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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte CarloDance
For more than 40 years, the all-male comedy ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (affectionately known as “The Trocks”) have been delighting audiences of all ages at sell-out performances featuring their fabulous sense of fun and their flawless dance.
Established New York, the Trocks are now loved world-wide for their sassy spoofs and hilarious homages to classical ballet, where 18 dancers each transform into two personas, both male and female!
Every performance frivolously froths with tutus and testosterone, blush-pink ballet pumps, fierce false eyelashes and prima ballerina attitude however, what makes this company extraordinarily special is their immaculate technique, daring physicality, surpassed only by their impeccable comic timing.
Running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes (including two 20 minute intervals)
£2 for online bookings or £3 for phone & counter sales applies per transaction.
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Save £10 on all £34.50 & £29.50 tickets for Tuesday 7.30pm performance & £5 on all £34.50 & £29.50 tickets for Wednesday 7.30pm performance.
Under 26s & Go Card Holders
All tickets (excluding £34.50 tickets) £15 for Tuesday & Wednesday 7.30pm performances.
£80 for 4 people (maximum of 2 adults) for Tuesday & Wednesday 7.30pm performances.
All tickets £25 for groups of 8 or more for Tuesday & Wednesday 7.30pm performances.
All tickets £20 for groups of 20 or more with one free seat for the group booker, Tuesday & Wednesday 7.30pm performances.
'The Trocks, as always, are a comedy masterclass in style.'Financial Times
‘Tory Dobrin’s all-male troupe of tutu’d ballerinas must now be considered one of the most unusually gifted dance companies in existence.’The Stage
'As well as giggles, the Trocks deliver an impressive display of pointe work — fouetté turns included.'The Times
Post-show Discussion: Tuesday 23 October
Royal Concert Hall auditorium directly after the evening performance
Free, no booking required.
Trocks Open Rehearsal, Tuesday 23 October, Royal Concert Hall auditorium, 4.20-6.20pm
A chance to watch the Trocks rehearse and see how the performance is created.
Free, booking required, please visit our Box Office, call 0115 989 555 or click here to book your place.
Over 55s Dance Workshop, Wednesday 24 October, Royal Concert Hall stage, 1-2.30pm
A general dance workshop for the over 55s exploring the Trocks unique dance style, followed by Q&A.
Tickets £8.50, booking required, please visit our Box Office, call 0115 989 555 or click here to book your place.
Rebels on Pointe documentary film screening
Broadway Cinema, Sunday 2 September, 12pm
Tickets £4.50 – £9
Exploring universal themes of identity, dreams, family, loss and love, Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever feature documentary celebrating the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The all male, comic ballet company was founded over 40 years ago on the heels of New York’s Stonewall riots and and has a diverse cult following around the world.
The film juxtaposes behind-the-scenes access, rich archives and history, intimate character-driven stories, and amazing dance performances shot in North America, Europe and Japan. Rebels on Pointe is a creative blend of gender, diversity, passion and purpose. A story which ultimately proves that a ballerina is not only a woman dancing- but an act of rebellion in a tutu.