Fancy putting up those dancing feet and watching some professionals at work instead? If so, why don’t you treat yourself by booking a ticket to watch a dance show at one of Leeds’ many theatres. From ballroom to ballet there is a wide range of performances to suit every appetite. Here at The Dance Studio Leeds we’ve pulled together a mix of exciting shows that will make you want to get out of your seat and start dancing.
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre, Northern Ballet
Thursday 28th April 2016, 7.30pm
Ballet Central is the third year touring company from the Central School of Ballet. Combining beauty and grace, Ballet Central present a programme of classical and modern ballet as well as contemporary created by a mix of critically acclaimed choreographers- this show is the perfect opportunity to see the next generation of ballet stars take to the stage.
The Last Tango- Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace
Leeds Grand Theatre
Tuesday 3rd May – Saturday 7th May, 2.30pm/7.30pm
If Strictly Come Dancing ignites your passion for dance, then don’t miss this chance to see the extraordinary dancers Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace in their farewell tour. Veterans of the latin and ballroom world, these two incredible dancers will set the stage alight with their fierce, intimate and passionate final show- don’t miss it.
John Ross Dance- Blink
Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre
Wednesday 4th May 2016, 7.30pm
Award winning choreographer John Ross returns to Leeds with his latest production Blink.
Blink is a dance-theatre interpretation of American author Mitch Albom’s best-selling novel ‘The Five People You Meet in Heaven’ created by award-winning choreographer John Ross. Set to the beautifully haunting music of composer Greg Haines, Blink stages Ross’ signature trademark of emotive and physically compelling storytelling and marks his second tour of the UK.
Friday Firsts #39: Burst
Friday 6th May 2016, 7.30pm
A mixed programme showcasing the ripest emerging talent from around Leeds and beyond. Burst features work created by dance artists from Leeds Beckett University, The Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds City College and York St John University. If contemporary is your thing then head down to Yorkshire Dance for an evening of exciting new choreography.