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Book now: join Ballet Black for screening debut Eightfold voiced Patron Thandiwe Newton

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 NewtonEightfold 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.

Director
Mark Donne

Composers
Johann Sebastian BachLuigi BoccheriniNicholas HewlettKabantuBill LauranceNina SimoneAntonia Vivaldi & Lih Qun Wong

Choreographic collaborators:

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

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