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Elixir Festival - Sadler's Wells

Sadler’s Wells presents its largest celebration of lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists with the Elixir Festival. Over four illuminating days, Elixir Festival will feature a range of performances on Sadler's Wells' main stage and in

Elixir Project Proves Dancers Don’t Have To Be Young

It’s common to think a dancer is ‘past it’ by the time they’re in their late 30s. Turning this idea on its head, the Elixir Project brings former professional dancers back to the studio and stage to prove that age and experience can be as potent f

The Little Match Girl - Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

Celebrated choreographer Arthur Pita brings his magical dance theatre show The Little Match Girl to the Lilian Baylis Studio this Christmas. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, this touching tale of a young street girl's hopes and dreams is

The sound of Pina Bausch

As Sweet Mambo is staged at the Edinburgh festival, Wim Wenders, music adviser Matthias Burkert and artists including Madeleine Peyroux reflect on Tanztheater Wuppertals eclectic soundtrack.

The passion of Pina Bausch: Sweet Mambo at the Edinburgh festival 2014 in pictures

The great German choreographers celebrated dance-theatre company are at the Edinburgh international festival with Sweet Mambo, a tragi-comic piece told with exquisite moves, gorgeous outfits and buckets of water.

Stopgap Dance Company: The Awakening - Southbank Centre

The Awakening is a quiet but simmering disruption in outdoor spaces. Choreographed by learning disabled dance artist Chris Pavia, The Awakening involves four individuals trapped in a strange but mesmerising ritual. It is performed by four disabled and

News: Coming soon - Chris Ofili paints Royal Ballet dancers

This year’s Deloitte Ignite arts festival at the Royal Opera House Myth – The Feather And The Flame – will be curated for the first time by The Royal Ballet.

Deloitte Ignite - Royal Opera House

Join us for a month of Myth with the award-winning Deloitte Ignite, the annual contemporary arts festival at the Royal Opera House. Curated by The Royal Ballet and The National Gallery’s Minna Moore Ede, this year's festival is a feast of dance and visu

Curious Seed: Chalk About - Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

Chalk About is a playful, funny and sometimes moving look at how we see ourselves and others, featuring dance, chat and one perfect scene containing everything you could wish for…

Ballet Revolución - Peacock Theatre, Sadler's Wells

Ballet Revolución mixes the excitement and dynamism of contemporary dance with elegant ballet, powerful street dance and hip hop to create a show with boundless passion and stunning athleticism. The phenomenal cast of 19 dancers perform breathtaking twis