Gisela and Soraia Cultural Project – Children's Classical Ballet Workshop

Gisela and Soraia Cultural Project – Children's Classical Ballet Workshop

Children’s Classic Ballet for Dance Teachers offer a workshop on how to teach children’s classical ballet, split between a theoretical lecture and a practical demonstration. 

Bold Moves

Bold Moves

Virtuostic, one dark, the other light bursting with irrepressible humour, this contrasting double bill Us choreographed by Zoë Ashe-Browne and Stroke Through the Tail by Marguerit… 

Phil Kay: Alphalfa Male

Phil Kay: Alphalfa Male

‘Phil sweeps the audience on an exhilarating never-ending stream-of-consciousness loaded with laughter. 

Phil Kay: Alphalfa Male

Phil Kay: Alphalfa Male

‘Phil sweeps the audience on an exhilarating never-ending stream-of-consciousness loaded with laughter. 

Boy Toy

Boy Toy

Inspired by the ballet Coppelia, with music adapted from Delibes. 

Remde Show

Remde Show

The 15-strong troupe bring colourful, rhythmic, authentic local dances from Côte D’Ivoire (West Africa). 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Burklyn Ballet Theatre bring Snow White to life with dazzling costumes and energetic dancing, in their 20th year at the Fringe. 

Another

Another

Another is a quadruple selection of dance pieces by the fledgling company Ballet-works founded by a former soloist of Stuttgart Ballet, Robert Robertson and comprises both contempo… 

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, and took the dance world … 

Full Throttle

Full Throttle

Strike a pose at our gay and glamorous Les Odalisques inaugural gala, a riotous romp of lighthearted frivolity and hot-headed hijinks on and off the stage. 

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late-night aftershow that probably isn’t for you. 

Elicitations

Elicitations

Elicitations features extracts from three poignant works by British/Australian choreographer Briar Adams. 

Giselle

Giselle

This version of Giselle, re-imagined by Ballet Ireland in modern dress is bound to cause controversy between traditionalists and modernists. 

David Earl Is Brian Gittins: Don't Feed the Monkey Man

David Earl Is Brian Gittins: Don't Feed the Monkey Man

As seen on Ricky Gervais’ Derek, Sky’s Rovers and Channel 4’s Gittins. 

The Sleeping Beauty - English National Ballet

The Sleeping Beauty - English National Ballet

Fall under the spell of Kenneth MacMillan’s fairy tale classic. 

Northern Ballet Jane Eyre

Northern Ballet Jane Eyre

After bringing Sadler’s Wells a succession of sumptuous story-ballets, including the South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award-winning 1984 and the critically acclaimed Casanova, Nor… 

Cloud Gate - Formosa

Cloud Gate - Formosa

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min’s new work takes inspiration from the legendary words of the Portuguese sailors in the 16th century, as they spotted the verdant land … 

Obsidian Tear Mixed

Obsidian Tear Mixed

The imaginative world of the ballet is both archaic and futuristic in its exploration of the tribal behaviour of its all-male group. 

Sidi Larbi with Monks from the Shaolin Temple: Sutra

Sidi Larbi with Monks from the Shaolin Temple: Sutra

This award-winning collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin Temple in China is one of Sadler’s… 

Motionhouse: Charge

Motionhouse: Charge

Following on from the success of Broken and Scattered, Motionhouse unearths the science behind the beating of our hearts and the memories we make. 

New Wayne McGregory / The Age of Anxiety / New Christopher Wheeldon

New Wayne McGregory / The Age of Anxiety / New Christopher Wheeldon

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from the Company’s three associate choreographers, Wayne McGregor… 

Tango After Dark

Tango After Dark

When the night falls, the tango is revealed in its most authentic and pure form. 

Ballet Flamenco Jesus Carmona, Impetus, Flamenco Festival 2018

Ballet Flamenco Jesus Carmona, Impetus, Flamenco Festival 2018

Former dancer with Ballet Nacional de España, Jesús Carmona is a pioneer in flamenco’s evolution. 

Beats on Pointe

Beats on Pointe

Direct from a hugely successful tour in Australia, Beats On Pointe is headed to London for its debut season at The Peacock. 

