Posted: 25 September 2012
Geraldine Morris’s new book on Frederick Ashton’s work will be available from 21st September from Dance Books.
Frederick Ashton’s Ballets: Style, Performance, Choreography is a ground-breaking study of style in six ballets by Ashton. Central to the discussion are questions about performance and its connection with style. What do we mean by style in dance? How do we identify it? How can it be retained? Does any of this matter?
Having dance with the Royal Ballet during the years when Ashton was the company’s Director, the author bring inside knowledge, informed and enlivened by years of studying the dances. The result is enlightening but also controversial.
'You can build your imagination' Dance Alumna advises postgraduate students
Postgraduate dance students heard first-hand advice from two alumni in a special event hosted by the Department of Dance called Life after the MA.
Posted: 29 June 2017
Department of Dance celebrates 10th anniversary of MFA Performances
It is the tenth anniversary of thesis performances for the MFA Choreography programme and this year the students donated all performance proceeds to various charitable causes.
Posted: 28 June 2017
‘Don’t be afraid to try new things’ Professional dance postgraduate advises students
An independent director for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, Zhi Xu, Daniel, is a choreographer and dancer studying MA Dance Philosophy and History in the Department of Dance.
Posted: 5 June 2017