Resurgence

11 September 2024 to 14 September 2024 Sadler's Wells Theatre

Two ballet dancers perform on stage against a green backdrop. The female dancer wears a white tutu and is on pointe, while the male dancer in black supports her with an extended arm. Both exhibit grace and poise in their positions.

London City Ballet are back at Sadler's Wells Theatre.

After a hiatus of 30 years, London City Ballet  has returned for a UK & international tour, including a stop at Sadler’s Wells in September, under new Artistic Director Christopher Marney.

London City Ballet will present Resurgence, a programme of acclaimed works including the revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s 1972 one-act ballet Ballade, unseen in Europe for over 50 years.

Ashley Page’s Larina Waltz marks the ballet’s 30th anniversary, and Olivier award-winner Arielle Smith premieres a new work. Eve, a full company work by Christopher Marney, which premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 2022, will close the evening. At tour venues in Portugal and China the pas de deux from Kenneth MacMillan's Concerto will also be performed.

The international tour makes a week-long stop at Sadler’s Wells in London from 11-14 September, where internationally celebrated ballerina Alina Cojocaru will join the company as a Guest Artist. Other venues include Bath Theatre Royal (17-20 July), Cambridge Arts Theatre (23-25 July), Latitude Festival (27 July), Cheltenham Everyman (2-3 August), Windsor Theatre Royal (9-10 August), York Theatre Royal (6-7 September) and the Joyce Theater in New York (17-22 September).

The company includes Alejandro Virelles (Freelance, formerly Staatsballet Berlin, ENB), Álvaro Madrigal Arenilla (Compañía Nacional de Danza), Isadora Bless (Orlando Ballet), Joseph Taylor (Northern Ballet), Miranda Silveira (Freelance, formerly San Francisco Ballet), Ayça Anıl (Istanbul State Opera and Ballet), Cira Robinson (Freelance, formerly Ballet Black), Nicholas Vavrečka (Freelance, formerly Scottish Ballet), Ellie Young (Freelance, Royal Ballet School), Arthur Wille (formerly Ballet Dortmund Junior Company), Bárbara Verdasco (Compañía Nacional de Danza), Jimin Kim (Korea National University of Arts), and Nicholas Mihlar (Zurich Tanz Academy).

Trailer: HERE

Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes (including one 20 minute interval)

Ticket prices from: £15.00

Tickets:  London City Ballet - Resurgence - Sadler's Wells Theatre