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+