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Carlos Acosta is known internationally for his grace and athleticism as a dancer. Having performed in some of the worlds greatest companies including Paris Opera, the Bolshoi, ABT, and England's Royal Ballet, it is his tremendous ability to convey emotion, and the sheer joy of dancing that ... (read complete bio)
 
Carlos Acosta Headshot

Bio:
Carlos Acosta is known internationally for his grace and athleticism as a dancer. Having performed in some of the worlds greatest companies including Paris Opera, the Bolshoi, ABT, and England's Royal Ballet, it is his tremendous ability to convey emotion, and the sheer joy of dancing that ... (read complete bio)
Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Spring Tour of DON QUIXOTE Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Spring Tour of DON QUIXOTE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021

For spring 2022, Birmingham Royal Ballet's Director Carlos Acosta promises entertainment for all ages when he brings an explosion of Spanish sunshine, spectacular dance and vivacious comedy to stages across the country. 

Guest Blog: Ankur Bahl, Director of Digital Stage and Studio at Sadler's Wells, On CU Photo Guest Blog: Ankur Bahl, Director of Digital Stage and Studio at Sadler's Wells, On CURATED BY CARLOS
by Guest Author - Nov 9, 2021

At Sadler‚Äôs Wells we have an ambitious¬†mission:¬†‚Äėmake and share dance that inspires us all.‚Äô¬†Core to our work on Sadler‚Äôs Wells Digital Stage is thinking a lot about the ‚Äėus all‚Äô bit of this mission. How can we best use this space to genuinely provide access to world-class dance experience to us all?¬†¬†

BWW Review: BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET - CURATED BY CARLOS, Sadler's Wells Photo BWW Review: BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET - CURATED BY CARLOS, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - Nov 7, 2021

There’s a particular anticipation for this new triple bill from Birmingham Royal Ballet. In a programme that feels like the start of a new chapter, after being first trailed in Autumn of 2019, Artistic Director Carlos Acosta finally has the opportunity to share his Curated ... works to a London audience. It’s an evening that feels distinctly current and contemporary but with the added star power of Acosta himself taking to the stage once more for a fleeting pas de deux with guest ballerina, Alessandra Ferri. 

Sadler's Wells Digital Stage Launches its Video On Demand Platform With Birmingham Ro Photo Sadler's Wells Digital Stage Launches its Video On Demand Platform With Birmingham Royal Ballet's CURATED BY CARLOS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2021

 Curated by Carlos will be available as a digital screening, for audiences around the world to watch wherever they may be. This creates access for a global audience to witness the triple bill which includes the world premiere at Sadler's Wells Theatre of a new pas de deux created especially for Carlos Acosta and Alessandra Ferri by Chacona choreographer Goyo Montero.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announce World Ballet Day Programme Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announce World Ballet Day Programme
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Company will be running four different streams throughout the day for audiences worldwide in Australia, Japan, the UK and the Americas. Highlights will include streamed performances of Burning Building, a dance film by Javier De Frutos, featuring Company dancers Sofia Li√Īares and Shuailun Wu, and Freefall Dance Company's Stepping Up, Stepping Out.

ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 Will be Performed at the Veterans Museum at  Photo ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 Will be Performed at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park and the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2021

Bodhi Tree Concerts celebrates the holidays by bringing back its award-winning special holiday performance, All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, to the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park and the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe.

The Wallis Presents The TL Collective Contemporary Dance Company Photo The Wallis Presents The TL Collective Contemporary Dance Company
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021

The TL Collective, founded by trailblazing dancer and choreographer Micaela Taylor, makes its Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts debut with a program showcasing two of her powerful works in a two-night engagement.

Benjamin Scheuer Will Perform New Works in London Photo Benjamin Scheuer Will Perform New Works in London
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021

Drama Desk Award Winner for Off-Broadway show 'The Lion' performs works from a forthcoming record this 20 October 2021 at The Phoenix Arts Club. Scheuer is the recipient of the 2021 Kleban Award for Lyrics. He is running monthly 'songwriter sessions' featuring esteemed special guest songwriters at Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly.  

Acosta Danza Presents 100% CUBAN Tour Next Year Photo Acosta Danza Presents 100% CUBAN Tour Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2021

Last spring, Acosta Danza's tour of the UK was cut short by the pandemic. In spring 2022, Dance Consortium welcomes the Havana-based company back with an exhilarating new mixed bill.

