The best theatre, circus, ballet and dance in Dubai last year
Time Out Dubai staff
The winner of Dubai's Best theatrical performance is Kalubela, The Fridge Local talent agency The Fridge put together a stunning mix of local musicians, dancers and aerialists for this brand new show. Staged by The Fridge at Madinat Theatre, October 3-6, 2012.
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The Highly Commended for Dubai's Best theatrical performance is Cirque du Soleil, The Alchemy Project Jaw-dropping stunts marked this lengthy run of the renowned theatre brand. Staged by Alchemy Project at Dubai World Trade Centre February 6-20, 2013.
The Highly Commended for Dubai's Best theatrical performance is The Woman in Black, Popular Productions An impressive ten-night run of this spooky stage adaptation of a Susan Hill novel, staged by a West End cast. Staged by Popular Productions at Madinat Theatre, November 21-30, 2012.
A Few Good Men Moving adaption of the Oscar-winning courtroom drama. Staged by Backstage Productions at DUCTAC, September 27-29, 2012.
Cats One of the world’s best-loved musicals was brought to life by the local Spotlight Academy. Staged by the Spotlight Academy at DUCTAC, July 10-14, 2012.
Oliver! A team from London’s West End staged an extended run of the classic musical. Staged by Popular Productions at Madinat Theatre, April 12-23 2012.
Sharmila Dance Gala The UAE-based Dubai dance company gave an impressive showcase over two days. Staged by Sharmila Dance at DUCTAC, December 14-15, 2012.
Swan Lake Another of Tchaikovsky's most memorable works was performed by the talented Sofia Ballet. Staged by Sofia Ballet at Madinat Theatre June 6-9, 2012.
The Sleeping Beauty The Moscow City Ballet made an impression with their performance of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet. Staged by The Moscow City Ballet at DUCTAC, November 15-17, 2012.
Under African Skies A live musical showcasing South African classics which had the audience dancing in the aisles. Madinat Theatre, June 27-30, 2012.