London's dance scene is hot with high pirouettes, lithe bodies and beautiful choreography. Time Out picks the best dance pieces to catch in the capital this Spring.
This new piece of dance theatre from Aletta Lawson is inspired by the life of the megastar dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Anastasia Revi directs a story of Nureyev's final days: as he dies of AIDS, he evokes the spirit of famed ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn, and journeys back into his tempestuous past with her.Read more
Contemporary dance ensemble Candoco mix disabled and non-disabled performers to stunning effect. This open air performance as part of Greenwich and Docklands International Festival has been created by celebrity choreographer Arlene Phillips, and explores the pain of falling in and out of love.Read more
As well as vast old ships and navigational tools, the Greenwich Maritime Museum will be awash with dance inspired by the movements of the sea this month. Choreographer in Residence Bethan Peters has devised a free trail that fills the museum with local performers, who will explore journeys, travel and desire in performances based on their own experiences.Read more