Upcoming Performances

Festival Theatre Edinburgh 2024, Ballet Black: HEROES

Date: 18 Jun 2024
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Festival Theatre Edinburgh


Now in their 22nd year, Cassa Pancho’s Ballet Black return to the Festival Theatre with a new double bill, Ballet Black: HEROES.

Award-winning choreographer, Mthuthuzeli November contemplates the purpose of life in The Waiting Game, his exciting and energetic work about the meaning of life originally created in 2020, infused with a dynamic soundtrack featuring the voices of the Ballet Black artists.

Exhilarating in effect and full of ideas, The Waiting Game feels like a hit, confirming November’s talent and this remarkable company’s strong sense of itself. The Guardian

Sophie Laplane, the Franco-British artist and Choreographer in Residence at Scottish Ballet creates a new piece for Ballet Black, after her dazzling 2019 BB ballet, CLICK! Laplane’s new work explores the complexity of humanity, heroism and self-acceptance in this celebratory and original piece.

Ballet Black has transformed the landscape of British ballet, creating a prominent platform for dancers and artists of Black and Asian decent,  as well as establishing a new canon of ballet repertoire that resonates with audiences around the world.

Running time: 1 hour and 35 minutes, including an interval

Age guidance: 7+

Cautions | Bright lights shining into auditorium.

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