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Performances & Events




21 November

Park is an urban oasis, a place of refuge from ordinary life where characters play, fight, fall in love and learn to survive. Their stories intertwine creating a modern day fairytale that is alternately sharp, funny and cruel.

A breathtaking collision of acute physical theatre, text, athletic dance and funky music.

Post-show discussion with Jasmin Vardimon.

Park: Jasmin Vardimon Company. Image © Ben Harries.

Co-programmed in partnership with Brighton Dome.


  • 7.30pm
  • £10 - £18.50, Under 26s £10
  • Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Brighton, BN1 1UD
  • 01273 709709

HETAIN PATEL: AMERICAN BOYLive Performances / Events


26 November

How much do movies influence us?

Delving into American movie and homegrown TV culture, visual artist and performer Hetain Patel once again takes to the stage in his highly anticipated first solo show.

With a personal and humorous take on identity shape-shifting, he shakes up our conception of who we are.

Through a playful synthesis of vocal and physical imitations, he conjures up film characters from his playground days: see Agent Smith from the Matrix get physical with Spider-Man whilst Eddie Murphy argues with Michael Caine.

American Boy follows Hetain’s international success with the TED Talk version of his stage work Be Like Water, recently reaching over 2 million views.
Followed by a post-show discussion with Hetain Patel.

“Patel is as much entertainer as performance conceptualist… a smooth quick-change artist capable of morphing between accents and characters with engagingly comic ease.”
The Times

American Boy: Hetain Patel. Image © Hetain Patel.

Co-programmed in partnership with Brighton Dome. Co-produced and commissioned by Sadler’s Wells, London. Co-produced by BDE London 2012 Consortium. Development supported by Mercy, Liverpool, and Penned in the Margins, London. American Boy is supported with public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Hetain is a Sadler’s Wells New Wave Associate and a Live at LICA supported artist.

  • 8pm
  • £12 / £10 concessions
  • Brighton Dome Studio Theatre, Brighton, BN1 1UD
  • 01273 709709



30 November

Three Score Dance Company is three years old.

It was created to offer contemporary dance opportunities for women and men aged 60+. The Company commissions work that engages, entertains and captures the imagination; delivering performances that change perceptions, challenge expectations and champion the art form of contemporary dance.

Come to Three Score’s Winter Festival to celebrate these first three years. There will be a rich mixture of dance companies, some with experience and some newly formed – the only connection being that all dancers will all be over the age of 55.

Plans: Three Score Dance Company. Image © Victor Frankowksi.

Co-programmed in partnership with Brighton Dome. Three Score Dance Company is supported by South East Dance in association with Brighton Dome with additional funding from Sport England.
  • 4pm
  • £5
  • Brighton Dome Studio Theatre, Brighton, BN1 1UD
  • 01273 709709

MARK BRUCE COMPANY: DRACULALive Performances / Events


2 December - 4 December

Mark Bruce’s company of ten exceptional dancers bring Bram Stoker’s haunting, erotic tale to life in a heart wrenching and magical dance theatre production. With an eclectic mix of music from Bach and Mozart to Ligeti and Fred Frith, Bruce explores choreographic styles ranging from the subtlety of classical etiquette to visceral contemporary dance.

Jonathan Goddard plays the infamous Vampire Count, whose sinister and ruthless ambitions challenge the very fabric of Victorian society. As his victims and opponents rally against him they must face the darkness and savagery within themselves.

Winner of the prestigious South Bank Sky Arts Award for Dance, this critically acclaimed production should not be missed.

“I’d be surprised if I saw a more entertaining piece of dance theatre this year. Kill for a ticket.”
The Observer

Dracula: Mark Bruce Company. Image © Colin Hawkins.

In association with Tobacco Factory Theatres, Pavilion Dance South West and Wilton’s Music Hall. Supported by Arts Council England and the National Lottery.


Pavilion Dance South West & East London Dance present: HIP HOP DANCE SUMMITLive Performances / Events

8 May - 9 May

A Free Event For Festival and Venue Programmers

Produced by Pavilion Dance South West and East London Dance and taking place over two jam-packed days, programmers will have the opportunity to see works by nine companies, meet peers face to face, engage in debate and learn from a new talks programme. With over 60 programmers joining the summit last year, don't miss the opportunity to sign up and take part in 2015's hip hop summit - please see the Pavilion Dance South West website for further details and how to book.

Sitting inside the summit there will also be two works in progress that emerge from the Hip Hop ChoreoLAB, a South East Dance and Pavilion Dance South West initiative supporting hip hop choreographers working with new collaborators.

Supported by South East Dance, Arts Council England and Bournemouth Borough Council.
  • £FREE
  • Pavilion Dance South West, Bournemouth,
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