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Ballet Black - Triple Bill
5 June 2017 7:30 PM
Ballet Black - Triple Bill

Ballet Black has been delighting a new generation of dance fans with ‘dash, daring and joie de vivre’ (The Guardian) for over 15 years. Blending the classical and contemporary, narrative and abstract, this company of international dancers of black and Asian descent returns to the 2017 Festival with an all-new triple bill.

Characterised by intricate detail and propulsive energy, Captured ebbs and flows to the fiery emotion of Martin Lawrance’s edgy choreography for four dancers, set to a Shostakovich string quartet. Celebrated British choreographer Michael Corder, whose glittering versions of Cinderella and The Snow Queen have been seen across Europe, creates the evening’s second abstract piece, House of Dreams, featuring the music by Debussy. And to close, South Bank Award winner Annabelle Lopez Ochoa turns a popular fairy tale on its head as she gives Red Riding Hood a surprising twist…

 

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"It's impossible not to like Ballet Black, a small company with big ideas" - Evening Standard


"I don't know much about ballet, but I know what I like. And I like Ballet Black" - London City Nights


"dash, daring and joie de vivre" - The Guardian


"This was my first experience of Ballet Black so I didn't know what to expect. I was very pleasantly surprised. These are 8 very talented classically trained dancers and, with imaginative choreography, they were a joy to watch" - Audience feedback on Ballet Black's 2015 Festival performance


"The grace, athleticism and poise of Ballet Black was breathtaking" - Audience feedback on Ballet Black's 2015 Festival performance

Art form
Dance
Type
Contemporary
Venue
Salisbury Playhouse - Main House
Price
From £11.00
plus a £1 booking fee per transaction
1 Performances
Date
5 June 2017
Time
7:30 pm
 

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