Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

20 events

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Carnival Party Brazil

It's Rio Carnival time, so this is a traditional Brazilian night with capoeira, acrobats, dance, music, and DJs.

Swing, Glasgow

Fri 27 Feb

£7–£10 / 0141 332 2147

Phoenix Dance Theatre

  • Directed by: Sharon Watson
  • Written by: Christopher Bruce

The company presents a diverse bill.

Buxton Opera House

Wed 22 Apr

£13–£16 / 0845 127 2190

CAST, Doncaster

Wed 13 May

£16.50 (£13.50) / 01302 303959

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 21 May

£10–£23 / 08441 717620

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Eliot Smith Dance: Spring 2015 Tour

The dance company tours the north-east (plus a trip to Paris) with new and revived works.

Bamburgh Pavilion

Sat 11 Apr

£7 (£5; Family £10) / 01688 214256

The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle

Sat 28 Mar

£7 (£5; Family £10) / 0191 447 6811

The Portland, Ashington

Sat 21 Mar

£7 (£5; Family £10)

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Activate – Youth Dance Festival

This popular showcase returns with performances by young people from across Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire and the wide South East area. Over 150 young people perform a range of dance styles.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 7 Apr

£13–£30

Wed 8 Apr

£13–£30

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Citymoves: Spring Show

A selection of Citymoves' performance groups perform what they've been working on this term.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Wed 1 Apr

£12 / 01224 641122

Dance Explosion

Evening of what we imagine to be pretty explosive dance moves.

Sunderland Empire

Tue 7 Jul

£13.50 / 0844 871 3022

Dance Fever 9

Students from Lyndsey Ellis School of Dance perform a high energy dance show featuring ballet, tap, jazz, breakdance, hip hop and musical theatre.

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Fri 3 Jul

£8 (Seniors £7.50; Children £7) / 01522 883311

Sat 4 Jul

£8 (Seniors £7.50; Children £7) / 01522 883311

Sun 5 Jul

£8 (Seniors £7.50; Children £7) / 01522 883311

Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

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

Fri 20 Nov

£25–£35 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Sun 1 Nov

£25–£35 / 0844 847 1515

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 17 Nov

£25–£35 / 01223 357851

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…and at 9 other places

Dotdotdot Flamenco Company: No Frills

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

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Sat 28 Feb

£15 (£12) / 01865 319450

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Igor and Moreno: Idiot-Syncrasy

They wanted to change the world with a performance. They felt like idiots. Drawing on the folk traditions of Sardinia and the Basque Country they jump and sing and commit to trying to make a difference, creating a feel good vibration, an energy buzz.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 26 Mar

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

Fri 27 Mar

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

Jukebox Jumble

Jukebox of various dance styles, from tap to hip hop, from students at Freedom and Form Dance Training.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

Sat 25 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

Karla Shacklock Company: The Happiness

New dance work exploring the theme of happiness.

Swindon Dance @ The Town Hall Studios

Fri 20 Mar

£11 (Students £9) / 01793 601700

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

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 9 Jun

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 10 Jun

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 11 Jun

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

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Motionhouse Dance Theatre Company: Broken

Contemporary dance piece exploring humanity's relationship to planet Earth.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 7 Mar

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 10 Mar

Theater

£16–£20 / 0121 446 3232

Wed 11 Mar

Theater

£16–£20 / 0121 446 3232

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Wed 15 Apr

£15 (£12) / 0113 220 8000

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On the Darkened Wing

A contemporary dance performance by Fertile Ground in response to the Museum’s latest fashion exhibition initiated by MoMu-Fashion Museum Antwerp.

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Fri 13 Mar

£3–£5 / 01833 631107

Portico

Contemporary not-really-jazz-at-all from the London-based improvisation/electronica group, whose sound features the tuned percussion instrument known as the Hang.

The Haunt, Brighton

Sun 19 Apr

£16.50

Manchester Academy

Sun 26 Apr

3

£13.75 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Sheffield

Wed 22 Apr

£11.25 / 0844 477 2000

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Pure Dance 2015

Performance from University of Southampton Dance.

O2 Guildhall Southampton

Sat 21 Mar

£12.50 / 023 8063 2601

Titanium

A high-energy dance spectacular mashing together urban dance, Flamenco attitude and style and hip hop culture from an all-male cast of dancers. Choreographed by Rojas and Rodríguez of Nuevo Ballet Español.

Peacock Theatre, London WC2A

Tue 5 May

£15–£38 / 0844 412 4322

Wed 6 May

£15–£38 / 0844 412 4322

Thu 7 May

£15–£38 / 0844 412 4322

…and 13 more dates until 23 May

Wendy Houstoun: Pact With Pointlessness

The performer and theatre artist showcases her new contemporary act Pact With Pointlessness.

Brighton Dome

Tue 14 Apr

Studio Theatre

£12.50 (£10) / 01273 709709

Deda, Derby

Fri 27 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01332 370911

Laban Theatre, London SE8

Thu 5 Mar

£16 (£12) / 020 8469 9500