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Dancing Nation

Part One: Breakin’ Convention and Matthew Bourne’s classic, Spitfire World-class dance also featuring Candoco, HUMANHOOD, and English National Ballet. In this, the first of three Dancing Nation programmes, BBC Arts…

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Fantastic Beings

In 2016, choreographer Aszure Barton created Fantastic Beings as part of our She Said triple bill of works by female choreographers. The piece was reworked in 2018 and performed as part of our Voices of…

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Broken Wings

English National Ballet presents Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s critically acclaimed Broken Wings, featuring Tamara Rojo in the role of Frida Kahlo alongside legendary ballet star Irek Mukhamedov as Diego Rivera. The…

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Nora

Nora is a one-act ballet inspired by the lead character in Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, a woman on the path to independence. When past choices catch up with…

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Gizelle

In this acclaimed version by Akram Khan, the greatest Romantic ballet and its story of love, betrayal and redemption are reimagined. As the curtain rises, dancers in shadow push against…