Dance Gazette

Dance Gazette is our highly-respected international dance publication, produced as part of our mission to promote knowledge, understanding and practice of dance.

It is published three times a year (February, June and October) and is distributed to 13,000 members and friends internationally. It is now also available to non-members as a single issue and as a subscription which starts at only £10.50 (postage charges apply).

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Latest Issue

When Rudolf Nureyev defected from Soviet Russia in 1961, he arrived in the west with a meteor’s dazzle. The White Crow, a major new film, portrays his heart-stopping defection – we have an exclusive interview with director Ralph Fiennes and the dancer Oleg Ivenko, who plays Nureyev.

Another dance star making a difference is  Cuban sensation Carlos Acosta, who recently received the RAD’s prestigious QEII Award and has just become Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet. We meet him, and also visit Acosta’s Havana. We hear from iconic ballerinas Misty Copeland and Darcey Bussell, and from Gerard Charles, the RAD’s new Artistic Director. And we explore creativity on stage – from the craft of acting to the inspiration of a ballet muse.

A genius playlist from Okwui Okpokwasili, who last year won a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellowship. Read more about her choices in the latest issue.


Transgender actors and activists have a new public profile – but what about dancers? How does ballet treat students in transition?

Work with it or let me go
Meet Leroy Mokgatle, who wowed audiences and judges alike at Genée 2015.

Divine decadence
Aubrey Beardsley’s sophisticated illustrations shocked and delighted Victorian Britain.

Girls aloud
For too long, choreography has been a boys’ club. Meet the women who are changing the rules and making their voices heard.

The wilderness within
Take dance out into a harsh Nordic landscape, and something rich and strange emerges. We visit dance beneath the Northern Lights.

Amid the conflict and hardships of war-torn Syria, teachers and students still attend the Damascus Ballet School. We hear about their dedication to dance.

No pain, no gain: but does it have to be this way? Dancers, teachers and medical experts explore pain in the dancing mind and body.

What I’ve learned
John Neumeier: a master choreographer on cinema and Hiroshima.