Contemporary Dance

Swan Lakes

Gauthier Dance//Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart

[Gauthier Dance] is not only one of the top contemporary companies in Europe, but one whose dancers seem able to shift between very different styles at the flick of a switch.

/ Seeing Dance
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Crystal Pite / Kidd Pivot

… a thrilling multi-layered work, that’s raised to astounding heights by the eight fabulous dancers of Pite’s own Kidd Pivot company.

/ Culture Whisper
Contemporary Dance


Akram Khan

A new modern classic in the making.

/ The Guardian
Contemporary Dance

Young Men


…remarkably interesting: well thought through, well designed, and well danced.

/ The Arts Desk
Contemporary Dance

Draw From Within


Draw from Within is a product of its time… a vibrant, imaginative one whose images will haunt you well after you’ve left the theatre.

/ The Guardian
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Body, action, space, time and energy

Contemporary dance is all about creativity, expression and storytelling. Our Contemporary Dance collection is full of innovative and emotional pieces from renowned choreographers like Akram Khan, Crystal Pite, Alexander Ekman, Jiří Kylián, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and more. 

If you want something weird, wacky and wonderful try one of Alexander Ekman’s ballet-inspired creations like Eskapist, or A Midsummer Night’s Dream, performed by the Swedish Royal Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theatre. Or why not watch Crystal Pite’s Olivier Award-winning Betroffenheit performed by KiddPivot at Sadler’s Wells?

If innovative cultural fusions are what you’re after, try watching a performance by Akram Khan or Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.  Love classical music? Try one of Jiří Kylián’s pieces inspired by composers like Mozart and Vivaldi. Find a hidden gem with American choreographers like Mark Morris and Alonzo King. 

Whatever story you’re after you’ll find it here on Marquee TV. Explore our site to discover incredible performances of ballet, contemporary dance, theater, classical music, and even documentaries, all hand-picked by our experts. 

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