The Winter's Tale - Royal Ballet

The Winter's Tale - Royal Ballet

King Leontes, possessed by a mad jealousy, believes his pregnant wife Hermione to be having an affair with his childhood friend King Polixenes. 

Lebensraum

Lebensraum

Following the five-star success of Horror, Jakop Ahlbom turns his attention to Buster Keaton’s 1920 silent film The Scarecrow. 

Sunday at the Savoy

Sunday at the Savoy

Kristallin Productions is very excited to bring you an internationally acclaimed group of dancers to perform some of the world’s most loved solos, pas de deuxs, and excerpt… 

Giselle - Royal Ballet

Giselle - Royal Ballet

The peasant girl Giselle discovers the true identity of her lover Albrecht – and that he is promised to another. 

Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide

Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide

English National Ballet returns with a double bill featuring Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La Sylphide… 

Song of the Earth and La Sylphide

Song of the Earth and La Sylphide

English National Ballet returns with a double bill featuring Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece Song of the Earth and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La… 

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring The Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live. 

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score. 

Sylvia

Sylvia

Frederick Ashton’s delightful full-length classical ballet is a charming feast for the senses, set to Delibes’ marvellous score. 

Amore / Svetlana Zakharova

Amore / Svetlana Zakharova

The three faces of Amore presented by the sublime Svetlana Zakharova in her brand new triple bill are passion, ambiguity and playfulness. 

Illustrated 'Farewell'/The Wind/Untouchable

Illustrated 'Farewell'/The Wind/Untouchable

Twyla Tharp and Arthur Pita create new works for The Royal Ballet, in a programme that includes the first revival of Hofesh Shechter’s 2015 work for the Company. 

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill

A mixed programme of new work and much loved pieces. 

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin

A cave of riches is waiting to be explored in David Bintley’s glittering production of the classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with the magic lamp. 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. 

Romantic Revolution

Romantic Revolution

Romantic Revolution is an extraordinary evening of ballet where four of the world’s leading dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet will perform with students from London Russian Bal… 

Aladdin

Aladdin

This ‘professional ballet company in microcosm’ (Scotsman) tells the tangled tale of Aladdin and his famous lamp condensed into a delightful hour. 

La Bayadere - Mariinsky Ballet

La Bayadere - Mariinsky Ballet

The Mariinsky Ballet dance Petipa’s great classical ballet of love, betrayal and ultimate redemption. 

Contrasts - Mariinsky Ballet

Contrasts - Mariinsky Ballet

The Mariinsky Ballet dances a mixed programme of Alonso’s Carmen Suite, McGregor’s Infra and Petipa’s Paquita Grand pas. 

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

This southern Californian dance troupe presents an hour of high-energy contemporary ballet, depicting humor, beauty, longing, first love and the contemplation of strengths and weak… 

Anna Karenina - Mariinsky Ballet

Anna Karenina - Mariinsky Ballet

The Mariinsky Ballet presents the highly anticipated revival of Alexei Ratmansky’s acclaimed Tolstoy adaptation. 

Swan Lake: The Royal Ballet

Swan Lake: The Royal Ballet

Konstantin Sergeyev’s entrancing production of Swan Lake, based on Petipa and Ivanov’s timeless masterpiece, creates a lyrical, mysterious world where Prince Siegf… 

Don Quixote - Mariinsky Ballet

Don Quixote - Mariinsky Ballet

The Mariinsky Ballet opens its London season with the company’s sparkling production of Petipa and Gorsky’s exuberant classic, Don Quixote. 

Dorrance Dance-ETM: Double Down

Dorrance Dance-ETM: Double Down

Michelle Dorrance brings tap into the age of electronic music with collaborator Nicholas Van Young. 

Sisters Grimm-Voices of the Amazon

Sisters Grimm-Voices of the Amazon

Following the Grammy Award nominated success of INALA, a Zulu ballet performed with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sisters Grimm return with the tale of a water spirit from the Amazon Ri… 

Les Ballet C de la B: Nicht Schlafen

Les Ballet C de la B: Nicht Schlafen

The unclassifiable Alain Platel returns with nine dancers from his critically acclaimed contemporary ensemble le ballets C de la B, for the dark and moving nicht schlafen. 

