KVN DANCE COMPANY

Coppélia reimagined by Kevan Allen at the Cockpit Theatre, London, 2 - 11 September. https://www.thecockpit.org.uk/whats_on 

Interview with Kevan Allen featured in the August/September issue of Dance Europe.

What's On


AUSTRIA
Wiener Staatsballett
Director: Martin Schläpfer 
Symphony in Three Movements/Pictures at an Exhibition/Sinfonie No.1517, 20, 21, 24, 25, 30 September
www.wiener-staatsoper.at

AUSTRALIA
Australian Dance Theatre
Director: Amy Hollingsworth
Objekt ch: Steward - Dunstan Playhouse 2 - 5 September
adt.org.au

The Australian Ballet
Director: David Hallberg
Romeo and Juliet - Melbourne 27 August - 4 September; Harlequinade - Melbourne 10 - 18 September; Anna Karenina - Melbourne 12 - 23 October
MELBOURNE SEASON FOR 2021 CANCELLED
australianballet.com.au

Queensland Ballet
Director: Li Cunxun
Bespoke 8 - 17 October
queenslandballet.com.au

West Australian Ballet
Director: Aurélien Scannellla
Dracula 19 - 24 August; Coppélia 16 - 25 September
waballet.com.au

BELGIUM
OperaBalletVlaanderen
Director: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui 
Giselle ch: Khan 8 - 17 October - Opera Gent;
24 October - 9 November - Opera Antwerpen
www.operaballet.be

CZECH REPUBLIC
Czech National Ballet
Director: Filip Barankiewicz
Bella Figura/Gods & Dogs/Petite Mort/Sechs Tänze ch: Kylián 3, 4, 10, 11m&e September - National Theatre; The Sleeping Beauty 16, 17, 21, 25 September - State Opera
www.narodni-divadlo.cz

ENGLAND
Agudo Dance Company - Carmen
5 October: Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea
7 & 8 October: Fairfield Halls, Croydon
9 October: South Hill Park, Bracknell
12 October: Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Nottingham
13 October: Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham
16 October: The Riley Theatre, Leeds
20 October: Corn Exchange, Newbury
25 October: The Arts Centre, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk
26 October: The Lowry, Salford
29 & 30 October: The Place, London
2 November: Storyhouse, Chester
6 November: Quarterhouse, Folkestone
https://www.joseagudo.co.uk/calendar/

Birmingham Royal Ballet
Director: Carlos Acosta
Romeo and Juliet Birmingham Hippodrome 6 - 9 October;
Carlos Curates: R&J Reimagined Birmingham Hippodrome 14 - 16 October; 
Romeo and Juliet Theatre Royal Plymouth 27 - 30 October
www.brb.org.uk

English National Ballet
Director: Tamara Rojo 
WP Creature ch: Khan
Sadler's Wells 23 September - 2 October
www.ballet.org.uk

KVN Dance Company
Director: Kevan Allen
WP Coppélia Cockpit Theatre, London 2 - 11 September
www.kvndancecompany.com

Motionhouse
Director: Kvin Finnan
WP Nobody
22 - 25 Sept, Peacock Theatre, followed by UK tour
motionhouse.co.uk/tour-dates/

Northern Ballet
Director: David Nixon
Dangerous Liaisons Leeds Playhouse 2 -11 September;
WP Merlin ch: Drew McOnie 
Nottingham Theatre Royal 25 September - 2 October; Hull New Theatre 12 - 16 October; Norwich Theatre Royal 19 - 23 October; Sheffield Lyceum Theatre 2 - 6 November; Leeds Grand Theatre 9 - 20 November; Southampton Mayflower 2 - 4 December
www.northernballet.com

The Royal Ballet 
Director: Kevin O'Hare
Royal Opera House Celebrating 90th anniversary year
Main Stage
Romeo and Juliet ch: Kenneth MacMillan 5 - 24 October; WP The Dante Project ch: Wayne McGregor 14 - 30 October; Giselle ch: Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot 4 November - 3 December
Linbury Theatre
L’Heure exquise ch: Maurice Béjart 15 - 23 October.
www.roh.org.uk

Royal Albert Hall
Romeo & Juliet 1 December
www.royalalberthall.com

Sadler's Wells
Singin' in the Rain
30 July - 5 September
Ukranian National Ballet Gala
7 September
www.sadlerswells.com

ESTONIA 
Estonian National Ballet
Director: Linnar Looris 
Picasso and Tango 28 August, 26 September & 31 October; Anna Karenina 3, 11, 24, 30 September & 15 October; Ravel:Ravel 4, 19 September & 1, 17 October; Alice in Wonderland 18 September & 2, 10 October; Swan Lake 7, 13, 24, 28 October; Serenade/Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 22 October
www.opera.ee/en/

FRANCE
Agudo Dance Company - Carmen
16 & 19 September: Festival Traces Contemporaines, Cahors
https://www.tracescontemporaines.fr

