The Sunday Preview: Dance

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The Royal Ballet (ROH, 071-240 1066). Sylvie Guillem and Zoltan Solymosi star in Swan Lake on Monday. Triple bill - Balanchine's Prodigal Son, Glen Tetley's La Ronde (new production) and Ninette de Valois's Checkmate - is on Wed and Thurs.

Stuttgart Ballet (Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp St, 021-622 7486, Tues & Wed). The company founded by John Cranko pays tribute to Sir Kenneth MacMillan with Requiem, a prayer for peace, and Song of the Earth.

Amici Dance Theatre (Riverside Studios, W6, 081-748 3354, Wed to Sat). Bill Robins, a young performer with cerebral palsy, is the focus of The Journey, a new work by Wolfgang Stange.

Northern Ballet (Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 0602 482626, Tues to Sat). Triple with A Simple Man, about L S Lowry, Graham Lustig's D'Ensemble, with costumes by Kaffe Fassett, and Derek Williams's jazzy Extenzion.

Voltaire (Bloomsbury Theatre, WC1, 071-387 9629, Fri & Sat). Hunting and Gathering, a classical work by Jennifer Jackson, draws on African influences, and Where Are You? offers a journey through the psyche.

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