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Richard Alston Dance Company is always on the move. Keep up to date with our latest news by checking back regularly.


November 2012

Company dancers Hannah Kidd and Liam Riddick have been nominated for Outstanding Performance (Modern) in the Female and Male categories in the National Dance Awards.

May 2012

Essential Alston INSET Sessions
INSET sessions for teachers of dance have been announced for August 25. One session will focus on Overdrive and the other will focus on composition and choreography. For further information, visit the Richard Alston Dance Company website.

March 2012

London Season Reviews
Reviews are in for the company's London season at Sadler's Wells. You can view reviews from The Financial TimesDance Tabs and The Arts Desk.

January 2012 Launches
The Alston Studio project came to fruition with the launch of in mid-January. The website will continue to be added to so keep checking back. In the meantime, get in touch to let us know what you would like to see on the website and what you like alread. Email

December 2011

Canterbury Open Rehearsals and Residency
Richard Alston Dance Company will be in residence at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre from 30 January - 3 February. A series of open rehearsals will be available. For further information, visit the Marlowe Theatre website.

Spring Tour 2012 Announced
Richard Alston Dance Company's Spring Tour has  been announced, including a world premiere at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre. Full listings can be found on our tour map or on the company website.

Richard Alston Dance Company Nominated for National Dance Awards, presented by the Critics' Circle
The National Dance Awards are the UK's leading awards for achievement in dance. Richard Alston Dance Company has been nominated alongside English National Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet for a new category, given to the best UK or international company seen in the country this year.
The winners of the 2011 National Dance Awards will be announced at a ceremony which is to be held, for the first time, at The Place. The event takes place on Mon 23 January 2012.