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BWW Review: ACOSTA DANZA UP CLOSE, Royal Opera House Photo BWW Review: ACOSTA DANZA UP CLOSE, Royal Opera House
by Gary Naylor - Feb 20, 2020

This show, by the company of ex-Principal dancer at The Royal Ballet, Carlos Acosta, gives the audience a mixed bill, as up close as the title suggests, with as much Cuba as you would find in a hand-rolled cigar.

Acosta Danza Comes to The Lowry, Salford Photo Acosta Danza Comes to The Lowry, Salford
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

As ballet superstar Carlos Acosta takes up the reins at Birmingham Royal Ballet, his critically-acclaimed company of young Cuban dancers embarks on a ten-venue nationwide tour. It brings its latest programme, Evolution to The Lowry, Salford on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 March.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2020-21 Programme Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2020-21 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

Less than one month into his new job as Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Carlos Acosta announces plans for world premieres, classic revivals and brand-new partnerships in his first year as Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet. Opportunity, talent and inspiration are the key ingredients that underpin his vision and ambition for the company.

Greta Hodgkinson Will Bid Farewell to The National Ballet of Canada in MARGUERITE AND Photo Greta Hodgkinson Will Bid Farewell to The National Ballet of Canada in MARGUERITE AND ARMAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Greta Hodgkinson's final performances as Principal Dancer will be in Marguerite and Armand, onstage February 29 - March 7. #MargueriteandArmandNBC

Acosta Danza's EVOLUTION Will Embark on UK Tour Photo Acosta Danza's EVOLUTION Will Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

As ballet superstar Carlos Acosta takes up the reins at Birmingham Royal Ballet, his critically-acclaimed company of Cuban dancers embarks on a ten-venue nationwide tour of its latest programme, Evolution, opening at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 3 and 4 March.

The Duchess Of Cornwall Will Visit Elmhurst Ballet School In Birmingham Photo The Duchess Of Cornwall Will Visit Elmhurst Ballet School In Birmingham
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, on 22 January 2020. Her Royal Highness has been Patron of Elmhurst since 2006 and this will be her fourth visit to the Edgbaston based school.

SACRA/PROFANA Will Present MUSIC AS SOCIAL CHANGE Photo SACRA/PROFANA Will Present MUSIC AS SOCIAL CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

The eclectic San Diego vocal performance ensemble SACRA/PROFANA has gained acclaim as a genre-defying ensemble breaking down the barriers between pop, classical, and contemporary music. In that tradition the group presents MUSIC AS SOCIAL CHANGE, a concert that will feature arrangements of socially aware pop music from the 1960s to the present day, as well as choral music that comments on the issues of our times.

Brighton Dome Announces Spring 2020 Season Photo Brighton Dome Announces Spring 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Brighton Dome dives into the new decade with another packed season of music, dance, comedy, film, talks and much more!

The Eclectic San Diego Vocal Performance Ensemble Offers a Twist on the Holiday Seaso Photo The Eclectic San Diego Vocal Performance Ensemble Offers a Twist on the Holiday Season with Two Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

The eclectic San Diego vocal performance ensemble SACRA/PROFANA offers its unique twist on the holiday season with two holiday concerts, on December 13 and 15. The program will feature both familiar carols in new settings and new takes on ancient hymns and texts, including two world premieres.

Ballet Superstar Carlos Acosta is Bringing His Company, Acosta Danza, to The Lowry Photo Ballet Superstar Carlos Acosta is Bringing His Company, Acosta Danza, to The Lowry
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

International ballet superstar Carlos Acosta and his critically acclaimed Cuban company Acosta Danza perform a programme of new and existing works at The Lowry next spring.