Paris Opera
Director: Aurélie Dupont
Palais Garnier 
Gala 24 September; Play ch: Ekman 28 September - 6 November; WP Le Rouge et le Noir ch: Pierre Lacotte 15 October - 4 November
www.operadeparis.fr

Théâtre de la Ville - Paris
Bach 6 Solo  Chapelle St-Louis De La Salpêtrière 3 – 16 September; Portrait Lia Rodrigues Espace Cardin  8 - 25 September; Dragons  Les Abbesses 28 September - 2 October
www.theatredelaville.com

Ballet du Capitole - Toulouse
Director: Kader Belarbi
WP Toulouse-Lautrec ch: Belarbi 
Théâtre du Capitole 16, 17m, 19, 20, 23m October
www.theatreducapitole.fr/ballet-du-capitole

GERMANY
Staatsballett Berlin
Director: Dr Christiane Theobold (acting) 
Onegin Staatsoper unter den Linden 9, 17, 24, 25 September & 2, 7, 8 October & 27 November;WP Voices ch: Dawson/Citizen Nowhere ch: Dawson 26 September & 3, 9, 13, 16, 18, 21 October
www.staatsballett-berlin.de

Ballett Dortmund
Director: Xin Peng Wang
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude ch: Forsythe 18 September; The Four Seasons ch: Rebeck 24 September; In the still of the night ch: Arqués, Golding 16 October; Die göttliche Komödie III: Paradiso ch: Wang 29 October
www.theaterdo.de

Dresden
Frankfurt Dance Company
Director: Jacopo Godani
Traces Sommerbau, Offenbach 14 - 16 September
dresdenfrankfurtdancecompany.com

Dresden Semperoper Ballett
Director: Aaron S. Watkin
Swan Lake 12, 16, 19, 21, 24, 26m+e, 29 September & 1, 3 October; A Collection of Short Stories 15, 21, 25, 30 October & 4 November.
https://www.semperoper.de

Ballett am Rhein
Director: Demis Volpi
Prometheus 3, 5m, 6 September; Come In 26 September & 7 October
www.ballettamrhein.de

Aalto Ballett Theater Essen
Director: Ben Van Cauwenbergh
Swan Lake 11, 18, 19, 25 September & 8 October; Passions - Keep Moving! 3, 16 October
www.aalto-ballett-theater.de

Hamburg Ballet
Director: John Neumeier
Staatsoper
Sylvia ch: Neumeier 5, 8, 11, 17 September; Hamlet 21 ch: Neumeier 23, 24, 26 September & 15, 16 October; Bernstein Dances 20, 22, 28 October
www.hamburgballett.de

Staatstheater Kassel Tanz
Director: Thorsten Teubl
A Divine Comedy ch: Florentina Holzinger 29 October
www.staatstheater-kassel.de

Bayerisches Staatsballett
Director: Igor Zelensky
National Theatre
Liaison: With a Chance of Rain ch: Scarlett/Creation TBA - Schauspielhaus 18m+e, 19m+e September; Paradigma: Broken Fall ch: Maliphant/Bedroom Folk ch: Eyal/With a Chance of Rain ch: Scarlett 23, 24, 25 September; Jewels ch: Balanchine 3, 9, 16, 22 October.
www.staatsballett.de

Ballett Nürnberg
Director: Goyo Montero
Auftakt ch: Montero 25 September; Woke Up Blind ch: Goecke/Metamorphers ch: Godani/Blitiri ch: Montero 9 October
www.staatstheater.nuernberg.de

Stuttgart Ballet
Director: Tamas Detrich
Beethoven Ballets: Adagio Hammerklavier ch: van Manen/Einssein ch: Bigonzetti/Große Fuge ch: van Manen Schauspielhaus 29 September & 16, 17m+e, 29, 30 October,
New Works: Cassiopeia’s Garden ch: Spuck/Nachtmerrie ch: Goecke/Source ch: Clug/Blake Works I ch: Forsythe - Opernhaus 5, 9, 10m+e, 12, 14 October;
Onegin ch: Cranko 23, 28, 31 October & 4, 5, 14m+e November
www.stuttgart-ballet.de

HUNGARY
Hungarian National Ballet
Director: Tamás Solymosi
Fresh Impulses: Whirling ch: Lukács/Cacti ch: Ekman/Sad Case ch: León, Lightfoot 17, 18, 19, 22 September; Giselle 24 September; The Flames of Paris 8, 9, 10, 16, 17 October; Con-Tact(s): Chroma ch: McGregor/Bedroom Folk ch: Eyal, Behar/Episode 21 ch: Ekman 29, 30, 31m+e October & 4, 5, 6, 7, 11 November.
www.opera.hu

ITALY
Teatro alla Scala
Director: Manuel Legris
Madina ch: Bigonzetti 1 - 14 October.
www.teatroallascala.org

