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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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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

Dracula

A contemporary interpretation of Bram Stoker's haunting, erotic tale, set to music by composers including Bach, Mozart, Ligetti and Fred Firth.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Tue 11 Nov

Theatre

£15 (£13) / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30 Dracula Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 25 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

Wed 26 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 22 Oct

£12.50–£20.50 ( £10–£18; Children £12 under 16s; Children £12 ages 16-26) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:30 Dracula Curve Theatre, Leicester

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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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Moscow Ballet La Classique: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Elik Melikov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Crisp white tutus and heartbreaking romance from the Moscow Ballet, performing the most popular of all classical ballets to Tchaikovsky's familiar score.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£27.50–£41.50 / 08441 717620

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£22–£23 (Children £19.50–£20.50 under 16s) / 01329 231942

London Coliseum, WC2N

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

…and 6 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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Gecko: Institute

The critically acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko presents an intimate, funny and moving exploration of what it means to care.

Bristol Old Vic

Wed 5 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Thu 6 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Fri 7 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Sat 8 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 24 Oct

£18.50–£25.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50–£25.50 / 0131 529 6000

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£13–£20 / 01872 262466

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£13–£20 / 01872 262466

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 22 Oct

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

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

…and 6 more dates until 17 Dec

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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Burns Night Ceilidh

The Flaming Heather ceilidh band and caller Ken Gourlay set off Burns Night right, with a few folk dancers and a piper in tow.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 / 0131 339 5374

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0131 339 5374

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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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

Wed 22 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 16 more dates until 15 Nov

Facade

Enjoy a three course meal served by Crashmat Collective while they simultaneously perform circus acts around you. Contains strong language and adult references. Ages 16+.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 13 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Fri 14 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 20 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fri 21 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Sat 22 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

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

Wed 22 Oct

The Maria

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

Thu 23 Oct

The Maria

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

Fri 24 Oct

The Maria

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

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby

Choreographer David Nixon brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic to life through dance.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 11 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

Wed 12 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

Thu 13 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 28 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

Wed 29 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

Thu 30 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky's classic, Christmas-time ballet in a production mounted by Vienna Festival Ballet.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 18 Nov

£17.50–£22 (Children £14) / 020 8561 8371

Evesham Arts Centre

Fri 19 Dec

£18 (£17; Children £13) / 01386 446944

Sat 20 Dec

£18 (£17; Children £13) / 01386 446944

Grand Opera House, York

Tue 25 Nov

£13–£29 / 0844 871 3024

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Johann Strauss Gala: A Viennese Party

  • Written by: Johann Strauss I

Rainer Hersch conducts an evening of Straussian music and dance, with waltzes and polkas galore.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£29.50–£36.50 / 0844 770 1797

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£10–£33 ( £5–£16.50) / 0844 406 8666

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£28.50–£31.50 / 01604 624 811

Royston Maldoom OBE Restrospective

An evening of modern dance devised by choreographer Royston Maldoom.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Sat 15 Nov

£7.50–£10 / 01224 641122

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£11 (£9) / 0141 357 4000

Platform, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

£3.50–£8 / 0141 276 9696

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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Ballet Theatre UK: A Christmas Carol

A retelling of the classic novel brings a cavalcade of colourful characters vividly to life, from Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser immune to festive cheer, to the three ghosts who help him understand the true meaning of Christmas. With stunning sets and costumes, creating a Christmas-card vision of old London.

Brighton Dome

Sat 27 Dec

Concert Hall

£10–£18.50 (Children £5–£9.25 under 16s) / 01273 709709

Sun 28 Dec

Concert Hall

£10–£18.50 (Children £5–£9.25 under 16s) / 01273 709709

Ballet Theatre UK: Swan lake

A spectacular new production of this timeless classic. This immortal tale tells of a princess held captive as a swan by the spell of an evil magician, a spell that can only be broken if a prince swears true love to her. Featuring new choreography by Artistic Director Christopher Moore and over 120 new costumes and…

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Fri 19 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

Sat 20 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

Sun 21 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

Assembly Rooms, Tamworth

Thu 13 Nov

£15 (£12) / 01827 709618

The Brindley, Runcorn

Fri 21 Nov

£14 / 0151 907 8360

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Charlie’s Angels Dance Academy: Dance Is Life

An exciting programme of dance performed by talented young people.

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Fri 24 Oct

£7.50 (Children £5) / 01283 508100

Sat 25 Oct

£7.50 (Children £5) / 01283 508100

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

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thu 23 Oct

£14 / 01539 725 133

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50 (£9.50; under 18s £7) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Luminate Festival.

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Gay Gordons

Ceilidh and Scottish country dance classes for LGBT folks and allies. All ages/levels of experience welcome.

Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 1522

  • 19:45 Gay Gordons Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 1522

  • 19:45 Gay Gordons Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 1522

  • 19:45 Gay Gordons Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh
…and 6 more dates until 22 Dec

National Dance Company Wales

  • Written by: Stephen Shropshire

An eclectic mix of works, all conveying the skill and versatility of the dancers, their passion for dance and the beauty, humour and emotion that the human body can portray.

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sat 15 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01874 611622

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