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Scottish Ballet: Up Close

New Voices features exclusive excerpts from works by James Cousins and Helen Pickett, as well as fresh choreography from Scottish Ballet’s own company of dancers. Elite Syncopations is a sassy whirl of 1920s dance hall glitz from Kenneth MacMillan.

Dundee Rep

Fri 31 Oct

£18 (Children £9; Students £13; Seniors £16) / 01382 223530

Sat 1 Nov

£18 (Children £9; Students £13; Seniors £16) / 01382 223530

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 31 Oct

Prices vary / 01292 288235

The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

Tue 28 Oct

£12 (£9) / 01854 613336

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Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 13 more dates until 15 Nov

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Aldwych Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 25 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Mon 27 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Tue 28 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 56 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

…and 3 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

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Roller Disco

RollerStop bring the retro with a fun couple of roller skating sessions: session one for families/beginners and session two for ages 12+. Email for a family ticket.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0131 661 5351

  • 18:00 – 19:30 Roller Disco Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 – 21:00 Roller Disco Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh
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Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Brendan Cole: Licence to Thrill

Dancer Brendan Cole performs his new show with a company of 20 musicians and dancers.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£29–£35 / 01383 740384

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Opera House, Manchester

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£28.90–£36.90 / 0844 847 2275

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English Youth Ballet: Coppelia

An enchanting full length ballet featuring impressive principals backed up by 100 young local dancers. With attractive choreography by artists Janet Lewis and Dominic Marshall, the charming liveliness of this popular ballet makes it a family favourite world-wide.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50 (£20.50) / 01293 553636

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£7 (£5) / 07989 508436

With Sam Small.

Rally & Broad and the Scottish Poetry Library present Kate Tempest, with an introduction from Don Paterson.

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£32–£36.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 3 Dec

£32 (£29; Children £18) / 01892 530613

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

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Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sun 23 Nov

£36 (£32; Children £15; £24.50) / 020 8688 9291

Mon 24 Nov

£36 (£32; Children £15; £24.50) / 020 8688 9291

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Fri 21 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

Sat 22 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

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Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

Wed 5 Nov

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

Wed 12 Nov

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec

Company Chordelia: Dance Derby

  • Directed by: Kally Lloyd-Jones

Company Chordelia recreate the gruelling dance marathon days of Depression-era America.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 1 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Dundee Rep

Wed 29 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01382 223530

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Thu 30 Oct

£13.50 (£10) / 01463 234234

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Lord of the Dance

  • Directed by: Michael Flatley
  • Written by: Michael Flatley

The Irish dance phenomenon.

Brighton Centre

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 12 May 2015

£21–£34 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 13 May 2015

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 14 May 2015

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 16 May 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 22 Jun 2015

£34–£41 (£32–£39; £26.50; Children £20 under 16s) / 01702 351135

Tue 23 Jun 2015

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

Wed 24 Jun 2015

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

£34–£41 (£32–£39; £26.50; Children £20 under 16s) / 01702 351135

…and 4 more dates until 28 Jun 2015

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Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s magical world of The Nutcracker has been reimagined by Olivier Award winning designer Lez Brotherston, bringing a new sheen to this classical 40-year-old adaptation.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Witch Tour and Dance Performance of ''The Confession of Isobel Gowdie' by Royston Maldoom

A witch tour of the Grassmarket and Greyfrairs Graveyard with tales of torture, murder and body snatchers followed by a dance performance with choreography by Royston Maldoom.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Ballroom & Latin Dancing

Learn Ballroom & Latin dancing. Plus social dancing every Tuesday.

The Shoreham Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Tue 28 Oct

£6 / 01273 454686

Tue 4 Nov

£6 / 01273 454686

Tue 11 Nov

£6 / 01273 454686

…and 37 more dates until 28 Jul 2015

Eliot Smith Dance Company: Inner Retrieval

Exploring themes of love, death and resurrection, this is an original evening of contemporary dance, choreographed to music by James MacMillan and Ben Frost.

Cathedral Church Of St Mary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0191 232 6953

Doors open 7pm.

Ivan Blackstock: A Harlem Dream

  • Written by: Soweto Kinch

A dynamic co-production between Dance Umbrella and Young Vic, choreographed by Ivan Blackstock and featuring original music composed by Soweto Kinch. A speakeasy-styled set, with performers showcasing body popping, lindy hop, burlesque and locking.

Young Vic, London SE1

Sat 25 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

Mon 27 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

Tue 28 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

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Russian State Ballet And Opera House: Giselle

The famous and celebrated ballet by one of the 19th century's great French composer Adolphe Adam and librettists Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Theophile Gautier.

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Fri 5 Dec

£24–£33 / 01323 412000

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 21 Nov

£25–£34 / 01242 572573

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Thu 30 Oct

£34 (£32) / 01438 363200

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Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Sun 26 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Mon 27 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

Moscow Ballet La Classique: Sleeping Beauty

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

The Russian touring company performs Tchaikovsky's classical ballet.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£24 / 01382 434940

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Sun 9 Nov

£25.50 (£23.50) / 01553 764864

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 25 Oct

£23 (Children £14; £21) / 01934 645544

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Rowheath Pavilion, Birmingham

Thu 30 Oct

£2 per class / 0121 458 1711

Thu 6 Nov

£2 per class / 0121 458 1711

Thu 13 Nov

£2 per class / 0121 458 1711

…and 2 more dates until 27 Nov

Breathe

Dance work exploring the remnants of lives and shared history.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£8–£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30 Breathe The Brunton, Musselburgh
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