• A Different Romeo & Juliet : 'They have that spark and emotional resonance that you need to be an actor.' (c) Tanvir Murad Topu
  • Akram Khan creating the Big Dance Pledge with students at the University of Roehampton (c) Richard Parr
  • I See You premiers at the Royal Court: Desmond Dube (Buthelezi), Sibusiso Mamba (Masinga) and Bayo Gbadamosi (Ben) (c) Johan Perrson

The British Council’s Theatre and Dance team promotes the best of UK performing arts and develops long-term relationships with other countries through projects such as tours, workshops and collaborations.

Our programme encompasses new writing, physical and visual theatre, contemporary dance, live art, outdoor performance and contemporary interpretations of classic works.