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Friday 1 March 12.45pm – 2pm

Tickets – free but please try and book in advance as capacity is limited


Get a unique behind-the-scenes look at how the our dancers prepare just hours before a show. 

You can observe, sketch, record and photograph the ballet or contemporary class, giving you a glimpse into NDCWales life. 

Perfect for dance students, artists, photographers and anyone interested in peeking behind the curtain. Expand your portfolio, practice drawing from movement or just observe with interest.

01/03/2019 12:45
AWAKENING National Dance Company Wales

Friday 1 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £14, concessions - £12
Three unique dances to amuse and amaze.  

After image isa unique theatrical experience, using a mixture of mirrors and creative choreography.

Revellers’ Mass is set in the world of ritual, decadence and excess, and is inspired by famous religious paintings.

Tundra is anultra-modern, robotically mesmerising retelling of Russian folk dance and revolution.

Choreography by: Fernando Melo, Caroline Finn and Marcos Morau. 


Choreography by: Fernando Melo, Caroline Finn and Marcos Morau. 

01/03/2019 19:30

Saturday 2 March at 1pm
This event is suitable for all ages but targeted at schools and families with children of 7 years and over

Tickets - £7, family of four - £26 (this discount will apply automatically)

DISCOVER DANCE is a lively, open and relaxed introduction to dance stage shows. In the first half, you’ll learn what it’s like to be a professional dancer, from our morning warm up to how we choreograph a performance. You’ll get a chance to join in our exercises from your seats or get involved on stage. After the interval, we’ll perform our new dance piece Revellers’ Mass by Caroline Finn.




02/03/2019 13:00
Nu Wave
Mondays 10am - 12pm.

The Riverfront & Rubicon have teamed up to create an over 50s performance group. This group is by audition only.

£3 per session.
04/03/2019 to 08/04/2019
Junior Musical Theatre (Ages 7-11)
Mondays 5.45 - 6.45pm, during school terms.

Classes run by Defying Gravity Academy professional tutors who will teach singing, acting and dance.

Suitable for ages 7 to 11 years old.

Price: £6 per session. £35 for a term ticket (£5 a week) if you book on 01633 656679
04/03/2019 to 08/04/2019
Senior Musical Theatre (Ages 12-18)
Mondays 6.45 - 8pm, during school terms

Classes run by Defying Gravity Academy. Professional tutors who will teach singing, acting and dance.

Suitable for ages 12

Price: £7 per session £42 for a term ticket (£6 per week) which can be booked on 01633 656679.
04/03/2019 to 08/04/2019
Newport Youth Dance (Ages 6-10)

Wednesdays 4.15pm - 5pm during school terms.

Tutor - Jess Whatmore

Streetdance taught by Rubicon, one of Wales' leading community dance companies.

Suitable for ages 6 to 10 years old.

Price: £3 per session
06/03/2019 to 10/04/2019
Newport Youth Dance (Ages 11-13)

Younger Youth, suitable for ages 11-13.
Wednesdays 5pm - 5.45pm during school terms.

Tutor: Jess Whatmore

Streetdance taught by Rubicon, one of Wales' leading community dance companies.

Price:£3 per session

06/03/2019 to 10/04/2019
Thursdays 6.30pm - 7.30pm, during school terms.

Tutor - Kwam Chang

You will learn breakdance styles, uprock, freezes and power moves.

This class is suitable for ages 7 to 18 years old and is suitable for all abilities from beginners to the more advanced.

Price: £3.50 per session.
07/03/2019 to 11/04/2019
Older Adults Exercise/Dance
Summer sessions 12.30pm to 1.30pm, 10, 17 and 24 August

From September - Fridays 11am - 12pm, during school terms.

Low impact dance and exercise class aimed at the over 50s.

Price: £3 per session
08/03/2019 to 12/04/2019
The Allegrodance Touring Company: PETER AND THE WOLF

Tuesday 12 March at 6.30pm

Tickets - £13.25, concessions - £11.25

Peter & The Wolf presented by Allegrodance the main character in this ballet, lives with his grandfather. It tells of his adventures with various animals, including a wolf he encounters and eventually captures. The program will also include new works in all popular forms of dance genres such as Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Spanish, Street & Singing to name but a few. Plus, the exciting opportunity to take part in a post-performance nteractive workshop. Music by Serge Prokofiev.

12/03/2019 18:30

Tuesday 19 March at 7.30pm

Tickets – £11.25, concessions - £9.25

Ballet Cymru are thrilled to launch Ballet Cymru 2 – Made in Wales featuring the dancers from the Pre-Professional Programme in creations by Wales-based choreographers.

This evening will showcase the talent of the young dancers on the cusp of their professional dance careers in pieces created specifically for them.

