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Ballet Black are back with a triple bill featuring Red Riding Hood, following a sell-out show at DanceEast in 2016 that delighted a new generation of dance fans with its ‘dash, daring and joie de vivre’ (Guardian).

For two nights only this stunningly beautiful company perform in Ipswich, one of only a handful of UK tour dates this year.

In her latest mixed bill, Artistic Director Cassa Pancho commissions bold choreography once more, blending the classical and contemporary, narrative and abstract, for her ballet company comprising international dancers of black and Asian descent.

A four-hander characterised by intricate detail and propulsive energy, Captured ebbs and flows to the fiery emotion of Martin Lawrance’s edgy choreography, set to a Shostakovich string quartet.

Celebrated British choreographer Michael Corder, whose glittering versions of Cinderella and The Snow Queen have been seen across Europe, creates the evening’s second abstract piece, House of Dreams. South Bank Award winner Annabelle Lopez Ochoa turns a popular fairy tale on its head as Red Riding Hood is given a surprising twist!

‘A revolutionary dance company’ – Observer

[box type=”info” align=”” class=”” width=””]Ballet Black present a triple bill featuring Red Riding Hood at DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich on Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd June, 7.30pm. 

Ticket Prices: from £12, £9 concessions, School Groups £6. For more information or to book call the 
Box Office on 01473 295230 or visit DANCEEAST.CO.UK.[/box]


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