Dance Consortium Announces UK-Wide Tours Of Acosta Danza and NDT 2 Photo Dance Consortium Announces UK-Wide Tours Of Acosta Danza and NDT 2
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

Acosta Danza, the company set up by international ballet star Carlos Acosta, returns with a new programme, 100% Cuban, following the cancellation of its tour in spring 2020.  NDT 2, the second company of Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT), is back in the UK for the first time since 2016 with a triple bill by German, Dutch and Swedish choreographers.

New Chair On Board at the Elmhurst Ballet School Photo New Chair On Board at the Elmhurst Ballet School
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Jim succeeds Dan Howard who steps down to concentrate on a new, full-time role in the education sector. Dan will continue his association with the School, as a Governor of the Board.

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts  Announces Fall Programming for 2021- Photo Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Announces Fall Programming for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announced it plans to resume live indoor performances beginning in October with an eclectic array of entertaining and groundbreaking programming for the first half of its 2021/2022 Season that encompasses produced and presented works in dance, theater, music, and cinema.

New Shows Announced for This Autumn At Sadler's Wells Photo New Shows Announced for This Autumn At Sadler's Wells
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

Sadler's Wells has announced a further three productions for autumn 2021, including a new production from Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, an off-site presentation from Charlotte Spencer in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and a triple bill from Birmingham Royal Ballet featuring Carlos Acosta and Alessandra Ferri.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Autumn-Winter 2021 Programme Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Autumn-Winter 2021 Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

For Birmingham Royal Ballet’s homecoming season at Birmingham Hippodrome, Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate Romeo and Juliet choreography and Prokofiev’s glorious score will set hearts alight in this enduringly popular, classic interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

WE ARE WEST MIDLANDS Dance Panel Will Be Presented Next Month Photo WE ARE WEST MIDLANDS Dance Panel Will Be Presented Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2021

Birmingham Royal Ballet and Kauma Arts are facilitating a panel discussion and Q&A on 7 June as part of BIDF's Industry Professionals Programme. 

Norwich Theatre and Valid Productions to Present Carlos Acosta's ON BEFORE Tour Photo Norwich Theatre and Valid Productions to Present Carlos Acosta's ON BEFORE Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2021

Norwich Theatre and its co-producing partner Valid Productions have announced that they will re-mount and tour On Before, an intensely personal evening of dance conceived, directed and performed by legendary Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta CBE, as UK venues re-open in July and August 2021. Emerging from the   cultural crisis transformed, this is the first ever touring production from Norwich Theatre. 

David McAllister AM Awarded The Highest International Award For Dance 3 Photo David McAllister AM Awarded The Highest International Award For Dance 3
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

At a gala lunch held today attended by hundreds of ballet lovers, David McAllister AM, the immediate past Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, was surprised when the event took a turn and became ‚ÄúDavid McAllister This Is Your Life‚ÄĚ.¬† The lunch entitled ‚ÄúCelebrating David McAllister AM with a little help from his Friends‚ÄĚ was a joyous occasion with many surprise guests.

Two UK Dance Organisations Donate Dancewear To Ballet Students In Africa And Guatemal Photo Two UK Dance Organisations Donate Dancewear To Ballet Students In Africa And Guatemala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021

Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school with close links to Birmingham Royal Ballet, and its uniform supplier Dancing Boutique are working together to send over 200 items of dancewear to two ballet schools and charities based over 6,000 miles apart.

 Birmingham Royal Ballet Premieres New Short Film Commission Dedicated To The Live Pe Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Premieres New Short Film Commission Dedicated To The Live Performance Industry
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Following the live and on demand stream of The Nutcracker at The REP, Birmingham Royal Ballet continues to find creative ways of keeping audiences entertained with the release of Carlos Acosta's first major digital commission for the Company: Empty Stage.

Photo Flash: Check Out Birmingham Royal Ballet's NUTCRACKER AT THE REP Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Birmingham Royal Ballet's NUTCRACKER AT THE REP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker at The REP will be streamed live from The Birmingham Repertory Theatre this evening, Friday 18th December, from 7.30pm. This magical Christmas production will then be available to view as a video-on-demand recording from Saturday 19th to Thursday 24th December.

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