Best Dance Shows, autumn 2107
After a quiet summer, dance is back in force across London this autumn... here are some of the best shows
Israeli-born choreographer and composer Hofesh Shechter and his eponymous company return to London this autumn with hugely anticipated new work, Grand Finale.
As with Shechter’s previous work, his new piece bring us explosive choreography, a pulsating score performed by a live band and theatrical
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's take on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is an exuberant work on an extravagant scale. Stuffed with vivid ideas and fantastical characters, it has something for everyone, and is a suitably uptempo work with which to kick off theRead more ...
Never ones to shy away from challenge or experimentation, BalletBoyz return this autumn with what promises to be a thrilling quartet of new work. Four choreographers will work with four composers on an original programme that will explore the concept of balance and imbalance. The extra twist? They have onlyRead more ...
Dancers from the UK’s leading ballet companies are uniting in the capital throughout October for Kenneth MacMillan: a National Celebration.
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Honouring the legacy of this master choreographer on the 25th anniversary of his death, the shared
The Royal Ballet’s Director, Kevin O’Hare, has invited Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet and Scottish Ballet to dance together with the Royal Ballet on the Royal Opera House stage for the very first time inRead more ...
British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan may have died 25 years ago but his remarkable work continues to have timeless relevance.
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This autumn, the UK’s leading national ballet companies are joining forces to pay tribute to a man whose vision has been vital in shaping British ballet’s style
Think of the places where you'd least expect to see a dance performance. Battersea Power Station? Check. Shoreditch Town Hall? Check. The wasteland that is Silverton Quays in East London? Yep. All these sites will host performers taking part in the 2017 edition of the annual dance festival appropriatelyRead more ...
Following on from his latest venture at the Roundhouse, part-art installation and part-performance, Wayne McGregor and his company turn their attention to a self reflective work. The visionary choreographer will present a radical piece for which leadingRead more ...
Michael Clark’s to a simple rock 'n' roll... song premiered at the Barbican in October 2016, leaving elated audiences wanting more and earning Clark an Olivier Award nomination. Unsurprisingly, anticipation for this autumn’s lengthier edition is sky-high.
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