Sadler's Wells Theatre

Rosebery Avenue,
London,
EC1R 4TN

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.

Events at this venue
 
Akram Khan & Israel Galván: Torobaka
Akram Khan & Israel Galván: Torobaka
With this unique artistic exchange, Akram Khan and Israel Galván made TOROBAKA by bringing together kathak and flamenco to create something new, distinctive and defying...
Book Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme A Tickets
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme A
The world-famous and world-class dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to Sadler's Wells for the first time since 2010 with an exhilarating showcase of...
Book Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme B Tickets
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme B
The world-famous and world-class dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to Sadler's Wells for the first time since 2010 with an exhilarating showcase of...
Book Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme C Tickets
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme C
The world-famous and world-class dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to Sadler's Wells for the first time since 2010 with an exhilarating showcase of...
Ballet Boyz - Young Men
Ballet Boyz - Young Men
Following a hugely successful sell-out run at Sadler's Wells in January, BalletBoyz return with Young Men.In an intensely moving portrayal of love, friendship, loss and survival,...
Book Birmingham Royal Ballet - Shakespeare Triple Bill Tickets
Birmingham Royal Ballet - Shakespeare Triple Bill
Three Shakespeare-inspired ballets that begin Birmingham Royal Ballet's celebration of the Bard's legacy.José Limón's The Moor's Pavane distils the passion and...
Book Birmingham Royal Ballet - The Tempest Tickets
Birmingham Royal Ballet - The Tempest
Immerse yourself in a magical world. Birmingham Royal Ballet's Artistic Director David Bintley’s new ballet conjures Prospero’s magical isle from Shakespeare’s...
Book Candoco Dance Company: Beheld & Set & Reset/Reset Tickets
Candoco Dance Company: Beheld & Set & Reset/Reset
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Candoco Dance Company presents a double bill, following its acclaimed restaging of Jérôme Bel’s The Show Must Go On last...
Book Cloud Gate 2 - Triple Bill Tickets
Cloud Gate 2 - Triple Bill
The sister company of Taiwan's internationally celebrated Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Cloud Gate 2 presents the country's most talented young dancers and choreographers. This...
Book Dance Umbrella - Unknown Pleasures Tickets
Dance Umbrella - Unknown Pleasures
Unknown Pleasures is an intentionally provocative proposition. A completely anonymous programme – no names, no fame and no glory - just the chance to experience an evening...
Book Eastman - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Fractus V Tickets
Eastman - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Fractus V
Celebrated as one of the most original and ambitious talents working in contemporary dance today, Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's latest creation is...
Book Giselle - Sadler
Giselle - Sadler's Wells Theatre
One of the most anticipated dance events of 2016, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Akram Khan creates a brand new version of the iconic romantic ballet Giselle for English...
Book Hofesh Shechter Company - barbarians Tickets
Hofesh Shechter Company - barbarians
Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Hofesh Shechter's caustic and thrilling trilogy barbarians returns: three wildly different takes on intimacy, passion and the banality of love.Revealing...
Book Jasmin Vardimon Company - Pinocchio Tickets
Jasmin Vardimon Company - Pinocchio
This half term be charmed by Jasmin Vardimon's innovative take on Pinocchio, the classic Collodi fairytale – a brand new family-friendly dance show, performed by Jasmin...
Book Jérôme Bel - Gala Tickets
Jérôme Bel - Gala
Jérôme Bel, the “choreographer dedicated to turning the concepts of dance and performance inside out” (Observer) returns following the success of...
Book L-E-V: OCD Love Tickets
L-E-V: OCD Love
Sadler’s Wells Debut season sees Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, stars of Israel’s thriving dance scene, presenting the London premiere of L-E-V - OCD Love. This piece...
Book Michael Keegan-Dolan - Swan Lake/Loch na hEala Tickets
Michael Keegan-Dolan - Swan Lake/Loch na hEala
From the imagination of one of Ireland’s foremost dance and theatre-makers, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael Keegan-Dolan, comes a magical new adaptation...
Book Natalia Osipova - Triple Bill Tickets
Natalia Osipova - Triple Bill
For this brand new production, Natalia Osipova experiments with the contemporary genre as she strives for new ways of artistic expression. The programme, the first ever to...
Book National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion Tickets
National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion
The 16th century epic, The Peony Pavilion, is one of the most enduring love stories in Chinese literature. Originally performed as a Kunqu Opera in a 20-hour cycle, director...
Book Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company - Patrias Tickets
Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company - Patrias
Legendary flamenco guitarist Paco Peña brings a very personal new work to Sadler’s Wells, exploring through music and song the emotional, physical and cultural...
Book Rambert - Contemporaries Tickets
Rambert - Contemporaries
To mark Rambert's 90th anniversary a programme of specially commissioned work from a new generation of dance-makers, explores themes of capitalism, migration, identity, society,...
Book Rambert - The Creation Tickets
Rambert - The Creation
This epic production is one of the largest in the history of Rambert: a dance about the creation of Earth.Joseph Haydn's The Creation is his masterpiece, with its lyrical...
Book Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes, Sir Matthew Bourne's brand new production, will play an 8-week London Christmas season at Sadler's Wells Theatre from Tuesday 6 December 2016 to Sunday 29 January...
Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters
Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters
First performed in 2006, SACRED MONSTERS is the hugely acclaimed collaboration between Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan. Together, the...
Book Vamos Cuba! Tickets
Vamos Cuba!
Vamos Cuba! is the spectacular new summer show from acclaimed Cuban choreographer Nilda Guerra and creators of the smash-hit dance sensation Havana Rakatan. The show is set...
Book Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege Tickets
Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege
Yang Liping is one of the most famous dancers in mainland China. Her work continues to combine and re-imagine the diversity of the country’s contemporary and ancient...