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Ballet Billboard

Reviews of current ballet performances in London and throughout the UK, news of forthcoming productions by all the major UK ballet companies, and regular reviews of overseas companies. Main contributors Kathrine Sorley Walker, Charles Hedges, Kevin Ng, Patricia Williams, Jean Rush.

Community Roundup

Information about classes, courses, lectures, workshops and community performances for amateurs available throughout the UK. Facilities provided by regional dance agencies and theatres, often linked with professional companies touring the venues. Roundup by Sophie Roper.

Contemporary World

Reviews of contemporary dance company performances in London and throughout the UK, including full coverage of annual festivals such as Dance Umbrella. Main contributor Charles Hedges.

Dance Diary

Listing of dance performances throughout the UK and abroad, covering the following three months, listed alphabetically under towns for easy reference. Compiled by Ellen Wilson.

Dance Floor

News and reviews from the ballroom world, including reports, photos and results of all major ballroom and Latin-American championships and festivals in the UK and profiles of dancers. Main contributors Morrison and Iris Findlay.

Dance Images

Full page colour photographs of dancers – ballet, contemporary, ballroom, Latin-American, flamenco, Irish, or whatever is currently in the news.


Surfing the net for websites of particular interest to dance enthusiasts, Sophie Roper selects a different subject each month and points out where to click.

Get in Gear

Product news from our advertisers, giving details of new shoe designs, costumes, CDs, flooring, and all dance related products.

News and Reviews

News about current events and developments in the dance world, reviews of books and videos, European auditions listings. Reviews of dance events outside the ballet or contemporary categories, for instance flamenco, Argentine tango, Cossack, cheerleading.

Nutrition for Dancers

A series specially written for Dance Expression, covering questions of diet, lifestyle and general health for dancers. By health journalist of the year 2002 Dr Sarah Brewer.


A leading article covering a topical subject each month, from profiles of currently prominent dance personalities to background features on companies in the news. By Kathrine Sorley Walker.

Post Box

Readers’ letters, bouquets, brickbats, points of view, problems, triumphs, opinions. By you.

Prize Quiz

A quiz for which all the answers can be found in the pages of the magazine. Intended to encourage readers to explore other forms of dance by reading articles which they might otherwise skip. Valuable prizes from sponsors have recently ranged from a 13 week course on Bollywood dance to a lavish picture book about ballet painter Edgar Degas.

Show Time

News from the musical theatre, interviews with choreographers, reviews of the latest musicals, advance information about cast changes, new productions and revivals. By Jean Rush.

Small Talk

News of dancing people, their interests, career moves, hatches, matches, and general gossip. By Pandora.

Talking Tap

Events and topics of interest in the tap world, from new exam syllabi and the types of tap shoes favoured by examiners, to news of tap dance shows and performances around the UK.

Teen Scene

News from young readers about their dance activities and successes, reports of dance festivals around the UK from Robert Harrold.