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Acosta Danza – Debut, Norwich
31 May 2018 - 1 June 2018
Following an exceptional career as a ballet star, international dance icon Carlos Acosta launches his brand new company, Acosta Danza.
Based in Havana, the company is made up of the best dancers Cuba has to offer who have trained in both ballet and contemporary dance styles. They will perform new and existing pieces by Cuban choreographers who have rarely been seen outside the country, and commission new pieces from international choreographers who will take inspiration from their iconic nation.
For their UK tour, in which Acosta himself makes a guest appearance, they will perform works by Cuban choreographer Marianela Boán, UK-based Jorge Crecis, Spanish dance-maker Goyo Montero, New York City Ballet resident choreographer Justin Peck and Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
"The line-up of dancers is versatile and very impressive indeed" The Times
"Its 14 dancers have already gelled into a bright, formidable force" The Guardian