London Ballet Shows

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The world's most exciting ballet talent is constantly on display at London's prestigious dance venues, whether it's a new force premiering exciting work at Sadler's Wells, or a revival of a classic by the English National Ballet. Here are some of the best ballets coming up in London and the West End, which you can buy tickets for right now. 

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  • Acosta Danza - Evolution
    Acosta Danza - Evolution
    Sadler's Wells
    Thursday Matinee

    After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a second programme of ballet and contemporary works to Sadler’s Wells.

  • Le Corsaire - English National Ballet
    Le Corsaire - English National Ballet
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas?
    English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is “hugely enjoyable entertainment” (The Daily Telegraph). Expect a swashbuckling romp, full of thrilling dancing by an extraordinary cast of performers, with gorgeous decors and costumes created by Hollywood’s Bob Ringwood, all set to a romantic score played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

     

  • Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    London Coliseum
    Tuesday, Friday Matinee

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

    On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger. As the air grows colder, Clara and her valiant Nutcracker take a hot air balloon ride across London to the glistening Land of Snow where her adventure really begins.

    From the sound of the orchestra tuning up, to the final bows and cheers, a trip to see the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum is an unforgettable Christmas treat.

  • Ballet Preljocaj - La Fresque
    Ballet Preljocaj - La Fresque
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    It’s been seven years since Ballet Preljocaj performed their Snow White at Sadler’s Wells. Continuing his exploration of fairytales, the daring contemporary choreographer Angelin Preljocaj turns his attention to a traditional Chinese tale.

  • Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Programme
    Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Programme
    Sadler's Wells
    Wednesday Matinee

    In a thrilling collaboration, dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet and Ballet Black appear on stage together in a mixed bill featuring Cathy Marston’s National Dance Award-winning The Suit, Twyla Tharp’s sizzling tribute to Old Blue Eyes, Nina Sinatra Songs and a new work from Jack Lister, commissioned as part of Ballet Now.

  • Dorrance Dance - Myelination and Other Works
    Dorrance Dance - Myelination and Other Works
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Game-changer in the world of tap, Michelle Dorrance had dedicated herself to exploring the capabilities of America’s original dance form. In an exhilarating diverse triple bill, her company proves just what tap can do.

  • Rambert Event
    Rambert Event
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Merce Cunningham, master of improvisation, devised his revolutionary Event format to combine dance, music and design in a way that was unique to each location and performance.

    In the centenary year of Cunningham’s birth, Rambert form their own Event, featuring extracts from different Cunningham works, remixed for each performance with music composed and performed live by Radiohead’s Philip Selway, and designs based on the Cage series of paintings by the German contemporary artist Gerhard Richter.

  • Gisele Vienne - Crowd
    Gisele Vienne - Crowd
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Gisèle Vienne’s background covers music, philosophy and puppeteering, while her dance work has seen her explore the crimes of a serial killer, place athletes in a forest and ghosts on an ice rink.

  • Rambert - Double Bill
    Rambert - Double Bill
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Scouring the globe each year for the next generation of contemporary dance talent, Rambert2 selects its dancers for both their technical virtuosity and their raw energy.

    This year’s ensemble perform work by two rising stars of the US dance scene: Andrea Miller, the first choreographer to be named artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jermaine Spivey, award-winning dancer with Crystal Pite’s Kidd Pivot.

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