Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

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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

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Dance Show LIVE

Whether you're an up-and-coming dancer, a seasoned pro or a flat-footed newbie, there's something for everyone at this festival of dance, featuring performances, workshops and talks. Featuring Perri and Jordan from Diversity, Luke McFarlane (winner of Got to Dance) and many more.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

£14.50 / 02920 799199

Amongst Millions

Pedro Goucha Gomes Moving beyond representation to embody only experience, Amongst Millions is a ritualistic work in which the body is used as a vehicle for protest against the injustice and hypocrisy resulting from the current social and economic crisis. In this critical and uncompromising performance, the educated…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

The Annexe

£7 (£5) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug

Sweet Mambo

Pina Bausch's piece of dance theatre about the relationship between the sexes.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Amy plus Steppenwolf Syndrome (Double Bill)

Athena Dance Company Amy: What was it that led Amy Winehouse to self-destruct? Choreographer Afina from Moscow says ‘this show is an examination of the great range of emotions leading to a crisis and a broken body with Amy's tragically early death as a case in point’. Steppenwolf Syndrome: Six Bolshoi Theatre ballet…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Diversity

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

Sat 29 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Sun 7 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Tue 9 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

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Flash Mob

Physical theatre with dance performances from Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin Clifton, Britain's Got Talent's Flawless and Olivier Award nominee Tommy Franzen.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 29 Jul

£25 / 01727 844488

Wed 30 Jul

£25 / 01727 844488

Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 1 Aug

£23–£25 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

£26 / 01325 486555

Sat 2 Aug

£23–£25 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

£26 / 01325 486555

Gnosis

Dance piece looking at the idea of the 'knowledge within' and the inner and outward battles of human characters.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Wed 20 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Thu 21 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

I AM

Dance piece which took its inspiration from Colin McCahon's painting Victory over Death 2.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 16 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 17 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Inspired

Interactive final performance from participants in LOV (Lincolnshire One Venues) Young People’s Programme, artsNK Dance and The Collaborators creative arts project.

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Sat 4 Oct

£3–£5 / 01522 883311

  • 19:30

Marcel Vol I: Italian Politics as a Work of Art

A tribute to the revolutionary works or Marcel Duchamp, this dance performance tries to turn art into grotesque politics.

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Aug

Our Fathers

Babakas Theatre presents a performance which combines stand-up comedy, contemporary dance, video installation and scenes from the The Sopranos to explore modern day fatherhood.

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Sat 25 Oct

£13 (£11) / 01865 319450

  • 20:00

Playing Landscape

Point View Art Association presents Made in Macao Direct from Macao, theatre and dance combine with the contemporary Chinese ink art of Beijing-based artist Cindy Ng. Since 2008, this non-text-based original collaboration between artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Beijing, Melbourne and Macao has been performed in…

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Salsa Night

Fun and friendly weekly salsa and kizomba class with UkSalsaFeet.

I Bar, Sutton Coldfield

Tue 29 Jul

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Tue 5 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Tue 12 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:00
…and 22 more dates until 13 Jan 2015

Walkabout, Wolverhampton

Mon 4 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00

Mon 11 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00

Mon 18 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00
…and 20 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

Squish & Box Fresh

Double bill of contemporary dance.

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Thu 16 Oct

£10 (£8; under 26s £5) / 01522 883311

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Within This Dust

Smallpetitklein Dance Company presents its Fringe hit exploring Richard Drew's iconic photographs of a man falling from the World Trade Center on 9/11, in which three dance performances are combined with film, sound, and animation.

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Fri 3 Oct

£8 / 01355 261000

  • 19:30 – 21:30