Sadler's Wells Theatre

Rosebery Avenue,

Please note: Unless explicity stated otherwise on the event page, under 5's are not admitted to this venue.

Sadler’s Wells is a world leader in contemporary dance presenting a vibrant year-round programme of dance of every kind - from tango to hip hop, ballet to flamenco, Bollywood to cutting-edge contemporary dance - bringing the best of international and British dance to audiences.

Sadler’s Wells also commission and produce original new work for our stages and tour it to major arts venues around the world. Since 2005 we have helped to bring 80 new dance works to the stage.

Sadler’s Wells has been presenting theatrical productions in Rosebery Avenue, Islington for over 300 years. Five previous theatre buildings have all also carried the name Sadler's Wells and occupied the site since 1683.

Sadler’s Wells Theatre in Islington opened in 1998, after a major fundraising programme, supported by Lottery funding. Large-scale works by national and international companies are presented in this 1500-seat theatre.

Map & Directions: Sadler’s Wells Theatre



WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes – please contact the Box Office for further information.


ASSISTED SHOWS: BSL sign language interpretation, captioning, live subtitling and audio description are available on select performances. Please visit the Sadler's Wells website for further information.


BUSES: 19, 38 and 341.

NEAREST CAR PARKS: Sadler's Wells Car Park on Arlington Way (EC1R 1XA).


Events at this venue
Book BalletBoyz - Fourteen Days Tickets
BalletBoyz - Fourteen Days
After its premiere in autumn 2017, BalletBoyz return with their unique project: four pieces created in just 14 days. For BalletBoyz - Fourteen Days, choreographers Javier...
Book balletLORENT - Rumpelstiltskin Tickets
balletLORENT - Rumpelstiltskin
As part of Family Weekend, the ever-popular balletLORENT returns to Sadler’s Wells with another of their fantastical dance-theatre fairy-tale adaptations. Directed...
Book Carmen La Cubana - Sadler
Carmen La Cubana - Sadler's Wells Theatre
Carmen La Cubana is a sizzling new musical featuring Bizet’s classic score flavoured with Cuban style coming to Sadler's Wells Theatre in 2018. Inspired by Oscar Hammerstein...
Book Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud - DFS Tickets
Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud - DFS
Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud have collaborated together since 2005, creating works for Lyon Opera Ballet, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and themselves....
Book Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan - Formosa Tickets
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan - Formosa
Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min’s new work, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan - Formosa takes inspiration from the legendary words of the Portuguese sailors in...
Book Fabrizio Cassol and Alain Platel - Requiem pour L. Tickets
Fabrizio Cassol and Alain Platel - Requiem pour L.
Alain Platel and Fabrizio Cassol join forces once again in a work inspired by Mozart’s unfinished Requiem.With fourteen musicians from across Europe and Africa, composer...
Book Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake returns to Sadler's Wells for a limited run this Christmas.When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant...
Book Northern Ballet - Jane Eyre Tickets
Northern Ballet - Jane Eyre
After bringing Sadler’s Wells a succession of sumptuous story-ballets, including the South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award-winning 1984 and the critically acclaimed Casanova,...
Book Rambert - Life is a Dream Tickets
Rambert - Life is a Dream
Following on from the phenomenal success of Transfigured Night, Danish choreographer and two-time Olivier Award-winner Kim Brandstrup creates a new work for Rambert. After...
Book Richard Alston Dance Company - Mid Century Modern Tickets
Richard Alston Dance Company - Mid Century Modern
Richard Alston choreographed his first work in 1968. Now, 50 years later, he celebrates this landmark with a piece which draws on the span of his work. Alston’s newest...
Book Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Antony Gormley and the Shaolin Monks - Sutra Tickets
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Antony Gormley and the Shaolin Monks - Sutra
This award-winning collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin Temple in China is one of Sadler’s...