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October 2017

LIVE: Uchenna Dance- The Head Wrap Diaries

Thu, 12th October, 2017 @ 19:30pm
SpArC Theatre
£7 – £32

  The Head Wrap Diaries Live performance- You are in for a real treat ! Three fierce, clever and witty female characters take us through stories of community, heritage womanhood and friendship.This interactive dance theatre production celebrates versatility and diversity dealing with issues of femininity, beauty, culture and most importantly; hair. Vicki Igbokwe | Uchenna Dance's choreography blends club styles House, Waacking and Vogue fused with African and Contemporary dance. The Head Wrap Diaries gives you front row seats to…

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Royal Ballet: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Sun, 29th October, 2017 @ 14:00pm - 16:50pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £18

Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House FOLLOW ALICE DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE IN CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S EXUBERANT BALLET, INSPIRED BY LEWIS CARROLL’S MUCH-LOVED BOOK The Royal Ballet at its best, bringing together world-class dance with enchanting family entertainment. ★★★★"Go Bonkers for this classic take on Carroll" The Times ★★★★ "a feast of visual delights and technical wizardry (both digital and analogue). Every audience member will have their own favourite element: the tiny door that scoots around on its own perhaps, or…

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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

February 28 @ 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

April 1 @ 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)

May 3 @ 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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June 2018

Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

June 17 @ 14:00pm - 17:00pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

THE ROYAL BALLET PRESENTS A NEW PRODUCTION OF TCHAIKOVSKY’S MAGNIFICENT CLASSICAL BALLET, WITH ADDITIONAL CHOREOGRAPHY BY LIAM SCARLETT AND DESIGNS BY JOHN MACFARLANE Satellite screening from the Royal Opera House ★★★★ “The Royal Ballet's spellbinder leaves you weeping” The Guardian  Full review  ★★★★★  “The opening night performances were spellbinding in a production that was big, bold and beautiful “The Times Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet…

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October 2018

The Royal Ballet: Mayerling (Via Satellite)

October 21 @ 14:00pm - 17:15pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £13

★★★★★ Sex, drugs and Franz Liszt, Mayerling has them all. Kenneth MacMillan’s greatest masterpiece is the ultimate antidote for those suffering from a surfeit of myth, mirth and elevated romance that comprises much of the classical repertoire. The Stage FULL REVIEW ★★★★★"Natalia Osipova and Edward Watson look hypnotised by each other as they  star in Kenneth MacMillan’s 1978 ballet about obsession, sex and death " FULL REVIEW Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery,…

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November 2018

Royal Ballet : La Bayadere

November 18 @ 14:00pm - 17:05pm
Sparc Theatre Bishop's Castle, United Kingdom
£8 – £13

Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. ★★★★★ "Even when ballet gets silly, the Mariinsky’s dancers are in a class of their own" The Guradian Full Review "moments of astounding beauty" The Telegraph The choreography…

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December 2018

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

December 9 @ 14:00pm - 16:30pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £13

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Let's hope we avoid the snow this year!! Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar…

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