Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

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Activate – Youth Dance Festival

This popular showcase returns with performances by young people from across Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire and the wide South East area. Over 150 young people perform a range of dance styles.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 7 Apr

£13–£30

Wed 8 Apr

£13–£30

Agony Art

An evening about life and dance, live and on screen, curated by Agony Art and Manou Koreman as part of Open Clusters. Featuring works by Irina Baldini, José Campos, Danai Pappa, Manou Koreman, Natasha Swingler, Tante und Tane aka Eirini and Angelina Kartsaki and Rahel Vonmoos.

Chisenhale Dance Space, London E3

Fri 13 Feb

£8 / 020 8981 6617

  • 18:30 – 21:00 Agony Art Chisenhale Dance Space, London

balletLORENT: Rapunzel

The classic fairytale in dance form, performed by balletLORENT. The brainchild of former poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Doctor Who composer Murray Gold, and Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton, the highly visual production conjures a dark beauty created to enthrall adults and children alike.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Fri 20 Feb

£10–£16 (under 26s £6) / 01484 430528

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Fri 27 Feb

£18.50–£20 (Under 16s £10; Family £45) / 01796 484626

Breakdance for Children

Learn your toprock and downrock from your power moves and freeze at this beginners breakdancing class for youngsters aged 7 and over.

St John At Hackney Church, London E5

Tue 27 Jan

£4.50 per class; £27 per term / 020 8985 5374

Tue 3 Feb

£4.50 per class; £27 per term / 020 8985 5374

Tue 10 Feb

£4.50 per class; £27 per term / 020 8985 5374

Contemporary Dance for Teenagers

A dance class for teens aged 13–17 to develop technical skills, strength, coordination and musicality.

St John At Hackney Church, London E5

Tue 27 Jan

£4.50 per class; £27 per six week term / 020 8985 5374

Tue 3 Feb

£4.50 per class; £27 per six week term / 020 8985 5374

Tue 10 Feb

£4.50 per class; £27 per six week term / 020 8985 5374

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Dance Discovery

Dance showcase from kids and teenagers in East Lothian.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 31 Jan

£9 (£7) / 0131 665 2240

Dance Explosion

Evening of what we imagine to be pretty explosive dance moves.

Sunderland Empire

Tue 7 Jul

£13.50 / 0844 871 3022

Dance Fever 9

Students from Lyndsey Ellis School of Dance perform a high energy dance show featuring ballet, tap, jazz, breakdance, hip hop and musical theatre.

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Fri 3 Jul

£8 (Seniors £7.50; Children £7) / 01522 883311

Sat 4 Jul

£8 (Seniors £7.50; Children £7) / 01522 883311

Sun 5 Jul

£8 (Seniors £7.50; Children £7) / 01522 883311

Dance of the Magnetic Ballerina

A piece in which the magnetic ballerina moves inside a minimalist yet multi-dimensional space.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Feb

£8–£16 / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent who actually, believe it or not, have some of the aforementioned talent.

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 20 Nov

£25–£35 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Sun 1 Nov

£25–£35 / 0844 847 1515

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 17 Nov

£25–£35 / 01223 357851

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Dotdotdot Flamenco Company: No Frills

Three dancers perform stripped backed flamenco in a celebration of the raw energy that flamenco awakens.

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Sat 28 Feb

£15 (£12) / 01865 319450

Theatre Royal, Bath

Fri 20 Feb

£15 (£12) / 01225 448844

Sat 21 Feb

£15 (£12) / 01225 448844

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Fri 13 Feb

£13 / 01483 440000

Sat 14 Feb

£13 / 01483 440000

Eliot Smith Dance: Spring 2015 Tour

The dance company tours the north-east (plus a trip to Paris) with new and revived works.

Bamburgh Pavilion

Sat 11 Apr

£7 (£5; Family £10) / 01688 214256

The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle

Sat 28 Mar

£7 (£5; Family £10) / 0191 447 6811

The Portland, Ashington

Sat 21 Mar

£7 (£5; Family £10)

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ImPACT

New dance work from young Plymouth-based company.

Plymouth University

Wed 28 Jan

The House

£12 (£9) / 01752 585050

  • 19:30 ImPACT Plymouth University

Jukebox Jumble

Jukebox of various dance styles, from tap to hip hop, from students at Freedom and Form Dance Training.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

Sat 25 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

Karla Shacklock Company: The Happiness

New dance work exploring the theme of happiness.

Swindon Dance @ The Town Hall Studios

Fri 20 Mar

£11 (Students £9) / 01793 601700

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Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

The legendary choreographer presents his latest offbeat piece, a re-imagining of Bizet's Carmen.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 19 May

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 20 May

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 21 May

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 23 May

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 16 Apr

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Fri 17 Apr

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Sat 18 Apr

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 9 Jun

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 10 Jun

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 11 Jun

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

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Motionhouse Dance Theatre Company: Broken

Contemporary dance piece exploring humanity's relationship to planet Earth.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 7 Mar

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 12 Feb

£15 ( £6; £12.50; Children £6 under 16s) / 0191 261 0505

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 10 Mar

£20 ( £16; £16) / 0121 446 3232

Wed 11 Mar

£20 ( £16; £16) / 0121 446 3232

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On the Darkened Wing

A contemporary dance performance by Fertile Ground in response to the Museum’s latest fashion exhibition initiated by MoMu-Fashion Museum Antwerp.

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Fri 13 Mar

£5 / 01833 631107

Wendy Houstoun: Pact With Pointlessness

The performer and theatre artist showcases her new contemporary act Pact With Pointlessness.

Brighton Dome

Tue 14 Apr

Studio Theatre

£12.50 (£10) / 01273 709709

Deda, Derby

Fri 27 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01332 370911

Laban Theatre, London SE8

Thu 5 Mar

£16 (£12) / 020 8469 9500

Wild Worlds: Dark Sides

Performance theatre exploring the animal instinct of the human condition.

The Vaults, London SE1

Wed 28 Jan

£15 / 020 7401 9603

Thu 29 Jan

£15 / 020 7401 9603

Fri 30 Jan

£15 / 020 7401 9603

…and 11 more dates until 14 Feb

YDance Routes: Destinations

Youth dance companies from across Scotland present a varied evening of dance featuring street, hip-hop, ballet and contemporary dance. The evening includes the premiere of National Youth Dance Company of Scotland's new piece choreographed by Anna Kenrick.

macrobert, Stirling

Sat 21 Feb

£6 (£4) / 01786 466666