Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

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Brazouka

  • 4 stars

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 21 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 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.

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

Thu 21 Aug

+3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Gnosis

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

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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

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.

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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

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

Fri 22 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

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

£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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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

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
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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

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

Robert Hamilton's Dance Illusion

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

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 6 Nov

£15 / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30

Salon: Gravity

The force of gravity is explored in this dance from Mehmet Sander.

Pacitti Company Think Tank, Ipswich

Thu 4 Sep

£5 / 01473 216545

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Salsa Night

Fun and friendly weekly salsa and kizomba class with UkSalsaFeet.

The Hairy Lemon, Sutton Coldfield

Tue 26 Aug

£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Tue 2 Sep

£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Tue 9 Sep

£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:30
…and 42 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

I Bar, Sutton Coldfield

Tue 26 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Tue 2 Sep

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Tue 9 Sep

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 23:00
…and 18 more dates until 13 Jan 2015

Walkabout, Wolverhampton

Mon 25 Aug

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00

Mon 1 Sep

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00

Mon 8 Sep

£4–£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00
…and 17 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

Squish & Box Fresh

Double bill of contemporary dance.

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

Thank God It's Friday Salsa Party

Salsa party night with guest DJs and a dance lesson.

Bank Bar, Cannock

Fri 12 Sep

£5 / 07961 514074

  • 19:30 – 01:00

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, Storyboard P 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…

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

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

Part of ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way.