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Ballet Black: Triple Bill 

14/03/2019 - 17/03/2019


Barbican Centre,
Silk Street,
London,
EC2Y 8DS

 

Running Time : 1 hour 30 mins (incl interval)

 

Show Details

There’s always a buzz when Ballet Black take to our main stage, their popular programmes contrasting dramatic and gloriously fun storytelling in a lively showcase of new choreography.

 

Forming the first half of the bill, Ingoma (meaning song) is a specially commissioned piece by company dancer and choreographer Mthuthuzeli November, which imagines the struggles of black South African miners in 1946 – the same year in which 60,000 of them took courageous strike action. Through a fusion of ballet, African dance and singing, the performance by Ballet Black’s artists portrays a milestone moment in the country’s history.

 

To follow, a light-hearted and engaging narrative ballet by choreographer Luca Silvestrini, another original work for a mesmerising ensemble whose dancers are of black and Asian descent. Artistic Director Cassa Pancho is the recent recipient of the Freedom of the City of London for her contribution to diversity in ballet.

 

What the press say

‘An evening of triumphant ambition’ - Zoe Anderson, Independent on Ballet Black’s 2018 Double Bill
‘We are enchanted- and seduced’ - Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Showtime

Thurs - Sat 19:45. Sun 15:00

Pricing

From £16.00

Warnings

Suitable for ages 7+



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Venue Details

Barbican Centre,
Silk Street,
London,
EC2Y 8DS

020 7638 8891

The Barbican is Europe's largest multi-arts and conference venue presenting a diverse range of art, music, theatre, dance, film and creative learning events. It is also home to the London Symphony Orchestra



http://www.barbican.org.uk/

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