The Sunday Preview: Dance

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Birmingham Royal Ballet (Sadler's Wells, 071-278 8916, Tues to Sat). David Bintley's The Snow Queen searches for a child to warm her arctic kingdom.

Bolshoi Ballet (Albert Hall, 071-589 8212, tonight, Tues to Sat). Last week of the erratic season.

Motionhouse (The Place, 071-387 0031, Fri and Sat). Arcadio, the company's latest work, draws on the imagery of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

V-Tol (Brewhouse, Taunton, 0823 283244, Wed; Gardner Ctre, Brighton, 0273 685861, Fri). Mark Murphy's ace troupe in the highly physical Headshot.

Royal Ballet (Covent Garden, 071-240 1066). Triple bill - Fokine's The Firebird, Tombeaux (David Bintley's world premiere designed by Jasper Conran), and William Forsythe's In the middle somewhat elevated - opens on Thurs; Darcey Bussell and Jonathan Cope are in Sleeping Beauty on Sat.