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Breakin' ConventionThis annual three-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 15th year in 2018. Breakin' Convention features performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls. Taking place every May bank holiday weekend, this world-renowned celebration of hip hop dance culture takes over the whole Sadler's Wells space with dance workshops, graffiti, DJs and freestyle sessions all over the building.

 

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Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and international dance, ballet, opera and music theatre to the capital. Now a strikingly modern building with flexible performance and auditorium spaces, the original Sadler's Wells opened in 1683. More about Sadler's Wells Theatre

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English National Ballet: Lest We ForgetEnglish National Ballet: Lest We ForgetEnglish National Ballet: Lest We ForgetThe English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We Forget, returns to Sadler's Wells this autumn. Presenting bold new pieces by three of Britain's top choreographers, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett, all are inspired by the First World War. Scarlett's 'No Man's Land' makes "sensitive u2018-09-24T00:00:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £12, £20, £28, £38, £45
DATES  20th to 29th September 2018
VENUE  Sadler's Wells Theatre 
The English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We Forget, returns to Sadler's Wells this autumn. Presenting bold new pieces by three of Britain's top choreographers, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett, all are inspired by the First World War. Scarlett's 'No Man's Land' makes "sensitive u... More about this event
 
William Forsythe: A Quiet Evening Of DanceWilliam Forsythe: A Quiet Evening Of DanceA mixed programme, including DUO2015 and Catalogue Second Edition, and two new pieces, a trio and a work for seven dancers.2018-10-04T19:30:00+01002018-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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ReckoningsReckoningsThe world premiere of pieces exploring contemporary issues through the language of urban dance, by Julie Cunningham, Alesandra Seutin and Botis Seva.2018-10-11T19:30:00+01002018-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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The Great TamerThe Great TamerDimitris Papaioannou's enigmatic exploration of life in an elemental production that seduces the imagination with scenes of birth, death, destruction and reconstruction.2018-10-16T19:30:00+01002018-10-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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The Emperor And The ConcubineThe Emperor And The ConcubineClassic love story set in China.2018-10-19T19:30:00+01002018-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Fire & Fury: Mixed Programme
Birmingham Royal Ballet: La Fille Mal GardeeBirmingham Royal Ballet: La Fille Mal GardeeFrederick Ashton's version of the romantic ballet about forbidden love. Performed to music by Ferdinand Herold.2018-11-01T19:30:00+00002018-11-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Birmingham Royal Ballet: La Fille Mal Gardee
Rambert2Rambert2Dancers from the Rambert company perform works by Sharon Eyal, Rafael Bonachela and Benoit-Swan Pouffer.2018-11-06T19:30:00+00002018-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Mark Morris Dance Group & Silkroad Ensemble: Layla And MajnunMark Morris Dance Group & Silkroad Ensemble: Layla And MajnunThe UK premiere of American choreographer's collaboration with the musical ensemble founded by Yo-Yo Ma and Howard Hodgkin, based on the Azerbaijani opera by Uzeyir Hajibeyli, in which a man loses his mind to love.2018-11-13T19:30:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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