Dance

THE LIGHT PRINCESS

Sun 19th Nov - Sun 19th Nov

Ballet Cymru A new full length ballet for 2017 with a new score by brilliant Welsh harpist, composer and recording artist Catrin Finch in collaboration with The Riverfront Theatre in Newport, The Light Princess is the lightest and brightest dance event of the year. Using elements of circus and outstanding classical choreography the story draws inspiration from Sleeping Beauty, telling the story of a princess afflicted by a constant weightlessness, unable to get her feet on the ground, until she finds a love that brings her down to earth. Featuring ground breaking video projections and stunningly vibrant costumes The Light Princess will transport you to a world of laughter, beauty and wonder. George MacDonald’s quirky and timeless tale takes on a new life, interpreted in dance by some of the finest dancers in the world to the haunting and lyrical music of Catrin Finch. Ballet Cymru are a young, vital group of dancers who are pushing back the barriers of classical ballet. Using powerful and timeless stories the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature. Under the Artistic Direction of Darius James, the company continues to develop its relationship with audiences through accessible outreach

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SKOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER ’17

Mon 17th Jul - Wed 19th Jul

Theatre School of Performing Arts Prepare for a musical extravaganza featuring the potential stars of tomorrow. An all singing and dancing children’s spectacular show from the amazing students of Lincoln’s longest-running theatre school. Start Time: 7pm Tickets: £10.50 Full // £7.50 Concessions

LILAC THEATRE DANCE: 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Sat 1st Jul - Sun 2nd Jul

Lilac Theatre Dance 10th Year Anniversary Showstopper. Lilac Theatre dance presents a sizzling dance spectacular in celebration of 10 years. An outstanding show featuring stunning choreography performed by the talented Lilac students. Start Time: 1st July 6.30pm // 2nd July 2pm Tickets: £12 Adult // £10 Concessions // Family Ticket 2 adult and 2 children £40

MK ULTRA

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Rosie Kay Dance Company Enter the Illuminati inspired world of MK Ultra. Rosie Kay’s new work is a high energy, supercharged mashup of thrilling dance, music and imagery. MK Ultra exposes and illuminates this bizarre world of symbols, occult ritual and pop culture Satanic entertainment, bringing it out into the open for all to see, and for you to debate. You can see Illuminati symbolism in films, on posters, in music videos and in the odd behavior of alleged puppets including Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Rhianna, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga. You might believe in all of it, in some of it, or you might be trying to live your life ignoring it. The problem is though, once you know about it, you just can’t ignore it. MK Ultra brings the debate to the stage in a high energy, luxurious production with a pulsing soundtrack of deconstructed trap music and hypnotic video projection. Caution: contains twerking. Tickets: £12 Full // £10 Concessions // £5 LIVE PASS Running Time: 90 min (inc. interval) Age: 14+

UNITE THE SCENE 2016

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In 2016, Unite The Scenes’ performance platform returns to the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre. Inviting you to an evening of live performances, Unite The Scene presents work from some of the finest dance companies, crews and artists from across the region. Host: Duncan Mitchell DJ: DJ Fever Start Time: 7pm Tickets: £10 Full // £8 Concessions Running Time: TBC

LILA BHAWA INDONESIAN DANCE COMPANY

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As part of the Asian Performance Conference 2016, University of Lincoln presents an evening of Indonesian dance by the Lila Bhawa Indonesian Dance Company followed by Q&A with the artsits.  The dance programme will include: Penyembrama (Welcome Dance) Topeng Keras (Dance of the strong Prime Minister) Teruna Jaya (“Victorious Youth”—virtuoso bebancihan dance) Topeng Tua (Dance of the Old Courtier) Bajidor Kahot (contemporary Jaipong dance from West Java)   Start Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £5 all seats

WE DANCE 2016

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LINCOLN COLLEGE A spectacular staging of diverse & exhilarating styles of dance. The show stars students of Year 1 & 2 Dance courses at Lincoln College and is a sensational choreographic blend of Jazz, Street, Irish, Contemporary & Musical Theatre. With all the visceral precision & thrill of our prior 7 years of performances, We Dance 2015 features new staging, costumes & choreography developed by students & tutors alike. Starting Time: 7pm Tickets: £6 Full // £4 Concessions