The top West End dance and ballet shows
As well as musicals and plays in London, why not enjoy a different night out in London with a trip to a West End dance show? Filled with ballet shows throughout the year, see dances from different cultures before your eyes at some of these splendid productions. From esteemed classics to newer, innovative productions, there’s something for everyone in these shows full of movement and vigour.
West End dance shows you need to see
Message in a Bottle
Message In A Bottle is the spectacular new West End dance-theatre show from triple Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince to the iconic hits of a music superstar. Set to music by Sting including “Roxanne”, “Every Breath You Take”, and “Fields of Gold”, follow a community of villagers whose lives come under threat when they’re suddenly under siege, culminating in a series of extraordinary adventures. With Kate Prince’s choreography, world-class dancers and edited tracks created just for this production, it’s a great show for Sting fans and dancers alike.
Magic Mike Live
Witness the steamiest show in the West End at Magic Mike Live. Based on the 2012 movie of the same name starring Channing Tatum, be near the on-stage action taking place inside the intimate theatre, filled with dancing and acrobatics that’s stunned audiences at the Hippodrome since November 2018. Cheer all night long and lose your inhibitions at Magic Mike Live, an exhilarating show that champions sexual empowerment.
Remembering the Oscars
Not got a ticket to the Oscars? This is the next best thing! Whether you are “Wishing On A Star”, “Swinging On A Star” or merely dancing in the “City of Stars”, this incredible production will take you through the Golden Age of movie greats to the present day, where each routine has its moment to shine on the red carpet. With a cast of amazing dancers and musicians and stunning stage designs, costumes and huge LED screen this dazzling spectacular will be a night to remember.
BalletBoyz – Deluxe
After their West End debut at the Vaudeville Theatre in 2019, BalletBoyz return to London with their latest show. Titled Deluxe, the 20th-anniversary production champions exciting and innovative dance in a collaboration with Chinese choreographer Xie Xin.
The Ruggeds Between Us
Celebrating the most innovative and inspirational artists working in hip hop today, see a break-dancing show like no other in The Ruggeds Between Us at the Peacock Theatre. Comprising of highly technical solos and duets balanced with contagiously energetic group work, explore the risk-taking, playful and soulful world of dance in 2020.
The Nutcracker – English National Ballet
See over 100 dancers and musicians bring The Nutcracker to life at the English National Ballet this Christmas. With exquisite dancing by world-class dancers, as well as beautiful costumes and scenery, see the ‘Waltz of the Flowers’ and ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ come alive on the London Coliseum stage.