A ballet superstar. Seven virtuosic dances.

Famed for her explosive technique, dramatic intensity and artistic nuance, Natalia Osipova makes a welcome return to Sadler’s Wells.

A showcase of seven dance pieces handpicked by the The Royal Ballet principal, Pure Dance includes classical masterpieces, The Leaves are Fading by Antony Tudor and new commission Valse Triste, “a ravishing six-minute ballet” by Alexei Ratmansky (New York Times).

The programme also features Roy Assaf’s newly extended Six Years Later, and four specially commissioned contemporary works by Ivan Perez, Yuka Oishi, Kim Brandstrup and Jason Kittelberger.

With solos and duets featuring dancers Jason Kittelberger and Jonathan Goddard, Pure Dance also stages the highly anticipated, electric partnership between Osipova and American Ballet Theatre principal David Hallberg.

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