News: The Progress 1000: London's most influential people in dance 2016

Monday 12 September 2016

Akram Khan
Photo: Jean Louis Fernandez

Hosted by The London Evening Standard, The Progress 1000, celebrates the people whose influence across many spheres of London life is felt most keenly by those who live in the City. From inspirational leaders in their field to emerging talents, the Progress 1000 captures the stories of those who, through their innovation and invention, make London tick.

This year, London’s most influential people in Dance have been named as:

Carlos Acosta, Dancer and choreographer
Mark Baldwin, Artistic director, Rambert
Sir Matthew Bourne, Artistic director, New Adventures
Siobhan Davies, Artistic director, Siobhan Davies Dance
Javier de Frutos, Choreographer
Akram Khan, Dancer, choreographer and artistic director, Akram Khan Company
Wayne McGregor, Artistic director, Company Wayne McGregor
Steven McRae, Principal dancer, Royal Ballet
Kevin O’Hare, Director, Royal Ballet
Natalia Osipova, Principal dancer, Royal Ballet
Tamara Rojo, Lead principal dancer and artistic director, English National Ballet
Aaron Sillis, Choreographer
Alistair Spalding, Artistic director and chief executive, Sadler’s Wells
Christopher Wheeldon Choreographer.

Read the full article in The London Evening Standard, 7 September 2016.

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