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Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time

In honour of the hugely influential Kenneth MacMillan, a choreographer who was way ahead of his time, the legendary ballerina Viviana Durante directs a programme from his enthralling earliest works.

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Split Britches: Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

Combining a Dr Strangelove-inspired performance with a daring forum for public conversation, this show explores ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and how to look forward when the future is uncertain.

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The Royal Ballet: Elizabeth

Former Principal of The Royal Ballet Zenaida Yanowsky is Elizabeth I in this dynamic exploration of her life and loves, a chamber work that weaves dance, music, text and song into an opulent tapestry.

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Barbican Young Poets: A Change is Gonna Come

A spirit of experimentation in the intimate setting of The Pit as the Barbican Young Poets, past and current, come together with dancers from Boy Blue Entertainment.

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Boy Blue Entertainment: A Night with Boy Blue

It’s time to celebrate with the Boy Blue family. Join us as more than fifty performers, trained under the award-winning hip-hop dance group, present an empowering showcase guaranteed to blow you away.

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BSI Jam: Beats, Streets & Inspiration – Boy Blue After Party

Dance the night away to the best in r’n’b, hip hop, funk, house and old skool music, as Boy Blue Entertainment’s Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante and guests play their favourite tunes in our foyer.

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Rhiannon Faith: Smack That (a conversation)

Endlessly inventive choreographer Rhiannon Faith shines a light on the complex subject of domestic abuse in an empowering and participatory performance highlighting human resilience.