Carlos Acosta

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The week in dance: Carlos Acosta: On Before; Rambert Summer Livestream – review
There’s so much love in the room for Acosta that a variable programme becomes greater than itself

Sarah Crompton

25, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Curated by Carlos review – a kick and a promise from Acosta
The artistic director’s first commissions include an ode to the city’s industrial heritage and a swelling take on the climate crisis

Lyndsey Winship

11, Jun, 2021 @11:11 AM

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Carlos Acosta: ‘There’s a danger we’ll lose a whole generation of young dancers’
The Cuban star talks about his battle to lift spirits up at the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the film he has made to rally performers as their stages stay dark

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and media correspondent

20, Feb, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Lazuli Sky review – bold opener from Carlos Acosta
Will Tuckett’s intricate new work takes its inspiration from nature and was the shimmering centrepiece of an ambitious and enjoyable programme at the reopened London dance venue

Lyndsey Winship

30, Oct, 2020 @12:39 PM

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Lazuli Sky review – Will Tuckett leads a welcome return
A timely new work by Will Tuckett is the centrepiece of this fine new mixed bill

Sarah Crompton

28, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Cinderella review – vintage fairytale from Birmingham Royal Ballet
The familiar story of transformation, in the company’s 2010 production, is given a free video outing two months before a new live ballet is set to debut

Lyndsey Winship

27, Aug, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The Swan: three minutes of dance to soothe the soul in lockdown
Watch a short solo from Birmingham Royal Ballet performed by a dancer and two musicians in their own homes

Lyndsey Winship

09, Apr, 2020 @10:09 AM

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Carlos Acosta: ‘My mother roasted my pet rabbits. I was sad, but I ate them’
The Cuban dancer talks about food rationing, what he ate at ballet school and his father’s terrible cooking

John Hind

15, Feb, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Acosta Danza: Up Close review – Carlos and co get intimate
The proximity to the action in this show highlights the finesse and strength of the Havana troupe

Lyndsey Winship

14, Feb, 2020 @2:17 PM

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'I’m up for big crazy ideas!' Carlos Acosta's plans for Birmingham Royal Ballet
New artistic director aims to attract younger audiences and promises more than 20,000 tickets for £20 or less as company reveals 2020 programme

Lyndsey Winship

07, Feb, 2020 @2:34 PM

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Acosta Danza: Evolution; Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works – review
The Cuban star returns with a buoyant showcase of his Havana-based company, while Michelle Dorrance takes tap to another level

Sarah Crompton

24, Nov, 2019 @5:30 AM

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Acosta Danza review – Cuba moves in a new direction
Carlos Acosta’s Havana-based troupe makes no wrong steps in charming, evocative and sharply technical mixed bill

Lyndsey Winship

20, Nov, 2019 @11:46 AM

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