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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.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 10 Apr

£17.50–£31.50 / 0844 854 2776

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Boogie Shoes

A range of dance performances from ballet to boys street moves, putting a unique twist on the Taylor School of Dance show audiences have come to know.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Sat 28 Mar

£14 (£11) / 01224 641122

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis

Twelve acrobats and multidisciplinary artists present an uninterrupted stream of acrobatics, music, images and drawings accompanied by an original musical score and video projections.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 28 Mar

£19.50–£30 / 0844 338 5000

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 4 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 11 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Yorkshire Coast School Of Ballet: Magic Of Dance First Steps

Young students of Yorkshire Coast School of Ballet present their show Magic of Dance First Steps.

YMCA Theatre, Scarborough

Sat 28 Mar

£6 / 01723 374227

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Coppelia

Sir Peter Wright’s production of this joyous and witty ballet about a toymaker who creates a beautiful doll in the hope of bringing her to life – with results that spread mayhem throughout his village.

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Sat 28 Mar

The Lyric

£16.50–£37 / 01752 267222

Circus 83

Resident DJs spin old school funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance tunes.

Cargo, London EC2A

Fri 27 Mar

£10 / 020 7739 3440

DJs Daniel Pozzebon, Chris Lawes and James Castle spin old school funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance over two rooms.

£10 / 020 7739 3440

Funk, soul, hip hop and dance from Daniel Pozzebon and James Castle.

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 020 7739 3440

DJs Daniel Pozzebon, Chris Lawes and James Castle spin old school funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance over two rooms.

£10 adv / 020 7739 3440

Funk, soul, hip hop and dance from Daniel Pozzebon and James Castle.

Fri 10 Apr

£10 / 020 7739 3440

DJs Daniel Pozzebon, Chris Lawes and James Castle spin old school funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance over two rooms.

£10 adv / 020 7739 3440

Funk, soul, hip hop and dance from Daniel Pozzebon and James Castle.

…and 7 more dates until 29 May

The Ideal Tidy Weekender

The Tidy Boys present their latest Weekender – a three-day indoor festival with over 70 artists and DJs playing non stop HDM, hard house, trance and techno. No need for clubbers to muddy their gear as not only is the music indoors but accommodation is in chalet apartments by the beach as opposed to the traditional…

Pontins Holiday Centre, Southport

Sat 28 Mar

£60–£130 / 0870 990 1987

Sun 29 Mar

£60–£130 / 0870 990 1987

Mon 30 Mar

£60–£130 / 0870 990 1987

Inala

  • 4 stars

A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 25 Jul

£22–£44 / 0844 847 2275

The Adventures of Isabel

This dance theatre production follows the journey of the fearless Isabel, who embarks on a rather big adventure. Suitable for ages 2–7.

Platform, Glasgow

Wed 1 Apr

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

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Anton Du Beke & Raymond Gubbay Big Band

Anton Du Beke is back with a stunning new show featuring dazzling dancing, superb singing and the sensational Raymond Gubbay Big Band under the baton of Richard Balcombe.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 29 Mar

£29.50–£44.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 28 Mar

£34.50–£42.50 / 01702 351135

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 1 Apr

£16.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Sat 4 Apr

£16.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Hull New Theatre

Thu 30 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Sat 2 May

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

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Great Big Dance Off

The London regional heat of a national schools dance competition.

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Wed 29 Apr

£10 / 01303 228600

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£11.90 / 0870 607 7533

Holi: A Celebration Of Colour

Celebrate the Indian festival of colours, with performances by Jai Jashn Dance and other acts.

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Sun 29 Mar

£7 / 01902 321321

Sandra Taylor School Of Dance: Elements

Performance by the talented students from the school, featuring ballet, tap, musical theatre, contemporary and lyrical dance.

Nottingham Playhouse

Sun 29 Mar

£15 / 0115 941 9419

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Susan Sentler - Navigating In Blue

Dancer Susan Sentler will present Navigating in Blue, a free site-specific performance at NOW Gallery in Greenwich Peninsula.

Now Gallery, London SE10

Sat 28 Mar

Free

Anita Harris

At fifteen she was 'discovered' and whisked away to appear in a Vegas revue – and she hasn't stopped since, appearing in films, musicals and bands. Now, 50 years on, she brings her own story to the stage, with an evening of song, dance, chat and humour.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Wed 29 Apr

£14 / 0151 907 8360

Junction, Goole

Tue 21 Apr

£7 / 01405 763652

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 28 Mar

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Apr

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 30 May

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 27 Jun

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 21 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 12 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

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 28 Mar

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

Sat 4 Apr

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

Heather Millan School Of Dance: Tap Shoes Tutus Rock Chicks And Cool Dudes

Students of the Heather Millan School Of Dance present a high-energy show about the Bunheads and the Gornseys.

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Sun 3 May

£7–£17.50 / 01603 630000

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Jam Piece

Dance battle featuring crews from far and wide. All styles of hip hop are on show in front of an international judging panel.

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 2 May

£5 / 0131 622 8086

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Jam Piece The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Jane Mackinnon School Of Dance: Cinderella

The dancers perform the well known story.

The Point, Eastleigh

Sat 25 Apr

£10 (Children £8; £8) / 023 8065 2333

Sun 26 Apr

£10 (Children £8; £8) / 023 8065 2333

Jasmin Vardimon Dance Company & Turner Contemporary: Maze

An immersive, labyrinthine performance featuring a gigantic, dynamic foam structure, where dance and visual arts collide, creating multi-sensory moments, created by designer Ron Arad and installation artist Guy Bar Amotz. Performances after 6pm are not suitable for under 16s.

Winter Gardens, Margate

Sat 11 Apr

£15 (£10; £13) / 01843 292795

Sun 12 Apr

£15 (£10; £13) / 01843 292795

Mon 13 Apr

£15 (£10; £13) / 01843 292795

…and 2 more dates until 15 Apr

Linda Butler School Of Dance: Mixed Programme

A ballet, modern dance and tap showcase featuring highlights from La Fille Mal Gardee and Tales Of Beatrix Potter.

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Sat 25 Apr

Wilde Theatre

£15 (£14; £13) / 01344 484 123

Sun 26 Apr

Wilde Theatre

£15 (£14; £13) / 01344 484 123

Lord of the Dance

  • Directed by: Michael Flatley
  • Written by: Michael Flatley

The Irish dance phenomenon.

Brighton Centre

Sat 4 Apr

£28–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 16 May

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 27 Jun

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

£34–£41 (£32–£39; £26.50; Children £20 under 16s) / 01702 351135

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