Get Up and Dance

We’re dedicated to showcasing a wide range of theatre, including some of the best dance shows you’ll ever see on stage. Check out our recommendations for these unmissable dance shows coming up...

Sweat Baby Sweat

9 November 2019

This “seriously intimate duet” (The Evening Standard) is a performance about an all-consuming love. As part of Cardiff Dance Festival, Sweat Baby Sweat is a dance in which two people hold on tight to one another, and neither want to, or can, let go.

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-Ish

14 November 2019

Also part of Cardiff Dance Festival, -Ish explores the invisible coordination disorder that is dyspraxia. Performed by a dyspraxic and dyslexic artist and through energetic dance, jazz music and uncontrollable objects, -Ish is a dance of real effort and momentary chaos that thrives on dysfunction.

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Acosta Danza

6 – 7 March 2020

Join international ballet superstar Carlos Acosta and his critically acclaimed Cuban company as they perform a programme of new and existing works. With a post-show Q&A with members of the company on 6 March, you won’t get a better insight into dance than this.

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Brendan Cole: Show Man

15 March 2020

Brush off your tails, Brendan is back! Whether you love a cheeky Charleston, or a sexy salsa, expect every style of Ballroom and Latin dance from Brendan Cole and his hand-picked champion dancers.

Join us for a thrilling extravaganza of music and dance and experience this extraordinary showman at his best.

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AJ Live

18 March 2020

Combining his best moments from the popular BBC One Show, Strictly Come Dancing, AJ Pritchard will bring you new energy-packed choreography for all the family in AJ Live 2020.

Featuring a special guest appearance from AJ’s brother and Love Island 2019 finalist, Curtis Pritchard, join AJ and Curtis for an incredible one-off show.

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The Red Shoes

31 March – 4 April 2020

Having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences and critics across the UK and the USA, Sir Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns.

Set to the achingly romantic music of Golden Age of Hollywood, The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

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Main image credit: Transitions Dance Company