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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

Edinburgh festival 2014 review: Wonders of the Universe/The Cut Tuk Show dance can be funny too

Comedy on the fringe may be dominated by individual standup shows, but this joyously absurd double-bill proves that dance too can be funny, surreal and rude.

ZooNation: Groove On Down the Road

After the success of ‘Into the Hoods’ and ‘Some Like it Hip Hop’, Kate Prince’s groundbreaking hip hop dance theatre company ZooNation delivers another extraordinary show with ‘Groove on Down the Road’.

News: Edinburgh International Festival 2014

The Edinburgh International Festival opened last week and runs until the 31 August – here’s a round up of what dance events will be presented as part of the festival and which ones will be coming to London.

Review: ZooNation - Groove On Down The Road - Southbank

‘This may be a theatre, but this is hip hop theatre – so make as much noise as possible,’ announced the narrator at the start of Groove On Down The Road, which has burst back onto the stage of Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall following last