Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

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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.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 3 Oct

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 01592 583302

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 19 Sep

£20 (£17; Students £10; Children £16) / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:00

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

Sat 29 Nov

£25–£35 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Sun 7 Dec

£25–£35 / 0844 847 1515

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Tue 9 Dec

£25–£35 / 0844 412 4624

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The Bo Diddlers

A unique blend of physical comedy, folk and contemporary dance. Led by Ewan Wardrop.

The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London WC1H

Fri 3 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Sat 4 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Cloud Mushrooms

Contemporary dance choreographer and performer Louis Ahl performs with Fritz Welch in piece where they claim to 'dance like snakes on a legless sunrise'.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Dad Dancing

A culturally relevant and playful exploration of father-children relationships through performance, workshops and discussion.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Wed 29 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Thu 30 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Fri 31 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30 – 21:00
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Eliot Smith Dance Company: Inner Retrieval

Exploring themes of love, death and resurrection, this is an original evening of contemporary dance, choreographed to music by James MacMillan and Ben Frost.

Cathedral Church Of St Mary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0191 232 6953

Doors open 7pm.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Giulio D’Anna: Parkin'Son

  • 4 stars

Dance piece of Giulio D'Anna.

The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London WC1H

Mon 24 Nov

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Great Big Dance Show Aberdeen

Citymoves Dance Agency take centre stage showcasing Aberdeen's talent from all of the city’s leading dance schools.

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sat 11 Oct

£3.75–£15 / 01224 641122

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

Jack Webb: Inside Opulence

A new offering from one of Scotland’s leading choreographers and dancers following three performers who mysteriously descend in to madness.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

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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 2015

£15–£36.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 20 May 2015

£15–£36.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 21 May 2015

£15–£36.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 23 May 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£15–£36 / 08441 717620

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£15–£36 / 08441 717620

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£15–£36 / 08441 717620

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7646

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7646

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7646

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Mr McFall's Chamber: Viva Tango!

Mr McFall's Chamber in big-band form brings music straight from the South American bordellos.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 27 Nov

£15 (£13) / 0131 665 2240

  • 20:00

The Jam House, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

£14 (£12; under 18s £5) / 0131 226 4380

  • 20:00

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

Present If A, Then C

A contrasting saga between two instruments from Retina Dance Company and Basta!.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Tue 14 Oct

£11 / 01224 642230

Part of DanceLive.

  • 19:00

Robert Hamilton's Dance Illusion

Dance spectacular as seen on Sky 1's Got to Dance.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

£15 / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30
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Squish & Box Fresh

Double bill of contemporary dance.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 10 Oct

£8–£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 13 Nov

£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Thu 16 Oct

£10 (£8; under 26s £5) / 01522 883311

  • 19:30 – 21:00

The Time It Takes and Stillspace

A varied programme of contemporary dance, live music and dance-film. Featuring work from award winning Highland video makers Goat, international choreographer Caroline Reagh and acclaimed musician Patsy Reid.

Universal Hall Arts Centre, Findhorn

Thu 25 Sep

£8 (£6; Children £4) / 01309 690110

Part of Findhorn Bay Arts Festival.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Trip The Light Fantastic Toe

TripSpace Projects curates a selection of short dance performances on the theme of undergrowth and the underworld.

The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London WC1H

Fri 17 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Sat 18 Oct

£10 / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Wendy Houstoun: Pact With Pointlessness

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

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Thu 23 Oct

Ocean Room

£10 ( £5) / 01202 203630

  • 19:30

The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London WC1H

Tue 7 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 8 Oct

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00 – 22:00

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

You've Never Seen Pain Expressed Like This

A dance/conversation in which the performers – Miss Prissy, Kia Labeija and the Legendary Pony Zion Garcon – perform and talk in response to questions about the meanings and contexts of styles of urban American dance. Moderated, or at any rate delivered, by dancer and writer Danielle Goldman, author of I Want to be Ready…

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£6 for Sat pass; £14 for weekend pass / 0845 330 3501

Note: this event was originally listed as featuring dancer Storyboard P, who has had to cancel his appearance at Arika 6. Part of ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way.