Before 5pm, Dance, Ballet

66 events

Sorted by popularity / date & time

Anka's Story

Elevation Youth Dance Company This contemporary ballet choreographed by Helen, Bryony and Emily Garner will take you on an emotional, yet uplifting journey, as these young performers sensitively portray the harrowing true-life story of Anka Bergman, who survived the Holocaust of WWII with her daughter, Eva, born on the…

C, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Dirty Decadence

  • 2 stars

Theatre with Teeth When pleasure takes over logic. When seven close friends escape to a country estate for a weekend of fun things begin to fall apart when the group's indulgences cross the boundaries of friendship and love. Taking inspiration from Laura Wade's Posh, this piece infuses ballet with a modern narrative.

C nova, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

studio 3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

studio 3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Sat 22 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

  • 14:30

Jersey Opera House

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

  • 15:00

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Also on at:

English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:00

Sat 8 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 16 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:00

Sat 18 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:30

New Theatre, Oxford

Thu 30 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

  • 14:30

Sat 1 Nov

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

  • 14:30

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

£31.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

  • 14:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£12.50–£32.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£18.50–£33.50 / 01702 351135

  • 14:00

Also on at:

back to top

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

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

£31–£37.50 (£28–£24.50 over 16s; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50–£31.50 / 08441 717620

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£18.50–£33.50 / 01702 351135

  • 14:00

Also on at:

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

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£7.50–£26.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Southern Youth Ballet: Coppelia

Southern Youth Ballet was founded by Liz Buckland in 1996 to enable young dancers in the southeast of England to perform in cameo productions of full-length classical Ballets, and original works.

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 29 Nov

£10.50–£16.50 / 01323 412000

  • 17:00

Moscow City Ballet: The Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Smirnov-Govolanov (dir)
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Victor Smirnov-Golovanov directs Tchaikovsky's classical ballet about Clara's battle with the Mouseking, performed to the live accompaniment of the Moscow City Ballet Orchestra, featuring 'The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' and 'The Waltz of the Flowers'.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 8 Nov

£10–£39.50

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£17.50–£27.50 / 01223 357851

  • 14:30

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£17.50–£27.50 / 01223 357851

  • 14:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£39.50 / 08441 717620

Also on at:

Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby

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

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 13 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00 – 16:00

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Thu 30 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Sat 1 Nov

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

  • 14:30 – 16:30

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Thu 25 Sep

£10–£33.50 / 0844 871 7645

Sat 27 Sep

£10–£33.50 / 0844 871 7645

Also on at:

back to top

Ballet Body Sculpture

Ballet fitness classes designed for women to develop good posture, core strength, flexibility, toned body line, balance and coordination. The programme combines pilates, ballet, stretching and NLP unique mind and body connection. No previous experience in ballet or fitness is necessary to join the classes – you can start…

David Lloyd Kensington, London SW7

Sat 23 Aug

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Sat 30 Aug

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Sat 6 Sep

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

  • 14:00 – 15:00
…and 30 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

Ballet: Experienced

For those with ballet experience. Students will spend about 25 mins doing exercises holding on to the barre. These strengthen muscles, improve posture and coordination and are a preparation for exercises in the centre. The second half of the class brings the students into the centre for more exercises which improve…

Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre, Aylesbury

Wed 10 Sep

£7.40 ( £5.80) / 01296 424332

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Wed 17 Sep

£7.40 ( £5.80) / 01296 424332

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Wed 24 Sep

£7.40 ( £5.80) / 01296 424332

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Ballet Theatre UK: A Christmas Carol

A retelling of the classic novel 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

  • 14:30

Sun 28 Dec

Concert Hall

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

  • 14:30

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…

The Blake Theatre, Monmouth

Sat 6 Dec

£12–£16 / 01600 719401

  • 15:00

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Sun 2 Nov

£15 (£12.50) / 0300 365 6677

  • 15:00

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Sun 7 Dec

£20; £20 (£17) / 01491 575698

  • 14:00

Also on at:

Ballet With Expression

Learn how to dance the ballet with these drop in session. For all ages.

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 23 Aug

Phone for prices / 01865 263980

  • 10:00 – 11:30

Sat 30 Aug

Phone for prices / 01865 263980

  • 10:00 – 11:30

Sat 6 Sep

Phone for prices / 01865 263980

  • 10:00 – 11:30
…and 7 more dates until 25 Oct back to top

Beginners Ballet: Workshop (Ages 3-4)

Learn how to ballet dance.

Swindon Dance @ The Town Hall Studios

Mon 25 Aug

£34 (£24) / 01793 601700

  • 15:45 – 16:15

The Lilian Baylis Studio, London EC1R

Wed 15 Oct

£12–£45 / 020 7863 8198

  • 14:00

Sat 18 Oct

£12–£45 / 020 7863 8198

  • 14:30

Birmingham Royal Ballet: La Fin Du Jour/Miracle In The Gorbals/Flowers Of The Forest

  • Written by: Arthur Bliss

This triple bill presents three ballets each touched in its own way by war.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 9 Oct

£16–£47 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

£16–£47 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Wed 29 Oct

£12–£26.50 / 01752 267222

  • 14:30

Bolshoi: The Legends Of Love

Featuring dance movements, sets and costumes inspired by the Middle East, this stunning ballet, which uses pure dance to tell the story, is further enriched by the talent of the Bolshoi troupe.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 15 Nov

£10 / 01704 533333

  • 15:00

Bristol Russian Ballet: Nutcracker

A magical adventure story about dolls coming to life and battles between the Mouse King and the Nutcracker Prince, with unique and traditional Russian-style choreography will keep you enthralled throughout this magical ballet.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17.50 (Children £14.50) / 01934 645544

  • 16:00
back to top

CG Studios: Six Degrees

  • Directed by: Fiona Garbett

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Sat 11 Oct

£9–£12.50 (£8.50–£11) / 01924 211311

  • 14:00

Cinderella

Academy Scholars perform with professional ballet stars in this family favourite: a traditional tale of rags to riches, ugly sisters and a handsome prince.

Espinosa Performing Arts - Berkhamsted Arts Centre

Sun 30 Nov

£15 (£12; £44) / 01442 818283

  • 14:00

Classical Ballet Drop-in Class

Drop-in ballet classes.

Danceworks, London W1K

Mon 25 Aug

£7–£9

  • 11:30 – 13:00

Mon 1 Sep

£7–£9

  • 11:30 – 13:00

Mon 8 Sep

£7–£9

  • 11:30 – 13:00
…and 43 more dates until 6 Jul 2015

The Covent Garden Minuet Company

An afternoon of gavottes and minuets danced in full 18th-century costume by this spectacular dance company.

St Mary's House And Gardens, Steyning

Sat 30 Aug

£25 / 01903 816205

  • 15:00

Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne's balletic adaptation of the magical Tim Burton film.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£10–£38.50 / 0870 606 3536

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£10–£38.50 / 0870 606 3536

Milton Keynes Theatre

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7652

Also on at:

back to top