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Ballet Central 2018/19 season announced

Calendar Posted 16 October 2018

Central is pleased to share that the Ballet Central 2018/19 season has been announced.

For the upcoming season Ballet Central is working with a range of of esteemed choreographers, providing a unique opportunity for the third year students to gain professional experience both in the studio rehearsing and on stage performing new commissions and celebrated masterpieces.

Following the success of Kenneth MacMillan’s piece in the 2018 tour, Ballet Central is honoured to present another excerpt from MacMillan’s works, House of Birds, based on the Grimm Brothers’ macabre fairy tale, Jorinda and Joringel. The Company is also delighted to present an extract from Frederick Ashton’s acclaimed Valses Nobles et Sentimentales performed to Maurice Ravel’s suite of waltzes. Ballet Central also presents Jasmin Vardimon’s (in between), a physical contemporary work first created with the National Youth Dance Company in 2013. And for the first time, Ballet Central is collaborating with Thiago Soares, principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, who has created a new work with Ballet Central’s young dancers. Calvin Richardson has created a unique version of The Dying Swan Solo after Mikhail Fokine. And to conclude, Christopher Marney, Artistic Director of Ballet Central will revive his Carousel Dances, inspired by the 1945 musical Carousel by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.

You can watch the Ballet Central 2018/19 trailer here, for a taste of what to expect from the upcoming Nutcracker shows and the Ballet Central 2019 tour (tour dates to be announced in the coming weeks).

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