Arena di Verona
Roberto Bolle and Friends
2, 3 August
https://www.arena.it/en/arena-di-verona/program

Ravenna Festival
Dante Metànoia by and with Sergei Polunin
Inferno ch: Ross Freddie Ray
Purgatorio ch: Polunin
Paradiso ch: Jiří Bubeníček
1 - 5 September Teatro Alighiero

JAPAN
Fabula Collective
Director:
HUMAN.triplle bill
ch: Christopher Marney, James Pett and Travis Clausen-Knight
New National Theatre, Tokyo on 28-29 August

The Tokyo Ballet
Director: Yukari Saito
Meguro Persimmon Hall, Tokyo
Paquita and Choreographic Project 2021 6 August;
The Sleeping Beauty - My First Ballet series 7, 8 August.
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Le Corsaire 23m, 24, 25m, 26 September.
www.nbs.or.jp/english/

NETHERLANDS
Dutch National Ballet
Director: Ted Brandsen
Toer - programme celebrating the 85th birthday of choreographer and designer Toer van Schayk: Beethoven's 7th Symphony/WP Lucifer Studies ch: Toer van Schayk 11 - 26 September; Mata Hari ch: Brandsen 14 October - 7 November.
www.operaballet.nl

NEW ZEALAND
Royal New Zealand Ballet
Director: Patricia Barker
The Firebird/Paquita 6, 7 August Napier
https://rnzb.org.nz

NORWAY
Norwegian National Ballet
Director: Ingrid Lorentzen
One of a Kind ch: Kylián 28 August - 20 September.
www.operaen.no

POLAND
Polish National Ballet
Director: Krzysztof Pastor
Le Corsaire ch: Legris 30 September; WP Exodus ch: Anna Hop/WP Flights-Harnasie ch: Izadora Weiss 13 November.
www.polskibaletnarodowy.pl

RUSSIA
Bolshoi Ballet
Director: Makhar Vaziev
www.bolshoi.ru

Mariinsky Ballet
Director: Yuri Fateyev
Mariinsky Theatre
Chopiniana/Le Spectre de la Rose/The Swan/ Schéhérazade 23, 25 September; Giselle 25m September; La Sylphide 26 m&e September; Don Quixote 27 September; The Fountain of Bakhchisarai 28 September; Push Comes to Shove/Divertissement 8 October; Chopiniana/Le Spectre de la rose/The Swan/The Firebird 9 October; The Firebird 10m October; The Nutcracker 11 October; Pierrot Lunaire/Seven sonatas/Concerto DSCH 12 October; Giselle 14 October; La Sylphide 17m&e October; Le Parc 20, 21, 22 October; Shurale 23, 24m&e October.

Mariinsky II
Romeo and Juliet 16, 17 September; The Little Humpbacked Horse 19 m&e September; Le Corsaire 24 September; Renard/Mavra/The Fairy's Kiss 29, 30 September; Anna Karenina 2, 3m&e October; Spartacus 6, 7 October; The Four Seasons 10 October; Swan Lake 15, 16 October; Symphony in Three Movements/The Fairy's Kiss 18 October.

Concert Hall
Daphnis et Chloé 25 September.
www.mariinsky.ru/en/

Mikhailovsky Ballet
Director: Nacho Duato
www.mikhailovsky.ru

SCOTLAND
Scottish Ballet
Director: Christopher Hampson
Starstruck
23, 24, 25m&e September - Theatre Royal, Glasgow
30 September, 1, 2m&e October - Eden Court, Inverness
7, 8, 9m&e October - Her Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
14, 15m&e, 16m&e October - Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
www.scottishballet.co.uk

SWITZERLAND
Ballett Zürich
Director: Christian Spuck
Emergence ch: Pite/Almost Blue ch: Goecke/Angels' Atlas ch: Pite 1, 8, 15, 16, 21, 23, 31 October & 5 November.
www.opernhaus.ch

USA
Houston Ballet
Director: Stanton Welch
Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance 30 September - 3 October.
www.houstonballet.org

New York City Ballet
Director: Jonathan Stafford
Opening night: Serenade/After the Rain/Symphony in C 21 September; Robbins + Ratmansky: Opus 19/The Dreamer/Concerto DSCH 22, 25, 26m, 29 September;
Classic NYCB 1: Serenade/Pulcinella Variations/Glass Pieces 23, 24, 25m, 28 September; Fall Gala: WP ch: Bell/WP ch: Miller 30 September.
www.nycballet.com

WALES
Ballet Cymru
Director: Darius James
Giselle ch: Amy Doughty, Darius James OBE - UK tour dates tbc.
https://ballet.cymru

Agudo Dance Company Carmen - France and UK tour from 16 September


Northern Ballet - world premiere Merlin - from 25 September


World premiere - Akram Khan's Creature - English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells from 23 September – 2 October


Motionhouse - Nobody - Peacock Theatre from 22 September followed by UK tour


Until 15 September