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Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund (RBBF) announced that it has merged with Dance Teachers Benevolent Fund (DTBF) effective from 1 January 2016.   This follows extensive liaison between the charities and their key stakeholders.    The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund continues as a registered charity.

Students performing at NDTA 2013 Conference. Photo: Brian Slater

The Department for Education has recently released a new report on the effects of PE and sport premium funding on primary schools.

London’s boldest dance theatre announces the line-up for the 27th edition of Resolution festival which runs from Friday 8 January to Friday 19 February 2016. Across 26 nights, 78 companies take to the stage to test the limits of dance through bold ideas and movement.

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Big Dance Shorts is now open for applications! Five new dance films will be commissioned and broadcast on Channel 4 next summer.

Samuel Burkett

YDance, Scotland’s national dance organisation for children and young people has announced two choreographers have been selected for a prestigious choreographic mentorship scheme with Scottish Ballet.

National Dance Company Wales - FOLK - photo by Rhys Cozens

National Dance Company Wales, under the artistic directorship of recently appointed Caroline Finn, announces its Spring Tour 2016.

Sporting Future

Government announces new strategy to strengthen sport from the grassroots to the elite.

Child Dancing Photographer: Brian Slater

Information now available for Primary School on where to find and how to identify high quality dance artists/practitioners.

Last night we launched One Dance UK. Watch the whole evening unfold:

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New national dance industry body launched and name announced – One Dance UK

Dance UK Honours Photo; Photographer Eliott Franks

Top dance names gather for historic photograph to celebrate honours for services to dance