What's On - London

What's On - London
Dance performances in the capital

 The Royal Ballet- Fumi Kaneko as Myrtha in Giselle. Photo: Emma Kauldhar by courtesy of the ROH


The Royal Ballet is performing Peter Wright’s Giselle until 9 March. Following several significant debuts by company dancers, guest artist David Hallberg will be making his debut as Albrecht, in this production of Giselle, on 1 & 9 March, 19:30. CASTING LINK

Royal Opera House
020 7304 4000 www.roh.org.uk
The Royal Ballet Giselle
19/01, 1/02, 19:30; 20/01, 19:00; 2/02, 13:00 & 19:30.

Mariinsky Ballet - Oxana Skorik and Xander Parish in Giselle.


The Russian Icons Ballet gala will take place on Sunday 25 February 2018 at the London Coliseum. Organised by Ensemble Productions since 2006, the programme will feature excerpts from La Bayadère, Swan Lake, Don Quixote and Tchaikovsky Pas de deux. The evening will include contemporary contributions by John Neumeier, Roland Petit, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Maurice Béjart, Jessica Lang, Wayne McGregor CBE and Alexei Ratmansky. There will be London and world premieres including A Flashback by Mariinsky-based choreographer Ilya Zhivoi, Warrior of Light by the unique ballet family Maria Sasha Khan and Nadia Khan, and Julian and Nicholas McKay under the umbrella of the Theatrum Vitae cultural platform. Vladislav Lantratov and Maria Alexandrova become Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn in a pas de deux from the Bolshoi’s Nureyev (reviewed in the January issue of Dance Europe). Dancers currently scheduled to performed include: Maria Alexandrova (Bolshoi Theatre), Roman Belyakov (Mariinsky Theatre), Sergio Bernal (Ballet Nacional de España), Audric Bezard (Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris), Federico Bonelli (The Royal Ballet), Maria Eichwald (Stuttgart Ballet), Dorothée Gilbert (Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris), David Hallberg (ABT/The Royal Ballet), Francesca Hayward (The Royal Ballet), Maria Sascha Khan, Nadia Khan (Teatro dell’Opera di Roma), Kim Kimin (Mariinsky Theatre), Ekaterina Kondaurova (Mariinsky Theatre), Vladislav Lantratov (Bolshoi Theatre), Julian McKay (Mikhailovsky Theatre), Nicholas McKay, Oxana Skorik (Mariinsky Theatre), Natalia Osipova (The Royal Ballet),  Artem Ovcharenko (Bolshoi Theatre), Xander Parish (Mariinsky Theatre), Guiseppe Picone (Teatro di San Carlo), Dmitry Semionov (Semperoper Dresden Ballett), Polina Semionova (Staatsballett Berlin), Anna Tikhomirova (Bolshoi Theatre), Jacopo Tissi (Bolshoi Theatre), Stanislaw Wegrzyn (The Royal Ballet) and Sae Maeda (The Royal Ballet).

London Coliseum 
Russian Icons Gala 2018  25/02, 19:00.
Tickets HERE  


Jamie Wills & Aoibh Ni Riain Broin in Christopher Gable's Cinderella. Photo: ASH 


Ballet Central, the graduate performance group of the Central School of Ballet, will be opening their 2018 tour in London at the Jerwood Vanburgh Theatre on 2 March.Under the direction of Christopher Marney, Ballet Central will go on to perform in 20 towns and cities in England and Wales over five months. The repertoire includes an excerpt from Christopher Gable's Cinderella, the Fairies Prologue from Matthew Bourne’s gothic-reworking of Sleeping Beauty,  an excerpt from Wayne McGregor’s FAR, Jenna Lee’s creation Black Swan and an excerpt from MacMillan’s 1983 ballet Valley of Shadows, inspired by Georgio Bassani’s haunting novel The Garden of the Finzi-Continis. www.balletcentral.co.uk P

RADA, Jerwood Vanburgh Theatre 
Ballet Central 2, 3/03, 19:30

Sadler’s Wells Theatre
0844 412 4300 

Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2, 3/02
Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Wir sagen uns Dunkles 2, 3/02
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Viktor 8 - 11/02
Flamenco Festival London - 14 - 25/02
Carmen Linares, Arcángel & Marina Heredia 14/02
María Pagés Compañía 15 - 17/02
Úrsula López, Tamara López, Leonor Leal 18/02
Isabel Bayón Compañía 20/02
Gala Flamenca La Chana 21 - 23/02
Ballet Flamenco Jesús Carmona 24/02
Compañía Rafaela Carrasco 25/02

Peacock Theatre
0844 412 4322www.sadlerswells.com

The Wizard of Oz 25 - 27/01
Jakop Ahlboum Company & Alamo Race Track 1 - 3/02
Cirque Berserk! - Zippos 5 - 17/02
Beats on Pointe 20 -24/02
Tango after Dark 28/02 - 17/03

Lilian Baylis Studio
0844 412 4322 www.sadlerswells.com

Ana Morales with Guillermo Weickert and Guests 23/02
Guitarrísimo: Antonia Jiménez with Alicia Morales & Nasrine Rahmani 23/02
Flamenco Festival Film Screening 24/02
Angelina Montoya 24/02
Alba Molina & Rycardo Moreno 24/02

Wilton’s Music Hall

Mark Bruce Company Macbeth 23/02 - 17/03

The Place

Resolution 2018 12.01 - 23/02