Ballet Central presents a captivating and diverse repertoire created by internationally acclaimed choreographers.
An extract from Wayne McGregor’s Symbiont(s) will be performed as well as scenes from Petipa’s iconic 19th-century Russian ballet La Bayadère. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s work Requiem for a Rose explores a beautiful metaphor of romance whilst Scottish Ballet’s Sophie Laplane creates a new work George(ette) based on the story of George Elliot to a newly-commissioned score by resident composer Philip Feeney. Finally Jenna Lee will present Rock ‘n’ Roll, a new work inspired by the upbeat music and style of the 1950’s dance halls.
Ballet Central is the touring company of Central School of Ballet in London, the leading centre for professional dance training and education. Students in the final year of their three-year BA (Hons) degree course in Professional Dance and Performance join Ballet Central to gain invaluable touring experience before graduation.
Ballet Central Tour 2020 is an external promotion by Ballet Central