Afternoon events, Dance

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Constellations

A mixture of dance, spoken work and physicality which explores two versions of reality and the complexities of humanity; from the intimate to the superfluous.

Bristol Old Vic

Sat 24 May

£10 (£6) / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:00

Buxton Opera House

Wed 28 May

£10 (Children £7.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 13:30

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 30 May

£8 / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:30

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Disney On Ice: Worlds Of Fantasy

Journey to four worlds from the popular Disney animations Cars, Toy Story 3, The Little Mermaid and Tinkerbell.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 28 Sep

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 5 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 10 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 493 6666

Sat 11 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 493 6666

Sun 12 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Sat 26 Apr

£13.50–£19.50 / 02920 224488

Sun 27 Apr

£13.50–£19.50 / 02920 224488

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Rambert: Rooster

Rooster brings the rock'n'roll swagger of the Rolling Stones thrillingly to life in this evocation of the swinging sixties. Transporting you to the coolest nightspot in town, sharp-suited, snake-hipped men and strong, sassy women perform virtuoso courtship dances to some of the Stones' most famous tunes.

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 3 Oct

Lyric Theatre

£10–£25 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30

Commotions Boys Summer Course (Ages 11-19)

Develop your knowledge and understanding of contemporary dance in a fun and inspiring way.

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 9 May

£6 per class; £54 per course; £45 Salford residents / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Fri 16 May

£6 per class; £54 per course; £45 Salford residents / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Fri 23 May

£6 per class; £54 per course; £45 Salford residents / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 11 Jul

Contemporary Technique Class Beginners (Ages 7-11)

A chance to learn contemporary dance skills and routines.

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 8 May

£3.50 per class; £31.50 per course / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Thu 15 May

£3.50 per class; £31.50 per course / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 May

£3.50 per class; £31.50 per course / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 18:00
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Contemporary Technique Intermediate: Workshop (Ages 11-19)

Salford's Youth Dance Company leads the workshop to give an understanding of contemporary dance techniques.

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 9 May

£6 per class; £54 per course; £45 Salford residents / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Fri 16 May

£6 per class; £54 per course; £45 Salford residents / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Fri 23 May

£6 per class; £54 per course; £45 Salford residents / 08432 086000

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 11 Jul

How Cold My Toes

Award-winning children's theatre company Travelling Light presents a new production about the changing seasons, taking you from the bursting buds of spring to the shivery snowflakes of winter through dance, music and performance. Suitable for ages 2+.

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Sat 10 May

£6 (Family £20) / 01833 631107

  • 14:00

Alison King School Of Dance: Ballroom

A chance for children to learn the moves from Strictly Come Dancing and many more.

Long Preston Village Hall, Skipton

Wed 23 Apr

£3 / 07857532611

For children aged 4–7.

  • 16:00 – 16:45

£3.50 / 07857532611

For children aged 8 and above.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

£2.50 / 07857532611

For preschool children only.

  • 14:45 – 15:15

Wed 30 Apr

£3 / 07857532611

For children aged 4–7.

  • 16:00 – 16:45

£3.50 / 07857532611

For children aged 8 and above.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

£2.50 / 07857532611

For preschool children only.

  • 14:45 – 15:15

Wed 7 May

£3 / 07857532611

For children aged 4–7.

  • 16:00 – 16:45

£3.50 / 07857532611

For children aged 8 and above.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

£2.50 / 07857532611

For preschool children only.

  • 14:45 – 15:15
…and 16 more dates until 27 Aug

Ballet Classes

Dance classes for budding ballerinas – ages five and over.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Speirs Locks Studios, Glasgow

Tue 22 Apr

Prices vary / 0141 332 4101

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Wed 23 Apr

Prices vary / 0141 332 4101

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Thu 24 Apr

Prices vary / 0141 332 4101

  • 16:30 – 17:30
…and 25 more dates until 24 Jun

Family Fun with Attitude

A day for the family to learn to dance.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Mon 5 May

£3–£6 (Children £3–£4) / 0141 581 3401

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 2 Jun

£3–£6 (Children £3–£4) / 0141 581 3401

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 7 Jul

£3–£6 (Children £3–£4) / 0141 581 3401

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 5 more dates until 1 Dec back to top

Stepping Out

A fun-packed two-act program, featuring over 200 dancers aged between four and 19.

