DEC 20/JAN 21





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Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta assumed his new role as director of Birmingham Royal Ballet on 1 January 2020. In this film, Acosta talks about his international career as a dancer, life in Cuba and his immediate and future plans for the company. BRB will be presenting The Nutcracker  at the Birmingham Rep from 14 - 22 December. Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar

Kevin O'Hare
Former principal dancer Kevin O'Hare retired from the stage 20 years ago and was appointed company manager at Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2001. Subsequently he served as company manager and then administrative director of The Royal Ballet, and has been the company's director, succeeding Monica Mason, since 2012. In this film he talks candidly about his career as a dancer, his transition into management and direction, and how he is coping with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. With thanks to The Royal Opera House. London, Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar

Le Corsaire in Ljubljana

With excerpts from Ljubljana Ballet's new production of Le Corsaire and interviews with artistic director Petar Đorčevski and choreographer José Carlos Martínez. Featured dancers include Maia Makhateli, Rita Pollacchi, Jakob Feyferlik and Kenta Yamamoto. Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar.