Over the next few weeks in January, the buzz of dance has taken center stage right here in London. Starting off with the who’s who of contemporary dance, Resolution! at The Place. An annual season of dance that includes many artists such as Jasmin Vardimon, Charlotte Vincent, Hofesh Shechter, Mark Baldwin and the list goes on. This stellar new year opening runs from January 6 to February 17, with tickets £14.
The Royal Ballet Presents Romeo and Juliet. This phenomenal tragic-love story will be performed by the Royal Ballet on January 10, 12, 13, 16 and 19 in Kenneth MacMillan’s first full-length work. For more info, contact the box office at 020 7204 400. Strictly Gershwin will be on tour for the first time this autumn. For now George Gershwin heats up the stage with his sassy razzmatazz performances through the English National Ballet at The Coliseum. The show runs from January 4-15, tickets from £ 10.
If you may have an inner dancer and would like to learn more about dancing then Skate at Somerset House will be offering Big Ice Dance Lunchtime Workouts which are 20 minute ballet warm ups with music from Strictly Gershwin. But that’s not all, how about a night of red hot Tango with the stars from Strictly, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace. Well, Midnight Tango will run from January 20 for 10 weeks at Aldwych Theatre. Last but not least, on January 27-29, Ivan Putrov’s-Men in Motion presents an evening of dance that truly showcases the male form in motion.