For dance and ballet fans, you can use our calendar to find a great selection of upcoming events and read reviews from top dance companies as well as smaller, lesser known artists and choreographers from around the world.
February 2017
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Dutch National Ballet in <i>Concerto Concordia</i> © Hans Gerritsen
Dutch National Ballet in Concerto Concordia
© Hans Gerritsen
Reviewed in Washington

Ailey sublimes Ingers' Walking Mad

Mad Hatters in Alvin Ailey's Gala performance
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Reviewed in London

ENB's exceptional Giselle

A first-class, five-star evening made even more exceptional by the extra gift of Cojocaru’s masterclass
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Reviewed in New York

Complexions after Desmond

Without Desmond Richardson overshadowing everything, this engagement becomes an opportunity for the rest of the company to be evaluated without distortion and it’s a great company of superb dancers.
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Gabriela Carrizo-Peeping Tom

Co-fondatrice de la compagnie Peeping Tom aux côtés de Franck Chartier, Gabriela Carrizo présente sa nouvelle création Moeder (Mère), deuxième volet d’un triptyque autour des portraits familiaux du père, de la mère et des enfants, sur les scènes européennes

Brussels, a dance capital

The Brussels Dance! Festival not only gives an insight into the dance riches of the city, but also into the many creative spaces and unique theatres of Brussels. 

We're pretty fucking far from okay

Lisbeth Gruwez and Nicolas vladyslav zoom in on what fear does to the body. An intense performance that goes further than just a demonstration of tight muscles and stress.
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COMPANY FOCUS: Ballets Philippines:Innovations through Decades of Crisis

Ballet Philippines: a rare gem

Appraising the legacy and the future of the dance company established nearly 50 years ago by pioneer Alice Reyes, whose distinctive signature is both Asian and Western.
In the studio with choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

In the studio with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Belgian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa is in New York. Ahead of the première of her new work for the New York City Ballet, Bachtrack visits her in the studio during rehearsals. 
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Hong KongDance Off

ZürichZurich Ballet: Mixed BillNew production

Various, Bryars
Hans van Manen; Jacopo Godani; William Forsythe; Ballett Zürich; Keso Dekker; Mélanie Borel; Giulia Tonelli; Katja Wünsche

AmsterdamMade in Amsterdam: Programme 1

Mozart, Britten
Ton Simons; Hans van Manen; Juanjo Arqués; Ernst Meisner; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe; Dutch Ballet Orchestra

Hong KongETM: Double Down

Various: ETM: Double Down
Michelle Dorrance; Nicholas Van Young; Dorrance Dance

BernLSD - Laboratoire Suisse de la Danse

Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern; Estefania Miranda; Lucie Machan; Norikazu Aoki; Winston Ricardo Arnon

ViennaLa Fille mal gardée

Hérold: La Fille mal gardée
Vienna State Ballet; Simon Hewett
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Bauhaus comes to the Hong Kong Arts Festival

Oskar Schlemmer's arresting designs for The Triadic Ballet proved one of several high points in Bayerisches Staatsballett II's mixed bill at the Hong Kong Arts Festival. 
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Yerbabuena's Apariencias

Apariencias  presents an absorbing spectacle and Yerbabuena’s peerless dancing of the melancholic soleá closes the show on an almighty high
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Here technology breathes theatricality into vast architectural sets, where shadows haunt and light electrifies. 
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Bayerisches Staatsballett opens HK Arts Festival

Patrice Bart's staging of La Bayadère for Bayerisches Staatsballett may have been an unadventurous choice of program to kick off the Hong Kong Arts Festival but nevertheless there was much to admire.
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Deconstructing flamenco in a flaccid affair, lacking the vigour one has come to expect from a performer with such leonine stage presence and passion. 
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Alston in Salford

Contemporary Dance comes to The Lowry with a triple bill: An Italian in Madrid, Tangent, and Chacony. From Naples to Madrid; South America to Britain, a diverse, musical programme.
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