Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

28 events

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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

Sat 23 May

£15–£38 / 0844 412 4322

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

prices vary / 0844 847 1515

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 17 Nov

£25–£35 / 01223 357851

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…and at 9 other places

Geist

New dance work by Colette Sadler.

Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

Thu 28 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 639539

  • 18:30 – 19:30 Geist Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

Marc Brew Company Triple Bill

Three pieces – Remember When, Uath Lochans and For Now, I Am – from throughout the Glasgow performer and choreographer's career.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 29 May

£11.50 (£9.50; under 18s £7) / 0131 665 2240

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Neu! Reekie! #UntitledLive

Neu! Reekie! use their cross-disciplinary powers to curate a night of live performance. There's music courtesy of 2014 Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers, Andrew Weatherall and FiniTribe; two guest spoken word stars and a short film showcase.

Central Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Jun

£18 (£15) / 0131 229 2921

Sylvie Guillem – Life in Progress

Hailed as one of the greatest dancers of her generation, Sylvie Guillem embarks on her final world tour, in a programme that features new works by Akram Khan and Russell Maliphant and existing creations by Mats Ek and William Forsythe. Guillem began training at the Paris Opera Ballet School in 1977, and in 1981 joined…

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 8 Aug

£14 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 9 Aug

£14 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 10 Aug

£14 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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

Dance for All Showcase

The talented students from Dance for All present their end of year showcase.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 25 Jun

£15 (£12) / 0131 665 2240

Fri 26 Jun

£15 (£12) / 0131 665 2240

Sat 27 Jun

£15 (£12) / 0131 665 2240

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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.

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Wed 8 Jul

£10 (£8)

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

En avant, marche!

Alain Platel, the trailblazing founder and director of Belgian contemporary dance collective les ballets C de la B, makes his Edinburgh debut in a new music theatre work created with stage director Frank Van Laecke. They take as their starting point the rehearsal room of an amateur brass band in Flanders. As the ties…

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 25 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Face On

A new dance piece based around the concept of waiting.

Lochgelly Centre

Wed 16 Sep

£6.50 (£5; Children £5) / 01592 418141

Footloose

Dance Central Studio presents its annual dance show, Footloose.

Junction, Goole

Fri 10 Jul

£6.50–£8 / 01405 763652

Sat 11 Jul

£6.50–£8 / 01405 763652

High Heart Dance Company & Daniel's Beard

World premiere of Fray, choreographed by Diana Loosmore.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 26 Jun

£6–£10 / 0141 357 4000

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Ignition Dance Festival: Choreographic Platform

Performances of works devised by six choreographers.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Wed 3 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Igor and Moreno: Idiot-Syncrasy

This fun and energetic dance piece involves two radically different, though physically similar, performers, accompanied by a hypnotic soundtrack.

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 10 Jun

£10–£12 / 08432 086000

Thu 11 Jun

£10–£12 / 08432 086000

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

The legendary choreographer presents his re-imagining of Bizet's Carmen.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 23 May

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

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

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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Phoenix Dance Theatre

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

The company presents a diverse bill.

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 28 May

£14.50 (£12) / 0191 230 5151

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.

Manchester Academy

Thu 19 Nov

3

£13.75 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Sheffield

Wed 18 Nov

£11.25 / 0844 477 2000

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Richard Alston Dance Company: Alston At Home

An exciting programme of work which involves young emerging choreographers.

The Place, 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

Richard Alston Dance Company: Shimmer, The Devil in the Detail and Madcap

The company performs a mixed repertoire featuring music by Ravel, Scott Joplin and Bang on a Can All-Stars.

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Thu 15 Oct

£13.50–£24 / 0870 060 6650

Shake Your Shimmy

A night of high-energy choreography from Dance 2K, with dancers aged 4 and up.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Fri 5 Jun

£10 / 01382 434940

Sat 6 Jun

£10 / 01382 434940

Stephen Pelton Dance Theatre & Gavin Bryars Ensemble

The Stephen Pelton Dance Theatre performs to live music from the Gavin Bryars Ensemble, tenor John Potter and soprano Peyee Chen.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 21 Jun

£6–£10 / 0141 357 4000

Part of Cottier Dance Project.

TAO Dance Theatre

TAO Dance Theatre has taken the dance world by storm. Choreographer and founder Tao Ye’s ritualistic aesthetic combines with the rigor and exploration of contemporary expression to create hypnotic and mesmerising works that represent the cutting edge of creativity. Weight x 3 is a triptych set to the unmistakable…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

£10 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 18 Aug

£10 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.