SHOWS AND TICKETS
- Concerts / Events
- Dance / Ballet
- Family / Kids
- Film / Television
- Stand-Up Comedy
AND reset dates
Founded in 2017 by Carlos Acosta and based in Havana, the company is made up of the best dancers Cuba has to offer who have trained in both ballet and contemporary dance styles.
No judges, just dancing. Join Anton du Beke and Erin Boag from BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' in a glamorous celebration of Ballroom and Latin song and dance.
A cave of riches is waiting to be explored in David Bintley's production of the classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with the magic lamp. Boasting a score by BAFTA award-winning composer Carl Davis, played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, this performance features lavish sets and costumes, special effects and a larger-than-life Chinese lion. Birmingham Royal Ballet's triple bill hosts a mixed programme of new work and much-loved pieces. The ancient god Pan is unleashed in Birmingham Royal Ballet's first artist Ruth Brill's Arcadia, created to a score from saxophonist John Harle. Michael Corder's Le Baiser de la fee is a beautiful interpretation of this classic fairy tale. Finally, a morris-dancing flea, a ballroom dancing ram and many more endangered animals seek shelter from the storm in David Bintley's 'Still Life' at the Penguin Cafe.
One of Britain's most unusual and ambitious new circus companies, Joli Vyann was founded in 2012 by Olivia Quayle and Jan Patzke. In the same year it won the National Theatre's Watch This Space and Stockton International Riverside G120 scheme.
Integrating exciting acrobatic skills with athletic dance in an energetic and thought-provoking performance that explores our obsessive dependence with technology, asking whether our lives are ?in' or ?out' of balance? It is rare nowadays not to ?log in' at every opportunity- the breakfast table, nights out with friends, even in bed! How well connected are you? When and how do we separate ourselves from the virtual chaos surrounding us? Created by Joli Vyann and Jonathan Lunn.
London 1940...The Blackout... a siren sounds... New Adventures' production of Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative journey through London during the Second World War. Matthew Bourne's interpretation of Prokofiev's haunting score has, at its heart, a true wartime romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz. First seen in the West End in 1997.
A mixed programme of ballets choreographed by some of the UKs most eminent professionals and rising talents, performed by a company of young dancers aged 8-18 from across the UK. Time in Motion will encompass seven short ballets that together will make a compelling journey through time. Highlights include Scottish Ballet Artistic Director Christopher Hampson's abstract ballet Carnival set to Saint-Sa?ns's humorous score; Birmingham Royal Ballet soloist Jonathan Payn's classical work IKEN inspired by the Suffolk landscape; a new narrative work by New Adventures Associate Director Etta Murfitt inspired by the Dream Ballet from Oklahoma; and Aspirations, a piece by English National Ballet School's Director of Dance Samira Saidi.
This enchanting story tells the tale of how Clara is given a wooden nutcracker as a Christmas present by Dr Drosselmeyer. During the Christmas party Clara and her brother Fritz fight over the nutcracker doll. Later that night Clara wakes and looks for the Nutcracker doll. When the clock strikes twelve, giant mice appear and fight with the toy soldiers. The nutcracker doll comes to life and joins in the battle. Clara finally kills the King Mouse with her shoe and The Nutcracker Doll is transformed into a handsome prince who takes Clara through the land of snow to the Kingdom of Sweet and the Palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. The ?Remembering Fred Tour' will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment supported by special appearances from various celebrity guests. Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette will be performing steps and turns from the golden age of Hollywood's most celebrated dance routines. Audiences will hear from famous Fred fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield who will share stories of how the screen icon touched their lives and discuss what made him so special. Remembering Fred will feature songs such as They Can't Take That Away From Me, Night & Day, S'Wonderful, Cheek To Cheek, Puttin' On The Ritz, Let's Face The Music & Dance, The Way You Look Tonight, Top Hat, White Tie & Tail and many others.
Contributions to the show by:Ava Astaire-McKenzie, Bruce Oldfield, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Twiggy.
The dancers will swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the greatest decade of music! The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and the shattering world of rock 'n' roll. Includes: Smile, Mona Lisa, Cry, Unforgettable, When I Fall In Love, One For My Baby, Wonderful World, Mambo Italiano, Fly Me To The Moon, Young & Foolish, My Baby Just Cares, That'll Be The Day, Summertime Blues, Only You, The Great Pretender, Fools Fall In Love, You Send Me, Hound Dog, Bye Bye Love, C'Mon Everybody, I Only Have Eyes For You. The Greatest Songs from The Greatest Decade!
Romeo gate-crashes a ball given by his family's enemies, the Capulets, only to fall in love with their daughter Juliet. Their passion is mutual, but the hatred between their families forces their relationship to a catastrophic conclusion.
In 2008, Birmingham based choreographer Rosie Kay joined the 4th Battalion The Rifles, to watch and participate in full battle exercises, and visited the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre for our Armed Forces. What came of these observations is an award-winning, five-star work, performed offsite at Yeomanry House, Bloomsbury. 5 SOLDIERS offers no moral stance on war. Instead, through Kay's trademark intense physical and athletic dance theatre, it questions what it is that we ask of our soldiers and explores how the human body remains essential to war, even in the 21st century,
Sleeping Beauty is the much-loved tale of a cursed princess doomed to sleep for one hundred years. However, the enchantment is finally broken with an handsome prince awakens when with a kiss.
Craig Revel Horwood's Strictly Confidential gives theatre audiences the chance to get up close and personal with stars of the smash hit BBC One television series Strictly Come Dancing in this incredible dance spectacular.
Tango is the rhythm of the city, the heat of the streets and the pulse of life. Tango Moderno is the irresistible hot new stage spectacular from Vincent and Flavia: dance partners for over two decades, world champions, Strictly favourites and acclaimed West End stage stars, whose previous productions Midnight Tango, Dance Til Dawn and The Last Tango have all been acclaimed, sell-out hits. The new production fuses together Ballroom, Latin, and Argentine tango to give you a performance that smoulders with desire. With classic steps, they create a Tango for today.