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Bar­bican

25-27 May: Zero Point. An en­gross­ing sen­sory per­for­mance in­spired equally by the sa­cred and sci­en­tific, Zero Point fuses digital im­agery pro­duced by mo­tion-sens­ing technology with med­i­ta­tive chore­og­ra­phy. 7.45pm. Tick­ets £16-£30. www.bar­bican.org.uk. Silk St, EC2Y 8DS. T: 020-7638 8891. C10. Sta­tion: Bar­bican.

Royal Opera House

The Royal Bal­let Com­pany’s home base.

To 13 May: May­er­ling. Adult drama meets elec­tri­fy­ing chore­og­ra­phy in Ken­neth MacMil­lan’s mas­ter­ful bal­let – a dev­as­tat­ing tale of ex­treme pas­sion and des­per­ate acts, in­spired by true events. Please check for times and prices. www.roh.org.uk. Bow St, WC2E 9DD. T: 020-7304 4000. D8. Sta­tion: Covent Gar­den.

Sadler’s Wells

9-13 May: North­ern Bal­let. North­ern Bal­let re­turns with this true story of the no­to­ri­ous lover Casanova. Ken­neth Tin­dall’s first full-length bal­let is a riot of in­trigue and se­duc­tion. Based on play­wright and au­thor Ian Kelly’s 2008 bi­og­ra­phy of Casanova, North­ern Bal­let un­masks the man who still thrills us to­day. With a cus­tom score from Kerry Muzzey, played live by North­ern Bal­let Sin­fo­nia, and de­signs from the Tony and Olivier Award-win­ning Christopher Oram, pre­pare to be led into temp­ta­tion. 16-20 May: Ghost Dances. First per­formed in 1981, Christopher Bruce’s eerie con­tem­po­rary work is on a UK tour and will be per­formed at Sadler’s Wells as part of a triple bill (p. 48). 22-24 May: M!longa. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s in­ter­pre­ta­tion of tango is in­spired by the late-night mi­longa scene found in the in­ti­mate bars of Buenos Aires. Please check for times and prices. www.sadler­swells.com. Sadler’s Wells, Rose­bery Av­enue, EC1R 4TN. T: 020-7863 8000. Off map. Sta­tion: An­gel.

South­bank Cen­tre

6 May: Can­doco: You and I Know. Dis­abled and able-bod­ied dancers present a new duet by chore­og­ra­pher Ar­lene Phillips. Free. 4pm & 6pm. www.south­bank cen­tre.co.uk. South­bank Cen­tre, Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX. T: 0207928 3232. E8. Sta­tion: Water­loo.

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