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD Leads 2019 BIFA Nominations - See Full List Photo THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD Leads 2019 BIFA Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The Personal History of David Copperfield leads the list of nominations for the 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), announced this morning by British actors Naomi Ackie and Joe Cole at the Regent Street Cinema. Armando Iannucci's fresh take on Dickens' novel about the ups and downs in the life of its eponymous character is recognised for Best British Independent Film and Best Screenplay sponsored by BBC Films, amongst nine other awards. Dev Patel is nominated for Best Actor, with co-stars Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie competing in the respective Supporting categories. The film also features heavily in the technical categories with nominations for Best Casting sponsored by Casting Society of America & Spotlight, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Editing sponsored by Intermission Film, Best Make Up & Hair Design sponsored by MAC Cosmetics and Best Production Design sponsored by Studio Juice.

Birmingham Becomes A Key City In France Dance UK Celebrations Photo Birmingham Becomes A Key City In France Dance UK Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

This October, Birmingham Hippodrome will join forces with Institut francais du Royaume-Uni, DanceXchange and ACE dance and music, as Birmingham becomes one of the host cities for FranceDance UK; a UK wide festival of contemporary dance.

ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 Returns to Veterans' Museum and Adds North C Photo ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 Returns to Veterans' Museum and Adds North County Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Bodhi Tree Concerts brings its award-winning special holiday performance, All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, back to the Veterans' Museum in Balboa Park for the third time since its premiere there in 2016. Conducted by Sacra/Profana's Juan Carlos Acosta, All Is Calm opens on Friday, November 15, with additional performances November 16 and 17. All profits will directly benefit the Veterans' Museum.

Greta Hodgkinson To Retire As Principal Dancer At National Ballet of Canada Photo Greta Hodgkinson To Retire As Principal Dancer At National Ballet of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Greta Hodgkinson will retire as Principal Dancer in 2020 after a remarkable career that spans 30 years. Ms. Hodgkinson will dance the title role in Giselle and appear in Petite Mort in November as well as The Nutcracker in December. Her final performance as Principal Dancer will be the seminal role of Marguerite in Frederick Ashton's Marguerite and Armand, acquired in her honour by Ms. Kain and the National Ballet, which makes its company premiere during the Winter Season February 29 a?" March 7, 2020.

American Repertory Ballet Announces 2019-2020 Performance Season Photo American Repertory Ballet Announces 2019-2020 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

With the 2019-2020 season, American Repertory Ballet marks two major milestones in its history a?" the opening of its new home at the state-of-the-art New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) and the company's 40th anniversary as New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company.  

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces New Season Photo Birmingham Hippodrome Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

This October will mark Birmingham Hippodrome's official 120th birthday. To celebrate, the greatest show on earth will come to the city centre with a range of free performances and workshops honouring the theatre's origins as a circus.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Autumn Season 2019 Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Autumn Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Birmingham Royal Ballet's autumn season features a fitting balance of classical and contemporary ballet including Giselle and a Mixed Bill including the World Premiere of the latest Ballet Now commission and a partnership with Ballet Black.

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Announces Upcoming Season Photo The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2019

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, has announced an exciting new season of shows, including well-loved musicals, dance and fresh adaptations of literary works.

Photo Flash: London Welcomes FRANCEDANCEUK Photo Photo Flash: London Welcomes FRANCEDANCEUK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

The Institut francais in London presented a nationwide festival of contemporary dance by French and France-based artists and choreographers. FranceDance UK has been jointly created with artistic directors of institutions and festivals around the UK, with performances that stretch from Belfast to Bristol; Glasgow to Brighton.

Dance Consortium Presents Acosta Danza's EVOLUTION UK Tour Spring 2020 Photo Dance Consortium Presents Acosta Danza's EVOLUTION UK Tour Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Presented by Dance Consortium, critically acclaimed Cuban dance company Acosta Danza returns to the UK with new spring 2020 tour dates for EVOLUTION. The 2020 tour commences at Mayflower Theatre in Southampton on 3 March with subsequent performances in Cardiff, Inverness, Bradford, Brighton, Canterbury, Salford, Plymouth and Newcastle, and concludes in Nottingham on 11 April.

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