Photo Flash: Production Photos Released for BAD BOYS OF DANCE, June 10-28
Get ready, London... the Bad Boys of Dance are coming atcha!
After taking the US, Australia and Europe by storm, Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance are to make their eagerly awaited West End debut in Rock the Ballet, a breathtaking fusion of classic ballet, hip hop, tap and acrobatics performed against a backdrop of animated scenery and stadium rock lighting.
Rock the Ballet's thumping, pumping soundtrack of classic rock and pop hits includes Maroon 5's Moves Like Jagger, George Michael's Faith, LMFAO's Sexy and I Know It, U2's With or Without You, I Don't Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith, The Verve's Bittersweet Symphony and Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. All massive global hits, collectively they have chalked up more than 800million hits on Youtube.
Rock the Ballet will play a three-week London season at the Peacock Theatre, Sadler's Wells' home in the West End, from Tuesday 10 June - Saturday 28 June.
And the New York-based Bad Boys of Dance have already booked a second West End season in March 2015 with their stunning rock and pop-influenced ballet Romeo & Juliet, featuring the hits of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and LMFAO.
Rasta Thomas, creator of Rock the Ballet, is a hugely talented dancer, the recipient of a host of awards and critical acclaim in a ballet career spanning over 20 years. One of the world's most talented stars, he pushes the boundaries of dance with his company of talented soloists and has created his own genre that appeals not only to seasoned ballet lovers but also to all dance fans and theatregoers alike.
Featuring choreography from award-winning dancer Adrienne Canterna, Rock the Ballet is fresh and exciting, performed with precision and vitality by a cast of high voltage, virtuoso dancers.
Photo Credit: Irina Chira