the egg

Ballet Central

  • 18 - 19 May

Event Information

Friday 18 & Saturday 19 May
Friday 7pm
Saturday 11.30am & 3pm

Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes including an interval

Young dancers on the cusp of their professional careers perform a mixed bill, featuring works by world-renowned choreographers.

See Jenna Lee’s brand new creation Black Swan, a dark twist on the iconic classic and a gothic reworking of the Fairies Prologue from Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty; excerpts from FAR by the multi award-winning Wayne McGregor, Valley of the Shadows by Kenneth McMillan and Christopher Gable’s Cinderella.


£15 / £10 children

A booking fee of 50p per ticket applies

Friday 18 May, 7pm

Saturday 19 May, 11.30am & 3pm

  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The recommended age ranges are for your guide only. We suggest you stick as closely to them as possible for the benefit of other audience members.
  • Lap seats are available at £1.50 (including booking fee) for infants aged 0 – 2 years;  all patrons including infants must have a valid ticket. Lap seats are not available on performances recommended for children aged 0 – 2 years
  • All bookings will incur a Booking Fee of 50p per ticket regardless of whether the booking is made in person at our Box Office, by post, by phone or online and applies to all payment types.

Artistic Director – Christopher Marney

  • the egg box office open 9am – 6pm Monday – Saturday (Sunday if there is a performance)
  • All plays are performed in English and take place in the egg auditorium unless otherwise stated.
  • Nearby parking space for Blue Badge Holders
  • Level access into building
  • Lift to all levels
  • Adapted toilets
  • Sennheiser Infra-Red Audio System in auditorium
  • Hearing & Guide Dogs allowed
  • Wheelchair spaces in the Stalls only (Accompanying persons pay discounted price)
  • Breast Feeding Friendly


Relaxed Performances – Open to everyone, but specifically adapted for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, individuals with sensory and communication disorders, those with learning disabilities and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

Full terms and conditions of ticket bookings can be found here