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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.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 2 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 3 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Wed 8 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Thu 9 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 10 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Sat 11 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

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 8 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 15 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 22 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

…and 35 more dates until 23 Dec

Lulu, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 15 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 22 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

…and 9 more dates until 24 Jun

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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Boy Blue Entertainment: Legacy #Theworks

A hip hop dance show curated by Kenrick H2O Sandy and Michael Mikey J Asante, featuring some of Boy Blue's most original, groundbreaking dances plus works by The Blue Print & Mikey J Asante, and The Bluez.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Wed 15 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Thu 16 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Sat 18 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

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

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 2 Apr

£16.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Fri 3 Apr

£16.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Sat 4 Apr

£16.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Hull New Theatre

Mon 27 Apr

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

Tue 28 Apr

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

Wed 29 Apr

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

…and 3 more dates until 2 May

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 7 Apr

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 8 Apr

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 9 Apr

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr

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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

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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UDO World Street Dance Championships

A chance to see the next Diversity as dancers and groups from around 30 nations take part in the World Street Dance Championships.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sat 4 Apr

£20.25 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Sheffield

Thu 2 Apr

£18 / 0844 477 2000

Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker

Northern Ballet retell the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sat 16 May

£7–£10 / 020 7304 4000

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire

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

Sadler's Wells, London EC1R

Thu 2 Apr

£12–£42 / 0844 412 4300

Ballet Black: Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp

A family-friendly ballet adapted from Anna Kemp's children's book.

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Sat 18 Apr

£10 (£7.50) / 0113 220 8000

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Sat 18 Apr

£10 (£7) / 01132 208008

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Fort du Soleil

An evening of entertainment, acrobatics and dancing. Enjoy a champagne reception with canapés before exploring the fort. Then a four course banquet and a night of dancing. Boat departs at 6pm.

Solent Forts, Portsmouth

Sat 4 Apr

£150 (overnight £300 for two people sharing) / 0330 333 7222

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

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 20 May

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 21 May

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 23 May

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 16 Apr

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Fri 17 Apr

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Sat 18 Apr

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 16 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0116 242 3595

Wed 17 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0116 242 3595

Thu 18 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0116 242 3595

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jun

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Country Club Reunion

Lab 4, Mark EG, Ben Eye, Cross & Spinout, Dave Scott, Mark Hashimi, Jake Ayres, Xcite & Xcess, Aaron Thomas, Andy M, MRP, Northern Roy, Steve Hamlet and Terry Wilkinson supply trance, techno, hard house and dance. All proceeds to We Are Macmillan.

The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth

Sat 18 Apr

£15; £12 adv; £10 early bird / 01202 963888

Inala

  • 4 stars

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 26 Jul

£20–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 14 Jul

£20–£42.50 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 15 Jul

£20–£42.50 / 0844 871 3014

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Fri 31 Jul

£10–£39.50 / 0870 606 3536

Sat 1 Aug

£10–£39.50 / 0870 606 3536

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Kizomba Dance Classes & Elegant Party

Get dancing Kizomba style (it's a type of dance originating from Angola), with a lesson and improvisation followed by a party afterwards to show off your new moves.

Adulis Oval, London SW9

Sat 4 Apr

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

Sat 11 Apr

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

The Pod Bar, London SW19

Thu 2 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Thu 9 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Thu 16 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Thu 23 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

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LSDS Lindy Hop Classes Northwood

Beginners & Intermediate Lindy Hop classes and dance in Northwood.

Northwood Methodist Church

Thu 2 Apr

£6 one class; £9 both classes

Thu 9 Apr

£6 one class; £9 both classes

Thu 16 Apr

£6 one class; £9 both classes

…and 10 more dates until 25 Jun

Richard Alston Dance Company: Alston At Home

An exciting programme of work which involves young emerging choreographers.

The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London WC1H

Wed 10 Jun

£12–£18 / 020 7121 1100

Thu 11 Jun

£12–£18 / 020 7121 1100

Fri 12 Jun

£12–£18 / 020 7121 1100

Sat 13 Jun

£12–£18 / 020 7121 1100

Shortwave Cinema, London SE1

Wed 10 Jun

£18 (£12; Children £12 under 18s) / 020 7357 6845

Thu 11 Jun

£18 (£12; Children £12 under 18s) / 020 7357 6845

Fri 12 Jun

£18 (£12; Children £12 under 18s) / 020 7357 6845

Sat 13 Jun

£18 (£12; Children £12 under 18s) / 020 7357 6845

Salsa Classes

Cuba Linda Salsa. Social Dance afterwards.

Braunstone & District Working Mens Club, Leicester

Thu 2 Apr

£6; £8 Two Classes (£5; £6 Two Classes) / 01162 330 070

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Salsa Classes Braunstone & District Working Mens Club, Leicester

Fri 3 Apr

£6; £8 Two Classes (£5; £6 Two Classes) / 01162 330 070

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Salsa Classes Braunstone & District Working Mens Club, Leicester

Sat 4 Apr

£6; £8 Two Classes (£5; £6 Two Classes) / 01162 330 070

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Salsa Classes Braunstone & District Working Mens Club, Leicester
…and 116 more dates until 29 Jul

Ballet Theatre UK: Aladdin

A dazzling re-telling the classic children's story about an orphan, an evil sorcerer and a magic lamp.

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Sun 19 Apr

£17 (£15; £50) / 01635 244246

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 4 Apr

£15 (Children £12 under 16s; £45) / 01704 533333

The Brindley, Runcorn

Tue 14 Apr

£15 (Children £13) / 0151 907 8360

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Beginners Belly Dance Class

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

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Tue 7 Apr

Prices vary / 07775 976197

Tue 14 Apr

Prices vary / 07775 976197

Tue 21 Apr

Prices vary / 07775 976197

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Belly Dancing Class

Learn how to belly dance.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Thu 2 Apr

Room 4

£5 per class / 0113 224 3801

Thu 9 Apr

Room 4

£5 per class / 0113 224 3801

Thu 16 Apr

Room 4

£5 per class / 0113 224 3801

…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr

Boom!Fest 2015

Guest DJs spin house, drum'n'bass, old skool dance and garage.

Hounslow Urban Farm, Feltham

Sat 2 May

£15 / 020 8831 9658

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.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Tue 14 Apr

£40–£45 ( £35–£40; Children £20–£22.50 under 18s) / 023 8071 1811

Wed 15 Apr

£40–£45 ( £35–£40; Children £20–£22.50 under 18s) / 023 8071 1811

Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Edinburgh Ceilidhs With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh bands Flaming Heather, HLI, Scott Leslie, Willie Fraser and piper. All dances walked through and called. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning! Fringe groups welcome. Good exercise, great fun.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Fri 3 Apr

£1 / 01392 434169

Residents and guests play disco.

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Glitter Ball The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter
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