This fierce, bold and galvanising dance work, set to a multilayered electronic score, reflects themes of identity, oppression and transcendence.
Sadler’s Wells & BBC Arts present Dancing Nation
Spitfire - an advertisement divertissement - New Adventures
This hilarious work places the most famous nineteenth-century ballet showstopper ‘Pas De Quatre’ in the world of men’s underwear advertising.
Hope Hunt and the Ascension Into Lazarus - Oona Doherty
Adopting multiple personas of disaffected male youth, this powerful dance theatre work invites us to look behind the mask of ego and affectation.
BLKDOG - Far From The Norm
A genre-defying blend of hip-hop dance, this work is a haunting commentary on surviving adulthood as a childlike artist.
Lazuli Sky - Birmingham Royal Ballet
Lazuli Sky is a hopeful and regenerative ballet created in 2020 by Will Tuckett. During lockdown, without the distractions of normal everyday living, the creative team were drawn to the open clarity of the sky, wind-shaped landscapes and birdsong.
Rouge - Rambert
A fresh and bold dance work choreographed by Marion Motin, with four-to-the floor beats, tight unison bodies and glorious costumes.
SPHERA - HUMANHOOD
In this visually impactful contemporary dance duet, the dancers explore the relationship between the visible bright side of the moon and humankind; the luminous moonlight that we can see from planet Earth which illuminates our nights.
Mud of Sorrow: Touch - Akram Khan and Natalia Osipova
Two of the world’s most celebrated dancers, Akram Khan and Royal Ballet principal Natalia Osipova, perform together for the first time, using two great classical dance forms, ballet and kathak.
Face In - Candoco
A sensual and disturbing ode to intimacy and imagination, expressed through striking images interwoven with daring and uninhibited dance.
Window Shopping - Curated by Breakin’ Convention
Starting from the outside looking in, popping, voguing, flamenco and ballet dancers welcome you into the building. An introduction to the diverse nature of the Sadler’s Wells experience.
States of Mind - Northern Ballet
Inspired by a collection of thoughts, feelings and news headlines from lockdown, this new work is an abstract response through movement to a selection of situations experienced during recent months.
Orbis - HUMANHOOD
Immerse yourself in a spectacle that will take you beyond the realms of planet Earth. This visually astonishing duet explores the relationship between humankind and the dark side of Earth’s permanent natural satellite, the Moon.