2014 Dancin' Oxford Festival - Family Dance Week Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November + Urban Playground Workshop Saturday 8 November
There's still lots of dance to look forward to in Oxford this year, in the Family Dance Week and an exciting workshop by Urban Playground, whose show was a huge hit at the Cowley carnival. All the details can be found on the What's On Section.
Dance Writers of the Future 2014 Competition Winner - Penny Cullerne-Bown Principal of East Oxford School of Ballet, Susie Crow of Oxford Dance Writers and this year’s special guest, dance critic of The Times Donald Hutera, Oxford Dance Writers announced the result of the third Dance Writers of the Future Competition. The prize for the 17 to 22 years category was awarded to Emily Romain, for her vivid and perceptive review of Barak Marshall’s work The Castaways, performed by Rambert at the New Theatre on March 19th. Emily is a recent graduate of Oxford University and an aspiring choreographer looking to further her studies in dance. Her winning entry is posted on the Oxford Dance Writers site (http://www.dancing-times.co.uk/features/item/1486-emily_romain_castaways_dancing_times_oxford_dance_writers) and on the website of The Dancing Times. Special commendations went to Sergei Kundik for his evocative and heartfelt account of the dance piece This Bitter Earth. Oxford Dance Writers look forward to reading your further comments and contributions - keep in touch!
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