Birmingham Royal Ballet at the Museum

Our talented dancers and musicians can normally to be found tucked away in our headquarters at the back of Birmingham Hippodrome, or on tour around the UK.

We’re delighted that we're joining forces with another of Birmingham’s cultural icons over eight incredible days from 26 June to 2 July, when we take up residency at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's Waterhall.

There will be an exhibition and demonstrations, chances to watch performances and the dancers taking company class, and chances to join in dance classes and practical workshops.

We'll also be using the Waterhall to share some of the work of our Freefall Dance Company with invited groups, and alongside other arts organisations in the city are planning a day designed to introduce secondary school students to the wide range of careers available in the performing arts.

If you’d like to find out a bit more about all aspects of life in a ballet company, including costumes from iconic shows such as La Fille mal gardée and Cinderella, or discover Carlos Acosta’s Birmingham trilogy, City of a Thousand Trades, Black Sabbath – The Ballet and the forthcoming Luna, premiered this October, then book your place via the buttons below.

Join us at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to see highlights from Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker alongside the world premiere performances of Melody in Three, a new work commissioned especially for the event by the London Ballet Circle.

And while you're enjoying the Victorian Radicals exhibition in the Gas Hall there will be a unique performance installation, based on the motion capture work BRB has been doing with experts in the field, Holosphere, whose interactive motion tracking system captures human movement and transforms it into real-time digital art.

Music from Royal Ballet Sinfonia Co-Leader Joana Valentinaviciute and a quartet of young musicians from Birmingham Conservatoire.

Ticket options
6pm (doors open at 5.30pm) - join us in the Waterhall first for an introduction to BRB and to watch the dancers perform on the stage. Then afterwards move over to the Gas Hall to enjoy the Victorian Radicals exhibition and watch our motion capture installation in action while two of our dancers perform.

6.30pm - tour the Victorian Radicals exhibition in the Gas Hall and watch our motion capture installation in action while two of our dancers perform. Then move over to the Water hall for the 8pm performance and introduction to BRB.

Tickets (£30) include a glass of wine or non-alcoholic alternative.

BRB reserves the right to alter repertory and performers as necessary.

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