Ballet Black – 2015
Cassa Pancho’s award-winning Ballet Black return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre for the third time as they celebrate the talents of black and Asian dancers from around the world, The company has garnered praise from all quarters, with recent accolades including a Critics’ Circle National Dance Award nomination for Best Independent Company of 2012.
The company are delighted to present a mixed bill of premieres with exciting new work from up and coming choreographers: Ludovic Ondiviela (The Royal Ballet) with a specially composed score by Fabio D’andrea; Robert Binet (National Ballet of Canada); and world renowned dance maker Javier De Frutos.
British choreographer, Christopher Marney (Gothenburg Ballet, New Adventures) creates Ballet Black’s newest story ballet, an episodic journey through relationships built during World War Two. Experience the loneliness of the women left behind, the aftermath of a soldier’s turmoil, and the fun of the London dance halls set against the sights and sounds of the Blitz spirit.