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John Weaver (1673-1760), dancer, choreographer and scholar, was the creator of the first modern ballet, The Loves of Mars and Venus performed at London’s Drury Lane Theatre in 1717.

The Weaver Dance Company presents The Loves of Mars and Venus; or, Mr. Weaver’s Dramatick Entertainment to celebrate its 300th anniversary.

Audiences have loved our show.

Chris Parker Hastings 3“What a triumph” (Hastings, 26 February 2017)

“A beautiful performance” (Cambridge, 2 March 2017)

“It was superb” (London, 5 March 2017)

“an outstanding highlight of this year’s Swaledale Festival” (Richmond, N. Yorkshire, 8 June 2017)