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Pasha Kovalev: Life Through Dance

  • Directed by: Pasha Kovalev

The Strictly Come Dancing professional performs his brand of ballroom and Latin.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 1 May

£24 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 27 May

£23 / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 9 May

£21–£25 / 020 8561 8371

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Fab Flamenco Nights

Three artists direct from Seville – dancer Charo Cala, singer Iván Ramos and guitarist Fernando de María – perform traditional flamenco.

Henderson's @ St John's, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Apr

£12 (£10; Children £2) / 0131 229 0212

Sat 25 Apr

£12 (£10; Children £2) / 0131 229 0212

The Burlesque Ball

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

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 19 Sep

£27 / 0141 847 0820

Fri 11 Dec

£27 / 0141 847 0820

Club Tropicana, Dundee

Sat 24 Oct

£27 / 01382 228181

Sat 5 Dec

£27 / 01382 228181

Dingwalls, London NW1

Sat 23 May

£22.50–£50.62 / 020 7428 0010

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Great Big Dance Off

A national schools dance competition.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£10 / 0870 607 7533

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 10 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

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Compania De Flamenco: Jay Markwick: Explosion

  • Written by: Jay Markwick

A vibrant unique fusion of dance and music set to intoxicating Latin rhythms.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 30 Apr

Concert Hall

£27.25 (£24.25) / 020 8688 9291

The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath

Sat 25 Apr

£17.50; £15 adv / 01629 583834

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Mon 27 Apr

£17–£35; £45 Premum Seats / 0844 482 9674

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Go Dance

A dance festival showcasing Scotland's dance talent, with performers from community groups, dance schools and colleges.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Tue 26 May

£12–£15.90 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 27 May

£12–£15.90 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 28 May

£12–£15.90 / 0844 871 7647

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Ballet Ireland: Tutus & Beyond

The company chart the journey of ballet from the late 19th century into the 21st, featuring works by Jules Perrot and more.

Alley Arts Centre, Strabane

Sun 3 May

£10 (£8) / 028 7188 4760

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Fri 1 May

£12–£16 / 028 9034 0202

Balletboyz

  • Written by: Alexander Whitley

The boyband of ballet embark on stunning displays of physical dexterity, mixed with film and behind-the-scenes footage. Featuring two new danceworks by choreographers Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett.

The Courtyard, Hereford

Mon 11 May

£14 (£13) / 01432 340555

Tue 12 May

£14 (£13) / 01432 340555

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 26 May

£19–£21; £11 under 16s / 01325 486555

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Thu 28 May

£14–£20 / 01242 572573

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Club Trop!

Resident DJs play dance, pop and classic tracks from the 1980s.

The House Of Smith, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 27 Apr

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Mon 4 May

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Mon 11 May

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Dotdotdot Flamenco Company: No Frills

Three dancers perform stripped backed flamenco in a celebration of the raw energy that flamenco awakens.

Norwich Playhouse

Sat 4 Jul

£15 (£12) / 01603 598598

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Fri 10 Jul

£16; £8.50 under 26s (£14) / 01608 642 350

English Youth Ballet: Swan Lake

The Ballet's professional principal dancers lead a cast of more than 100 of this region's most talented young dancers. This beautiful and traditional production gives particular emphasis to the rivalry between the evil Black Swan Odile and the beautiful White Swan Odette.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 24 Apr

£18.90–£24.90 ( £16–£22)

Sat 25 Apr

£18.90–£24.90 ( £16–£22)

Funktifino Club Night

Residents and guests supply old school, funk, disco, boogie and club classics.

The Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Sat 2 May

£12 / 023 9285 7520

Salsa Sabrosa

Salsa dancing with live percussion and tapas to start your evening off in suitably hot and spicy style.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 1 May

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 8 May

Free / 0141 581 3401

…and 30 more dates until 4 Dec

Barrowland Ballet: Whiteout

Barrowland Ballet present a work responding to personal stories about biracial white British/black African children. Choreographed by Natasha Gilmore.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 8 May

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £7) / 0131 665 2240

Paisley Arts Centre

Thu 7 May

£10 (£6) / 0300 300 1210

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

Thu 30 Apr

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

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Frat House: Au Dinner

DJs supply floor fillers and party favourites.

Bucks Student Union, High Wycombe

Wed 29 Apr

£5 guestlist / 01494 601600

Gilholm Campbell School Of Dancing: Out Of Control

Showcase of the talented student's work.

The People's Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 24 Jun

£9 / 0191 265 5020

Thu 25 Jun

£9 / 0191 265 5020

Jaleo Flamenco: A Compas

High energy, traditional Mediterranean dance, complete with music and vocals.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 22 May

£15 (£13) / 01704 533333

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 12 Jun

The Beacon Theatre

£16 / 01475 723723

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Wed 3 Jun

£18 / 0845 5218 218

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National Dance Company Wales 2015

  • Written by: Stephen Shropshire

An eclectic mix of works, all conveying the skill and versatility of the dancers, their passion for dance and the beauty, humour and emotion that the human body can portray.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Fri 24 Apr

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

Salsa Classes

Salsa lessons for over 16s, taking you from zero to hero on the dance floor.

The Shed, Wolverhampton

Tue 21 Apr

£5 / 07961 514074

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 07961 514074

Tue 5 May

£5 / 07961 514074

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Tropical Bristol: Round 2

Dance, house and garage from MCs and DJs Jme, Flirta D, C4, Preditah, Dj Q, Plastician, Wookie, Logan Sama, Blazey Bodynod plus guests.

Motion, Bristol

Fri 1 May

£16.50–£18.50 adv / 0117 972 3111

Alpha Dance Academy

Annual showcase of dance, including ballet, tap and jazz, from pupils at the Alpha Dance Academy.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 19 May

£15–£16 / 0131 665 2240

Wed 20 May

£15–£16 / 0131 665 2240

Thu 21 May

£15–£16 / 0131 665 2240

…and 2 more dates until 23 May

Carlos Acosta: On Before

  • Written by: Kim Brandstrup

The dance star duets to a purpose with Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Zenaida Yanowksy, in a show that puts together choreography by some of the world's greatest living exponents. The score ranges from Handel to Cuban composer Omar Puente, and the finale features live choral work.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Fri 3 Jul

£20–£45; £33 disabled; £10 under 26s ( £33; £33; £33; Children £33 under 16s) / 029 2063 6464

Sat 4 Jul

£20–£45; £33 disabled; £10 under 26s ( £33; £33; £33; Children £33 under 16s) / 029 2063 6464

Dance Factor Semi Final

Street dance groups from the West Lindsey region compete.

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough

Thu 23 Apr

£3 / 01427 676655

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Forget the many Jersey Boys tribute shows and revel in the real falsetto as Frankie Valli performs classic hits from 'Walk Like a Man' to 'Beggin''.

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 3 Jul

£45–£55 / 0844 576 3000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 4 Jul

£45–£55 / 0844 248 1585

LG Arena, Birmingham

Thu 2 Jul

£45–£55 / 0844 338 8000

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