Company dancer Alex Hallas, top independent choreographer Jack Philp www.jackphilpdance.co.uk , Emma Lewis (ex-dancer Bern Ballet), Patricia Vallis (ex-dancer Zurich Ballet) and Ballet Cymru Artistic Directors Darius James OBE and Amy Doughty will choreograph a selection of pieces ranging from the classical to cutting edge, innovative dance.

19/03/2019 19:30
HERE COME THE GIRLS: Chloe Hewitt, Dianne Buswell, Amy Dowden

Thursday 28 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £30, concessions - £29

Meet and greet at 6pm - £62 (the meet and greet is sold out)

An all new show ‘Here Come The Girls’ brings an exciting mix of individual performances and group numbers with their supporting dance partners.  The show will have a mix of Ballroom and Latin routines and has been choreographed by Patrick Helm, this show promises to be a fresh and innovative with amazing routines to dazzle and wow you.  Patrick will also perform on the show with Dianne!

Dianne Buswell and Amy Dowden have established themselves on the hit BBC show Strictly Come Dancing and Chloe Hewitt also joins the cast of pro girls to make it the first Girls tour. 

This is one show not to miss! There is a meet and greet opportunity pre show to meet the Pro dancers, so don’t miss the limited opportunity for one these.

28/03/2019 19:30

Monday 8 April at 7.30pm

Tickets - £8.50

Rubicon Dance is delighted to present its’ graduating students of2018/19 at the Riverfront, with guest company appearances. Come and join us tocelebrate the individual and collective achievements of this years’ cohort in this diverse and eclectic collection of dance pieces.

08/04/2019 19:30

Saturday 27 April at 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

This is a FREE OUTDOOR EVENT AND NOT TICKETED, there is no need to book just come along!

Suitable for all ages

A Bombastic, Coreo Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre co-productionin association with Chapter

Family Dance Festival is an interactive and entertaining hour of pop-up dance featuring three professional companies from Wales and local youth groups. Witness the amazing dancers twisting & turning, tumbling & sliding in this jam-packed bilingual national touring event, plus have a go during the fun taster workshop following each performance.


“Exceeded expectations, a highlight of the Easter holidays!“

“Great interactive element. The kids loved it. Thank you! “

“Thoroughly enjoyable hour! Skilled performers, looking forward to next years.”



Welsh Audio Described show @ 12pm

English Audio Described show @ 2pm

Touch Tour starts 15 minutes before the show

BSL interpreted show @ 2pm


Thursday 30 & Friday 31 May at 7.30pm (Running time approx. 2 hrs 10 mins)

Tickets – £14.75 (red seats), £12.75 (yellow seats), concessions - £12.75 (red seats), £10.75 (yellow seats)
Friday's performance will be AUDIO DESCRIBED via headphones for blind and visually impaired customers, there will also be a free TOUCH TOUR at 6.15pm. You will need to book specific seats to hear the audio description so please call the box office on 01633 656679 to do this.

Critics’ Circle Award winning company, Ballet Cymru, present an extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet”.

Intense fighting, passionate duets and universal themes echo through dramatic and lyrical choreography. Exquisite costumes and extraordinary video projections create a world of danger and excitement where two young lovers are caught in an age old feud.

“Romeo a Juliet” is a dynamic and unique collaboration between 3 of Wales’ outstanding arts organisations, Ballet Cymru, Coreo Cymru (Creative Producer for Dance inWales www.coreocymru.com) and The Riverfront in Newport (www.newportlive.co.uk/riverfront)

"Romeo a Juliet" features costumes by Georg Meyer-Wiel (www.meyerwiel.com) who studied at The Royal College of Art and has created costumes for some of the world’s leading companies, including Rambert Dance Company and Australian Dance Theatre.

30/05/2019 to 31/05/2019
Romeo A Juliet Touch Tour for Blind & Visually Impaired Customers
6.15pm on Friday 31 May, places are free
All people attending should have a place booked, we would advise booking in advance.
There will be flat access to the stage where the Touch Tour will take place.
31/05/2019 18:15

Tuesday 18 June at 7.30pm

Tickets - £29.50, concessions - £27.50

VIP tickets - £55 includes meet and greet with Ian and Vincent from 6pm

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production - THE BALLROOM BOYS.

Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian, will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs and loads of banter!

Expect dances like the Waltz, Quickstep, Paso Doble, Foxtrot and of course, the Argentine Tango!

Get ready for a high intensity evening of glitz and glamour with Ian & Vincent… THE BALLROOM BOYS!

There will be a limited number of VIP tickets that include a pre show meet and greet with the boys, for autograph and photo opportunities.

Produced by Strictly Theatre Co

18/06/2019 19:30