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Sat 5 Jul

£12.50–£14.50 (£11.50–£13) / 01924 211311

  • 14:30

Tetris

Arch 8 Dance Group (Netherlands) present a contemporary piece that starts as a game of interlocking shapes and morphs into an exploration of individuality, team work and how you can change the world to fit who you are. Ages 6+.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30

Ballet Theatre UK: The Little Mermaid

A dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story in which a beautiful young mermaid falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his love.

Buxton Opera House

Sun 15 Jun

£17–£25 (Children £12.50; £23) / 0845 127 2190

  • 14:30

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 3 May

£17 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

  • 14:30

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 27 Apr

£16–£20 (Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

  • 15:00

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Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Another chance to see Scottish Ballet's contemporary take on the Prokofiev ballet with Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor bringing a fresh twist to the classic tragedy.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 24 May

£15.50–£37.50 / 0131 529 6000

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 26 Apr

£10.50–£40.50 / 0844 871 7648

Sadler's Wells, London EC1R

Sat 17 May

£12 / 0844 412 4300

Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's unmissable take on the most famous ballet in the classical canon. Prepare to laugh your socks off then cry your heart out.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 21 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 22 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 24 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 24 Apr

£17–£43.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 26 Apr

£17–£43.50 / 0131 529 6000

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 6 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 14:30

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Baby Got Groove Disco

Daytime dance party for parents and kids.

Fredericks Bar, Birmingham

Sat 31 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 233 0313

Bollywood party. Part of Shaanti’s Eastern Electronic Festival.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Dance: Make Your Move

A dance competition in aid of the Red Cross, featuring groups of young dancers from schools and clubs, who have choreographed pieces inspired by the work of the charity.

IndigO2, London SE10

Sun 13 Jul

£13.25–£18.75 / 0871 220 0260

Far From The Norm

  • Written by: Botis Seva

The company will present their latest works as well as an overview of their work from throughout the year, lead by choreographer Botis Seva.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Wed 16 Jul

£6 / 020 8507 5607

  • 14:00

Fuse

A dynamic celebration of dance work created by children and young people from across County Durham who all participate in TIN Arts' Bounce programme.

Gala, Durham

Wed 7 May

£8 (£6) / 0191 332 4041

  • 13:30

Hip Hop Theatre: Workshop

Let the beat drop with style in this two day workshop where you can get into the groove and learn all the need-to-know hip-hop moves. In this two day workshop you'll learn routines to some of the biggest and baddest hip-hop tunes with a professional street dance choreographer.

Thameside Theatre, Grays

Tue 27 May

£30 / 0845 300 5264

  • 16:00

Wed 28 May

£30 / 0845 300 5264

  • 16:00
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Ilaz Dance Company: Fusion 2014

A song and dance spectacular featuring a cast of around 85 young singers and dancers well versed in a fusion of styles including contemporary jazz, ballet, tap and hip hop.

Westcliff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea

Sun 21 Sep

£15.50 ( £9.50; Children £9.50 under 16s) / 01255 433344

  • 14:00

Julie Harris Dance: Street Dance Academy Showcase 2014

A display of talent, energy and athleticism as young Cheshire dancers strut their stuff.

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Sat 26 Jul

£12 (£10; Children £8) / 01270 368 242

  • 13:00

Legat KLass Primary: Workshop (Over 7s)

Dance choreographic class that introduces new techniques as well as continuing to develop skills learnt.

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington

Tue 22 Apr

£4 / 01925 442345

  • 17:00 – 17:45

Tue 29 Apr

£4 / 01925 442345

  • 17:00 – 17:45

Moscow Ballet: Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky's fairy-tale ballet about a girl who is whisked away to a land of toys.

Princes Hall, Aldershot

Sun 26 Oct

£23 (£22) / 01252 329155

  • 15:00

North Central Herts School Of Dance: Applause

An exciting programme of dance performed by talented young people.

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Sun 8 Jun

£14 / 01438 363200

  • 13:00
  • 17:00
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