whose love of Spanish dance in all its varieties made her a passionate advocate for the artform on this nation and overseas – together with Spain. 

Elsewhere within the journal, we discover out extra about Artists Turning into, an institutional consulting enterprise that seeks to raise requirements of wellbeing throughout the dance trade, and we take into account the topic of leisure and a number of the methods that may assist carry the thoughts and physique of the dancer again into steadiness. Lastly, we additionally file the reunion of a long-lost firm, London Metropolis Ballet.


Dancing Occasions, August 2022 Quantity 112 Challenge 1344

Cowl Tales

12 – Stirred, not shaken. Graham Watts interviews Tamara Rojo, creative director of English Nationwide Ballet

21 – Humanity and neighborhood. Daniel Pratt finds out about Artists Turning into

27 – Flamenco Pageant. Reviewed by Graham Watts

48 – Trusting their guts. Marianka Swain hears from Latin champions Troels Bager and Ina Jeliazkova


17 – Repositioning the lens. Nicola Rayner meets choreographer Ann Yee 

24 – King’s firm. Margaret Willis attends a reunion for London Metropolis Ballet 

Dance As we speak

50 – Tips about approach. James Whitehead on the topline

51 – Approach clinic. By Phil Meacham 

52 – Notes from the dance flooring. Fátima Nollén attends the UK Tango Marathon and Championship

54 – Simon’s Information to Swing. By Simon Selmon 

55 – Stepping Out. By Pete Meager

56 – Someplace in time. By Jack Reavely 


6 – Letters

8 – Information. United Ukrainian Ballet brings Giselle to London

11 – Speaking Level. By Jamiel Laurence

31 – Dance Scene Worldwide. Opinions embody Scottish Ballet, Nationwide Ballet of Canada

41 – Selection Lights. By Barbara Newman

42 – FRANCE/dance. By Laura Cappelle

44 – Notes from New York. By Leigh Witchel

59 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis interviews Scottish Ballet’s Madeline Squire

63 – Individuals. Promotions, joiners, leavers

64 – Obituaries. Marina Keet, Bob Lockyer

66 – Media

67 – Merchandise

68 – Schooling. Tring Park Faculty

70 – Well being. Debbie Malina on leisure

73 – Classifieds

74 – Calendar

78 – Listings

82 – Final Dance. We glance again to what was revealed in Dancing Occasions in August 1982

Simon Oliver

Simon Oliver has been manufacturing editor of Dancing Occasions since 2010 and is very skilled in design throughout print and on-line journal manufacturing. All through his profession, Simon has labored on a various vary of topics together with music, household historical past, e-book gathering and poker.


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