Back in July, Rosie Kay Dance Company performed The Great Train Dance on the Severn Valley Railway between Kidderminster and Highley: The Great Train Dance performers; dancers and students from throughout the region, transformed the Severn Valley Railway into a magical experience with a puzzle to solve. In a Hitchcock thriller designed for families, this … [Read more…]
David Bintley’s the Artistic Director at Birmingham Royal Ballet. Give that man a donation. Also, BRB are doing The Nutcracker which opens at the Hippodrome tonight. Hat-tip to @Robintheoffice
Yesterday lunchtime I went along to the launch of International Dance Festival Birmingham 2012. For the uninitiated, IDFB is a massive festival of dance organised by Dancexchange and the Hippodrome. There’s a good round-up of what’s being planned over on West Midlands Dance. There’s plenty of good stuff lined up, but the bits that made me … [Read more…]
somewhereto_ is a nationwide project to help young people find the space they need to do the things they love within sport, culture and the arts. The coordinator in the West Midlands is a guy called Terence. Get in touch with him if you’re looking for a space to do something or if you’ve got … [Read more…]
If I was a child aged 8-15 years I would definitely be badgering my parents to go to this half-term circus skills workshop with Cirque Eloize that the Hippodrome are putting on. They taught me some juggling and trampolining a few weeks back and it was great fun. If you’re over 15 then maybe just go … [Read more…]
Sampad is looking for talented artists to deliver our wide-ranging education programme using South Asian music, dance, visual art, theatre, spoken word, storytelling, film, photography, animation and more.
Ballet in Birmingham is a nice little thing from Birmingham Royal Ballet and Richard Battye. Click the pic for info.
Sampad, the Birmingham-based South Asian arts organisation, promises to deliver another season of varied entertainment with its new autumn schedule. The programme includes dance shows like the Diwali Sabha, and live music performances from Indian and Pakistani artists such as songstress Humaira Channa, and jazz clarinettist Arun Ghosh. There will also be daytime events such … [Read more…]