UK Dance

These Dancers 'Get In Formation' Better Than Beyoncé

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Like fans around the world, we were blown away by Beyoncé's Super Bowl performance to her new track 'Formation'. Following its success, a group o...

Ballet Dancer's Perfect Pirouettes At 6 Months Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Parents

A ballet dancer has proven nothing will stop her performing pirouettes - not even being six months pregnant. Ashley Bouder, 32, a full-time dancer...

Everyone Is Freaking Out About This Gymnast's Near-Perfect Hip-Hop Routine

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sophina DeJesus is a gymnast. A very, very good one. She's also presumably a big fan of hip-hop and when she combined the two at the weekend someth...

Science and Myth: The North West Premiere of 'Icarus at the Edge of Time'

Josephine | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Josephine

Greene's narrative, a take on the old Icarus myth, depicts a boy on a journey through space. Rather than flying too close to the sun, this new Icarus defies his father's warning and flies too close to a black hole instead.

Amazing 93-Year-Old Proves It's Never Too Late To Start Exercising

SWNS | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 93-year-old has proven you're never too old to up your fitness by dancing his way to a national award for exercise. Ken Williamson takes dance cl...

#Sampled at Sadlers Wells. A Diverse Spectacle of the Dance World Buffet

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

This month Sadlers Wells held their annual event titled #Sampled, which lets new and existing audiences the opportunity to see a wide range of dance at a specially reduced price. A wonderful sample, of short excerpts of dance shows, typical of those that will be performed there across the next year.

Mum Performed Salsa Dances While Nine Months Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Parents

A mother who shared videos of herself dancing throughout her pregnancy has shared the first photos of her newborn son. Sharon Pakir, a professional...

Dad Totally Out Nae-Naed His Daughters In Epic Videobomb

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mike Jones has redefined "dad dancing" forever more. The father-of-two recently videobombed his two daughters as they filmed themselves dancing to ...

Stunning Photo Series Captures Ballet Dancers' Strength And Sacrifice

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ballet dancers may appear light as a feather as they sashay across the stage, but beneath their tutus and tights they have bodies to rival the world's...

Ballet Dancers Perform Mesmerising Routine To 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Stop what you're doing and watch this video of two ballet dancers performing to Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. The video features two talented (and ...

'The Nutcracker' Just Got A Glorious Hip-Hop Makeover

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A group of hip-hop dancers have made our Christmas by performing a spectacular routine to music from traditional ballet 'The Nutcracker'. Cyrus "G...

People From Old Movies Dancing To 'Uptown Funk' Is Exactly What You Need Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Just what the world needed - yet another video set to 'Uptown Funk'. What next, a parody of 'Hello' by Adele? Well, we could be that cynical. But t...

Family-Of-Eight Win Christmas With Epic Dance Routine

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget Christmas cards, this family's annual tradition is to dance - because nothing gets the festive times rolling like a bodypop (or ten). For th...

Should Free Time Be a Right?

Nicky Goulder | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nicky Goulder

These people can be of any age, ethnicity or gender. They always put someone else's needs and welfare before their own, often without recognition or praise. Many have little chance to socialise, which can lead to isolation; and they have an overwhelming sense of responsibility. Who am I talking about? The UK's 'hidden workforce' of unpaid carers.

Awe-Inspiring Ballet Dancers Strut To Sam Smith In Pointe Shoes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One dance school is out to prove that ballet is the most kick-ass genre of dance there is. Forget Tchaikovsky, the young dancers at the Chicago Mul...

Shall We Dance? Science Says 'Go on, It's Good for You'

Imogen Aujla | Posted 22.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Aujla

Whether it's Gleb Savchenko sweeping Anita off her feet or Aliona Vilani foxing Jay into a trot, the stars on Strictly look to be having a whale of a time. But it's not just a few lucky celebs who can benefit from dancing. Anyone taking part in any kind of dance can reap a whole range of rewards.

7-Year-Old Filipino Boy Flawlessly Dances To Beyoncé's 'Single Ladies'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Comedy

John "Balang" Bughaw is back on Ellen DeGeneres's show and he's knocking down the crowd with his epic dance moves all over again. The young prodigy...

Dancers On Hoverboards Nail Routine To Justin Bieber's 'Sorry'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who's ever used a hoverboard will know how difficult it can be to maintain balance without ending up on the floor. That's why this video, wh...

Why Technology Needs to Listen to Dance

Leila Johnston | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

I am the first digital artist-in-residence at the leading contemporary dance company, Rambert. I had my induction week earlier this month, and have been spending so a lot of time watching and thinking about the dance world in relation to tech culture.

Festival Number 6, Most Magical and Best-Kept Secret Festival in the UK (and Possibly in the World!)

Charo Merida | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Charo Merida

It has a cool crowd and vibe, and it's set in the most stunning location you can think of... Portmeirion, a unique village on its own private peninsulea on the southern shores of Snowdonia, north Wales.

Football Player Completely Steals Cheerleaders Limelight In Sensational Pre-Game Dance

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Warning: this clip of an American footballer outshining the cheerleaders is the most feel-good video of all time. Arizona Rattlers player 75 showe...

This Groom's Choreographed Dance Medley Surprised His New Wife, And The Whole Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Comedy

In the age of social media, weddings are starting to get a bit boring. It's just a few hours of getting the perfect shot for Instagram then a few more...

This Couple's First Dance Is The Coolest Thing You'll Ever See At A Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Comedy

British newlyweds Hollie and Dave Smith decided to make sure their first dance as a married couple was one to remember, so rather than the boring old ...

'Eden': Flaubert Meets Daft Punk

Ed Cripps | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

Paul and Stan are Cheers, an aspirant pair of DJs who hit the Parisian club scene at the same time as a little-known duo called Daft Punk. Their favoured genre is garage, which in Paul's words combines "the robotic aspect of electro with the warmth of soul."

Ballet Review: Natalia Osipova Wows at the Ardani 25 Dance Gala

Victoria Sadler | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

There is a reason why Natalia Osipova is the dancer everyone wants to see. And the star delivered on her box office draw for the Ardani 25 Dance Gala with performances full of her trademark visceral, emotional intensity blended with impressive technical excellence.