Acosta Danza Evolution (Luxembourg)

29th-30th November 2019

After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a programme of new and existing works to Luxembourg. For this tour, in which Acosta himself makes a guest appearance, the vibrant Cuban company will perform new and existing ballet and contemporary works, including Paysage, Soudain, la nuit by visionary Swedish choreographer, Pontus Lidberg; iconic Rooster, choreographed by Christopher Bruce to music by the Rolling Stones; and a new work by Juanjo Arques.

29th-30th November 2019: Luxembourg

Acosta Danza Evolution (London)

18th-23rd November 2019

After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a second programme of new and existing works to Sadler’s Wells. Acosta himself makes a guest appearance in the iconic Rooster, choreographed by Christopher Bruce to music by the Rolling Stones. The Company also perform new works, Paysage, Soudain, la nuit by visionary Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg and Satori, by breakthrough Cuban choreographer Raúl Reinoso.

Inspired by Vaslav Nijinsky’s L’après midi d’un faune, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui completes the bill with masterpiece Faun, set to Debussy’s original score with additional music from Nitin Sawhney.

18th-23rd November 2019: Sadler’s Wells, London

Acosta Danza Evolution (Birmingham)

11th & 12th November 2019

Following an exceptional career, acclaimed international ballet superstar Carlos Acosta brings his newly established company, Acosta Danza, back to Birmingham Hippodrome.

For this second tour, in which Acosta himself makes a guest appearance, the vibrant Cuban company will perform new and existing ballet and contemporary works, including Paysage, Soudain, la nuit by visionary Swedish choreographer, Pontus Lidberg; iconic Rooster, choreographed by Christopher Bruce to music by the Rolling Stones; and a new work by Juanjo Arques, whose latest work Ignite, commissioned by Birmingham Royal Ballet, premiered at Birmingham Hippodrome in October 2018, amongst others.

11th & 12th November 2019: Birmingham Hippodrome

Acosta Danza Evolution (Edinburgh)

1st & 2nd November 2019

International ballet superstar Carlos Acosta brings his critically acclaimed Cuban company, Acosta Danza, to Edinburgh ahead of his exciting appointment as Artistic Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet in January 2020.

In this programme of new and existing works, Acosta himself makes a guest appearance in the iconic Rooster, choreographed by Christopher Bruce to music by the Rolling Stones. The Company also perform new works, Paysage, Soudain, la nuit by visionary Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg and Satori, by breakthrough Cuban choreographer Raúl Reinoso.

Inspired by Vaslav Nijinsky’s L’après midi d’un faune, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui completes the bill with masterpiece Faun, set to Debussy’s original score with additional music from Nitin Sawhney.

1st & 2nd November 2019: Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Acosta Danza Evolution (Norwich)

26th & 27th October 2019

Following an exceptional career, acclaimed international ballet superstar Carlos Acosta brings his newly established company, Acosta Danza back to the UK.

For this second tour, in which Acosta himself makes a guest appearance, the vibrant Cuban company will perform new and existing ballet and contemporary works, including Paysage, Soudain, la nuit by visionary Swedish choreographer, Pontus Lidberg; iconic Rooster, choreographed by Christopher Bruce to music by the Rolling Stones; and a new work by Juanjo Arques, whose latest work Ignite was commissioned by Birmingham Royal Ballet.

26th & 27th October 2019: Norwich Theatre Royal

Acosta Danza (Festival de San Javier)

22nd August 2019

A young and surprising dance company, Acosta Danza have proved themselves capable of seducing audiences and critics worldwide in the three years since it was founded, where pointe shoes, the traditional, the modern and the post-modern fuse completely naturally throughout their movements.

Acosta Danza is, without a doubt, synonymous for diversity, modernity and freshness. Choreographies for Festival Internacional Santander are  “Twelve” by Jorge Crecis, “Imponderable” by Goyo Montero, by whom audiences can also see a new as yet untitled choreography, “Mermaid” by Sidi Larbi and “Two” by Russell Maliphant, featuring performances by Carlos Acosta himself.

22nd August: Festival de San Javier, Murcia, Spain

Acosta Danza (Festival Santander)

18th August 2019

A young and surprising dance company, Acosta Danza have proved themselves capable of seducing audiences and critics worldwide in the three years since it was founded, where pointe shoes, the traditional, the modern and the post-modern fuse completely naturally throughout their movements.

Acosta Danza is, without a doubt, synonymous for diversity, modernity and freshness. Choreographies for Festival Internacional Santander are  “Twelve” by Jorge Crecis, “Imponderable” by Goyo Montero, by whom audiences can also see a new as yet untitled choreography, “Mermaid” by Sidi Larbi and “Two” by Russell Maliphant, featuring performances by Carlos Acosta himself.

18th August: Festival Internacional Santander, Spain

Acosta Danza (Festival Peralada)

15th August 2019

Carlos Acosta, the prestigious and acclaimed dancer, star of the film Yuli directed by Icíar Bollaín and based on the dancer’s autobiography Sin mirar atrás, published in Spanish by Plataforma Editorial, returns to the same stage where he presented the Spanish première in 2017 of his stunning new Cuban company, Acosta Danza.

With a glittering career and countless successes as a dancer and choreographer, his innate talent for dance dazzles again, leading his own company founded in his native Havana. A young and surprising dance company capable of seducing audiences and critics worldwide in just three years since it was founded, where the pointe shoes, the traditional, the modern and the post-modern fuse completely naturally throughout the movements.

Acosta Danza is, without a doubt, synonym for diversity, modernity and freshness. Crossover, fusion and a lot of dance come to Peralada this summer with choreographies such as “Twelve” by Jorge Crecis, “Imponderable” by Goyo Montero, by whom audiences can also see a new as yet untitled choreography, “Mermaid” by Sidi Larbi and “Two” by Russell Maliphant, the last two performed by Carlos Acosta himself exclusively for the Festival.

15th August: Festival Peralada, Spain

Carlos Acosta – A Celebration (Royal Albert Hall, London)

2nd-5th October 2018

Internationally acclaimed dancer Carlos Acosta returns to the Royal Albert Hall.

Acclaimed as one of the most extraordinary dancers of his generation, following his retirement from classical ballet, Carlos Acosta will perform a selection of other favourite and specially commissioned pieces in a wonderful programme marking his thirty years as a dancer. During a remarkable career, Carlos has been hailed by the critics, won countless awards and thrilled audiences the world over.

Carlos Acosta – A Celebration is at the Royal Albert Hall for four performances only . The programme will feature a full company of dancers and is accompanied by a live orchestra.

2nd-5th October: Royal Albert Hall, London

Carlos Acosta – A Celebration (Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Austria)

22nd September 2018

With the company he founded in 2015, Acosta Danza, Carlos Acosta celebrates 30 years on stage as a unique artist. The programme Carlos Acosta – A Celebration will be seen for the very first time in a German-speaking country at Festspielhaus St. Pölten.

The evening opens with Alexis Fernández’ ‘De Punta a Cabo’, to which Debussy’s ‘L’Apres-midi d’un faune’ – performed live by the Tonkunstler Orchestra – provides an exciting contrast in Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s ‘Fauno’. Christopher Bruce has chosen recordings by the Rolling Stones for his creation ‘Rooster’ and the climax of the evening’s four-part programme is George Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ in the version originally choreographed by Carlos Acosta for the Royal Ballet. To the accompaniment of the Tonkunstler conducted by Paul Murphy there is a rare chance to see the Artistic Director himself perform with the ensemble in the role of Escamillo.

22nd September: Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Austria