Join Ballet Black for their cinematic debut, Eightfold, a film unprecedented in its radical use of light, film and drone technology with some of the most diverse and exciting choreographic talent from around the world and performed by the multi-award winning Ballet Black. Featuring narration written by Natasha Gordon and voiced by Ballet Black’s Patron, Thandiwe Newton, Eightfold is an extraordinary dance film created at an extraordinary time.
Both film screenings will feature a post-show discussion with Ballet Black Artistic Director, Cassa Pancho, and several members of the artistic team.
Johann Sebastian Bach, Luigi Boccherini, Nicholas Hewlett, Kabantu, Bill Laurance, Nina Simone, Antonia Vivaldi & Lih Qun Wong
STRENGTH: Hope Boykin (Hope Boykin Dance, USA)
COURAGE: Monique Jonas (Jona Dance Company, UK)
PASSION: Mlindi Kulashe (Leading Soloist, Northern Ballet, UK)
JOY: Sophie Laplane (Artist-in-Residence, Scottish Ballet)
LOVE: Peter Leung (Young Creative Associate, Dutch National Ballet)
HOPE: Gregory Maqoma (Vuyani Dance Theatre, South Africa)
RAGE: Joy Alpuerto Ritter (independent artist, Germany)
POWER: Joseph Sissens (First Artist, The Royal Ballet, UK)
When: October 29-30