Evening events, Dance, Contemporary

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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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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

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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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.

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Tue 28 Apr

£12 / 01214 442081

  • 20:00 Portico Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Kazimier, Liverpool

Mon 27 Apr

£10 / 07718 933164

With Snow Ghosts.

Manchester Academy

Sun 26 Apr

3

£13.75 / 0161 275 2930

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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

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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

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

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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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

Dundee Rep Dance Festival

Dancers present of evening of new works.

Dundee Rep

Fri 8 May

£6–£8 / 01382 223530

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Edinburgh Pole Competition

Pole dancing competition open to all levels of performer, with age categories from 16 up. Spectators are welcome, too, but will have to pre-book.

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£10–£12.50 / 07940 091638

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

Geist

New dance work by Colette Sadler.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 9 May

£6–£8 / 0131 560 1581

  • 19:30 Geist Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 10 May

£6–£8 / 0131 560 1581

  • 19:30 Geist Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tramway, Glasgow

Tue 5 May

£8–£11 / 0845 330 3501

  • 20:00 Geist Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 6 May

£8–£11 / 0845 330 3501

  • 20:00 Geist Tramway, Glasgow

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

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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

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

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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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

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

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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.

Think Dancing

An evening of dance, performed by schools from across Stirling.

macrobert, Stirling

Tue 28 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01786 466666

Wed 29 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01786 466666

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

Variety is the Spice

A British Asian talent showcase. Highlights include online star Hussnain Lahori, dance duo Signature, fusion artists AlphaNomega and comedian Mani Liaqat.

Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton

Wed 27 May

£10 (£8) / 01902 572090

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Sat 23 May

£15; £5 under 26s (£10) / 0161 624 2829

Velocity

Danscentre senior show, featuring an eclectic mix of dance and music.

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Jun

£17–£25 / 01224 641122

  • 19:00 Velocity His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Fri 19 Jun

£17–£25 / 01224 641122

  • 19:00 Velocity His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sat 20 Jun

£17–£25 / 01224 641122

  • 19:00 Velocity His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen