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A Younger Theatre, 21 March 2016

precise, perfectly executed and full of star quality

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The Voice, 22 February 2016

a company that provides positive role models to young, aspiring black and Asian dancers.

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Dance Tabs, 19th February 2015

All up, another win for Ballet Black

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The Observer, 15th February 2015

Ballet Black triple bill – an erotic Jack and Jill meet voodoo pirates. Works by Kit Holder, Will Tuckett and Mark Bruce showcase the company’s considerable range

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Londondance.com, 13th February 2015

It has become the norm for each Ballet Black season to showcase a new one-act ballet that utilises all its dancers (once just six, now grown to eight), which is building a distinctive repertory of substantial works by some of the best choreographers around.

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Evening Standard, 12th February 2015

Now in its 14th year, Ballet Black made its name as Britain’s first ballet company for black and Asian dancers, but has built its reputation as a small ensemble with a commitment to new choreography that punches above its weight.

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The Guardian, 12th February 2015

It’s typical of Ballet Black that this clever, enterprising company should be the first to commission a work from Mark Bruce, in the wake of his award-winning production of Dracula. Typical, too, that the result, Second Coming, shows us such new things about choreographer and dancers alike.

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The Huffington Post, 5th August 2014

While ballet has a long way to go in addressing these issues, there are plenty of dancers in the contemporary realm who are actively working to change the white-washed, body oppressive world of ballet. Behold, 17 ballet icons who are changing the face of dance

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