Tag Archives | Carlos Acosta

Darcey at the Winter Palace

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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Natalia Osipova as Giselle, Carlos Acosta as Albrecht. © ROH / Bill Cooper 2013

The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova as Giselle

The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova & Carlos Acosta in Giselle Natalia Osipova, now a Principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, has danced the title role in Giselle before – notably with the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky Ballet. Here was her debut with The Royal Ballet, with Carlos Acosta as Albrecht.         […]

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English National Ballet | Romeo & Juliet Principal Casting

English National Ballet | Romeo & Juliet Principal Casting It has already been announced that Carlos Acosta will partner Tamara Rojo for certain performances of English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. Additionally, Friedemann Vogel will join the Company as a Guest Artist partnering Lead Principal Alina Cojocaru. Here is the Principal casting : 11 Jun 2014 Tamara […]

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Ballet at Christmas

 Ballet at Christmas Looking for ballet on television over the holidays ? Here’s your guide. Carlos Acosta’s new Royal Ballet production of Don Quixote is on BBC Four at 8pm on Christmas Day. On Sky Arts you can see : Les Patineurs on 15 December at 3.30pm and then at various other times during the festive period. The […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Carlos Acosta – Pig’s Foot

Ballet News Reviews | Carlos Acosta – Pig’s Foot Carlos Acosta’s autobiography, Now Way Home : A Cuban Dancer’s Story, sold around 6,500 copies in hardback. Acosta’s debut novel, Pig’s Foot, has been picked as one of the most important literary debuts of the year by Waterstones.  For the third year running, Waterstones’ “debut literary stars of 2013” includes Pig’s Foot and they […]

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Carlos Acosta and Marianela Nunez in Scheherazade.  Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Carlos Acosta | Classical Selection

Carlos Acosta | Classical Selection @ the London Coliseum One of the greatest male dancers of his generation, Carlos Acosta returns to the London Coliseum for a limited run from Tuesday 30 July – Sunday 4 August 2013, with Classical Selection, a new show presenting highlights from Carlos’ career in celebration of the year of […]

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Claire Calvert Photograph : Andrej Uspenski

Photographing The Royal Ballet

Photographing The Royal Ballet’s dancers Andrej Uspenski has been dancing with The Royal Ballet for ten years. As a First Artist he travels the world with the company (they are currently in Tokyo), dancing most of the repertoire. Ballet isn’t his only talent, though. Sitting in the Royal Ballet press room ahead of the evening […]

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan  Photograph : Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet announces 2014 season

English National Ballet announces 2014 season This morning, amid the plush surroundings of the Penthouse Suite at The Dorchester Hotel in London, English National Ballet’s Artistic Director Tamara Rojo laid out her plans for 2014, which are a continuation of her clear vision for the company. Akram Khan was on hand today because, despite his […]

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