Some great exhibitions for dance lovers this autumn in London…

The V&A is showing Picasso’s largest work which is a backdrop for the Ballets Russes work, Le Train Bleu (1924).

The exhibition, Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909 – 1929 runs at the V&A from 25 September 2010 – 9 January 2011. You can find out more about the exhibition at this link.

Move: Choreographing You is a major exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre running from 13 October 2010 – 9 January  2011, which explores how dance has been a driving force in the development of contemporary art since the 1960s.

For more information go to

And then follow the links through to the Hayward Gallery and visual arts section where there is a page about the exhibition.

In November the British Film Institute (BFI) Gallery, London presents an exhibition dedicated to the work of the legendary American dancer, choreographer and filmmaker, Yvonne Rainer (b.1934). The Yvonne Rainer Project runs from 26 Nov -23 Jan 2011, FREE.