Public shows

Established in 1998, British Dance Edition is a biennial event which showcases UK dance companies of all sizes to international and UK promoters. The first time the event is taking place in Wales, it provides a rare opportunity to see leading dance companies in a number of public performances at either Wales Millennium Centre or The Riverfront in Newport.

Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru \ Wales Millennium Centre

Buy tickets at | 029 2063 6464 | Tocynnau \ Tickets £10 – £25 These prices include a booking fee of £1.50 per ticket to clearly show the maximum you will pay.


Mawrth 16 March, 8pm

Scottish Dance Theatre | Dreamers “Choreography like a pencil flying across the page, producing quick-witted movements that captivate.” The Scotsman

Russell Maliphant Company | Piece No. 43 “Russell Maliphant is now Britain’s leading modern dance creator.” Daily Express

Phoenix Dance Theatre | Bloom “Phoenix is one of the most creative touring outfits in the country.” The Times


Mawrth 17 March, 8pm

Cwmni Dawns Cenedlaethol Cymru \ National Dance Company Wales | Tuplet NDCWales maybe small but it certainly thinks big.” The Times

Candoco Dance Company | Beheld “Brilliant and bracing… gripping to watch.” The Guardian | “Typically uncompromising … a wild ride” The Times

Hofesh Shechter Company | tHE bAD “a fascinating, volatile evening, as cerebral as it is crazy.” The Daily Telegraph


Glan yr Afon \ The Riverfront

Buy tickets at | 01633 656757 | Tocynnau \ Tickets £12.50

Mawrth 16 March, 3pm

Gary Clarke Company | Coal “The full-on energy is crowd-pleasing, the choreography has bit and depth and the dancing crackles with class and conviction.” The Herald

Mawrth 16 March, 6pm

James Cousins Company | There We Have Been “Intricate, beautifully danced…. Cousins is a rising star.” The Independent

Aakash Odedra Company | Echoes “He had that sense of ecstasy, which reached upward spiritually, but also goes horizontally to the audience” The Wall Street Journal

Mawrth 18 March, 3pm

Gecko | Institute “The choreography is wonderfully eclectic and expressive, constantly shifting styles to meet the moment, and performed by all four men with exquisite precision and feeling.” The Financial Times

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