Theatre & Dance Spring 2022
Coming up this spring in our theatres, we've got an immersive VR experience from legendary choreographer Blanca Li that transports you into a Parisian ballroom with live performers, Ivo van Hove returns with a large-scale production from Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and artist William Kentridge brings his visionary practice to stage with a stunning chamber opera and short film. In the Pit theatre, join us for Transpose, a night of extraordinary performances by trans artists curated by filmmaker and writer Campbell X and a special evening in memory of choreographer Raimund Hoghe.
Blanca Li: Le Bal de Paris
Step inside a glamorous Parisian ballroom in this stunningly original virtual reality show, as a timeless love story unfolds around you in an unforgettable experience from choreographer Blanca Li.
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam: Age of Rage
Visionary director Ivo van Hove returns with a dark, epic and visceral story adapted from ancient Greek classics that tell how revenge haunts and wrecks successive generations.
William Kentridge: SIBYL
An evening of two parts as artist William Kentridge brings his visionary practice to stage with a stunning chamber opera and short film with live music, created with fellow South African artists.
SPILL Festival: Raimund, Farewell
Join us for a joyous collision of encounters, memories, and film excerpts to celebrate the life of revered choreographer Raimund Hoghe.
The PappyShow: BOYS
Bursting with physical energy, tender reflection and playful improvisation. Laugh, celebrate and listen as these boys dive headfirst into their experiences of being young men of colour.
Filmmaker and writer Campbell X curates the latest edition of Transpose, an electric evening of live music, theatre, rap and unbelievable twerking from some of the UK’s most exciting trans artists.
Ballet Black: Double Bill
Celebrating their 20th anniversary, this thrilling and imaginative ballet company debut an outstanding double bill featuring choreography from Gregory Maqoma and score by Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante.
Belarus Free Theatre: Dogs of Europe
From one of the world’s bravest theatre companies comes a visceral, psychological drama set in the near future, depicting a dystopian super-state in which individual rights have given way to control.
Boy Blue: A Night with Boy Blue
Mixing exuberant hip-hop dance displays, a joyful sense of community and the heart-thumping rhythms of an electronic score, Boy Blue’s biennial showcase always culminates in uproarious applause.
The PappyShow: Pit Party
Join us for an evening of radical joy, celebrating bold and beautiful dance, music and the best of vibes with performances curated by acclaimed theatre company The PappyShow.