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Bluffing Your Way In Ballet
The Mission Theatre
Bath United Kingdom
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Bluffing Your Way In Ballet
Beyond the tutu! Bluffing Your Way In Ballet pirouettes its fast-paced and irreverent way through the history of this most dynamic of performing arts, with stories and dances from the ballet greats including Isadora Duncan, Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, Marie Rambert - and Darcey Bussell!

You'll hear funny and moving stories from ballet's leading performers:

* Louis XIV of France who helped create the five positions of the feet
* Vaslav Nijinsky who beguiled audiences with his unbelievable mastery  those leaps!
* Margot Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev with their perfect dance partnership
* Strictly Come Dancing's Dame Darcey Bussell who brings Ballet and dance to new and larger audiences
*And more!

Seizing The Day Company will demonstrate - in avant-garde fashion - the intrigue, tragedy, and magic of ballet's greatest stars, past and present.

Alexandra Pickford was formerly with the Royal Ballet Company and English National Ballet and has danced with some of these great stars. She is delighted to share her knowledge and experiences with you!

"Bluffing Your Way In Ballet has such warmth and charm. Congratulations again on a brilliant night of theatre". Jessica Campbell, Senior Producer, Bristol Old Vic

"This wonderful group of performers led by the effervescent Alexandra Pickford. Bluffing Your Way In Ballet amused and delighted. There were moments of absurdity, beauty and true pathos". Edson Burton MBE

Recommended age 16+ - the show contains adult themes and the occasional use of strong language but is mostly just good fun!


Come to the FREE pre-performance dance taster at The Mission Theatre at 6.30pm (doors open at 6.15pm for this). The dance taster is led by Alexandra Pickford, now dancer and producer in Bluffing Your Way In Ballet.

The Mission Theatre
6.30pm to 7pm.
All welcome.

You will warm up and try some moves from our Show, Bluffing Your way in Ballet, including Les Sylphides, the Rite of Spring and Romeo and Juliet!

For more details contact Alexandra at jeanpickforddancersearcher@gmail.com

Why not relax in the bar afterwards and then watch Seizing The Day Company perform 'Bluffing Your Way In Ballet' at 8pm.


The Mission Theatre (View)
32 Corn Street
Bath BA1 1UF
United Kingdom


Arts > Dance
Arts > Theatre
Comedy > Sketch

Minimum Age: 16
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



Theatre accessible to everyone. There is a licensed bar upstairs (no lift)

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