Upcoming Performances

ROH Linbury 2023, Ballet Black: Pioneers

Date: 16 Nov 2023 - 19 Nov 2023
Time: 7:45 pm
Location: Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House


Cassa Pancho’s Ballet Black returns to the Linbury Theatre with this thrilling and innovative selection of works.

Opening the mixed programme is Will Tuckett’s Then or Now, originally created in 2020. Emotional and urgent, it pairs Tuckett’s innovative choreographic language with the poetry of feminist Adrienne Rich to explore themes of home and belonging.

The work is followed by Nina: By Whatever Means, Mthuthuzeli November’s love letter to the renowned musician, performer and activist, Nina Simone.

Age guidance: 7+

Advisory: contains scenes of domestic violence and racism as well as flash photography (strobe light) and haze.

Running time:

Act 1 – Then Or Now: 34 minutes (approx.)
Interval: 20 minutes
Act 2 – NINA: By Whatever Means: 40 minutes (approx.)

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