Alexander Whitley -8 minutes

Alexander Whitley -8 minutes

Following on from his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company… 

Richard Alston-Triple Bill

Richard Alston-Triple Bill

Richard Alston’s newest creation comes to Sadler’s Wells as part of a triple bill. 

Rain

Rain

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's world-renowned company Rosas returns as part of our contemporary classics series with her iconic piece Rain. 

Scottish Ballet-Ceci Est Mon Corps/Emergence

Scottish Ballet-Ceci Est Mon Corps/Emergence

Scotland’s national ballet company returns with a double bill of two radically different, but equally powerful works. 

The Dream Mixed

The Dream Mixed

A programme of three great works by Frederick Ashton closes The Royal Ballet’s Season. 

The Vertiginous Thrill Mixed

The Vertiginous Thrill Mixed

A stunning contemporary programme from The Royal Ballet presents four contrasting choreographic personalities. 

Rambert - Ghost Dances

Rambert - Ghost Dances

One of Rambert's most celebrated works returns to Sadler's Wells for the first time in 14 years. 

Northern Ballet- Casanova

Northern Ballet- Casanova

Throw caution to the wind. 

James Thierree-The Toad Knew

James Thierree-The Toad Knew

Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, Thierree returns with his latest critically acclaimed creation, featuring a seamless mix of mechanical marvels, music, surreal humour and acrobatic f… 

Mayerling

Mayerling

Rudolf, the emotionally unstable Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary, is forced to marry Princess Stephanie against his will. 

Jewels

Jewels

Jewels uses three gem stones as starting points to explore an array of musical and dance styles, each intimately connected to Balanchine’s own life and career. 

Mixed Ballet: The Human Seasons, After the Rain and New Crystal Pite

Mixed Ballet: The Human Seasons, After the Rain and New Crystal Pite

The Royal Ballet celebrates contemporary ballet with a programme that includes a world premiere from Crystal Pite and works by Christopher Wheeldon and David Dawson. 

Woolf Works

Woolf Works

The first revival of Wayne McGregor’s critically acclaimed ballet triptych to music by Max Richter, inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf and starring Alessandra Ferri and … 

Giselle - English National Ballet

Giselle - English National Ballet

Giselle is a haunting story of innocence and betrayal, a timeless tale about the redemptive power of love. 

The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House

The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House

The Nutcracker is classical ballet at its most approachable and visually entrancing – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without it! A young girl’s enchanted present… 

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale Music by Bernard Herrmann   A beloved fairy tale and Academy Awar… 

Up & Down

Up & Down

Eifman Ballet returns to the London Coliseum this December with the UK premiere of Artistic Director Boris Eifman’s awe-inspiring balletUp & Down featuring the invigorati… 

National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion

National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion

The 16th Century epic, The Peony Pavilion, is one of the most enduring love stories in Chinese literature. 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. 

Unknown and Liminal

Unknown and Liminal

It has been said that creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. 

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale

The Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Cinema screening of live performance. 

Nutcracker

Nutcracker

The magical Christmas ballet for all the family. 

Sideshows

Sideshows

Roll up for the award-winning Sideshows and feast your eyes on an opera and ballet spectacular. 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

‘Choreographed by Robert Royce and Joanne Whitehill, this Alice captures the zany adventure in Lewis Carroll’s original story in a package that appeals to even the youngest audie… 

Oriental Fairy Tales: Wild Zebra (Ballet with Orchestra)

Oriental Fairy Tales: Wild Zebra (Ballet with Orchestra)

Wild Zebra is a fantasy ballet with symphony orchestra accompaniment showcasing the accomplishments of a troupe of young Chinese performers (8-12 years). 

Special Edition 2015

Special Edition 2015

Following a sell-out Fringe Season in 2014, dancers from Scottish Ballet return to Dance Base to present new work freshly made and premiered exclusively for the Dance Base Fringe p… 

Transitions of (I)dentity

Transitions of (I)dentity

The inner struggle of who we are, and who we should be. 

Balletronic

Balletronic

Balletronic has a name that intrigued me from the get-go.