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December 2017

Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Via Satellite)

Sun, 10th December, 2017 @ 14:00pm - 16:15pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House A YOUNG GIRL’S ENCHANTED PRESENT LEADS HER ON A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE IN THIS BEAUTIFUL CLASSICAL BALLET, DANCED TO TCHAIKOVSKY’S MAGNIFICENT SCORE CHOREOGRAPHY PETER WRIGHT The young Clara creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker doll. But the mysterious magician Drosselmeyer is waiting to sweep her off on a magical adventure. After defeating the Mouse King, the Nutcracker and Clara travel through the Land of Snow to…

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February 2018

Royal Ballet: The Winters Tale

Wed, 28th February, 2018 @ 19:15pm - 22:15pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

  Going ahead this evening  as planned Live Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House SHAKESPEARE’S TALE OF LOVE AND LOSS BECOMES COMPELLING DANCE DRAMA IN CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S BALLET ADAPTATION, Take a voyage to Bohemia with The Royal Ballet this February with Christopher Wheeldons production of The Winters Tale, live in cinemas worldwide on Wednesday 28 February Wheeldon's adaptation of William Shakespeare's play features British Principals Lauren Cuthbertson and Edward Watson dancing the parts of Hermione and King Leontes, with Sarah…

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April 2018

Royal Ballet: Bernstein Centenary

Sun, 1st April, 2018 @ 14:00pm - 17:00pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

  Satellite Screening from The Royal Opera House ★★★★"A revelatory tribute to Leonard Bernstein features designs by Erdem and a set by Edmund de Waal, with the music of Chichester Psalms and Serenade" The Guardian Full Review from the Guardian Leonard Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular and critical acclaim. He was eclectic in his sources – drawing on jazz and modernism, the traditions of Jewish music and the Broadway musical –…

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May 2018

Royal Ballet: Manon (15)

Thu, 3rd May, 2018 @ 19:15pm - 21:50pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

Live Satellite screening from The Royal Opera House ★★★★★“As vixen, coquette and victim, the Royal Ballet’s Francesca Hayward, Natalia Osipova and Marianela Nuñez all touch greatness in the coveted role of Kenneth MacMillan’s tragic heroine.”  The Guardian Kenneth MacMillan’s source for Manon was the 18th-century French novel already adapted for opera by Massenet and Puccini. The premiere was given on 7 March 1974 MacMillan’s spectacular ensemble scenes for the whole Company create vivid, complex portraits of the distinct societies of…

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January 2019

Street Dance Sessions Spring 2019

Fri, 18th January, 2019 @ 16:00pm - Fri, 5th April, 2019 @ 17:00pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£30

  A high energy urban dance class with Dave Mckenna Director and choreographer of physical theatre performances for professional, community and youth dance companies. Artistic director of Being Frank. Sessions for 7-11year 4-5pm every other Friday throughout the Spring term 2019 18th Jan, 1st Feb, 15th Feb, 8th March, 22nd March, 5th Apr 2019 £30 for all 6 sessions No previous experience necessary It was so popular in the Autumn we are continuing into 2019! Dave has taught Street Dance…

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June 2019

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Sun, 16th June, 2019 @ 14:00pm - 17:15pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £13

Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. ★★★★★ "...stunningly swoonsome study of wide-eyed love" The Guardian FULL REVIEW The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. ★★★★"Classic tragedy feels fresh and packed…

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November 2019

The Royal Ballet: CONCERTO/ENIGMA VARIATIONS/RAYMONDA ACT III (via Satellite)

Sun, 10th November, 2019 @ 14:00pm - 17:00pm
Sparc Theatre Bishop's Castle, United Kingdom
£8 – £13

  CONCERTO/ENIGMA VARIATIONS/RAYMONDA ACT III Orchestra of the Royal Opera House From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this mixed programme highlights the versatility of the Company. Petipa’s Raymonda Act III is Russian classical ballet summarized in one act, full of sparkle and precise technique, while Ashton’s Enigma Variations is quintessentially British in every way – from its score by Elgar and period…

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January 2020

Royal Ballet : The Sleeping Beauty ( Via Satellite)

January 19 @ 14:00pm - 17:00pm
Sparc Theatre Bishop's Castle, United Kingdom
£8 – £13

Via Satellite ★★★★"The Royal ballet take your breath away " The Guardian ★★★★‘excellent revival of a cherished classic’ The Stage This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and glittering costumes to the stage.…

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LIVE : The Little Prince from LUCA SILVESTRINI’S PROTEIN

January 31 @ 18:00pm - 19:00pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£7.50 – £30

  Welcome to the incredible story of The Little Prince, retold in this dance and theatre show by a pilot stranded in the desert. Find out how the Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and beloved rose and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups!   Upon landing on planet Earth, the Little Prince is welcomed by a mysterious snake and a truly wise and friendly fox before encountering the lone…

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March 2020

The Royal Ballet: THE CELLIST / DANCES AT A GATHERING (WORLD PREMIERES)

March 1 @ 14:00pm - 16:40pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

★★★★★ “…a heartbreaking love letter to Jacqueline du Pré and the magic of music” The Telegraph FULL REVIEW ★★★★"a joyfully giddy tribute to Jacqueline du Pré" The Guardian Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and is much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. ★★★★ The Stage Jerome…

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