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Linbury Theatre

London's newest and most intimate theatre.

The new Linbury Theatre is a world-class stage for The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera and their collaborating artists and partners, and is the West End's newest and most intimate venue. The auditorium is newly re-developed and seats up to 406 people. Opening in December 2018, the inaugral Season includes works from the 18th century through to world premieres.

Upcoming productions

TRIO ConcertDance

  • 17–27 January 2019

World-renowned ballerina Alessandra Ferri performs an innovative programme with Herman Cornejo and pianist Bruce Levingston exploring the connection between music and dance.

Insights: Primeiro Bailarino – Film Screening

  • 21 January 2019

Primeiro Bailarino (Principal Dancer) is a mesmerizing look at the challenges and triumphs of life at The Royal Ballet, featuring Thiago Soares.

New Work New Music

  • 6–9 February 2019

The Royal Ballet makes its first appearance in the newly-refurbished Linbury Theatre, performing five world premieres to contemporary music never before used for dance.

The Monstrous Child

  • 21 February—3 March 2019

In this new opera by composer Gavin Higgins and best-selling author Francesca Simon, the teenage daughter of Norse god Loki tries to find her place in the mythical world.

Discover Dance

  • 8–10 March 2019

National Dance Company Wales Discover Dance is a participatory event for families that includes an opportunity to try some dance with the company before a performance of Revellers’ Mass.


  • 8–9 March 2019

National Dance Company Wales return to the Royal Opera House performing three dances to amuse and amaze, alongside participatory events.

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