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Brazouka

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Anton Du Beke & Raymond Gubbay Big Band

Anton Du Beke is back with a stunning new show featuring dazzling dancing, superb singing and the sensational Raymond Gubbay Big Band under the baton of Richard Balcombe.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£39.50 / 01382 434940

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£36.50–£41.50 / 0115 989 5555

Sheffield City Hall

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£32.50–£39.50 / 0114 278 9789

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Circa: Beyond

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Inala

A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sun 10 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 11 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 12 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Am I

LCP Dance Theatre, choreographed by Joanna Puchala LCP Dance Theatre, a BBC Performing Arts Award 2011 Winner in a dance theatre production Am I, explores the complicated tale of victim and trafficker wherein both are slaves: often the roles bleed into each other making it difficult to see the line between either…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Theatre

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Theatre

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

Black Grace

New Zealand Season | Black Grace For their Fringe debut, Black Grace presents a collection of short dance works spanning nearly 20 years including: the iconic Minoi – drawn from Samoan dance traditions and fused with western culture: Human Language (2nd movement)- the first Black Grace work to feature female dancers…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Central

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Central

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 22 Aug

Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Edinburgh Ceilidhs With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh bands Flaming Heather, HLI, Scott Leslie, Willie Fraser and piper. All dances walked through and called. Cheap bar. Hall has air-conditioning! Fringe groups welcome. Good exercise, great fun. www.edinburghceilidhs.co.uk.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Pss Pss

Baccalà Clown Winners of the Cirque du Soleil Prize. Bronze Award in Moscow and China! Two contemporary clowns take to the stage to play out the game of desire and being two in a timeless performance of enthralling physicality and exquisite expression. Poetic, surreal, funny, and infinitely enjoyable. These characters…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main House

£9 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main House

£9 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

A Thief on the Wind

Playground Productions From the team that brought you Assassins ★★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com, 2012) and the Scottish premiere of In the Heights ★★★★ (Edinburgh Evening News, 2014) comes an innovative devised story exploring playfulness and simple pleasures. Flowing between theatre and dance, with rhythmic transitions and…

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Large Hall

£6 (£5) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Large Hall

£6 (£5) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Large Hall

£6 (£5) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 17 Aug

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

Fri 26 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 27 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

…and 3 more dates until 4 Oct

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 7 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 493 6666

Wed 8 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 493 6666

Thu 9 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 493 6666

…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 5 Nov

£14–£39 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 6 Nov

£14–£39 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 7 Nov

£14–£39 / 0114 256 5656

…and 2 more dates until 9 Nov

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Dotdotdot Flamenco Company's Premiere Of New Show 'No Frills'

Flamenco as you've never seen it before, Dotdotdot Flamenco Company is a young, edgy and with-it sextet based in Spain and is made up of three dancers, a guitarist, singer and percussionist. They will premiere 'No Frills' in the UK this summer.

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Fri 1 Aug

£15.75–£18 / 0844 847 1680

La Karina

Pola Dance Company by Dedi Alofer Student dancers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveal their explorations into the language of movement, which have led to the creation of a distinctive international contemporary dance style. For three years the students have been investigating through contemporary dance the…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mara Galeazzi's Gala For Africa

Sadler's Wells plays host to the star-studded charity event in aid of Dancing For The Children. The charity aims to raise enough money to send a group of dancers to South Africa in 2011 to continue charity work for the cause which gives children with illness, disease and disability assistance and aid when it is needed…

Medina Theatre, Newport

Sat 9 Aug

£15 (Children £8; £11) / 01983 527020

  • 19:30

Pants Down Circus: Rock

Pants Down Circus It's a long way to the top, the big top, and these guys are livin' on a prayer for nothin' but a good time. This event showcases the incredible skill of four rock stars of Australian circus. Imagine the greatest rock band ever, as a circus. It'll shake you all night long. Winner of Best Circus 2012…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Sonique Sounds

British-Asian DJ.

The North Rotunda, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 20:00
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Swing Dancing Lessons With Swing Patrol

Swing Patrol joins us every Tuesday to teach West Dulwich how to swing dance.

Belair House, London SE21

Tue 5 Aug

£8 ( £7) / 020 8299 9788

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Tue 26 Aug

£8 ( £7) / 020 8299 9788

  • 19:30 – 21:00

This is Contemporary Ice Skating

Aurora Nova presents Le Patin Libre Ice skating, but not as we know it! Amidst the spins and sequins of traditional figure skating, a group of irreverent yet world class athletes have turned away from the ageing traditions of On Ice entertainment in order to develop their own contemporary and acrobatic dance style.

Murrayfield Ice Rink, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Bianco

NoFit State Circus Following last year’s explosive success, NoFit State returns with a re-invented version of Bianco, featuring brand new acts in their unique, subversive and sensational style. Bianco is a physical and sensual journey through a visceral landscape, inhabited by women and men, their fears, doubts and…

NoFit State Big Top, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 25 Aug

Capoeira: Adult Beginners: Workshop

This Brazilian art form combines martial arts, acrobatics, dance and music.

Merseyside Dance Initiative, Liverpool

Fri 1 Aug

Phone for prices / 0151 708 8810

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 8 Aug

Phone for prices / 0151 708 8810

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 15 Aug

Phone for prices / 0151 708 8810

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

Carlos Acosta: On Before

  • Written by: Kim Brandstrup

The dance star duets to a purpose with Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Zenaida Yanowksy, in a show that puts together choreography by some of the world's greatest living exponents. The score ranges from Handel to Cuban composer Omar Puente, and the finale features live choral work.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£40–£45 ( £35–£40; Children £20–£22.50 under 18s) / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£40–£45 ( £35–£40; Children £20–£22.50 under 18s) / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Contemporary Technique Class Beginners (Ages 7-11)

A chance to learn contemporary dance skills and routines.

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 7 Aug

Lyric

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Thu 14 Aug

Lyric

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Thu 21 Aug

Lyric

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Thu 28 Aug

Lyric

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Dance 'Til Dawn

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

Thu 23 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Fri 24 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 25 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 58 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

  • 20:00

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

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Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£6) / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:30

Fri 12 Sep

£8 (£6) / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:30

La Loba

Lenka Vagnerová & Company Burdened with an unbearable destiny, a woman wanders the wilderness with a bag of bones. An ancient folktale steeped in mystery brought to life through movement and song by two remarkable artists, dancer, Andrea Opavská and singer, Jana Vébrová. ‘Lenka Vagnerová’s latest artistic creation…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug back to top