Date: 26 Apr 2022
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Derby Theatre
For their return to Derby Theatre, Ballet Black present two new works including a piece for the full company by acclaimed South African choreographer Gregory Maqoma (Vuyani Dance Theatre) featuring an original score by Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante (Boy Blue).
The second ballet on the bill is directed by Ballet Black’s Founder and Artistic Director, Cassa Pancho, featuring choreography created by the Company, that explores the the struggles and inspiration behind the formation of this award-winning company twenty years ago, through a series of original vignettes.
Ballet Black is transforming the dance landscape by giving a platform to artists of Black and Asian descent as well as to new and established choreographic voices whose unexpected stories and themes come from the heart to resonate with modern audiences.