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Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Fri 13 Mar

£18–£41 (£15–£38; £8) / 01227 787787

Sat 14 Mar

£18–£41 (£15–£38; £8) / 01227 787787

Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Sat 7 Mar

£33.50–£35.50

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 11 Apr

£13.50–£27 / 0141 847 0820

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr

£11.25–£22.50 / 01642 253553

The Grand Hall, London WC1H

Sat 23 May

£45–£50.62

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Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 11 Mar

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 18 Mar

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 25 Mar

£5 / 07734 435354

…and 39 more dates until 23 Dec

Holi: A Celebration Of Colour

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

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Sat 28 Mar

£7 / 01902 321321

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams' classic play is fused with dance from Scottish Ballet, featuring a jazzy score by Peter Salem.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 18 Mar

£15.50–£37.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 19 Mar

£15.50–£37.50 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 20 Mar

£15.50–£37.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 21 Mar

£15.50–£37.50 / 0131 529 6000

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 24 Mar

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 25 Mar

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 26 Mar

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 16 Mar

£24.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

Tue 17 Mar

£24.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 18 Mar

£24.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

…and 3 more dates until 21 Mar

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Mon 30 Mar

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Tue 31 Mar

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 1 Apr

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

…and 3 more dates until 4 Apr

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 16 Apr

The Anvil

£21.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 26 Mar

£21–£38

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 8 Apr

£21.50 / 0844 854 2776

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Lord of the Dance

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

The Irish dance phenomenon.

Brighton Centre

Thu 2 Apr

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Fri 3 Apr

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Sat 4 Apr

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Sun 5 Apr

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 12 May

£21–£34 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 13 May

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 14 May

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 16 May

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 22 Jun

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

Tue 23 Jun

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

Wed 24 Jun

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

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

…and 4 more dates until 28 Jun

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…and at 3 other places

The Pursuit of Now

Contemporary dancer Akram Khan and jazz pianist Shahin Novrasli perform a duet.

Sadler's Wells, London EC1R

Tue 17 Mar

£15–£45 / 0844 412 4300

Wed 18 Mar

£15–£45 / 0844 412 4300

Rambert: Rooster

Rooster brings the rock'n'roll swagger of the Rolling Stones to life in this evocation of the swinging 60s.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Thu 19 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 234234

Fri 20 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 234234

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Wed 25 Mar

£10–£29.50 / 0870 060 6650

Thu 26 Mar

£10–£29.50 / 0870 060 6650

Fri 27 Mar

£10–£29.50 / 0870 060 6650

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£29.50 / 0870 060 6650

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

£6–£38 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 6 Mar

£6–£38 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 7 Mar

£6–£38 / 0844 871 7647

Science Ceilidh

A ceilidh from Science Grrl Glasgow and Glasgow Science Centre to celebrate International Women's Day.

Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 7 Mar

£14 (Members £12) / 0141 420 5000

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.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 18 Mar

£17.50–£28.50 / 01274 432000

Thu 19 Mar

£17.50–£28.50 / 01274 432000

Fri 20 Mar

£17.50–£28.50 / 01274 432000

Sat 21 Mar

£17.50–£28.50 / 01274 432000

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 25 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 26 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 27 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 28 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0844 338 5000

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 1 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 2 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 3 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

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Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque. No tracksuits, sportswear or hats – smart casual and smarter.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£14 (£10) / 0141 221 7705

Sat 14 Mar

£14 (£10) / 0141 221 7705

Glasgow St Patrick's Festival Gala Dinner Dance

A gala dinner dance featuring the music of the Paul Kelly Band.

Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£40 / 0141 4339495

Northern Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

  • Written by: Prokofiev

Northern Ballet's Shakespeare adaptation of the classic tale of star crossed lovers. The timeless ballet is set to Prokofiev's unforgettable score and played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 5 Mar

£10–£45 / 0844 848 2700

Fri 6 Mar

£10–£45 / 0844 848 2700

Sat 7 Mar

£10–£45 / 0844 848 2700

…and 3 more dates until 12 Mar

Strictly Oxford 2015

Another batch of brave local celebrities have just six weeks to partner with a dancer from Step-by-Step Dance School, learn Latin and ballroom dances, and perform in a dazzling and exciting dance show.

New Theatre, Oxford

Sat 25 Apr

£10–£45 / 0844 871 3020

Swing Patrol: Swing Ball

Dress in your vintage best and have some old fashioned fun at this Swing Ball hosted by Swing Patrol. Down For The Count perform the tunes to swing, jitterbug and lindy hop the night away to.

Wilton's Music Hall, London E1

Sat 7 Mar

£15 / 020 7702 2789

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Ballet De Lorraine: Cover Shaker Loops

Contemporary mixed programme featuring works by choreographer Itamar Serussi and Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Wed 11 Mar

£7–£20 / 020 7304 4000

Thu 12 Mar

£7–£20 / 020 7304 4000

Fri 13 Mar

£7–£20 / 020 7304 4000

Sat 14 Mar

£7–£20 / 020 7304 4000

Beginners Belly Dance Class

A relaxed introduction to belly dancing, teaching a variety of core movements, steps and combinations.

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Tue 10 Mar

Prices vary / 07775 976197

Tue 17 Mar

Prices vary / 07775 976197

Tue 24 Mar

Prices vary / 07775 976197

…and 10 more dates until 2 Jun

Forward Motion: Day Of Dance

Local groups hit the stage for an exciting display of dance. Enjoy a variety of dance styles including tap, Irish, modern, Egyptian, contemporary, ballet and street.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sat 14 Mar

£10 (£9) / 01293 553636

The Helen Laxton School Of Dance/The Somerset School Of Performing Arts: Everybody Dance 2015

A dance, music and singing spectacular featuring hundreds of local children, teenagers and adults.

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 6 Mar

Sat 7 Mar

Sun 8 Mar

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2015: 10th Anniversary

A multimedia experience performed by the dancers of the Bolshoi, Mariinsky, Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, ballets of the Grand Opera Paris, Berlin Staatsoper, New York City Ballet and the Ballet of Monte Carlo.

London Coliseum, WC2N

Sun 8 Mar

£13–£85 / 0871 911 0200

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